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… release. (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) HAVANA – A Cuban dissident group said Tuesday the … of the Patriotic Union of Cuba, Ovidio Martin Castellanos, told The … for the release of Cuban political prisoners. Cuba says the Trump administration … rights reforms from other countries. Cuba says the island's … Continue reading
A Cuban dissident group said Tuesday the … of the Patriotic Union of Cuba, Ovidio Martin Castellanos, told The … for the release of Cuban political prisoners. Cuba says the Trump administration … rights reforms from other countries. Cuba says the island's … Continue reading
… , 16 October 2018 HAVANA (AP) - A Cuban dissident group says the … his health. Patriotic Union of Cuba leader Ovidio Martin Castellanos tells … to his home in eastern Cuba on Monday night. The group … Continue reading
HAVANA —  The United States is “gravely … of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), one of the island … said in a statement. The Cuban government has not commented publicly … to a request for comment. Havana considers all dissidents to be … Continue reading
HAVANA (Reuters) - The United States … of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), one of the island … said in a statement. The Cuban government has not commented publicly … to a request for comment. Havana considers all dissidents to be … Continue reading
… :02 EDT, 5 October 2018 HAVANA, Oct 4 (Reuters) - The … of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), one of the island … said in a statement. The Cuban government has not commented publicly … to a request for comment. Havana considers all dissidents to be … Continue reading
… health of a dissident in Cuba who has reportedly been on … of the Patriotic Union of Cuba, one of the country… reportedly for unpaid fines. The Cuban government had no immediate comment … Continue reading
… health of a dissident in Cuba who has reportedly been on … of the Patriotic Union of Cuba, one of the country… reportedly for unpaid fines. The Cuban government had no immediate comment. Continue reading
… forever. Forget about live-blogging your Cuban adventure. That said, despite the … to access dissident Cuba websites like Cubanet, Diario de Cuba, Cubaencuentro, Hablemos Press … too high for most Cubans. About 75% of Cubans work for the … 26% of Cubans have access. Approximately 4.1% of Cubans —primarily professors … Continue reading
… 2018 MIAMI (AP) - A Cuban dissident who was jailed after … said in a call from Cuba to supporters in Miami that … . 3 arrest in eastern Cuba. The Cuban government hasn't commented … " in the pay of Cuban-American opponents of the government. Ferrer … Continue reading
MIAMI — A Cuban dissident who was jailed after … said in a call from Cuba to supporters in Miami that … . 3 arrest in eastern Cuba. The Cuban government hasn’t commented on … “mercenaries” in the pay of Cuban-American opponents of the government. Ferrer … Continue reading
By Nelson Acosta HAVANA (Reuters) - A leading Cuban dissident said he … of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), told Reuters he had … the case against him. The Cuban government considers all dissidents to … , which has become one of Cuba’s largest and most active … Continue reading
José Daniel Ferrer, the leader of the largest dissident organization in Cuba, has been held incommunicado since his detention on Aug. 3, according to family members. Cuban authorities have accused … Click to Continue » Continue reading


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… Frank HAVANA, Aug 10 (Reuters) - The leader of one of Cuba … of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU), was charged with deliberately … not yet been charged. The Cuban government was not immediately available … were made public, that the Cuban government clarify Ferrer´s status … Continue reading
HAVANA — Amnesty International says the leader of one of Cuba’s largest … group is calling on the Cuban government to allow family members … opposition group Patriotic Union of Cuba and his colleague Ebert Hidalgo … released in March 2011. The Cuban government had no immediate comment … Continue reading
Cuba's Ladies in White, a dissident group whose goal is freedom for all Cuban political prisoners, will receive the Cato Institute's $250,000 Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty Thursday at … Click to Continue » Continue reading
… Díaz-Canel is by design. The Cuban regime, he said, has carefully … was named Cuba's minister of education. Cuban media fawned over … Caribbean States. In recent years, Cuban reporters have chronicled his trips … and posted on YouTube by Cuban dissident Antonio Rodiles last year … Continue reading
… Paya, daughter of the late Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya, after a … The Latest: Pence meets with Cuban opposition leader in Peru LIMA … Trump administration stands with the Cuban people. President Donald Trump has … that U.S. diplomats in Havana say have left them with … Continue reading
… Paya, daughter of the late Cuban dissident Oswaldo Paya, after a … The Latest: Pence meets with Cuban opposition leader in Peru LIMA … Trump administration stands with the Cuban people. President Donald Trump has … that U.S. diplomats in Havana say have left them with … Continue reading
Havana Times, Lynn Cruz, 31 March 2018 — The first Independent Cuban Film Festival organized outside of Cuba coincided with my ban from entering the International Film School of San Antonio del Los Banos. With Cubans from the country of “Miami” taking the lead, the event had as its forerunner another that had been organized … Continue reading "Chronicle of a Journey After Being Expelled / Lynn Cruz" Continue reading
… . Cuba was banned from the OAS between the time of the Cuban … about receiving an invitation, the Cuban government made legitimizing the Venezuelan … occurred at Cuba’s “Thinking Americas Forum,” attended by government-approved Cuban organizations … the event—Cuban government agents publicly assaulted members of Cuba’s dissident … Continue reading
Ivan Garcia, 19 March 2018 — On a mid-February day in 2003, a month before the repressive wave against the Cuban dissidence, sometime after 9:00 in the morning it took me almost an hour to board Route 100 bus, which at that time started its route at the corner of Diez de October and O’Farrill, in … Continue reading "How I Remember Cuba’s 2003 Black Spring / Iván García" Continue reading
EFE/14ymedio, Havana, 8 March 2017 — The Oswaldo Payá prize was presented this Thursday, in a symbolic way, to the IDEA initiative, after Cuba refused entrance on Wednesday to the presidents of Colombia, Andres Pastrana, and of Bolivia, Jorge Quiroga, who came to receive the award in an act seen by the Government of the Island … Continue reading "Paya Prize Awarded Without Honorees, In An Event Cuban Government Calls a "Provocation"" Continue reading
… the 1959 revolution. Eight million Cubans were expected to turn out … direct elections. Cuban dissident Rosa Maria Paya, of the Cuba Decide movement … Marco Rubio, who is of Cuban descent, have written to President … , fair and multiparty elections." Cubans who want to demonstrate opposition … Continue reading
… the 1959 revolution. Eight million Cubans were expected to turn out … direct elections. Cuban dissident Rosa Maria Paya, of the Cuba Decide movement … Marco Rubio, who is of Cuban descent, have written to President … , fair and multiparty elections." Cubans who want to demonstrate opposition … Continue reading
14ymedio (with information from agencies), Havana/Miami, 7 March 2018 — The Cuban government blocked the entry to the island of the former presidents of Colombia, Andrés Pastrana, and of Bolivia, Jorge Quiroga, who were sent back to Bogata on Wednesday, after they traveled to Havana to accept the prize that bears the name of the late … Continue reading "Cuba Denies Entry to Two Former Presidents Arriving to Attend the Paya Prize Ceremony" Continue reading
… Clara, Cuba March 11, 2018. — Reuters pic HAVANA, March 12 — Cubans voted yesterday … the 1959 revolution. Eight million Cubans are expected to turn out … direct elections. Cuban dissident Rosa Maria Paya, of the Cuba Decide movement … reality we cannot elect” anyone. Cubans who want to demonstrate opposition … Continue reading
EFE, via 14ymedio, Miami, 1 March 2018 — The Democratic Initiative of Spain and the Americas (IDEA), a forum in defense of democracy made up of former presidents and heads of state created in 2015 by two Venezuelans, won the Oswaldo Payá Freedom and Life Prize this Friday. The second annual award of this prize, instituted by the … Continue reading "Paya Award Winners: Former Presidents in Support of Democracy" Continue reading
… choosing a successor to 86-year-old Cuban President Raul Castro when he … top in Cuba. Candidates may be either members of the Cuban Communist … all-powerful Communist Party until 2021. Cuban First Vice President Miguel Diaz-Canel … direct elections. Cuban dissident Rosa Maria Paya, of the Cuba Decide movement … Continue reading
HAVANA: Cuba votes for a new National … top in Cuba. Candidates may be either members of the Cuban Communist … direct elections. Cuban dissident Rosa Maria Paya, of the Cuba Decide movement … we cannot elect" anyone. Cubans who want to demonstrate opposition … Continue reading
HavanaCuba on Sunday designates the 605 … are the leaders of the Cuban Communist Party including Raul Castro … , Guanche said. Cuban dissident Rosa Maria Paya, of the Cuba Decide movement … we cannot elect" anyone. Cubans who want to demonstrate opposition … Continue reading
… be either members of the Cuban Communist Party or not, and … are the leaders of the Cuban Communist Party including Raul Castro … in November. Cuban dissident Rosa Maria Paya, of the Cuba Decide movement … reality we cannot elect†anyone. Cubans who want to demonstrate opposition … Continue reading
HAVANA - Cuba on Sunday designates the 605 … connoisseurs light up at prestigious Cuban festival The legitimacy of the … , Guanche said. Cuban dissident Rosa Maria Paya, of the Cuba Decide movement … we cannot elect" anyone. Cubans who want to demonstrate opposition … Continue reading
HAVANA: Cuba on Sunday (Mar 11) designates … are the leaders of the Cuban Communist Party including Raul Castro … , Guanche said. Cuban dissident Rosa Maria Paya, of the Cuba Decide movement … we cannot elect" anyone. Cubans who want to demonstrate opposition … Continue reading
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 8 March 2018 — The grandmother was beaten by her spouse, the mother lost the sight of an eye from the fist of a drunken husband and she sometimes goes out in the street with sunglasses to hide the bruises. She is one more, among millions of Cuban women, of the many … Continue reading "24 Hours Are Not The Life Of A Woman" Continue reading
HAVANA – Dissident Cuban graffiti artist Danilo Maldonado, known … denounced the Cuban authorities for “confiscating” their passports. Maldonado left Cuba after … buildings in downtown Havana on the night iconic Cuban leader Fidel Castro … Continue reading
EFE, via 14ymedio, Havana, 22 February 2018 – “Unwarranted restrictions” on access to and freedom of expression on the internet have been added to the traditional forms of censorship in Cuba, where the government continues to arbitrarily detain and “harass” people critical of it, according to Amnesty International’s 2017-2018 report. The document, released on Wednesday, … Continue reading "Cuba Extends Internet Censorship and Continues to Harass and Arrest Opponents" Continue reading
Ivan Garcia, 15 February 2018 — He’s like a character out of a dark novel by Pedro Juan Gutiérrez. He turned 30 on December 2, 2017, and the life of Luis Manuel Otero has been marked by survival. He still remembers the 12-hour blackouts when he was a kid, in the middle of the Special … Continue reading "Luis Manuel Otero: From Athlete to Dissident Artist / Iván García" Continue reading
… is a dissident activist in Cuba who, along with painter Luis … art gallery, The Circle of Havana. In December, Ms. Villares was … Continue reading
14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 13 February 2018 — A book of testimonies and interviews, Rapping a Utopian Cuba by writer Alejandro Zamora Montes from the Spanish publisher Guantanamera, was withdrawn by the authorities from the recently concluded Havana International Book Fair, an act that activist Juan Antonio Madrazo Luna labelled as censorship in statements to 14ymedio. Madrazo visited the … Continue reading "Cuban Authorities Confiscate All Copies of a Book About Rap at the Havana Book Fair" Continue reading
"Una incansable campeona” en la lucha por la libertad Continue reading
14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 8 February 2018 — The young woman walks among the booths selling Chinese literature at the Havana Book Fair in search of works by this year’s star attraction, the writer Yu Hua, who finds a passionate readership on the island. With his criticisms of the censorship imposed on his work by the … Continue reading ""Censorship Has Been A Constant In My Work," Laments Chinese Writer Yu Hua In Havana" Continue reading
EFE via 14ymedio, Miami, 7 February 2018 — On Tuesday, February 6, the Miami-Dade County Commission requested that the United States Government, the Organization of American States and the United Nations not recognize a possible transfer of power in Cuba if it is not the result of free elections. The petition was contained in a … Continue reading "Trump, UN and OAS Asked To Not Recognize Transfer of Power In Cuba Without Free Elections" Continue reading
Ivan Garcia, 1 February 2018 — “What concerns me most right now is to finish building the room for my eldest daughter who plans to give birth to a girl at the end of February,” confesses Eduardo, the warehouse manager of a bakery west of Havana, as drives along in his uncomfortable and tiny Fiat made … Continue reading "Elections and the Future Cuban Government / Iván García" Continue reading