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Eating Steak and Fries is a Luxury in Cuba / Iván García Iván García, 2 May 2017 — On an afternoon like any other, an underground seller of beef, living in the southeast of Havana, bought flank steaks wholesale from a slaughterer, to then sell them to private restaurants and neighbours who could afford them. […] 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
The USCCB, Cuba and the Chong Chon Gang By Marielena Montesino de Stuart ♦ Bishop Richard E. Pates tries to influence American policy towards Cuba. ♦ The socialist reality of the USCCB is clear, even when they coat it with Cuban sugar. ♦ With Obama in the White House and Francis in the Vatican – […] Continue reading
Matt Brady – Director, Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba No More Statues of Che Posted: 07/17/2012 3:37 pm By Matthew Brady and M. L. Brillman The Galway City Council scuttled plans to erect a statue to Ernesto "Che" Guevara but the very idea is repulsive to those who know about Guevara's crimes. The plan [...] 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

Congressional Black Caucus Still Stuck on Castro
Humberto Fontova

Rep. Barbara Lee (D-Calif.), who also serves as chairperson for the
Congressional Black Caucus, has composed an entreaty to President Obama
for an end to the "embargo" on Cuba. "Mr. President: Lift the travel
ban," reads the title of her post on The Hill's Congress Blog.

"[W]e… Continue reading

Cuba protests US visa denial
By EDITH M. LEDERER (AP) – 19 hours ago

UNITED NATIONS — Cuba accused the Obama administration of following in
the footsteps of the Bush administration and violating U.S. law by
denying a visa to the wife of a convicted intelligence agent for the
communist nation.

In a letter to Secretary-General… Continue reading

Posted on Tuesday, 05.19.09
Rights Council needs to improve its record
OUR OPINION: U.S. has work cut out for it in trying to reform United
Nations agency

The Obama administration's decision to join the 47-member U.N. Human
Rights Council is a welcome sign that the United States will try to use
this forum to make a… Continue reading

Ibn Warraq, Michael Weiss
Inhuman Rights
The UN's Human Rights Council, friend to Islamists and tyrants everywhere

In December 2006, the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), an
international group established in 1971 and representing 57 countries,
hosted an emergency summit in Mecca. The event became infamous after two
angry imams from Denmark presented a dossier… Continue reading

Posted on Saturday, 12.20.08
FIFTY YEARS | REVOLUTION AND EXILE
In defiance: Cuba's women prisoners
Known as 'plantadas,' thousands of idealistic Cuban women shared cells
and horror stories as political prisoners under Fidel Castro's regime.
Miami Herald Staff
BY MYRIAM MARQUEZ
mmarquez@MiamiHerald.com

She spent 16 years, nine months and four days in Fidel Castro's prisons,
but… Continue reading

Obama emphasizes renewed diplomacy
Posted on Tue, Nov. 27, 2007
BY CHARLES BABINGTON
Associated Press

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. —
Democrat Barack Obama, confronting claims that he's light on foreign
policy, surrounded himself Tuesday with heavyweights who said his
differences with rival Hillary Rodham Clinton and others are just what
the country needs: A new leader willing to… Continue reading

Represión
El Mandela cubano

Jorge Luis García Pérez (Antúnez) aguarda su libertad desde el 15 de
marzo, cuando expiró su condena de 17 años.

Tania Quintero, Lucerna

jueves 19 de abril de 2007 6:00:00

No ha estado encerrado tanto tiempo como Nelson Mandela, pero al igual
que éste, Antúnez no deja de ser un hombre libre,… Continue reading

Publicado el miércoles 07 de marzo del 2007

Violaciones a los derechos no cesan en Cuba
Redacción de El Nuevo Herald
WASHINGTON
MADRES Y esposas de los disidentes cubanos encarcelados asisten a misa
en la iglesia de Santa Rita, en Cuba. Washington denunció la situación
de los derechos humanos en la isla.
ENRIQUE DE LA OSA… Continue reading

THE CUBA-VENEZUELA ALLIANCE: “EMANCIPATOR Y NEO-BOLIVARISMO” OR
TOTALITARIAN EXPANSION?

By Hernán Yanes *
© 2005 ICCAS
Infosearch:
Armando F. Mastrapa III
Director
Research Dept.
La Nueva Cuba
June 3, 2006

Abstract

This study examines the background as well as the ideological
foundations underpinning the Cuba-Venezuela alliance. Castro and Chavez
are now trying to consolidate a new… Continue reading

EU acusa a Venezuela y a Cuba de violar derechos

El Universal
Jueves 09 de marzo de 2006
Internacional, página 1

La tortura es algo común en América Latina, sostiene

WASHINGTON (Agencias).- Las violaciones a los derechos humanos en
América Latina continuaron siendo graves en 2005, donde la tortura a
detenidos y prisioneros siguió siendo una… Continue reading

A ‘Third Way’ for Latin America?

Washington (CNN) — In Bolivia a few days ago, they were celebrating the inauguration of Evo Morales, the country’s first Indian president.
He promised to reverse social injustice and to shield Bolivia from the influence of the United States, which he called an “imperial power.” He is left of center,… Continue reading