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Cuba first among nations to end mother-to-child HIV, syphilis – Island nation helped by integrated, national health system – WHO effort seeks to get rates so low they are no longer health problem – Officials believe U.S. has met requirements as well BY CHRIS ADAMS cadams@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON World health officials say Cuba has become the […] Continue reading
Misguided Opinions / Fernando Damaso Posted on October 20, 2014 It comes to my attention that in recent months the World Bank has reported that, according to their evaluation, Cuba has one of the best public education systems in the world, with acceptable teacher pay, and the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has said […] Continue reading
Prison Diary XXI: I Accuse: If something happens to me it is NOT an accident Posted on May 27, 2013 Last Friday, May 17, I was led to the punishment cell. In the morning I was visited by the prison director, Lieutenant Colonel Villarrueta Reinaldo Vargas, Chief Interior, Major Erasmus, and First Lieutenant, serving as [...] Continue reading
Jorge Olivera: The History of the Cuban Dissidence is Long / Ivan Garcia Posted on April 12, 2013 For someone from Havana, the best thing is to walk the streets in spring. These March days, Jorge Olivera Castillo, 52, poet and journalist, is delighted by the green of the trees, the salty aroma, and the [...] Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 03.14.12 CUBA Cuban inmates complain of poor conditions, food in video smuggled from Havana prison By Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Ten videos smuggled out of Cuba's biggest and reputedly worst prison, in an unusually daring operation by a dissident, show grotesquely dirty toilets, grimy walls, leaking sewage and food described as worse than [...] 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

Document – Cuba: Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review: Fourth
session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council, February 2009

8 September 2008 Public
amnesty international
Cuba

Submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review

Fourth session of the UPR Working Group of the Human Rights Council

February 2009

Executive summary

In this… Continue reading

ANNUAL REPORT OF THE IACHR 2007
CHAPTER IV
CUBA

I. COMPETENCE FOR OBSERVING AND EVALUATING THE HUMAN RIGHTS
SITUATION IN CUBA

84. The authority of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights to
observe the human rights situation in Cuba derives from the provisions
of the OAS Charter, from the Commission's own Statute, and from its
Rules… 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