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Visiting Julio Ferrer Tamayo in jail BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 20 de Enero de 2017 – 06:05 CET. Cuban misery really stands out when it is cold. In a country without much of a winter it is not worth spending much on jackets, which are passed down for decades. On January 15th, […] Continue reading
Guaguas sin asientos y otros inconvenientes 8 noviembre, 2016 8:08 pm por Jorge Luis González Suárez Plaza, La Habana, Jorge Luis González, (PD) La caótica situación del transporte de pasajeros es uno de los más graves problemas en Cuba desde los inicios de la Revolución. La escasez del parque automotor por la falta de piezas […] Continue reading
Cuban migrants could lose easy access to green cards Daniel González, The Republic | azcentral.com 9:21 p.m. MST February 21, 2015 STORY HIGHLIGHTS – Experts say the ‘wet-foot, dry-foot’ policy may soon end as U.S. and Cuba normalize relations – Fears that the policy could end has triggered a spike in Cuban migrants trying to […] Continue reading
HOLLYWOOD RAVES, WHILE CASTRO DIGS GRAVES Exclusive: Marisa Martin blasts celebs for ignoring Cuba’s persecuted artists MARISA MARTIN Fidel Castro, Hollywood’s favorite living dictator, and his li’l bro Raul arrested more than 360 political prisoners in the first 13 days of May alone. Perhaps Kings Castro I and II are just trying to balance out […] Continue reading
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
Calixto, the Resolute* / Lilianne Ruiz Posted on April 15, 2013 This past Tuesday, the Cuban authorities finally acknowledged Calixto R. Martinez Arias's right to go free, after he had served more than six months in prison, initially for the crime of "insulting the leadership figures of the Revolution." He had no trial. Martinez Arias [...] Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 03.21.12 Amnesty denounces detentions of Cuba oppositionBy PAUL HAVENAssociated Press HAVANA — Amnesty International on Wednesday placed four jailed Cubans on its global list of prisoners of conscience, the only inmates on the island to have such a designation, and denounced the Communist-run government for what it called a campaign of intimidation [...] Continue reading
Chinese Torture / BuenavistaVCuba WeblogBuenavistaVCuba Weblog, Translator: Unstated By Yoaxis Marcheco Suarez Many people think I'm talking about some torture method designed by the Chinese to deliberately hurt someone, but it's far from that, I'm talking about the famous Yutong brand buses made in China, although I am sure there is nothing intentional in their [...] Continue reading