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    In Cuba, Growing Numbers Of Bloggers Manage To Operate In A Vulnerable Gray Area July 2, 20178:26 AM ET CARRIE KAHN In recent years, a growing number of news and political websites have popped up in Cuba. Some are taking advantage of what they say has been a small but vibrant opening afforded them since […] Continue reading
    Populism Cuban Style: Conquests, Threats and Leadership 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, 6 June 2017 — The leader speaks for hours on the platform, his index finger pointing to an invisible enemy. A human tide applauds when the intonation of a phrase demands it and stares enraptured at the bearded speaker. For decades these public acts were […] Continue reading
    Cuban Christmas: Between Killjoys And Mourning / 14ymedio, Miriam Celaya 14ymedio, Havana, Miriam Celaya, 18 December 2016 — I’m clueless as to what they are called in other cultures, but for Cubans here and abroad, the word “sapo,” which literally means “toad,” is a term applied to the typical individual who always shows up in […] Continue reading
    Fidel Castro is dead BY GLENN GARVIN ggarvin@MiamiHerald.com Fidel Castro, who towered over his Caribbean island for nearly five decades, a shaggy-bearded figure in combat fatigues whose long shadow spread across Latin America and the world, is dead at age 90. His brother Raul announced the death late Friday night. Millions cheered Fidel Castro on […] Continue reading
    Cuba’s Frozen Revolution September 27, 2016 By Tad Boniecki HAVANA TIMES — I came to write this piece because I was fascinated reading the Lonely Planet’s account of Cuban history. Wanting to share it, I summarized it. Yet I realized that something vital was missing from the Lonely Planet, namely a summing up of Cuba […] Continue reading
    Free Information Is “Food For The Brain,” Said Alan Gross / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 13 September 2016 — The last day of Cuba Internet Freedom Forum (CIF), which is meeting in Miami this week and was attended by dozens of experts in the use of networks, explored the importance of recognizing […] Continue reading
    In Cuba, seedlings of capitalism Updated: AUGUST 11, 2016 — 12:53 PM EDT by Michael Smerconish, Inquirer Columnist Entrepreneurship might seem like an odd word to associate with Cuba, but it seems increasingly apt, given the individuals I met during a week traveling the island. From the tobacco fields three hours outside of Havana to […] Continue reading
    What Fidel Taught Hugo Cuba defined Chávez's career as much as Venezuela did BY FRANCISCO TORO Hugo Chávez died today in Venezuela at the age of 58, but his battle with a never-specified form of cancer was waged largely in a Cuban hospital—a telling detail, as Cuba loomed just as large in his political imagination […] Continue reading
    Digital Rations Internet Policy in Castro's CubaBy Ellery Roberts BiddleFebruary 3, 2011 Fidel Castro has an acute understanding of the power of communication. It fueled his force as a ruler for over half a century, and was freshly evident last summer when the 82-year-old leader of the Cuban revolution reappeared in public for the first […] Continue reading
    Politics and the Spanish Language:A review of Yoani Sánchez's 'Cuba Libre'By Antonio Sosa 8:49 AM 10/24/2010 In his famous essay describing the character of the Enlightenment, Kant adopted Horace's exhortation, "Sapere aude," as the unofficial motto for the age. Today, we may find a modest and beleaguered exemplar of this 18th century precept –which means, […] Continue reading
    Alina Fernandez Talks Growing Up in Cuba Under CastroSeptember 24, 2010 at 4:45 AM by Steven McDole DUBOIS – Alina Fernandez, daughter of Fidel Castro, spoke in the Hiller Auditorium Thursday night at the Penn State DuBois campus about her life. Fernandez spoke of being just old enough to remember life prior the fall of […] Continue reading
    Letter: Blame Cuban starvation on CastroPosted: January 21, 2010 – 12:11amBy Pete Montes de Oca Editor: I am writing in response to the letter published recently, "Cubans suffer many forms of starvation," written by Kristy Weeks, a member of an organization that travels often to Cuba for humanitarian and educational purposes. I haven't been to […] Continue reading
    Alina Fernandez, Fidel Castro's daughter talks of life in CubaBy: Sam KemererPosted: 10/26/09 "I think that freedom is very important and that it has a price," explained Alina Fernandez. Fernandez, Fidel Castro's daughter, spoke to a very large crowed in the Barben rooms on Tuesday, October 20. Her speech touched upon many subjects but revolved […] Continue reading
    Cuba: Close, but no cigar for U.S. touristsBy Kitty Bean Yancey, USA TODAYHAVANA — The country famed for vintage architecture, rum, cigars and '50s cars has a new spin. Cuba and its tourism industry are ramping up with hip hotels, Chinese-made tour buses and restaurants serving trendy international dishes, partly in anticipation of an influx […] Continue reading
    January 8, 2009 – 8:01 PMDaily struggle tests Cuban revolution Fifty years ago on Thursday Fidel Castro and his rebel forces entered the Cuban capital, Havana, declaring "tyranny has been overthrown". Swiss Cuba experts examine the impact and future challenges of Cuba's revolution at a time when islanders are struggling to cope with uncertainty and […] Continue reading
    ANNUAL REPORT OF THE IACHR 2007CHAPTER IVCUBA 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 of […] Continue reading
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