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    Namibia and Cuba strengthen economic ties

    Namibia and Cuba strengthen economic ties November 2, 2015 Windhoek – Namibia cemented its economic relations with Cuba last week when the two countries established a joint working group to promote and strengthen trade and commercial cooperation. With the establishment of the Namibia-Cuba Joint Working Group (JWG), the two countries aim to promote and build […] Continue reading

    Condemn Us, It Does Not Matter – Art Will Absorb Us

    Condemn Us, It Does Not Matter: Art Will Absorb Us* / 14ymedio, Juan Carlos Cremata Posted on July 14, 2015 14ymedio, Juan Carlos Cremata, Havana, 10 July 2015 — First of all, I apologize this time for speaking in the first person. I have always thought, like Garcia Marquez, that what I have tried to […] Continue reading

    Cuba Needs More Doctors and Better Hospitals

    Cuba Needs More Doctors and Better Hospitals / Ivan Garcia Posted on April 30, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 29 April 2015 — The urology ward at Calixto Garcia Hospital is a bleak scene. Patients in soiled pajamas wander through the halls like zombies with serum on their hands, in search of a urologist, who hasn’t come […] Continue reading

    The Truth About ‘Tourist Apartheid’ in Cuba

    The Truth About ‘Tourist Apartheid’ in Cuba Kim-Marie Evans February 16, 2015 Contrary to recent headlines, Cuba is not flinging open its doors for tourist travel. Although there have been recent changes in U.S. regulations, it is still technically illegal for an American to be a tourist in Cuba. In fact, during a recent art-buying […] Continue reading

    The Adventures of a Cuban Mistaken for a Tourist

    The Adventures of a Cuban Mistaken for a Tourist October 15, 2014 Photo Feature by Luis Rondon Paz HAVANA TIMES — On October 10, I was at home feeling a little bored. I had finished studying early and done the house chores the day before. It was a holiday, I didn’t have to go to […] Continue reading

    An eyewitness account of Cuba’s shocking wretchedness

    Michael J. Totten: An eyewitness account of Cuba’s shocking wretchedness Michael J. Totten, National Post | June 6, 2014 12:01 AM ET Neill Blomkamp’s 2013 science-fiction film Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, takes place in Los Angeles, circa 2154. The wealthy have moved into an orbiting luxury satellite — the Elysium of the […] Continue reading

    Foreign Investors Won’t Liberate Cuba

    Foreign Investors Won’t Liberate Cuba The billions already poured into the island have done nothing to advance civil society. By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY June 1, 2014 6:24 p.m. ET Attitudes toward the 52-year-old—though much-modified—U.S. embargo of Cuba’s military dictatorship have changed a lot in recent years. But not always in the ways you might expect. […] Continue reading

    The Last Communist City, A visit to the dystopian Havana that tourists never see

    Cuba Brief: The Last Communist City, A visit to the dystopian Havana that tourists never see [02-06-2014 14:08:24] Cuba Transition Project (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Neill Blomkamp’s 2013 science-fiction film Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, takes place in Los Angeles, circa 2154. The wealthy have moved into an orbiting luxury satellite—the Elysium of the title—while the […] Continue reading

    UN Elects Cuba to Chair World Health Assembly Even as Cubans Lack Aspirin, Basic Health

    UN Elects Cuba to Chair World Health Assembly Even as Cubans Lack Aspirin, Basic Health Cuban media hails decision; UN Watch condemns “UN handing propaganda victory to a dictatorship” GENEVA, May 19 – The Geneva-based human rights group UN Watch criticized the UN’s election today of Cuba to chair the 67th World Health Assembly, with […] Continue reading

    The Two Faces of Medicine in Cuba / Iván García

    The Two Faces of Medicine in Cuba / Iván GarcíaIván García, Translator: Unstated Dennis, 39, and his wife Elvira, 37, spent seven months trading off between sleeping on the floor and on a mat full of patches, next to the bed of their 10-year-old son, who was involved in a complex surgery at the Juan […] Continue reading

    Congressional Black Caucus Still Stuck on Castro

    Congressional Black Caucus Still Stuck on CastroHumberto Fontova Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), who also serves as chairperson for the Congressional Black Caucus, has composed an entreaty to President Obama for an end to the "embargo" on Cuba. "Mr. President: Lift the travel ban," reads the title of her post on The Hill's Congress Blog. "[W]e [...] Continue reading

    RACE AND COLOR IN CONTEMPORARY CUBA

    RACE AND COLOR IN CONTEMPORARY CUBAGayle McGarrity When I first returned to the United States in 1982, after living for a year and a half in Cuba, I was eager to share with my colleagues the extent to which racism and class divisions were still a glaring reality in ´Revolutionary Cuba´. However, no one wanted [...] Continue reading

    Darsi Ferrer, a Doctor, a Dissident, a Humanitarian Hero

    Dr. Darsi Ferrer, a Doctor, a Dissident, a Humanitarian Hero.

    My blog's readers know Dr. Darsi Ferrer, the Cuban independent doctor
    and peaceful dissident fighting against the regime, and its medical and
    tourist apartheid.
    Dr Darsi Ferrer challenged Mr. Michael Moore by showing the real
    healthcare, the one reserved to ordinary Cubans. He has been victim… Continue reading

    THE CASE FOR NOT LIBERALIZING TRAVEL TO CUBA

    THE CASE FOR NOT LIBERALIZING TRAVEL TO CUBA

    Presented at the University of Miami’s Institute for Cuban and
    Cuban-American Studies Seminar

    “U.S. Policy Towards Cuba: A Conversation with American Diplomats”

    January 23, 2009

    James Cason*

    The Obama administration undoubtedly will soon begin a review of Latin
    American policy and within that process will have to make… Continue reading

    The End of the End of the Revolution

    The End of the End of the Revolution
    By ROGER COHEN
    Published: December 5, 2008

    ON MY FIRST DAY IN HAVANA I wandered down to the Malecón, the world's
    most haunting urban seafront promenade. A norte was blustering, sending
    breakers crashing over the stone dike built in 1901 under short-lived
    American rule. Bright explosions of spray… Continue reading

    Why women now lead the dissident fight in Cuba

    The Christian Science Monitor

    Why women now lead the dissident fight in Cuba

    Only a handful of political activists are willing to risk fighting for
    basic freedoms. But more ordinary Cubans, they say, are asking how to
    get involved.
    By Matthew Clark and Sara miller Llana | Staff writers of The Christian
    Science Monitor

    from the… Continue reading

    Cuba : Transitions without End

    Cuba : Transitions without End
    by Dr. Frederic Clairmont
    Global Research, March 21, 2008
    – 2008-03-20

    " The victory of the Revolution is a rampart that ensures that
    never again will Cuba become the most sordid brothel our planet has ever
    known linked to a criminal gambling and drug infested inferno of the
    colonial occupiers." Comandante… Continue reading

    Castro blames US for Cuban brain drai

    Castro blames US for Cuban brain drain
    July 18 2007 at 07:18PM

    Havana – Cuban leader Fidel Castro on Wednesday accused the United
    States of syphoning off Cuba's best and brightest talents and accused
    Washington of "scientific apartheid" throughout the world.

    In an article appearing in Cuba's state-run press, Castro said that
    America had skimmed off… Continue reading

    THE MYTH OF CUBAN HEALTH CARE, MICHAEL MOORE GIVES IT A POWERFUL BOOST

    CUBA: THE MYTH OF CUBAN HEALTH CARE, MICHAEL MOORE GIVES IT A POWERFUL BOOST
    2007-07-13. National Review / Digital, July 30 , 2007,

    www.nationalreview.com
    Jay Nordlinger

    MICHAEL MOORE has made another piece of pure propaganda. This film,
    called Sicko, attacks the American health-care system. You will agree
    that there is a lot to attack. But Moore… Continue reading

    HEALTH IN CUBA, THE TWO FACES OF A MYTH

    HEALTH IN CUBA, THE TWO FACES OF A MYTH
    2007-04-02.
    Julián Antonio Mone Borrego, professor and president of the Miguel
    Valdés Tamayo Cuban Movement

    BARACOA, CUBA- March 30, 2007 (Professor Julián Antonio Mone
    Borrego/Puenteinfocubamiami.org) – The general condition of hospitals
    that provide medical services strictly for the Cuban people are deplorable.

    SANTA CLARA

    Santa Clara's provincial… Continue reading

    The Actors of the Change in Cuba

    The Actors of the Change in Cuba (working translation)

    2006-02-12

    Speech delivered during the International conference Democratic change
    in Cuba: who are the actors?, Stockholm, Sweden, 6-7 february, 2006.

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    The Havana regime has consolidated the inflexibility as the best
    alternative of survival under the traitor leadership of Fidel Castro,
    who is followed by a number… Continue reading