Torture in Cuba
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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
Artist jailed in Cuba since November for anti-Fidel Castro graffiti may be released Jan. 28 By Elizabeth Llorente Published January 18, 2017 A prominent graffiti artist in Cuba who was jailed the day after Fidel Castro died for actions that appeared to celebrate the late Cuban leader’s passing, reportedly will be released on Jan. […] Continue reading
Turbulent voyage: the Cuban baseball pipeline BY LINDA ROBERTSON LROBERTSON@MIAMIHERALD.COM 12/27/2014 7:57 PM 12/27/2014 10:10 PM The clandestine journey from decaying ballparks to major league stadiums can be treacherous, degrading and expensive for Cuban baseball players who risk their lives on sea crossings only to be auctioned off by smugglers demanding an exorbitant cut of […] Continue reading
More Than 300 Opponents Arested on International Human Rights Day Posted on December 12, 2013 HAVANA, Dec. 11, 2013 , Let’s Talk Press / Repressive forces of Raul Castro’s military regime arrested several correspondents from the Hablemos (We Speak) Press Information Center who were trying to take pictures of the repression against activists and […] Continue reading
An Interview with Berta Soler, Leader of the Ladies in White / Ivan Garcia Posted on July 28, 2013 (Exclusive, Iván García in Havana) If you want confirmation that socialism does not work, do yourself a favor and visit Alamar. This community, twenty minutes east of Havana, is an example of real urban chaos. A [...] Continue reading
Cuba Grants Prison Access on Own Terms First visit in years highlights lack of regular outside monitoring. By Yaremis Flores Marín – Latin America 8 May 13 When the Cuban authorities offered foreign journalists rare access to the prison system last month, it was very much on their own terms. The visit took place on [...] Continue reading
Global Insider: Brazil's Rousseff is Positioned to Push for Change in CubaBy The Editors | 15 Feb 2012 Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff made her first official visit to Cuba last month. In an email interview, David Herrero, a research associate at the Council on Foreign Relations, discussed Brazil-Cuba relations. WPR: How did Brazil-Cuba relations evolve [...] Continue reading
A Little Report about Governmental Fraud / Ángel SantiestebanAngel Santiesteban, Translator: Regina Anavy The last thing able to survive from our Cuban heritage is housing, owing to the totalitarian will of Fidel Castro, who dictated for more than 50 years that everything was his property and only he would decide what was whose and when [...] Continue reading
Immigration expects Cuban influxBy: Brent Fuller | brent@cfp.ky23 November, 2011 They're back. For the first time in a few years, the Cayman Islands Immigration Detention Centre is brimming full of Cuban migrants after two boatloads arrived here within the past two months. Last weekend, a group of 17 Cuban migrants – 16 men and one [...] Continue reading