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We need a Cuba policy that truly serves the Cuban people José R. Cárdenas As the 2016 presidential campaign began heating up – and Florida appeared more and more winnable – the Donald Trump campaign began increasing its criticisms of President Barack Obama’s 2014 decision to reverse the United States’ longstanding policy towards Cuba. In […] Continue reading
Who Has The Right to Tell a Country’s Stories? All Its Citizens / Periodismo de Barrio Periodismo de Barrio, 16 October 2016 – On 11 October 2016, six members of our Periodismo de Barrio (Neighborhood Journalism) team and two collaborators were arrested in the town of Baracoa, Guantanamo province. We were not arrested for smiling. […] Continue reading
Fidel Castro’s Battle of Ideas… Political Pantomime / Somos+, Roberto Camba How much truth can a man take? Friedrich Nietzsche Somos+, Roberto Camba, 12 September 2016 — They say it began with the fight to return the young rescued rafter Elian Gonzalez from the United States to Cuba. Really it was much earlier, since the […] Continue reading
New Cuban journalism emerges on the internet, beyond official and opposition media Digital journalism has arrived in Cuba, in the Cuban way. BY DANIEL WIZENBERG Knight Center Rodolfo Romero is 27 years-old. He received money from the government to finance a news site. It was going to be called Cuba accuses (Cuba acusa) but he […] Continue reading
Connected Cuba Is Pipedream for U.S. TelecomsL By Lydia Beyoud and Lenore Adkins July 13 — The normalization of U.S. relations with Cuba has stirred interest among tech and telecommunications companies such as Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Verizon Inc. seeking to break into Cuba’s nearly virgin telecommunications market. Other industries, from agriculture to transportation to […] Continue reading
Here’s What Obama and Castro Will Discuss During Their Meeting in Cuba by Reuters MARCH 21, 2016, 10:50 AM EDT The two leaders have deep differences to address. U.S. President Barack Obama turns from sightseeing to state business on his historic Cuba trip on Monday, pressing President Raul Castro for economic and democratic reforms while […] Continue reading
Obama’s trip to Cuba provokes strong emotions Obama will make the first visit by a sitting president in nearly 90 years Major issues still separate the two countries But progress has been made since rapprochement announced Dec. 17, 2014 BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com Symbolic, an effort to burnish his legacy and prevent his Cuba policies […] Continue reading
‘Nos Vemos En La Habana’ Obama Says In Weekly Address / 14ymedio Posted on February 20, 2016 14ymedio 20 February 2016 — The first trip by a US president to Cuba in almost ninety years was the central focus of Barack Obama’s weekly message to the American people, broadcast this Saturday. The president concluded his […] Continue reading
CUBA’S ‘BLACK SPRING’ STILL HAUNTS JOURNALISTS David Soler 8 February 2016 Years after their release, two Cuban journalists look back at lost years. In March 2003 the world’s attention was transfixed on Iraq as the United States prepared to launch a divisive military assault on Saddam Hussein’s government. Meanwhile just 90 miles from U.S. shores, […] Continue reading
U.S.-Cuba relations: A year of change First anniversary of new relationship is Dec. 17 Symbolic and tangible changes mark the year Much work remains before there is a normal relationship BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com In the year since the U.S.-Cuba rapprochement began, some things have seemed to move at warp speed, but others have smacked […] Continue reading
U.S. plans to satirize Cuban leaders in TV show William E. GibsonContact Reporter Washington Bureau Critics say the Cuba broadcast service is swayed by South Florida exiles. —The provocative U.S. broadcast service to Cuba is developing a new TV comedy series that will satirize Cuban leaders at the same time U.S. diplomats are negotiating with […] Continue reading
Dissident artist Tania Bruguera talks leaving Cuba: ‘I would not let them make me a paranoiac’ Cuba Caribbean Carolina A. Miranda LOS ANGELES TIMES carolina.miranda​@latimes.com For months, the case of Tania Bruguera has been a protracted drama that has played itself out on the international stage. The artist — a Cuban national — was detained […] Continue reading
Cuban artist pushes boundary between art and politics, and pays a price NICK MIROFF | THE WASHINGTON POST HAVANA, Cuba – It was probably inevitable, given the trajectory of her career, that Cuban artist Tania Bruguera’s creative vision would collide some day with her country’s less-expansive political reality. From a young age, Bruguera, 46, won […] Continue reading
Laritza Diversent, the Cuban Lawyer who met with Obama / Cubanet, Manuel Guerra Perez Posted on May 28, 2015 Cubanet, Manual Guerra Perez, Havana, 30 April 2015 — Laritza Diversent is a lawyer and director of the Cubalx Center of Legal Information, an independent office that has offered free legal advice since 2010. She graduated […] Continue reading
On Cuban Independence Day: Freedom is the goal BY MARCO RUBIO As we mark Cuban Independence Day this Wednesday, we must never forget that the only true form of independence for the Cuban people is freedom and democracy, and we must recommit our state and nation to the goal of helping them achieve that vital […] Continue reading
The Castros’ New Friend [14-05-2015 22:57:34] James Kirchick (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Obama’s change of policy helps Cuba’s oppressive regime, not its democratic dissidents I’ve visited more than my fair share of dictatorships, but Cuba is the only one where travelers at the airport must pass through a metal detector uponentering, in addition to leaving, the country. Immediately […] Continue reading

U.S. and Cuba face off on human rights in Washington meeting
BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM
03/30/2015 3:55 PM 03/31/2015 8:59 PM

The latest round in the U.S.-Cuba rapprochement got under way Tuesday
when the two countries met in Washington to discuss the potentially
divisive issue of human rights.

The State Department described the meeting as “professional”… Continue reading

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