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Taken from OnCuba, by Cecilia Crespo In November last year, the French channel France O aired the documentary “The Marble Cow” by the renowned critic and film producer Enrique Colina. It was only shown once in Cuba, during the last … Continue reading Continue reading
(http://www.miscelaneasdecuba.net) – On the afternoon of 15 January, Dr. Francisco Leblanc Amate passed away. He was a founding member of the executive committee of the CUTC (United Council of Cuban Workers) where he acted as legal counselor on the BAJIL … Continue reading Continue reading
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The “National Meeting of LGBT Families with Sons and Daughters” will take place 16-17 November, 2013 at the National Secondary of Buenos Aires, located at Bolivar 263 in the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires. The meeting will bring together LGBT … Continue reading Continue reading
Madrid, Spain (15 Mar 2013) – The South Africa government reported today an alarming increase of school-aged girls and teenagers infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), the cause of acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. The South African Minister of the Department of Health, … Continue reading Continue reading
Durango, Durango (Agencias) — The coronation of Miss Gay 450 Durango was just coming to a close in the IMSS Theatre here when a group of unknown people threw containers of tear gas into the crowd in order to clear … Continue reading Continue reading
During the Out Games, considered the Olympic Games of the LGBT community, the Russian team posed for Adam Bouska’s NOH8 campaign against discrimination, in support of the LGBT community in their country. In this way, the Olympic team showed their … Continue reading Continue reading
By Frank E. Carranza Lopez, Agencia Decoro (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net) — The alarming news came to us from Fausto de la Caridad Urbay, President of the LGBT Liberal Youth of Cuba Front. He is denied visits to gay prisoners at the HIV/AIDS … Continue reading Continue reading
Total number of people living with HIV/AIDS: 18,261 Total foreigners detected: 675 Havana: Total Persons with HIV/AIDS: 8,660 Diagnosed 2012: 625 Total AIDS Cases: 3,765 People Living with HIV/AIDS: 6,982 Ambulatory Care System: 5,988 Total deaths: 1,434 Deaths from AIDS: … Continue reading Continue reading
Havana, 26 June 2013 To the National Assembly of People’s Power of the Republic of Cuba: The Constitution of the Republic of Cuba in its Article 63, reads verbatim: All citizens have the right to lodge complaints and petitions to … Continue reading Continue reading
By: Albert Sergio Laguna Before starting my post graduate program on Cuban popular culture, I believed that the members of my family were the most funny and original people on the planet.  This opinion lasted until I heard of Guillermo … Continue reading Continue reading
By Reinaldo Cosano. Havana, Cuba Posted in the blog of Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada The veil covering violent homophobic repression is slowly being drawn back, but the gulity aren’t asking for public pardon. It is hard to specify just … Continue reading Continue reading
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Cuban LGBT leaders Wendy Iriepa Diaz and Ignacio Estrada Cepero will be in Miami Dade College’s Wolfson Campus this evening. Come meet them and show your support! WHEN: Tuesday, Jul. 2, 7:30 PM – 8:30 PM WHERE: MDC Wolfson Campus, … Continue reading Continue reading
By Jennifer Fonseca Padrón, Activist and Independent Journalist (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net) | Four years after the birth of the Network of Civic Libraries (NCL), its members and founders decided to come together to honor the date, look at the accomplishments of their … Continue reading Continue reading
Summer 2013, in support of LGBT opponents of Cuba, in their travels in the U.S.The L is for Liberty. Poster by Rolando Pulido. Tweet Continue reading
Julio César Solér Baró Blogs at Misceláneas de Cuba Claiming that the origins of poverty stem from politics is an insult. Poverty has no roots in the wings of determined politicss and departing from the vast hunger created by the … Continue reading Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba: For decades Cubans have seem themselves constrained with it comes to putting beef on the table. A type of meet that causes stage fright in those who have never imagined themselves on a stage. To … Continue reading Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba – For the third consecutive year the community of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual in the island will join the initiative to hold a new Gay Pride Day 2013. The celebration extends throughout June and … Continue reading Continue reading
The Cuban Community of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transsexual (LGBT) invites interested parties to participate on Saturday, June 29 at 3:00 pm to gather on the steps of the Capitol of Havana. We will then walk together from the Capitol … Continue reading Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba – There are a total of six penitentiaries in Cuban focused on confining the Cuban prison population affected by HIV/AIDS. The existence of these prisons responds to the increase in the disease in Cuban prisons. … Continue reading Continue reading
Cuba should know: Yoani Sanchez, creator of the blog Generation Y, has returned to Cuba. A pure Cuban woman. As sweet as our delicious sugar cane and with some ideals as lofty as our Royal Palms. Welcome home, not only … Continue reading Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba – The population affected by HIV/AIDS in Cuba is still not receiving oil as part of the aid from the United Nations Global Fund. The Cuban community living with this disease has been living without … Continue reading Continue reading
Havana, Cuba. For years Mariela Castro Espín Has tried to take credit for numerous  efforts on behalf of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) community in Cuba. Forgetting that this community has its Own Voice. These uncertain efforts have … Continue reading Continue reading
Havana, Cuba: The May rains have already started throughout the country and the in June hurricane season begins, extending until November. The Cuban authorities and Civil Defense have recently launched the 2013 Meteor Exercise, preparation intended to corroborate the availability … Continue reading Continue reading
With my little note I just want to remember those who wrote history bequeathing the Cuban nation a date that today unites Cubans inside and outside the island. Independence Day is one of the many festivals they have tried to … Continue reading Continue reading
The “International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia” (International Day Against Homophobia) is celebrated every year on May 17. A date that serves as a reminder that different sexual orientations and gender identities are still cause for discrimination in some … Continue reading Continue reading
Havana, Cuba – Once again, the conga line led by Mariela Castro Espín swept through one of the city’s main thoroughfares, this past Saturday, May the eleventh, under heavy security and control measures. The conga line against homophobia, pretends to … Continue reading Continue reading
To avoid its being used for electoral ends in the face of the July 7 elections, the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Transvestite Transexual and Intersexual (LGBTTTI) Pride March has been postponed by its organizers. The Gay Pride Committee, which has … Continue reading Continue reading
As is the custom, we will gather on Saturday, June 29, at 3:00 PM on the steps of the capitol. Spanish post 3 May 2013 Tweet Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba — As announced by the official website of the National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX) the next gala against Homophobia will feature a special performance by the renowned singer La Massiel. The artistic gala will … Continue reading Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba – In recent days, correspondents from Cuban television and newspaper correspondents from accredited foreign media in the capital undertook an unusual journey through different prisons. The reporting reflects only what the Cuban government wants to … Continue reading Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba. While the Catholic Church stumbles before the growing number of child abuse scandals, the Cuban clergy seems immune to this epidemic. The fact is that so far this Pandora’s Box has not been opened on … Continue reading Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba — Some time ago I listened to a doctor from from Villa Clara narrate her life as a medical aid worker, in the Republic of Venezuela. I listened carefully to each of her stories. Gossip … Continue reading Continue reading
Havana, Cuba — The increase in youth violence and police lawlessness are issues constantly criticized by the inhabitants of the municipality of Cruces in the province of Cienfuegos. According to residents of this southern municipality, youth violence constantly fills the … Continue reading Continue reading
Havana, Cuba — The Cuban population living with HIV recently received nutirtional help from United Nations Global Fund to Fight AIDS/HIV. The benefit is being delivered to the sick through the commercial network after several months of unjustified absence. According … Continue reading Continue reading
By: Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba — Around 11:00 in the morning last Friday, April 19, while Latin America was following the inauguration of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the distinguished intellectual and communist Alfredo Guevara died in the Cuban capital. Guevara’s … Continue reading Continue reading
By: Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba. There have not been many Cubans since the immigration reforms who have taken a plane to the democratic world, to fulfill the role of true doves or pigeons, messengers from a nation that through them … Continue reading Continue reading
By: Ignacio Estrada, Independent Journalist Havana, Cuba -For more than three consecutive months, the Cuban populace that lives with HIV/AIDS has noticed an absence of the nutritive products graciously granted by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS of the United … Continue reading Continue reading
By: Ignacio Estrada. Photos: Ignacio Estrada. Havana, 5 February 2013. Last Sunday, February 3, the disabled minor Keylis Caridad Alemán Rodríguez, received as a gift a donation made in the name of the Cuban National Council of Churches. The donation … Continue reading Continue reading
by Ignacio Estrada Havana, Cuba. The oldest profession has returned to Cuban streets and provides a stable source of income for a vast number of mostly young Cubans. Regardless of time or weather, there are no shortages of sex workers … Continue reading Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada, independent journalist Havana, Cuba – Media collusion and police secrecy on the island have masked a very large number of disappearances of taxi drivers in both the private and public sectors. This claim can be corroborated in … Continue reading Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada, Independent Journalist Havana, Cuba. This little note is in tribute to a very important Cuban graphic designer exiled in the United States. Rolando Pulido, native of the province of Cienfuegos, living in New York, collaborates closely without … Continue reading Continue reading
By Ignacio Estrada Cepero, Independent Journalist With my note I am not trying to excuse my blogger friend for any word pronounced by her. I am not obliged to excuse her because it has been she herself through her own … Continue reading Continue reading
Over the last 24 hours groups of Brazilians orchestrated and directed from Cuba and its diplomatic site accredited in Brazil, have led acts of repudiation against the visit of the Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez, creator of the blog Generation Y. … Continue reading Continue reading