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A Year After Rapprochement, Cubans Still Waiting for Change Alberto Pimienta Last updated on: December 17, 2015 11:30 AM WASHINGTON— A year ago, after months of secret negotiations, the leaders of Cuba and the U.S. announced in almost simultaneous speeches the two nations were restoring diplomatic ties after 54 years. Around noon on national television, […] Continue reading
Open Letter to Pope Francis for the Release of “El Sexto” Posted on September 14, 2015 Freedom for Danilo Open Letter to the Pope Havana, September 8, 2015 Your Holiness, Pope Francis: In advance of your visit to our island, a group of Cuban citizens wish to call your attention to a case that needs […] Continue reading
Tania Bruguera on her art, her detentions and what happens next Cuba Caribbean Art Crime Homes History U.S. Department of State Carolina A. Miranda LOS ANGELES TIMES carolina.miranda​@latimes.com Exclusive Q&A: Artist Tania Bruguera discusses her arrests, the medal she returned, next steps for her case Cuban performance artist Tania Bruguera has never been one to […] Continue reading
“You Are A Confrontational Media Outlet,” Security Official Tells ‘14ymedio’ Correspondent / 14ymedio Posted on November 30, 2014 Juan Carlos Fernández Hernández 14YMEDIO, Havana, 28 November 28 — At nine in the morning Friday, 14ymedio correspondent Juan Carlos Fernandez attended his summons at the Piñar del Rio police station. It was the third interrogation to […] Continue reading
The Dictatorship’s Gift / Angel Santiesteban Posted on March 18, 2014 February 28, 2013, the day that the Castro brothers’ totalitarian regime jailed me, was not a day chosen randomly by the political police. That day, several events happened simultaneously, and it was significant for many reasons in my case. Firstly, that day was the […] Continue reading
Keep the human rights abusers off U.N. council By Editorial Board, Published: November 10 IN RECENT WEEKS, an imprisoned Cuban human rights activist and rapper, Angel Yunier Remón, known as “El Critico,” has been on a hunger strike against his incarceration, and is reported to be near death. An innovative artist with an underground following […] Continue reading
The Ex-Militant Requests the Floor / Jeovany Jimenez VegaJeovany J. Vega, Translator: Hank Hardisty The First National Conference of the Communist Party of Cuba, recently held on January 28th and 29th, left a permanent bittersweet taste. First Secretary Raul Castro said that one of its objectives was to, "promote greater democracy in our society, starting [...] Continue reading

Ballplayers from Cuba are now flee agentsThe 'cottage industry' of smuggling exposes lax rules in the big leagues.By Kevin Baxter, Times Staff WriterJuly 1, 2007

MIAMI — Three hours out of the Florida Keys, within wading distance of Cuba's north-central… Continue reading

Posted on Sun, Nov. 12, 2006

PROFILE OF AN ARTIST From Cuba to Paris, his freedom trailBY FABIOLA SANTIAGOfsantiago@MiamiHerald.com

Humberto Castro’s route to freedom was his art — Havana-Paris-Miami, and now, New York — and the journey is reflected in… Continue reading

“I tested the Cuban Internet for you”Story of a freelance journalist’s trip to Cuba from 14 August to 13 September

Foreign officials attending the Non-Aligned Movement’s summit in Havana from 11 to 16 September must have thought surfing the Internet… Continue reading

02 May 2006Inter-American Body Denounces Rights Policies of Venezuela, Cuba

New report by Organization of American States details human rights abuses

By Eric GreenWashington File Staff Writer

Washington — The Organization of American States (OAS) is expressing concern about the… Continue reading


Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – 2005Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and LaborMarch 8, 2006

Cuba, with a population of 11 million, is a totalitarian state led by a president, Fidel Castro, whose regime controls… Continue reading