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The Cuban People Are Packing Their Bags / 14ymedio, Eliecer Avila 14ymedio, Eliecer Avila, Havana, 3 July 2016 – A great deal has been written in recent months about the permanent crisis of Cubans stranded in different Latin American countries. Those living outside the island and the few “connected” (i.e. on-line) within it, are certain […] Continue reading
Cuba, a Tax Haven for the Untouchables / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Jeovany Jimenez Vega, 6 June 2016 — In recent weeks, the world has taken a great interest in the scandalous revelations of the Panama Papers. Millions of documents have revealed the shady side of celebrities, politicians and leaders in every region and of all […] Continue reading
U.N. panel rejects press freedom watchdog accreditation request May 26, 2016 By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The Committee to Protect Journalists, a press freedom watchdog group, was denied consultative status at the United Nations on Thursday, with South Africa, Russia and China among the countries that opposed it. The United States quickly denounced […] Continue reading
Cuba: The Big Change Alma Guillermoprieto MAY 12, 2016 ISSUE One could swear that nothing has changed. The chaotic lines we travelers form in front of Cuba’s stern immigration officers; their belligerent slowness; the noise and heat in the too-small room; the echoing shouts across the room from one olive-green-clad person to another (an argument […] Continue reading
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
Políticos e intelectuales de América Latina llaman al régimen a ‘abrirse a su propio pueblo’ DDC | Madrid | 14 Abr 2016 – 12:41 pm. Cerca de 70 políticos e intelectuales convocados por el Centro para la Apertura y el Desarrollo de América Latina (CADAL) han hecho pública una declaración en la que celebran el […] Continue reading
How to do good business in Cuba Lindsay Lloyd 12:32 a.m. EDT April 5, 2016 President Barack Obama’s recent visit to Cuba showed the same fault lines in American attitudes toward the communist island that have existed since 1959. But it remains to be seen if the administration’s decision to engage with Havana will produce […] Continue reading
Yoani Sanchez on Castro and Obama’s Key Moment April 1, 2016 By Carlos F. Chamorro HAVANA TIMES – In defining the key moment of President Barack Obama’s visit to Cuba, journalist and blogger Yoani Sanchez, who directs the site known as 14yMedio, doesn’t hesitate in naming the live press conference when – to the general […] Continue reading
There Is No Excuse For The Government To Limit The Internet, Obama Adviser Says / 14ymedio Posted on March 23, 2016 14ymedio, Havana, 22 March 2016 — Ben Rhodes, senior adviser to President Barack Obama on policy toward Cuba, said Tuesday that today connection to the internet is “the right to access information. There are […] Continue reading
Cuba Dissident Says He Gave Obama Political Prisoner List Alberto Pimienta March 22, 2016 6:00 PM In a small, white room of the newly opened United States embassy in Havana, the simple exchange of a document summed up the significance of a meeting between President Barack Obama and 13 Cuban dissidents. “Do you have a […] Continue reading
Cuba dissident and wife detained on way to CNN interview By Jim Acosta and Tiffany Ap, CNN Updated 1040 GMT (1840 HKT) March 22, 2016 Story highlights Around 20 dissidents were rounded up that day, according to another activist President Barack Obama is in Cuba for a historic three-day trip Arrests made the same day […] Continue reading
LETTER TO OBAMA: MAKE FREEDOM OF THE PRESS AND ACCESS TO INFORMATION PRIORITIES IN CUBA PUBLISHED ON FRIDAY 18 MARCH 2016. Next week, President Barack Obama will visit Cuba, the first sitting President of the United States to do so since 1928. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has written an open letter to President Obama asking […] Continue reading
Amnesty International Warns About Censorship In Cuba / 14ymedio Posted on March 15, 2016 14ymedio, Havana, 13 March 2016 — On the occasion of World Day Against Internet Censorship, Amnesty International (AI) has published the obstacles that Cuban internet users must overcome to access the web and break the blockade against web pages that dissent […] Continue reading
Six facts about censorship in Cuba By Josefina Salomon, 11 March 2016, 00:00 UTC To mark the World Day against Cyber Censorship on 12 March, here are six things you should know about free speech, the internet and online censorship in Cuba. The re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the US and Cuba in December 2014 […] Continue reading