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    Keep the Cuban Adjustment Act, but clamp down on its abusers

    Keep the Cuban Adjustment Act, but clamp down on its abusers ‘The spirit of the CAA continues to be relevant’ Many Cubans risk their safety and their lives to escape Some come to reap U.S. benefits and return to island BY CARLOS CURBELO In 1965, one year before signing the Cuban Adjustment Act into law, […] Continue reading

    F.A.C.E. Obama’s Cuba move is misguided

    F.A.C.E.: Obama’s Cuba move is misguided 12/21/2014 2:00 PM 12/22/2014 7:15 PM What’s next for the Cuban people? F.A.C.E., Facts About Cuban Exiles, usually does not enter the strictly political arena, but as its name implies, it is an organization that aims to tell the truth. President Obama, in his broadcast to the nation, dedicated […] Continue reading

    Is Cuba Ready to Negotiate with the USA?

    Is Cuba Ready to Negotiate with the USA? November 19, 2014 Fernando Ravsberg* HAVANA TIMES — The governments of Cuba and the United States have maintained a series of negotiations in different areas of common interest for a number of years now. The two countries refer to such talks as “technical” in nature, but they […] Continue reading

    Is Castro’s Cuba Still a Threat?

    Is Castro’s Cuba Still a Threat? Harry R. Jackson, Jr. | Nov 13, 2014 I remember seeing pictures of Fidel Castro for nearly 50 years. His image has changed from a black haired, Liam Neeson like figure dressed in combat fatigues to a wizened old man. Today’s 88 year-old Castro does not look as dangerous […] Continue reading

    Truth and freedom in Cuba

    Other voices: Truth and freedom in Cuba Pioneer Press POSTED: 10/26/2014 12:01:00 AM CDT The other day, Fidel Castro wrote an opinion column for Cuba’s state-run newspaper, Granma, as he has done periodically from retirement. He lavished praise on an editorial in The New York Times that called for an end to the U.S. trade […] Continue reading

    Cuba should not be rewarded for denying freedom to its people

    Cuba should not be rewarded for denying freedom to its people By Editorial Board October 20 at 7:56 PM THE OTHER day, Fidel Castro wrote an opinion column for Cuba’s state-run newspaper, Granma, as he has done periodically from retirement. He lavished praise on an editorial in the New York Times that called for an […] Continue reading

    Chávez’s defeat could have major impact in Cuba

    Posted on Wednesday, 10.03.12 Chávez's defeat could have major impact in Cuba By Juan Tamayo jtamayo@elnuevoherald.com Cuba would undoubtedly suffer a devastating economic punch if Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez, whose subsidies to H...

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    Locked Up for Hip Hop: Cuban Brothers Antonio Michel and Marcos Maiquel Lima Cruz

    Locked Up for Hip Hop: Cuban Brothers Antonio Michel and Marcos Maiquel Lima Cruz Takepart.com On Christmas Day, 2010, in the picturesque beach city of Holguín, Cuba, independent journalist Antonio Michel Lima Cruz and his brother and fellow j...

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    Open Letter from the Writer Ángel Santiesteban-Prats to the New President of Spain / Ángel Santiesteban

    Open Letter from the Writer Ángel Santiesteban-Prats to the New President of Spain / Ángel SantiestebanAngel Santiesteban, Translator: Unstated Havana, 20 December 2011President Mariano Rajoy, I turn to you on the day my daughter celebrates h... [...] Continue reading

    Oscar Elías Biscet says Cuban dissidents are willing to discuss transitional government

    Posted on Monday, 04.11.11

    Oscar Elías Biscet says Cuban dissidents are willing to discuss transitional governmentBy JUAN CARLOS CHAVEZjcchavez@elNuevoHerald.com

    Oscar Elías Biscet, the most important member of the opposition in Cuba, said dissidents would be willing to negotiate a transitional… Continue reading