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Voices Of Official Journalism Strike Against A Foreign Correspondent / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 30 January 2017 — The controversy between the most radical wing of Cuban officialdom and the correspondent of Uruguayan origin resident in Cuba, Fernando Ravsberg, is rising in tone. The latest blasts from the most orthodox defenders of […] Continue reading
El precio del cambio en Cuba Las recientes medidas migratorias de EE. UU. con los cubanos cayeron como un baldado de agua fría en amplios sectores de la isla. En aras de la normalización de la relación entre las dos naciones, han tenido que renunciar a algunos privilegios con los que contaron durante las últimas […] Continue reading
La ‘mochila’ oficialista no puede contra el ‘paquete’ clandestino Los cubanos buscan aislarse del discurso oficial en los medios de difusión Viernes, enero 13, 2017 | Ernesto Pérez Chang LA HABANA, Cuba.- Anuncios en la televisión, reportajes en los periódicos, apertura de un sitio web donde descargarla libremente y un largo etcétera de propaganda desde […] Continue reading
Cuban Faces of 2016: José Ramírez Pantoja, Journalist (b. Holguín) / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 27 December 2016 – Cuban faces of 2016: The journalist José Ramírez Pantoja starred this year in one of the most publicized cases of censorship within the official press. The reporter was fired from his job at Radio Holguin after being […] Continue reading
AP’s regional offices return to Cuba BY JOE UCHILL – 12/26/16 03:30 PM EST The Associated Press is returning its Caribbean base of operations to Cuba. Cuba, the largest country in the Caribbean, housed the news service’s central offices for the region until 1961. The AP was forced to leave after the botched Bay of […] Continue reading
Fernando Rojas: Santa y Andrés will not be shown, to defend ‘a people and a great cause’ DDC | Madrid | 7 de Diciembre de 2016 – 13:50 CET. A few days before it was announced that the film Santa y Andrés would be censored and not be presented at the New Latin American Cinema […] Continue reading
Police Free ‘14ymedio’ Journalist Reinaldo Escobar / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 1 December 2016 — The journalist Reinaldo Escobar, editor in chief of 14ymedio, was detained for more than four hours on Thursday, in the midst of the control measures that the Government deployed after the death of Fidel Castro. The reporter gave an interview to […] Continue reading
Tania Bruguera: Cuban artist fights for free expression How the internationally renowned dissident artist turned a performance piece into a fight for freedom of expression. by Carlos Manuel Alvarez Carlos Manuel Alvarez is a Cuban journalist. Havana, Cuba – It is December 17, 2014 and the Cuban artist Tania Bruguera is at Pope Francis’ weekly […] Continue reading
Will history absolve Fidel Castro, or will he end up vilified? BY ANDRES OPPENHEIMER aoppenheimer@MiamiHerald.com How will Fidel Castro be remembered? Will history absolve him, as he defiantly proclaimed as a young revolutionary in the early 1950s? Or will he end up like so many other Latin American strongmen, who wielded immense power in their […] Continue reading
“I do not want to put on a ‘media show’ “ / 14ymedio, Eliecer Avila 14ymedio, Eliecer Avila, 4 November 2016 — How many times have we heard the phrase “I do not want to put on a media show,” especially from people who have been victims of institutional abuse in Cuba? It would seem […] Continue reading
Cuba: tambores de guerra saludan elección de EEUU Por lo general el Gobierno cubano ha utilizado los ejercicios militares “Bastión”, surgidos durante la época de Reagan, como un recurso para desviar la atención hacia los problemas internos Redacción CE, Madrid | 10/11/2016 9:41 am La noticia de los 55 años de creación de la “Brigada […] 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
In Cuba, online media pry open state grip on news October 27, 2016 Havana (AFP) – Abraham, Elaine and Jose are under 30, and they’ve pulled off the unthinkable in Cuba — they are producing online news, prying open the state’s half-century grip on the media. The Castro government created a crack in the Cuban […] Continue reading
Los peligros de “Periodismo de Barrio” Los jóvenes de Periodismo de Barrio han dado a la nación una lección de civismo muy valiosa Haroldo Dilla Alfonso, Santiago de Chile | 24/10/2016 9:24 am Confieso que he leído Periodismo de Barrio PB) solo ocasionalmente, a pesar de los regaños de mi hija por no hacerlo con […] Continue reading