Torture in Cuba
Calendar
November 2019
M T W T F S S
« Jul    
 123
45678910
11121314151617
18192021222324
252627282930  
Archives

train

The Legacy of Fidel Castro and the Future of Cuba / Iván García Iván García, 6 December 2016 — Some large scale political events, the ones where people are weeping over the death of a “venerated leader” or yelling slogans like ventriloquists, are really smoke and mirrors. A dishonest trick. On April 7, 1957, a […] Continue reading
Posted on Thursday, 04.10.14 Promoting democracy in countries where USAID isn’t welcome is a delicate balancing act BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM The U.S. Agency for International Development has a long history of funding democracy-building programs in Latin America and around the world — even in countries like Cuba, where it isn’t welcome. It’s always been […] Continue reading
Disclosure of USAID program in Cuba highlights challenge agency faces By MIMI WHITEFIELD The Miami Herald Published: Thursday, Apr. 10, 2014 – 1:00 am MIAMI — The U.S. Agency for International Development has a long history of funding democracy-building programs in Latin America and around the world – even in countries such as Cuba, where […] 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
No freedom of speech in Cuba despite easier foreign travel-activist Source: Reuters – Wed, 1 May 2013 04:59 PM * Dissident among 19 Cubans allowed to leave so far * Says Havana controls media * Britain, Spain and U.S. call for freedom of association By Stephanie Nebehay GENEVA, May 1 (Reuters) – The Castro government’s [...] Continue reading
Cuba Poised To Make Statement on Fate of Alan Gross Rabbi Pronounces Jailed American in Good Health: Report By Paul Berger Published November 27, 2012. Cuban officials are poised to make an important "announcement" this morning about the plight of Alan Gross, a Jewish contractor held in a Cuban jail for almost three years. Media [...] Continue reading
Posted on Tuesday, 11.27.12 U.S. rabbi: Jailed American in Cuba Alan Gross in good health By PAUL HAVEN The Associated Press HAVANA — A prominent New York rabbi and physician visited an American subcontractor serving a long jail term in Cuba and said the man is in good health, despite his family's concerns about a [...] Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 04.21.12 The hit teams that carried out Castro's vendettas In an excerpt, the first of three, from his new book, 'Castro's Secrets: The CIA and Cuba's Intelligence Machine,' Brian Latell a retired CIA agent now with the University of Miami, discloses how a Cuban intelligence defector Assassination operations had always been Fidel's [...] Continue reading

CUBAN GOVERNMENT DENIES WORKERS THEIR TRADE UNIONS RIGHTS

Despite Increased Repression Independent Unions Continue to Emerge
Inside Cuba
By Jack Otero

During the Clinton Administration Mr. Otero served as Deputy
Undersecretary of Labor for International Affairs, Assistant Secretary
of Labor-Designate and was the U.S. Government Representative on the
Governing Body of the International Labor Organization (ILO)… 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