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Independent Journalism Seeks to Revive Press Freedom / Iván García Iván García, 3 May 2017 — Let’s step back in time. One morning in 1985, Yndamiro Restano Díaz, a thirty-seven-year-old journalist with Radio Rebelde, took out an old Underwood and wrote a clandestine broadsheet entitled “Nueva Cuba.” After distributing the single-page, handmade newspaper up and […] Continue reading
We need a Cuba policy that truly serves the Cuban people José R. Cárdenas As the 2016 presidential campaign began heating up – and Florida appeared more and more winnable – the Donald Trump campaign began increasing its criticisms of President Barack Obama’s 2014 decision to reverse the United States’ longstanding policy towards Cuba. In […] Continue reading
Harassment of Pinar del Río Journalists Continues / 14ymedio, Ricardo Fernandez 14ymedio, Ricardo Fernandez, Pinar del Rio, 11 November 2016 — A new wave of repression erupted on 9 November against journalists and contributors to the fortnightly newsletter Pinareño Panorama. This media, belonging to the Cuban Institute for Freedom of Expression and the Press (ICLEP) […] Continue reading
14ymedio Reporter Sol Basulto García Arrested In Camagüey / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 4 November 2016 – The reporter Sol García Basulto was arrested by Cuban State Security Thursday night when she was traveling to Havana. The correspondent for 14ymedio in Camagüey was intercepted on the way to the capital by officers who handcuffed her and […] Continue reading
Detenida la corresponsal de ’14ymedio’ en Camagüey, Sol García Basulto 14YMEDIO, La Habana | Noviembre 04, 2016 La reportera Sol García Basulto fue detenida en la noche de este jueves por la Seguridad del Estado cuando viajaba hacia La Habana. La corresponsal de 14ymedio en Camagüey fue interceptada durante el trayecto hacia la capital por […] Continue reading
Maykel González Vivero: “You cannot imagine what a cell is like” DDC | Madrid | 14 de Octubre de 2016 – 09:16 CEST. Journalist Maykel González Vivero, a DIARIO DE CUBA collaborator, was released Wednesday after spending three days in a cell in Baracoa, where he had been travelled to report on the ravages of […] Continue reading
Fidel Castro’s Battle of Ideas… Political Pantomime / Somos+, Roberto Camba How much truth can a man take? Friedrich Nietzsche Somos+, Roberto Camba, 12 September 2016 — They say it began with the fight to return the young rescued rafter Elian Gonzalez from the United States to Cuba. Really it was much earlier, since the […] Continue reading
Cuba Gets Connected A yellow submarine breaks the information embargo Matt Welch from the June 2016 issue “For you, the Internet is like water,” our tour guide told us as we barreled through Havana’s storied La Rampa neighborhood after a night out. “For us, it is like caviar.” She motioned out the bus window where […] Continue reading
Google Jumps Through Hoops In Cuba / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar Posted on April 11, 2016 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, 7 April 2016 — Google may be the Internet giant, but in Cuba it has had to jump through hoops. This Wednesday, the newly inaugurated Google+Kcho.MOR site opened its doors late because the employee who keeps the […] Continue reading
Policia arresta a periodista independiente en La Habana Ignacio González, de En Caliente Prensa Libre, explicó que su detención se produjo cuando se dirigía a una reunión informativa convocada por la Embajada de Estados Unidos en La Habana. marzo 21, 2016 Agentes de la policía cubana impidieron al periodista Ignacio González Vidal de la agencia […] Continue reading
Cubanos: en Nicaragua hay “un gobierno nazi” “Pensábamos que, teniendo buena relación con Cuba, nos iban a aceptar” miércoles, noviembre 18, 2015 | Prensa Internacional NICARAGUA, (Confidencial).- Miles de cubanos han quedado varados en la frontera entre Nicaragua y Costa Rica, después de que oficiales anti motines y miembros del Ejército nicaragüense los echaran a […] Continue reading
Chronicle of a ‘Rafter’ on Foot / 14ymedio, Mario Penton Martinez Posted on November 14, 2015 Today we publish the first part of the testimony of a Cuban who has made the dangerous trip to Guatemala US 14ymedio, Mario J. Penton Martinez, Guatamalan/Mexican Border, 13 November 2015 – I live proud of being Cuban. I […] Continue reading
Crónica de un balsero de a pie Publicamos hoy la primera parte del testimonio de un cubano que ha emprendido el peligroso viaje de Guatemala a EE UU MARIO J. PENTON MARTÍNEZ, Frontera Guatemala/México | Noviembre 13, 2015 Vivo orgulloso de ser cubano. Siempre lo he estado. Cuba evoca el calor del regazo materno, la […] Continue reading
Clinton goes left again with her new Cuba policy By Silvio Canto, Jr. Mrs. Clinton called for an end to the U.S. embargo yesterday. Some will say that she is supporting President Obama’s foreign policy. However, this has more to do with the American left than anything else. Mrs. Clinton is desperately trying to go […] Continue reading