Monthly Archives: November 2005
BY MEGHAN CLYNE – Staff Reporter of the Sun
November 30, 2005
WASHINGTON – Amid a surging wave of repression by the Castro dictatorship, Cuba’s prisoners of conscience increasingly are resorting to “acts of desperation” – including hunger strikes, suicide attempts, and self-mutilation – in a cry for international… Continue reading
Por Michelle Fuser.
Corresponsal de Cuba Nuestra en Brasil
“Ciudadanos: La mujer cubana en el rincón oscuro y tranquilo del hogar esperaba paciente y resignada esta hora sublime, en que una Revolución justa rompe el yugo y le desata las alas. Cuando llegue… Continue reading
Peter Jennings also honored at ceremonyRead more about the awardees:
Galima Bukharbaeva | Beatrice Mtetwa | Shi Tao | Lúico Flávio Pinto | Peter Jennings
Exile could face deportation
Santiago Alvarez, benefactor of Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles, could face deportation to Cuba and loss of his citizenship application.
BY ALFONSO CHARDY AND JAY WEAVER
Santiago Alvarez, a permanent resident, could face deportation proceedings and be denied U.S. citizenship if convicted of federal… Continue reading
El pasado 17 de Noviembre pudo verse al flamante (o quizá ya no tan flamante) comandante en otra de sus ?breves? alocuciones; claro que breve, no bromeo, si 20 años no es nada, pues 5 horitas son una bobería.
Obviamente, él no podía quedarse callado, después… Continue reading
Thu Nov 17, 2:02 PM ET
Two Cubans are suing President Fidel Castro in Florida for 60 million dollars, claiming they were tortured at a psychiatric hospital on the communist-run island, their lawyers said.
Both plaintiffs claim they were tortured at the La Mazorra psychiatric hospital… Continue reading
The woman also names Fidel Castro, his brother and Cuba in the suit against the nurse who she says tortured her in Havana.
Published November 16, 2005
TAMPA – The torture happened decades ago in Cuba, but Belkis Ferro says she still feels the anguish.
She still… Continue reading
Trasladan a Oscar Mario González a celda con delincuentes
A Spanish court Friday rejected a Cuban dissident group’s attempt to have Cuban President Fidel Castro tried in Spain on charges of genocide and other offenses.
The suit was filed at the National Court on Oct. 14 by a dissident group called the Foundation… Continue reading