brothers to the rescue
Jimmy Carter does Havana
Ex-president sympathizes more with Castro thugs than their murdered victims
By Humberto Fontova
The Washington Times
Embracing a recent invitation by the Castro brothers, Jimmy Carter
visited Cuba last week. "We greeted each other as old friends," gushed
the former president after his meeting with Fidel Castro.
"In 2002, we received… Continue reading
Posted on Sunday, 02.20.11
Cuba braces as dissidents remember a martyr
Castro critics will commemorate the 1-year anniversary of the death of
Orlando Zapata Tamayo, who was a political prisoner.
BY JUAN O. TAMAYO
Orlando Zapata Tamayo was one of Cuba's least-known political prisoners,
a 42-year-old Afro-Cuban plumber and bricklayer from the remote eastern
town… Continue reading
A few steps behind.
When adopted in 1996, the EU’s Common Position towards Cuba sought to
encourage transition to democracy and respect for human rights, using
“constructive, result-oriented political dialogue“ and cooperation
with all sectors of Cuban society. Unfortunately, ten years later, Cuba
continues to violate basic human rights, has stepped up aggresion
against… Continue reading