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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

    Cuba, Cubans celebrate the 17th of December. Or do they cry for it?

    Cuba, Cubans celebrate the 17th of December. Or do they cry for it? / Angel Santiesteban Posted on December 19, 2015 For Cubans, as long as I can remember and from the history I learned, December 17th is a sacred day in which St. Lazarus calls his devotees to the shrine at El Rincon, on […] Continue reading

    Armando Capó – “I Can Not Understand The Amnesia Induced In A Whole Nation”

    Armando Capó: “I Can Not Understand The Amnesia Induced In A Whole Nation” / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez Posted on December 2, 2015 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 1 December 2015 — The most recent project of the young filmmaker Armando Capó is to bring to the screen the Rafter Crisis of 1994. This director, born in […] Continue reading

    Chronicle of a ‘Rafter’ on Foot

    Chronicle of a ‘Rafter’ on Foot / 14ymedio, Mario Penton Martinez Posted on November 14, 2015 Today we publish the first part of the testimony of a Cuban who has made the dangerous trip to Guatemala US 14ymedio, Mario J. Penton Martinez, Guatamalan/Mexican Border, 13 November 2015 – I live proud of being Cuban. I […] Continue reading

    Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassy

    Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassy BY ANITA SNOW Associated Press HAVANA From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba’s defiance of the United States. “Homeland or Death!” reads the sign erected in front of […] Continue reading

    Cuban diplomat heading talks with U.S. doesn’t hesitate to speak her mind

    Cuban diplomat heading talks with U.S. doesn’t hesitate to speak her mind BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM 01/20/2015 7:00 AM 01/20/2015 6:51 PM Josefina Vidal Ferreiro, who will head the Cuban delegation in this week’s talks to begin normalization of diplomatic ties with the United States, is described as well prepared, intelligent and a keen observer […] Continue reading