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“Recognizing changes does not mean we go along” REINALDO ESCOBAR, La Habana | Marzo 19, 2015 Twelve years after the Black Spring, 14ymedio chats with some of the former political prisoners currently living on the Island. Two questions have been posed to those activists condemned in March 2003: one about their decision to stay in […] Continue reading
“No matter where I live, I will keep working for the freedom of Cuba” REINALDO ESCOBAR, La Habana | Marzo 19, 2015 Twelve years after the Black Spring, 14ymedio chats with some of the former political prisoners currently living on the Island. Two questions have been posed to those activists condemned in March 2003: one […] Continue reading
Here’s a Glimpse into the Future of U.S. Private Investment in Cuba Mar 13, 2015 As the relationship between the United States and Cuba evolves, so does the potential for U.S. investment in the island nation. Dan Loney, host of the Knowledge@Wharton show on Wharton Business Radio on SiriusXM channel 111 recently spoke on the […] Continue reading
Cuba: My State of Conflict Posted: 02/17/2015 10:30 am EST Elinor Robin Tomorrow I leave for six days in Cuba. Some months ago, before the recent diplomatic adjustment, Cuba seemed to be calling me. I’ve lived in South Florida for most of my adult life. And, Cuba’s culture and people have profoundly influenced Florida, despite […] Continue reading
ABOUT WHY DON’T WE CHANGE OUR OPINION ON THE NEW OBAMA POLICY TOWARDS CASTRO’S REGIME José Daniel Ferrer, Executive Secretary of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) analyzes in this Press Release UNPACU’s position regarding the current OBAMA’s policy towards the Castro regime and defends reasons why UNPACU is maintaining its position on this issue, […] Continue reading
Don’t expect Cuba to embrace change overnight Sunday, February 1, 2015 | 6:00 a.m. CST BY MIAMI HERALD Anyone who believed that a mutual decision by the United States and Cuba to normalize diplomatic relations would produce immediate changes is bound to be disappointed by the results of the first round of face-to-face talks between […] Continue reading
Blurring Boundaries Between Art and Activism in Cuba In Cuba, Artistic Freedom Remains an Open Question By VICTORIA BURNETTJAN. 23, 2015 MEXICO CITY — Of the half-dozen pieces that form Tania Bruguera’s series “Tatlin’s Whisper,” the one that the Cuban government silenced may have resounded most. An attempt by Ms. Bruguera, a New York-based Cuban […] Continue reading
Raul Castro’s Pyrrhic Victory / Ivan Garcia Posted on January 17, 2015 After the jubilation over the arrival in Cuba of the three spies imprisoned in the US comes to an end, when the campaign of tributes in the official media is over and the lights installed on the stands for government agents to hear […] Continue reading
Cuban entrepreneurs take Startup 101 By Sara Ashley O’Brien   @saraashleyo January 7, 2015: 10:51 AM ET NEW YORK (CNNMoney) StartUp Cuba, a newly formed Miami-based initiative, wants to bring startup basics to Cubans. While the U.S. is crowded with accelerators and small business professionals, Cuba is another story. In 2010, it loosened restrictions on non-government […] Continue reading
Obama’s new policy toward Cuba could mark the end of the olive-green autocracy / Ivan Garcia Posted on January 7, 2015 I understand the discontent of an important sector of Cubans in exile and within the internal dissidence. On 17 November, just one month before the momentous diplomatic turn of events between Cuba and the […] Continue reading
Human rights activists search for signs of Cuban prisoner release BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM 01/06/2015 7:00 AM  01/06/2015 8:04 PM Staffers at the Miami-based Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba have been calling the relatives of dozens of long-term Cuban political prisoners non-stop in recent days to see if anyone has been freed as part […] Continue reading
Despite detente, search for art looted in Cuba could take years By By Alistair Bell MIAMI (Reuters) – When Gil Marmol and his family fled Cuba in 1961 the revolutionary government seized 17 paintings that they left behind, including two watercolors by Mexico’s Diego Rivera. Years later, he discovered that one of the works was […] Continue reading
Relatives: Cuba Detains Dissidents Before Protest By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSDEC. 30, 2014, 5:04 P.M. E.S.T. HAVANA — Cuban officials arrested at least three members of the political opposition Tuesday ahead of a protest art performance seen as the first major test of the government’s tolerance for dissent since the declaration of detente with the U.S. […] Continue reading
Turbulent voyage: the Cuban baseball pipeline BY LINDA ROBERTSON LROBERTSON@MIAMIHERALD.COM 12/27/2014 7:57 PM 12/27/2014 10:10 PM The clandestine journey from decaying ballparks to major league stadiums can be treacherous, degrading and expensive for Cuban baseball players who risk their lives on sea crossings only to be auctioned off by smugglers demanding an exorbitant cut of […] Continue reading
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
Lifting the Embargo Means Cuba Can No Longer Play Victim Jose Miguel Vivanco Dec. 19, 2014 The status quo has allowed the Cuban government to exploit U.S. policy to garner sympathy abroad Some critics contend that President Obama’s decision to re-establish full diplomatic relations with Cuba means that the United States has abandoned its commitment […] Continue reading
For exiles in Miami, move toward closer Cuba ties stirs complicated emotions BY PATRICIA MAZZEI PMAZZEI@MIAMIHERALD.COM 12/18/2014 7:36 PM 12/18/2014 10:21 PM A man burst into Hialeah’s famed Vicky Bakery on Thursday afternoon and held up his arms in victory. “¡Triunfamos! ¡Triunfamos!” he said. We triumphed. “What are you talking about?” a woman working behind […] Continue reading
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