La ONU declara arbitrarios el arresto y posterior encarcelamiento de El Sexto DDC | Nueva York | 18 de Julio de 2017 – 10:29 CEST.
Human Rights Foundation (HRF) aplaudió la decisión de la Organización de Naciones Unidas (ONU) de… Continue reading
The Mistakes of Raúl Castro
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 15 July 2017 – In his most recent public speech before Parliament, General-President Raul Castro offered a self-criticism about “political deviations” under which the private sector and cooperatives are governed. “Mistakes… Continue reading
14ymedio, Generation y, Yoani Sanchez, 14 July 2017 — Wednesday night. The neighborhood of Nuevo Vedado is sliding into the darkness. Catchy music resonates in the Hotel Tulipán where parliamentarians are staying during the current regular session. They… Continue reading
Cuba’s Raul Castro dismisses harsher US tone under Trump – Castro’s comments to Cuba’s National Assembly were his first on Trump’s June announcement of a partial rollback of the Cuba-U.S. detente – He also rejected any “lessons” on human rights… Continue reading
Cubazuela, Raúl and Leopoldo JUAN ANTONIO BLANCO | Miami | 11 de Julio de 2017 – 11:02 CEST.
What does Leopoldo López’s relapse from prison and placement under house arrest entail in Venezuela’s current political situation?
It is important to… Continue reading
Food scarcity, another Castroist crime ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 10 de Julio de 2017 – 10:40 CEST.
If you were told that in a Latin American country almost 60% of the fertile land available for agriculture is… Continue reading
Cuban Government Turns To New Forms Of Repression
14ymedio, Havana, 3 July 2014 — Last June, there were 198 fewer arbitrary arrests of Cuban activists and opponents compared to the same month last year, according to a report by the… Continue reading
Perverse Uchronia* / Regina Coyula
Miguel Coyula: So after editing it in Miami [the novel Red Sea, Blue Sea] I sent it out to Union Publishers and also ICAIC Publishers, but this is already four years ago.
The universe of… Continue reading
Cuba’s electoral straitjacket HILDEBRANDO CHAVIANO MONTES | La Habana | 4 de Julio de 2017 – 11:11 CEST.
The National Candidatures Committee (CCN) was just constituted. According to the Electoral Law, this commission, as well as the provincial and municipal… Continue reading
In Cuba, Growing Numbers Of Bloggers Manage To Operate In A Vulnerable Gray Area July 2, 20178:26 AM ET CARRIE KAHN
In recent years, a growing number of news and political websites have popped up in Cuba. Some are taking… Continue reading
On Cuba, Trump is right Published: July 1, 2017
President Barack Obama bought into an ideology that said be nice to evil people and they will be nice back.
So it was that he let the Syrian regime off the… Continue reading
Annexationism among Cubans HILDEBRANDO CHAVIANO MONTES | La Habana | 29 de Junio de 2017 – 00:20 CEST.
A group of Cuban intellectuals gather at Cuban TV’s Round Table (a misnomer) to analyze (once again) Donald Trump’s alteration of America’s… Continue reading
Cuban Authorities Block Seven Activists From Traveling to Mexico for Democracy Action Meeting
14ymedio, Havana, 27 June 2017 – Cuban authorities blocked at least seven activists from traveling to Cancun, Mexico this Monday, to participate in the 4th Forum on… Continue reading
Ken Hall: US travelers can still bring good will to Cuba Posted Jun 26, 2017 at 5:17 PM
When we went to Cuba this winter, we flew from Miami on American Airlines to join a group tour, see some performances,… Continue reading
Violent Weekend in Cuba: 30 Ladies in White Arrested Again Trying to Attend Mass by FRANCES MARTEL26 Jun 2017
Over thirty members of the Ladies in White, a peaceful Catholic dissident group in Cuba, were violently arrested over the weekend… Continue reading
The Hijacking Of Social Networks
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 25 June 2017 – More than five years ago social networks were roiled by the Arab Spring, while the screens of their mobile phones lit up the faces of the young… Continue reading
Alabama wondering what about Cuba trade in Trump era BY MARY SELL Decatur Daily
MONTGOMERY, ALA. Agriculture officials and industry leaders in Alabama for years have lobbied for expanded exports to communist Cuba, a country they see as a promising… Continue reading
Cuba policy change: Poultry exports could be impacted By Mary Sell Montgomery Bureau Jun 25, 2017
MONTGOMERY – Agriculture officials and industry leaders in Alabama for years have lobbied for expanded exports to socialist Cuba, a country where they see… Continue reading
Trump, The Military And The Division Of Powers In Cuba
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 20 June 2017 — The recent decision by the president of the United States to limit commercial relations with Cuban companies controlled by the military highlights… Continue reading
Independent journalist detained in eastern Cuba June 23, 2017 5:12 PM ET
New York, June 23, 2017–Cuban authorities should immediately release independent journalist Manuel Alejandro León Velázquez and return his equipment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. State security… Continue reading
Elliott Abrams: Has Trump Made the Right Move in Cuba? Elliott Abrams, Newsweek • June 22, This article first appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations site.
Congratulations to President Trump for a serious (though not total) reversal of the… Continue reading
Trump Rolls Back ‘Completely One-Sided’ Cuba Policy By TERESA FRONTADO & NANCY KLINGENER & ADRIANNE GONZALEZ & HOLLY PRETSKY & ISABELLA CUETO • JUN 16, 2017
President Donald Trump Friday announced new restrictions on travel and business with Cuba, reversing… Continue reading
The good, bad, and ugly of Trump’s new Cuba policy By Ilya Somin June 18 at 3:18 PM
Late last week, President Trump announced a change in US policy towards the communist dictatorship in Cuba. Although Trump claimed he was… Continue reading
Better ties between the U.S. and Cuba? Miami’s Cubans are divided Les Neuhaus
When President Trump scaled back President Obama’s pact that broadened relations with Cuba, he said he was “completely canceling” a “terrible and misguided deal.”
There was a… Continue reading
Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations Darlene Superville, Michael Weissenstein and Josh Lederman, Associated Press, Associated Press • June 17, 2017
MIAMI (AP) — Pressing “pause” on a historic detente, President Donald Trump thrust the U.S.… Continue reading
Cuba Says President Trump’s Speech Was ‘Loaded With Hostile Rhetoric’ Associated Press 8:39 AM ET
(WASHINGTON) — The Cuban government is rejecting what it calls the “hostile rhetoric” of President Donald Trump’s speech announcing a new U.S. policy toward the… Continue reading
National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba
MEMORANDUM FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR… Continue reading