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Joanna Columbié

La directora de la Academia 1010 recibió la negativa de las autoridades en el mismo aeropuerto de La Habana Continue reading
La activista se encuentra en paradero desconocido Continue reading
14ymedio, Havana, 12 January 2017 — Police maintained a strong operation Thursday around the headquarters of the 1010 Academy in the neighborhood of Cerro, in Havana. Activists Joanna Columbié and Georlis Olazabal were arrested while trying to access the site to participate in a conference on constitutional law, said Eliécer Ávila, president of the independent Somos+ … Continue reading "Cuban Police Detain Activists For Second Consecutive Day / 14ymedio" Continue reading
Somos+, 3 december 2016 — State Security took Joanna Columbié off a bus on which she was traveling to her home in Cespedes. We do not know where she is right now. Continue reading
Somos+, Joanna Columbié, 2 December 2016 — It has been announced on any number of occasions — much anticipated by many and feared by others — but the death of Fidel Castro is now a reality. Nothing can delay it and nothing can stop it. However, there is something that lives on after his death which … Continue reading "Fidel Has Died but Castroism Has Not / Somos+, Joanna Columbié" Continue reading
14ymedio, Joanna Columbie, Havana, 21 October 2016 – Ignacio Gonzalez is frequently seen in the streets of Havana with microphone in hand recording citizens’ reactions to a flood, a historic baseball game or the re-establishment of diplomatic relations between the governments of Cuba and the United States. Independent journalist and editor of the Hot Free … Continue reading "“It’s Hard for the Government to Tolerate the Professionalism of Independent Journalists”" Continue reading
14ymedio, Havana, 3 July 2016 – This Sunday several independent organizations are holding the first Cuban Youth Congress in the city of Santiago de Cuba, under heavy police pressure and after dozens of arrests. Among those arrested is the activist from the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) Amel Carlos Oliva, who was arrested last Thursday, according … Continue reading "Wave Of Arrests Against Activists Seeking To Prevent A Youth Congress / 14ymedio" Continue reading
Somos+, Joanna Columbié, 24 May 2016 — The Cuban economic model, one that is imprecise, vague, and very particular to Cuba, does not manage to meet the needs of the Cuban people. The nominal wage does not come close to the actual salary that a Cuban citizen needs to cover their basic necessities and, in … Continue reading "Without Haste and With Many Pauses / Somos+, Joanna Columbie" Continue reading