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Independent Journalism Seeks to Revive Press Freedom / Iván García Iván García, 3 May 2017 — Let’s step back in time. One morning in 1985, Yndamiro Restano Díaz, a thirty-seven-year-old journalist with Radio Rebelde, took out an old Underwood and wrote a clandestine broadsheet entitled “Nueva Cuba.” After distributing the single-page, handmade newspaper up and […] Continue reading
A Cuban dissident able to travel for the first time praises new U.S. ties and warns of hazards Tracy Wilkinson Fast-talking and often harassed, Cuban political dissident Jose Daniel Ferrer could hold himself up as Exhibit A in the improving relations between Washington and Havana. Ferrer, 45, has been allowed to travel abroad for the […] Continue reading
The IAPA Does Not See Progress In Press Freedom In Cuba / 14ymedio Posted on October 3, 2015 14ymedio, 2 October 2015 — Within a few hours of the opening of the 71st General Assembly of the Inter American Press Association (IAPA), scheduled between 2 and 6 October in Charleston (South Carolina), regional reports from […] Continue reading
Transparency, Honesty and Free Information: Exotic Ideals in Cuba / Ivan Garcia Posted on August 31, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 21 June 2015 — When Berta Soler, leader of one of three splinter groups of the Ladies in White, convened a referendum on her continued command of the organization following a scandal in Fall 2014 regarding […] Continue reading
Document – Cuba: Further information: Prisoner of conscience on hunger strike: Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias Further information on UA: 25/13 Index: AMR 25/002/2013 Cuba Date: 14 March 2013 URGENT ACTION PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE ON HUNGER STRIKE image1.png Independent journalist and prisoner of conscience Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias is on hunger strike to protest against his [...] Continue reading

Reasons for an Injustice / Miriam Celaya
Miriam Celaya, Translator: Unstated

As if the proverbial mediocrity of the usual television programming
weren't enough, in recent weeks there is a new series, incredibly badly
made and edited even worse, that has been presented on the screen.
"Cuba's Reasons," is the title of this latest garbage, which clearly… Continue reading

Jimmy Carter's "Ignominious Report"
By Alberto de la Cruz on 04/07/2011 – 8:59 am PDT

Pedazos de la Isla has the thoughts of former Cuban prisoner of
conscience Normando Hernandez regarding Jimmy Carter's trip to Cuba.
by Normando Hernandez, ex-prisoner of conscience

Outrageous. Offensive to the intelligence, value, and sacrifices
of those who honorably oppose the… Continue reading

Wall Street Journal:
Will Cuba be the next Egypt?
6. February 2011 22:38
Feb. 7 – Article by Mary Anastasia O'Grady on Monday's Wall Street Journal.

The most striking difference between the two countries is Internet access.

Developments in Egypt over the last two weeks brought Cuba to my mind.
Why does a similar rebellion against… Continue reading

Premature thanks in Cuba
The myth of Raul the Reformer
By Daniel Allott
The Washington Times
4:21 p.m., Wednesday, November 24, 2010

It has been more than four years since Raul Castro assumed the duties of
the presidency of Cuba and more than 2 1/2 years since he officially
took over for his older brother, Fidel.… Continue reading

In U.S., battle brews over Cuba travel ban
By Mary Murray, NBC News Producer

HAVANA – Don't start packing those suitcases to Cuba just yet.

Although a congressional committee voted Wednesday to repeal the law
that prohibits American tourists from traveling to the communist-run
island, the real fight to change the decades-old ban – which will… Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, 06.30.10

Amnesty: Cuba courts complicit in stifling dissent
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA — Cuba uses repressive laws, a well-oiled state security
apparatus and complicit courts to stifle political dissent as it
harasses, spies on and imprisons those who openly oppose its communist
system, Amnesty International said in a report released… Continue reading

Cuba urged to respect press freedom as repression of journalists intensifies
30 April 2010

Amnesty International today called on the Cuban authorities to end
harassment of independent journalists following a month in which several
reporters were arbitrarily detained and intimidated for criticizing the

"Journalists who try to work independently of the state-owned media
outlets in… Continue reading

Cuba Still Fails On Human Rights

One party rule remains the law of the land, and when elections are held
they are neither free nor fair.

The U.S. again urges the Cuban government to allow the Red Cross and
United Nations officials to visit Cuban jails.

For 34 years, the United States has reviewed the state… Continue reading

Posted on Thursday, 03.04.10
Truth about the travel ban

Every day there seems to be a new effort to lift U.S. sanctions toward
Cuba, in particular the “travel ban.'' The latest is a bill by House
Agriculture Committee Chairman Colin Peterson, of Minnesota, and U.S.
Rep. Jerry Moran, of Kansas, supposedly aimed… Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, 03.03.10
Radio, TV Martí fight for freedom

The tragic death of political prisoner of conscience Orlando Zapata
Tamayo has touched off profound revulsion in Cuba against the brutal
tyranny of the Castro brothers. Thousands of Cubans have raised their
voices to protest the Cuban dictatorship's criminal inaction in the… Continue reading

Posted on Wednesday, 03.03.10
Cuban hunger striker unconscious, hospitalized
The Associated Press

HAVANA — A Cuban dissident who has spent a week on a hunger strike has
been rushed to a hospital in central Cuba after losing consciousness, a
family spokeswoman told The Associated Press on Wednesday.

Guillermo Farinas, a journalist who files Internet dispatches in… Continue reading

Cuban crimes and U.S. apologists
Posted By José R. Cárdenas Tuesday, March 2, 2010 – 6:12 PM Share

As if the world needed further reminding, in recent weeks there have
been two events that underscore the unremitting brutality of the Castro
regime in Cuba. Just last week, human rights activists reported on the
death of political… Continue reading

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