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Demystifying las UMAP: The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba Joseph Tahbaz ’15 History major Dartmouth College Joseph.A.A.Tahbaz.15@dartmouth.edu Abstract: The UMAP, las Unidades Militares de Ayuda a la Producción, were forced-work agricultural labor camps operated by the Cuban government during the mid-1960s in the east-central province of Camagüey. The current academic literature […] Continue reading

Brave Ladies (Uncommonly Brave)
February 28, 2011 11:52 A.M.
By Jay Nordlinger

In the past couple of weeks, I have had occasion to write about actos de
repudio — “acts of repudiation,” in which vicious Cubans do terrible
things to decent Cubans. The vicious Cubans, of course, are servants of
the Castro dictatorship. They help keep… Continue reading

Cuba: Nothing against the Revolution

Cuba is opening up to public criticism — but not from the Ladies in White.
By Nick Miroff
Published: April 30, 2010 19:09 ET

HAVANA, Cuba — In June 1961, Fidel Castro summoned Cuba's leading
writers and intellectuals to a meeting at Havana's Bibleoteca Nacional.
There, he issued a warning that… Continue reading

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL

Media Briefing

AI Index: AMR 25/003/2007 (Public)
News Service No: 018
29 January 2007

Cuba: Amnesty International's human rights concerns
For the past 40 years, Amnesty International (AI) has campaigned against
human rights violations committed by the Cuban government, in
particular, the imprisonment of political dissidents and journalists as
a result of severe restrictions… Continue reading

Cuba

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – 2005
Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor
March 8, 2006

Cuba, with a population of 11 million, is a totalitarian state led by a
president, Fidel Castro, whose regime controls all aspects of life
through the Communist Party (CP) and its affiliated mass organizations,… Continue reading