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Ángel Santiesteban

Las golpizas nunca tienen justificación; golpear es un derecho que les da un gobierno acostumbrado a reprimir y aporrear desde que se sentó en el trono Continue reading
Aunque ahora disfruta de cierta “libertad”, sabe bien que eso no significa que puede actuar con independencia, como un ciudadano libre Continue reading
“Espacio laical” tiene deudas con la policía política, esa que decide lo que puede o no ser publicado, y de ello depende que vaya o no a la imprenta Continue reading
Cubanet, Angel Santiesteban, Havana, February 20, 2018 — The first stage of the Havana’s “International” Book Fair, which this year was dedicated to Chinese culture, has ended. Perhaps it would be better to say it was dedicated to the three or four Chinese individuals who have been tasked with traveling the world, extolling the dictators … Continue reading "The King Is Dead, Long Live the King / Angel Santiesteban" Continue reading
Bufonadas en la Feria del Libro Continue reading
No cesan los abusos contra quienes denuncian al régimen Continue reading
Así funciona la maquinaria fascista de los Castro Continue reading
Serán más, muchos más, los religiosos, los cubanos todos, que harán exigencias al régimen Continue reading
A esos escritores que prefieren las “garantías” del régimen cubano Continue reading
Testimonios de corrupción y abusos en un centro de Trabajo Correccional con Internamiento Continue reading
Wednesday, 10 October 2017  Ángel Santiesteban Havana, Cuba. Your Holiness: Now that your name is no longer so popular on the Island of Cuba, I have decided to write you these lines. I suspect that this decline in your prestige has to do with the scant companionship you have provided us, as well as with … Continue reading "Open Letter to Pope Francis / Ángel Santiesteban" Continue reading
Angel Santiesteban, 16 October 2017 — Another title of this book could be A Cuban History of Fear. The fear of living (and, above all, of writing) surrounded by an army of police, undercover agents, collaborators and simple snitches in charge of rounding up the misguided souls of Cubans, be they writers or not. But … Continue reading "The Compañero Who Looks After Me" Continue reading
Su Santidad, ahora que su nombre no está tan de moda en la isla de Cuba me decido a escribirle estas líneas Continue reading
Hoy el opositor está haciendo una huelga de hambre, mucho más peligrosa que aquella hambruna que muy bien conocimos los cubanos Continue reading
Desde prisión, Roberto Rodríguez y Lamberto Hernández han decidido exponerse a la muerte Continue reading
¿La nueva generación colabora con agencias independientes solo porque se gana más dinero que en los medios oficiales? Continue reading
La alta jerarquía católica cubana se atribuye el derecho de negar a algunos fieles la entrada al templo por filiaciones políticas Continue reading
Creer que el gobierno de los Castro nos dará la oportunidad de enfrentarlo en las urnas es demasiada candidez Continue reading
¿Acaso aparecerá la próxima vez con una película bien alejada de la realidad y sin la profundidad de Santa y Andrés? Continue reading
El régimen está eligiendo, de entre toda la oposición, el “mal” menor Continue reading
Estrategias para castigar a un preso político Continue reading
Por fin se concretó una valiosa y muy esperada reunión entre el Arzobispo de La Habana, Juan García Rodríguez, y las líderes del movimiento opositor Continue reading
El régimen castrista festeja cada día la derogación de la política “pies secos, pies mojados” Continue reading
Muchos son los debates que se suscitaron tras la elección de un nuevo presidente en los Estados Unidos Continue reading
María Evelia Ruiz sufre un cáncer, pero curarse no es su mayor deseo Continue reading
La oposición en la Isla ha perdido todas las esperanzas de que la jerarquía eclesiástica tenga una postura noble y consecuente Continue reading
La campaña contra la revista Convivencia es otra muestra de cómo el Estado se niega a relajar la censura Continue reading
Daniel Santovenia continúa preso y debemos exigir su libertad Continue reading
Álvarez Pedroso fue arrestado en 1991 cuando intentó infiltrarse en Cuba desde EEUU Continue reading
Así es la situación de algunos presos en Cuba Continue reading
Los represores nunca perdonan Continue reading
¿Ahora, y tras la muerte de Castro, cambiarán las cosas? Continue reading
“Aquí llegué cuando era casi un niño, y hoy soy un hombre maduro con canas y arrugas… Aquí fui perdiendo cada diente.” Continue reading
Ángel Santiesteban, 2 September 2016 — After writing what will now be considered the first part of this post, and publishing it under this same title, I was arrested by State Security; however it was not the writing, and much less the visibility that it would attain in my blog, that was the real cause for the … Continue reading "Assassins, Accomplices, and Victims (II) / Ángel Santiesteban" Continue reading
La gente no estuvo dispuesta a entregar una patente de corso a los terroristas, a mercenarios y capos de la droga Continue reading
A Sandra la detuvieron, le cerraron el negocio, y ni siquiera le permitieron llamar a su casa para tranquilizar a su familia Continue reading
Quienes me atacaron defienden únicamente su permanencia en ese gremio oficial que es la UNEAC Continue reading
Angel Santiesteban, 30 March 2016 — The denunciation of the violation of Ángel Santiesteban’s human rights has been accepted by the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR). The organization has given the Castro dictatorship a three-month deadline to respond. – The Editor [A translation of the letter from the IACHR, addressed to Ángel Santiesteban’s editor, Elisa Tabakman, follows … Continue reading "ICHR Accepts Denunciation of #CUBA for Violation of Ãngel Santiesteban’s Human Rights / Ángel Santiesteban" Continue reading
14 May 2016 — We are now looking at another anniversary of the execution of the young men who, in 2003, tried to hijack the Regla ferryboat and were shot by the dictatorship. As is well known, it was one of the most vile assassinations of the so-called “Cuban Revolution, on an extensive list that has … Continue reading "Assassins, Accomplices and Victims / Ángel Santiesteban" Continue reading
Angel Santiesteban, 12 May 2015 — At the Summit of the Americas, the Bolivian president told journalists about the arrests, humiliations and violations of human rights he suffered when he opposed the officialdom of his country, from the beginning of his union movement … Continue reading Continue reading
Angel Santiesteban-Prats, Unidad de Guardafronteras Prison, Havana, April 10, 2015 — President Obama is surrounded by Castros. In front he has the old wolf Raul, taking his turn as tyrant. To his left is Raul’s grandson and chief bodyguard. To … Continue reading Continue reading
Angel Santiesteban, Border Control Prison, Havana, 13 April 2015 — I met him at the beginning of the 90s. I was introduced to him after reading one of my stories and he liked it. He signed one of his books … Continue reading Continue reading
“The Editor”, 4 April 2015 — But you are not one of those worthy men who serve a prison sentence in Cuba for raising his voice against the abuses of the dictator. You are a prisoner of conscience, because your … Continue reading Continue reading
Every 21st of the month, my family — in their visits to my penitentiary —  supply me with the national newspapers. Many times they accuse me of masochism, but I find it necessary because it helps me understand where the … Continue reading Continue reading
“What new trap will the dictatorship lay for April 25, the date when Angel Santiesteban-Prats should be released on parole?” Justice continues to impose itself. In Cuba, behind the bars with which they have tried to imprison his body, without … Continue reading Continue reading