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    Geingob calls for removal of U.S. trade embargo on Cuba

    Geingob calls for removal of U.S. trade embargo on Cuba June 6, 2017 Albertina Nakale Windhoek-President Hage Geingob says there is much ground to cover to ensure the complete lifting of the United States of America’s long running economic and trade blockade against Cuba. Geingob made the remarks yesterday during the commencement of the 5th […] Continue reading

    UN Watch testimony at UNHRC interrupted by Cuba, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, China, Iran, Bangladesh

    UN Watch testimony at UNHRC interrupted by Cuba, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, China, Iran, Bangladesh By UN Watch —— Bio and Archives March 21, 2017 GENEVA— Cuba, Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, China, Bolivia, UAE, Iran, Bangladesh, and Venezuela today attempted to silence UN human rights council testimony by the head of UN Watch, a Geneva-based human rights […] Continue reading

    Cuba Must End “Apartheid Against Its Citizens”

    Cuba Must End “Apartheid Against Its Citizens” / Oscar Arias, Laura Chinchilla The undersigned, Latin Americans and diverse in our allegiances, professions and interests, but united by a common aspiration for freedom, democracy, equality and well-being throughout the hemisphere, address our fellow citizens and governments, especially those in Cuba, to express the following: We celebrate […] Continue reading

    Old Havana reflects a new era in Cuba

    Old Havana reflects a new era in Cuba By Paul Guzzo | Tribune Staff Published: November 21, 2015 | Updated: November 21, 2015 at 09:02 AM HAVANA — Imagine block after block of buildings as grand and historic as the Cuban Club in Ybor City, except the verandas, balustrades and high-arched windows are crumbling and […] Continue reading

    Monetary Unification in Cuba, an Unresolved Issue

    Monetary Unification in Cuba, an Unresolved Issue / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Posted on October 29, 2015 Jeovany Jimenez Vega, 26 October 2015 — Without a doubt the most complex challenge Raúl Castro’s regime has in the short-term is monetary unification. The use in the country of two national currencies for the last two and a […] Continue reading

    The Bad Luck of Being Black in Cuba

    The Bad Luck of Being Black in Cuba / Ivan Garcia Posted on September 12, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 11 September 2015 — It was already duck on an extremely hot day without a hint of a breeze, when a white Mercedes Benz van with the blue top of the national police pulled up alongside Red […] Continue reading

    Advancing human rights in Cuba

    Advancing human rights in Cuba The pope might start with embracing Cuba’s true heroes By George Phillips – – Thursday, September 10, 2015 In the 1980s when Lech Walesa boldly stood up to his oppressive Communist government in Poland, he was embraced by Pope John Paul II, the news media and opponents of communism everywhere. […] Continue reading

    Easterners in Havana: An Exodus Hushed Up by the Cuban Regime

    Easterners in Havana: An Exodus Hushed Up by the Cuban Regime / Ivan Garcia Posted on June 15, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 30 May 2015 — One hot and boring night, drinking a tear-inducing moonshine, Yosvany and a group of friends in a remote sugar-workers’ town in Yateras, Guantanamo province, more than a 600 miles east […] Continue reading

    Racial Prejudice Begins in Childhood

    Cuba: Racial Prejudice Begins in Childhood / Ivan Garcia Posted on April 28, 2015 Iván García, 29 April 2015 — The first time that Yumilka, a teacher, felt discriminated against because of the color of her skin she was only four years old. “It was in the daycare center. I remember coming home crying. A […] Continue reading

    WHEN WILL CUBA END ITS ‘INTERNAL EMBARGO’?

    WHEN WILL CUBA END ITS ‘INTERNAL EMBARGO’? by SPYRIDON MITSOTAKIS 13 Apr 2015 When I travelled for two weeks in working class areas of Cuba last year, a Cuban worker explained to me that while they hear endlessly from the government about the “American embargo against Cuba,” the real problem is the “internal embargo”—the embargo […] Continue reading

    No blogger, no Obama

    No blogger, no Obama / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on March 29, 2015 No blogger, no cry. Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo 1 In the beginning was the Blog. 2 But blogs were formless and empty. 3 Repression was all over the blogosphere. 4 And the citizens saw the blogs were good. 5 So that […] Continue reading

    Conan O’Brien proves ‘useful’ to the regime

    Conan O’Brien proves ‘useful’ to the regime BY A.J. DELGADO ADELGADO@POST.HARVARD.EDU 03/10/2015 6:26 PM 03/10/2015 6:26 PM In 1959, Jack Paar, then host of The Tonight Show, interviewed Fidel Castro in Havana. That was the last time an American late-night host filmed in Cuba — until, that is, Conan O’Brien hightailed it down to Havana […] Continue reading

    Five of the most (in)famous U.S. fugitives in Cuba

    Five of the most (in)famous U.S. fugitives in Cuba As relations with Cuba normalize, here’s a look at the most well-known fugitives in the island nation — past and present. By Tina Griego December 24 Guillermo Morales, a fugitive from U.S. law enforcement, was convicted of firearms possession and other charges in New York City […] Continue reading

    OLPL Speaks at Johns Hopkins

    OLPL Speaks at Johns Hopkins / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on May 17, 2014 Speech by OLPL in Kenney Auditorium, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC, 16 May 2014. Dear friends: As a Cuban from the Island —and all Cubans are, no matter how far and how much time has […] Continue reading

    A Miami Congressman Adamantly Defends Isolating Cuba

    A Miami Congressman Adamantly Defends Isolating Cuba By DAMIEN CAVEMARCH 4, 2014 Representative Mario Díaz-Balart, the Republican congressman from Miami, has been a leader among the pro-embargo constituency for years, serving in Congress since 2003. His aunt, Mirta, was Fidel Castro’s first wife, leading many to argue that the divide between Cuba and the United […] Continue reading

    The Silent Successes of the Cuban Dissidence

    The Silent Successes of the Cuban Dissidence / Ivan Garcia Posted on February 7, 2014 Before the olive-green autocracy designed economic reforms, the peaceful, illegal opposition was demanding opportunities in small businesses and in the agricultural sector as well as repeal of the absurd apartheid in the tourist, information and technology spheres that turned the […] Continue reading

    Mandela Has Died – Hopefully One Day His Real Thoughts About The Dictator Fidel Castro Will Come To Light

    Mandela Has Died: Hopefully One Day His Real Thoughts About The Dictator Fidel Castro Will Come To Light / Angel Santiesteban Posted on December 22, 2013 I always assumed, out of respect and ethics, not to speak disparagingly of the dead. This time I will not. To this I will turn to a literary level […] Continue reading

    Orlando Luis Pardo: “I was afraid when I had no voice, when I started talking, I lost the fear.”

    Orlando Luis Pardo : “I was afraid when I had no voice, when I started talking, I lost the fear.” Posted on September 9, 2013 Interview by Emilio Sanchez Cartas – from Los Andes Internacionales The restless, multifaceted Pardo Lazo graduated in biochemistry from the University of Havana, but left the field after 10 years. […] Continue reading

    “Axis of Evil” Alive and Well

    Many Cuban blacks suffered longer incarceration in Castro’s dungeons and torture chambers “Axis of Evil” Alive and Well By Humberto Fontova (Bio and Archives) Monday, August 19, 2013 “Foreign reporters—preferably American—were much more valuable to us at that time (1957-59) than any military victory. Much more valuable than recruits for our guerrilla force, were American […] Continue reading

    South Africa and Cuba – A Similar Struggle, A Drastically Different Response

    South Africa and Cuba: A Similar Struggle, A Drastically Different Response By Rudy MayorPublished July 03, 2013Fox News Latino The sudden decline in health of former South African president and anti-apartheid leader Nelson Mandela has prompted many around the world to reminisce on his legacy and the historical significance of his movement. While serving harsh […] Continue reading

    Beyonce ignores poor blacks

    Beyonce ignores poor blacks Posted by or from a variety of publications on EducationViews.org on April 6, 2013 in Global News and Views, News of the Day, Society This is a tale of two black women in Cuba… One a victim of apartheid in Cuba, the other a beneficiary of apartheid in Cuba. The first […] Continue reading

    Non-Violence in Cuba: A Particular Case? / Luis Felipe Rojas

    Non-Violence in Cuba: A Particular Case? / Luis Felipe RojasLuis Felipe Rojas, Translator: Raul G. I was recently debating with some friends about the methods used by opposition movements around the world which have been successful in tearing down authoritarian regimes. Some examples were the Serbians who toppled Milosevic, the South Africans who forced the […] Continue reading

    Castro vs. the Ladies in White

    THE AMERICAS – AUGUST 29, 2011 Castro vs. the Ladies in White Rocks, iron bars and sticks are no match for the gladiolas and courage of these peaceful Cuban protesters.By MARY ANASTASIA O'GRADY Rocks and iron bars were the weapons of choice in a government assault on a handful of unarmed women on the outskirts […] Continue reading

    Mazorra’s crimes

    posted on Wednesday, 02.02.11

    Mazorra’s crimes

    OUR OPINION: Cuban medical system exposed as fraud, failure

    Cuba’s public system is held up to the world as one of the
    glories of the revolution. It’s supposed to be a major achievement of
    the Castro dictatorship, consistently used to justify the deprivations
    Cuba’s people are forced to endure… Continue reading