Alan Gross: Castro's prisoner
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    Let him go now!

    ‘Let him go now!’ 12/02/2014 7:34 PM 12/02/2014 11:11 PM Five years after the detention and subsequent imprisonment of U.S. citizen Alan Gross in Cuba, pleas for his release continue to fall on deaf ears in Havana. His prolonged detention confirms the capricious and mean-spirited nature of the Castro regime. Mr. Gross was on a […] Continue reading

    New York Times goes on a Cuban crusade

    11 November 2014 Last updated at 21:18 GMT Share this pagePrint New York Times goes on a Cuban crusade By Thomas Sparrow BBC Mundo The Times editors think circumstances are ripe for a thaw in US-Cuba relations Cuba clearly is on the minds of the editors of the New York Times. In the last month […] Continue reading

    The Associated Press Calls Us ‘Mercenaries’

    The Associated Press Calls Us ‘Mercenaries’ / 14ymedio, Manuel Cuesta Morua Posted on August 17, 2014 14ymedio, Havana, Manuel Cuesta Morua, 14 August 2014 — Two separate reports from the American Associated Press (AP) agency, published urbi et orbi, reproduce a syndrome of certain US media in relation to Cuba, at least in the last […] Continue reading

    Cuba clamps down on Wi-Fi networks

    Posted on Monday, 06.16.14 Cuba clamps down on Wi-Fi networks The little-known nets allow members to exchange information and entertainment materials. BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM When the illegal Wi-Fi network in the Havana neighborhood of Mantilla was up and running, 120 members could play computer games and exchange news, movies and TV shows with […] Continue reading

    Time for an evolution in U.S. policy on Cuba

    Time for an evolution in U.S. policy on Cuba By Katrina vanden Heuvel, Tuesday, June 10, 2:00 PM The sad irony of U.S.-Cuban relations is that Cuba, under the leadership of 83-year-old Raúl Castro, is changing rapidly, and the United States, despite President Obama’s promises of a “new beginning,” remains largely frozen in a self-destructive […] Continue reading

    OLPL Speaks at Johns Hopkins

    OLPL Speaks at Johns Hopkins / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on May 17, 2014 Speech by OLPL in Kenney Auditorium, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC, 16 May 2014. Dear friends: As a Cuban from the Island —and all Cubans are, no matter how far and how much time has […] Continue reading

    Reforms in Cuba bypassed press freedom, says IAPA

    Reforms in Cuba bypassed press freedom, says IAPA Published on April 7, 2014 BRIDGETOWN, Barbados — The Inter American Press Association (IAPA), as one of a number of in-depth reviews of major press freedom developments in the past six months in each of the countries of the Americas, at its midyear meeting held in Barbados, […] Continue reading

    Cuba is Venezuela’s biggest loser

    Cuba is Venezuela’s biggest loser Published: Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014 | 11:16 AM ET By: Silvana Ordonez | News Associate Opposition activists protest near the Cuban Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela, on March 16, 2014. In the midst of chaos in Venezuela, a dependent Cuba and its economic future is walking on a tight rope. As […] Continue reading

    USAID cut out of Cuba programs

    Posted on Wednesday, 02.12.14 USAID cut out of Cuba programs BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has been left out of the $17.5 million appropriated for Cuba democracy programs this fiscal year, amid complaints over partisan political fighting and agency mishandling of the programs. Instead, the funds will go […] Continue reading

    Israeli high-techies set their lenses on Cuba’s Jews

    Israeli high-techies set their lenses on Cuba’s Jews Exhibit opening at Beth Hatefutsoth is latest in amateur photographers’ project in Diaspora communities. By Judy Maltz | Feb. 3, 2014 | 2:33 AM A little more than a year ago, a group of eight Israeli amateur photographers set out on a journey to Cuba. Their mission […] Continue reading

    NGOs Release Report Urging EU & US to Oppose China, Russia, Cuba & Saudi Arabia

    NGOs Release Report Urging EU & US to Oppose China, Russia, Cuba & Saudi Arabia By UN Watch Monday, November 4, 2013 Maldives, Morocco, Namibia, South Africa, South Sudan, Uruguay are “Questionable” GENEVA, – As the U.N. prepares to elect 14 nations next week to its highest human rights body, a coalition of non-governmental human […] Continue reading