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    Red ink – The high human cost of the Cuban revolution

    Red ink: The high human cost of the Cuban revolution BY GLENN GARVIN ggarvin@miamiherald.com LINKEDIN Danilo Maldonado’s collision with the Cuban revolution is, in some ways, a silly asterisk to history. And in others, it practically defines the country’s dilemma of the past 57 years, a state that defines itself as the people’s political vanguard, […] Continue reading

    Miami lawmakers join Cuban advocates to blast Obama plan

    Miami lawmakers join Cuban advocates to blast Obama plan BY CHRIS ADAMS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU 01/20/2015 8:29 PM 01/20/2015 10:28 PM WASHINGTON Cuban democracy activists and Republican lawmakers on Tuesday blasted the White House and its proposed easing of tension with the Castro government, saying during a Capitol Hill press conference that the Obama administration […] Continue reading

    Sudden U.S. Thaw Worries Cuban Dissidents

    Sudden U.S. Thaw Worries Cuban Dissidents By VICTORIA BURNETT and WILLIAM NEUMANDEC. 26, 2014 HAVANA — Sitting in her brother’s spare apartment, near a blinking plastic Christmas tree, Sonia Garro was relishing her newfound freedom, happily trading her prison garb for a purple dress and flip-flops with bright pink plastic bows over the toes. Ms. […] Continue reading

    Castros the beneficiaries of perilous policy shift

    Castros the beneficiaries of perilous policy shift BY HELEN AGUIRRE FERRÉ HAGUIRREFERRE@GMAIL.COM 12/20/2014 2:00 PM 12/20/2014 7:00 PM President Obama just blew oxygen into the moribund Cuban economy — and its governing elite — by announcing the reestablishment of full diplomatic relations and economic concessions, a dramatic shift in diplomatic relations between the two countries. […] Continue reading

    Obama jokes that long-winded speeches run in the Castro family

    Obama jokes that long-winded speeches run in the Castro family BY MIMI WHITEFIELD AND NORA GAMEZ TORRES NGAMEZTORRES@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM 12/19/2014 2:48 PM 12/19/2014 6:45 PM When President Barack Obama spoke by phone to Cuban leader Raúl Castro earlier this week, they even had time for a bit of levity about Fidel Castro’s legendarily long speeches. The […] Continue reading

    Letter to Obama Sparks Controversy

    Letter to Obama Sparks Controversy / 14ymedio Posted on May 24, 2014 14ymedio, Havana | May 23, 2014 A letter published this week, signed by more than forty American personalities, asked Barack Obama to ease measures toward Cuba. In an unusual gesture of consensus, former senior U.S. politicians, military, analysts and businessmen advocate relaxing the […] Continue reading

    The plight of Alan Gross

    Posted on Thursday, 05.08.14 The plight of Alan Gross BY BASILIO GUZMAN CUBACENTER.ORG I sympathize with the plight of Alan Gross, a USAID contractor unjustly sentenced to 15 years in a Cuban prison. Some reports have said he is, or was, waging a hunger strike to protest his confinement; other reports say he is “fasting.” […] 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

    The Solitude of the Desert

    The Solitude of the Desert / Angel Santiesteban Angel Santiesteban, Translator: Unstated Translator's note: This blog post does NOT relate to Angel's most recent arrest this week. It relates to a series of criminal charges the regime fabric... Continue reading

    Many hope Pope Benedict will address tough issues in Cuba

    Posted on Monday, 03.19.12Many hope Pope Benedict will address tough issues in CubaBy Mimi WhitefieldThe Miami HeraldFor centuries, pilgrims have come to the Our Lady of Charity shrine with wishes for a cure for ill health, a better economy, and improv... [...] Continue reading

    Time to Take Action on Alan Gross

    Time to Take Action on Alan Grossat 12:04 AM Saturday, August 6, 2011

    The Castro regime's "Supreme Court" has just upheld the conviction and 15-year prison sentence of jailed American development worker Alan Gross.

    The time has come for the… Continue reading