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The Female Boxer Fighting for Recognition

Cuba: The Female Boxer Fighting for Recognition It’s too late for the 2016 Olympics, but hope remains that the sport will be officially accepted. By Julio C.A. After more than seven years of tireless fighting and training, of never being knocked out by dejection, Namibia Flores, the most qualified woman boxer in Cuba, will not […] Continue reading

Cuban dissident leader takes his message to the United States – ‘We’re not afraid’

Cuban dissident leader takes his message to the United States: ‘We’re not afraid’ By Karen DeYoung May 31 at 6:01 PM For most of his career as a Cuban dissident leader, through his 2003 arrest and seven years as a political prisoner, José Daniel Ferrer was repeatedly pressed by the Cuban government to leave the […] Continue reading

Pope Francis Careful in Navigating Cuban Politics

Pope Francis Careful in Navigating Cuban Politics
By JIM YARDLEY and AZAM AHMEDSEPT. 20, 2015

HAVANA — Revolution Square is the political stage of revolutionary Cuba.
Fidel Castro held huge rallies here to castigate the imperialists up
north. Looming over… Continue reading

Cuban Dissidents – Some in the Trenches, Others Applauding

Cuban Dissidents: Some in the Trenches, Others Applauding / Ivan Garcia
Posted on February 3, 2015

Iván García, 27 January 2015 — The shifting political landscape of the
Middle East is probably more complicated. No doubt it is. But given… Continue reading

Eliezer Avila Commits to a Green Party

Eliezer Avila Commits to a Green Party / Lilianne Ruiz
Posted on October 8, 2013

Cubanet interviewed Eliezer Avila, the computer scientist who once faced
Ricardo Alarcon, former president of the National Assembly. He moved to
the capital in order… Continue reading

We Don’t Need No Education

We Don’t Need No Education
June 17, 2013
Erasmo Calzadilla

HAVANA TIMES — Till recently, school and repression were for me
synonymous. At least, this is how I felt about Cuba’s educational
system, which devotes arduous efforts to inculcate distorted… Continue reading