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Cuban Law Association, Egar Luis Arozarena Gómez, 10 October 2016 — This article’s title is taken from Art. 45 of our Constitution, which is a clear reflection of the socialist principle “from each according to his ability, to each according to his work.” For work reasons I visited a production centre, concerned with exporting Cuban … Continue reading ""Work is rewarded according to its quality and quantity" / Cuban Law Association" Continue reading
Cuban Law Association, Attorney Yasmany Orges Lugo, 8 August 2016 — An attorney is someone with an undergraduate degree which allows him or her to practice law in accordance with a country’s legal statutes on behalf of clients. Attorneys are active and indispensable partners in their country’s administration of justice. In other words, an attorney … Continue reading "David and Goliath / Cuban Law Association" Continue reading
Dear Readers: After the experience of a webpage, we decided to return to the popular format of a blog. We will have greater visibility here, but above all, from inside Cuba, the page loads better and faster, and the “cascading” format allows readers to read the published posts even when people haven’t been able to … Continue reading "We’re Back! / Cuban Law Association" Continue reading
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By Dayanara Vega School violence is considered an intentional act or omission that is hurtful and practiced among members of the educational community (students, professors, parents, entry-level employees) and that is done within the physical space of school facilities and … Continue reading Continue reading
Wilfredo Vallín Almeida — On various occasions, I have seen a video depicting a meeting between economist Jose Triana from the Center for Studies of the Cuban Economy and officials from the Interior Ministry. In the video, Triana explains his point of view … Continue reading Continue reading
A few years ago, some friends encouraged me to taik about travel insurance for tourists coming to Cuba. What they cover, how the guarantee limits work, legal quality and certainty, which provisions are legally and objectively reclaimable. This subject arose … Continue reading Continue reading
I live in a community with more than sixty buildings. Behind them, as is the case with my home, many residents—at the request of the government itself—began planting fruit trees and banana plants. When the marathon of demolishing everything began, … Continue reading Continue reading
Some landlords from Santa Lucia beach in the Camaguey province find themselves confused before a measure imposed by officials from Immigration and Aliens. Since last year, they have made them sign a document obliging them to be responsible for the … Continue reading Continue reading
Eliocer Cutiño Rodríguez Some time ago, as I began to write a text about my country, I surprised myself with this thought: “… it seems as though a change toward participatory democracy is becoming reality.” That was my inspiration which turned into my … Continue reading Continue reading
Lawyer Alexis Piloto Cabrero Juan Miguel Hernández Basulto, Camagüey, was expecting a package sent to his wife from Italy through Globestar agency operated in Havana by Cuban officials enjoying the total confidence of the State for this type of business. Hernandez … Continue reading Continue reading
Wilfredo Vallin Almeida Many events throughout our existence can be forgotten, but others leave a deep memory that does not go away. And these events may have had many demonstrations as they can be taken for granted, a dream, an … Continue reading Continue reading
Eliocer Cutiño Rodríguez As an attorney, to speak in economic terms is a litmus test or a tightrope walk, and which both situations demand respect for a central issue in the lives of other social spheres in which man intervenes. … Continue reading Continue reading
Eliocer Cutiño Rodríguez The issue of development in Cuba goes back and forth between dissimilar solutions, between truths and errors, heading toward new labyrinths that contain new and more complex situations difficult to control with a simple decree. Last year … Continue reading Continue reading
Recently I was consulted about a case in an action which seems to form part of the working style of those who are, one way or another, employed in the law. I am referring specifically to the office of the … Continue reading Continue reading
Mérida de la C. Pastor Masson, Esq. Following a corresponding written order, in relation to article 168, we will refer to the nature of joint ownership constituted by the participating State or its agencies, organizations, policies, etc., with a participating … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Rodrigo Chávez For my eldest son, Roylier Javier Chávez Dubrocq. Countless conversations will never happen given the pigheaded, volatile and dim-witted habit our government has for maintaining a monopolistic grip and control on the flow of information, or should … Continue reading Continue reading
Wilfredo Vallín Almeida Last month marked the second anniversary of the death of Laura Pollan, spokeswoman for one of Cuba’s most renowned dissident groups, the Ladies in White. On that day, we gradually learned, many people in different parts of … Continue reading Continue reading
Esperanza Rodríguez Bernal Juan José returns to the Cuban Law Association for advice because the Compensation Fund has paid only 3,000 of the 39,000 pesos that he was awarded in the judgment of the People’s Municipal Court of Arroyo Naranjo … Continue reading Continue reading
Josue Rojas Marin The brother of Juan Miguel Herrera Machado died some years ago, and on exhuming him, he found that the remains of eleven of his loved ones had disappeared from the family vault. Given the horrendous knowledge he … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Alexis Piloto Cabrero Osbelgi Fábregas Ramos deposited the sum of $90,000 CUP (Cuban currency) in a Popular Savings Bank in Havana in 2001, finding out days after the transaction, in Camaguey, where he currently lives, the money was not … Continue reading Continue reading
In Cuba prostitution is not a crime, this statement is repeated over and over by the media and by people who are considered to have due authority to do so. In the special part of the Penal code on crimes, this … Continue reading Continue reading
By Wilfredo Vallín Almeida Some Cuban citizens came to the Cuban Legal Association (AJC) seeking information and advice regarding a current issue: non-agricultural co-operatives. It relates to forming a cooperative with a group of compatriots who–until now–have been state workers … Continue reading Continue reading
Osvaldo Rodríguez Díaz Guided by low-flying vultures, three young men, who moments before had been cutting wood on the mountain in order to build a fence, found the remains of a cow, which 24 hours earlier had been stolen and … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Eliocer Cutiño Rodríguez Many people work in the TRD* chain of shops, subject to what may be called military regulations. A vast number of those workers are unaware of the rights which could help them in the face of … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Rodrigo Chávez Rodríguez The great majority of Cuban families are not illiterate but they don’t know  that there is a Family Code. They may also be oblivious to the fact that in the Constitution of the Republic of Cuba … Continue reading Continue reading
Wilfredo Vallín Almeida Cuba has been a topic of discussion by The United Nations Council on Human Rights in Geneva, which has concluded its most recent Universal Periodic Assessment. The report, signed by 132 countries, included 293 recommendations made to … Continue reading Continue reading
Wilfredo Vallín Almeida I was flipping through a magazine. It’s called Current PC. It has caused me some anxiety about a reality I am just discovering: although the magazine is in Spanish, my native tongue, I can barely understand what it … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Mérida de la C. Pastor Masson In terms of Civil Law, we have in our society an interesting daily theme which, because it is unknown, we are led to act unwisely on many occasions. We have all once said … Continue reading Continue reading
By Amado Calixto Gammalame Although racism in Cuba began to decline during the wars of independence, by the obvious presence of blacks and mulattoes among the mambises (Cuban guerrillas), that was only a beginning. Much remains to be done, after … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Noel Rodríguez Ávila Our present work is concentrating on the processes of compulsory purchase (forced expropriation) against the owners of motor vehicles transporting freight from the provinces of Holguín and Las Tunas. Before they started this, in the extinct … Continue reading Continue reading
Kirenia Domínguez Álvarez This is the response given by the Municipal Department of Housing (UMIV) to citizens who show up to get the documents that they have requested days earlier in order to complete some transaction relating to their homes. Many documents … Continue reading Continue reading
By: Rodrigo Chavez Rodriguez I was riding on the P9-route bus, listening to music playing at a reasonable volume, a song by the Mexican Marco Antonio Solís, in which one verse is repeated several times: “Where are we going to … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Odalina Guerrero Lara Law No. 59 of the Cuban Civil Code sets out: Article 129.1 – Property confers on the title holder the possession, use, enjoyment of and disposal of the assets, in accordance with its intended socio-economic use. … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Argelio M. Guerra The Law of Criminal Procedure is clear when it indicates in the penultimate paragraph of Art. 251 that: The Police, the Instructor, the Prosecutor or the Tribunal, as the case may be, will decide in relation to the … Continue reading Continue reading
By Odalina Guerrero Lara The Constitution of the Republic of Cuba establishes: Article 41: All citizens enjoy equal rights and are subject to equal duties. Dignity is a inherent value of rational human beings, providing liberty and creative power, so … Continue reading Continue reading
Yanelis Ramírez Cruz, Esq. The economic crisis and the new conditions in which the world finds itself have made the need for a serious and profound modification of the overall state of production and economic exchange in our system of commerce unavoidable. … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Julio Alfredo Ferrer Tamayo REVOLUTION, for Fidel Castro Ruz, Historic Leader of the Cuban Revolution, is the sense of the historic moment; it’s changing everything that should be changed; it’s full liberty and equality; it’s to be treated and … Continue reading Continue reading
Kirenia Domínguez Álvarez, Esq. Rosabel, Roxana, and Rosita were triplets born four years ago in Honda Bay, a coastal town in Artemisa province. Unfortunately, or from medical malpractice, we can only enjoy the happiness of two of them. Many times … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Noel Rodríguez Ávila From an economic point of view Cubans have come to feel that they lack a future, it has been more than five decades and they have seen no fruits of their labors, which don’t even meet … Continue reading Continue reading
Agricultural Problem: These have been two very controversial words down the years, they refer to the unequal distribution of land between the rural population, also the combination of socioeconomic and political conditions, relations and contradictions which characterise the structure and … Continue reading Continue reading
Instruction No. 193 of 8 July 2007, of the Government Council of the People´s Supreme Court, affirms in the first that INASMUCH AS: The administration of justice in our country has as a priority the adequate speed in the processing … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Noel Rodríguez Ávila Now they aren’t applying themselves to instruct, only to indoctrinate. Education is entirely the responsibility of the family, as the fundamental cell of society. José Martí stated that “education is depositing in the child all of … Continue reading Continue reading
By Wilfredo Vallín Almeida It’s good news. People like Yoani Sánchez, Eliecer Ávila and Berta Soler find themselves abroad enjoying a right which was denied for fifty years In the Asociación Jurídica Cubana (Cuban Law Association) we are always happy to … Continue reading Continue reading
Lic. Argelio M. Guerra The fight for freedom has been, to a large extent, the fight to restrain the power of the State, mainly through the creation of recognized spaces of individual freedom. The idea that certain rights derive from … Continue reading Continue reading