Human Rights Newsfeed.


Theme RSS Feeds Start Page

Protestors violently attacked in CubaCuban in prison punishment cellDamas de Blanco Ladies in White protesting in HavanaGuillermo Farinas on hunger strike for freeom of speech in Cuba

More articles on human rights in Cuba from the Cubaverdad archive

Human Rights – Cubaverdad

News and Facts about Cuba

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:27:49 +0000


02/23/2017 07:26 PM
Cuba says it foiled plot to destabilize country, slams dissidents and OAS
Cuba says it foiled plot to destabilize country, slams dissidents and OAS By Sarah Marsh and Nelson Acosta | HAVANA Communist-ruled Cuba on Wednesday said it had foiled a serious plot aiming to destabilize the country by preventing the chief of the Organization of American States traveling to the island to attend an award ceremony […]
02/23/2017 07:24 PM
U.S. senators say Cuba’s Castro keen to continue detente
U.S. senators say Cuba’s Castro keen to continue detente By Sarah Marsh | HAVANA Cuban President Raul Castro made it clear to a visiting U.S. congressional delegation that his country was intent on pursuing market reform and detente with the United States, U.S. Senator Patrick Leahy told a news conference on Wednesday. Leahy, a Democrat […]
02/23/2017 07:23 PM
Cuba Blocks Chilean Student from Entry for Award Ceremony Honoring Dissident
Cuba Blocks Chilean Student from Entry for Award Ceremony Honoring Dissident BY: SABRINA MARTÍN – @SABRINAMARTINR – FEB 22, 2017, 12:21 PM Cuba removed a Chilean student leader from Cuba hoping to attend an award ceremony dedicated to Cuban political activist Oswaldo Payá. Juan Carlos Vargas, a former student at the Central University of Chile […]
02/23/2017 06:45 PM
The IAPA Demands The Government Of Cuba Release Its Regional Vice President On The Island
The IAPA Demands The Government Of Cuba Release Its Regional Vice President On The Island / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Miami, 21 February 2017 — The Inter American Press Association (IAPA) condemned the arrest in Cuba of Henry Constantin Ferreiro, director of the magazine Hour of Cuba and regional vice president of its Committee on Freedom of […]
02/23/2017 06:44 PM
Cuba Refuses OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro Entry To The Island
Cuba Refuses OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro Entry To The Island / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 22 February 2017 — The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, has published a letter explaining why he can not attend the Oswaldo Payá “Freedom and Life” Award ceremony. In the letter, addressed to Rosa […]
02/21/2017 01:22 PM
The energy that Castroism is stifling
The energy that Castroism is stifling ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 21 de Febrero de 2017 – 09:05 CET. In recent weeks the regime of General Raúl Castro has “spooked,” and is now galloping in the wrong direction, in defiance of time and history. The economic crisis is compounded daily, and the dictator […]
02/21/2017 12:51 AM
Cuba’s Ladies In White Report 50 Arrests This Sunday
Cuba’s Ladies In White Report 50 Arrests This Sunday / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 19 February 2017 — Some fifty Ladies in White were detained this Sunday on the Island, according to members of that dissident organization. Former political prisoner and regime opponent Angel Moya told 14ymedio by phone that Berta Soler had been arrested by […]
02/20/2017 11:30 PM
McGovern in Cuba to discuss new partnerships
McGovern in Cuba to discuss new partnerships Worcester Democrat is part of bipartisan delegation By Anthony Fay Published: February 20, 2017, 9:48 am WASHINGTON (WWLP) – Congressman Jim McGovern is in Cuba with a group of other members of Congress, to discuss increasing cooperation between the two nations. McGovern (D-Worcester), who has long advocated for […]
02/20/2017 11:12 PM
The Catholic Church takes a good step
Editorial: The Catholic Church takes a good step DDC | Madrid | 20 de Febrero de 2017 – 09:41 CET. Ever since the trip to Cuba taken by Pope John Paul II, the Cuban Catholic Church’s dedication to the defense of human rights has clearly been insufficient. Understandably, some have come to describe this failure […]
02/19/2017 05:10 PM
Vermont US Sen. Patrick Leahy Heading to Cuba, Colombia
Vermont US Sen. Patrick Leahy Heading to Cuba, Colombia Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is headed to Cuba and Colombia during the President’s Day congressional recess. Feb. 19, 2017, at 8:18 a.m. MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Vermont U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy is headed to Cuba and Colombia during the President’s Day congressional recess. Leahy, a […]
02/17/2017 07:52 PM
Trump – Rubio and I have ‘very similar views on Cuba’
Trump: Rubio and I have ‘very similar views on Cuba’ BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com President Donald Trump said during a press conference Thursday that he shares Florida Republican Senator Marco Rubio’s views on Cuba. “We had dinner with Senator Rubio and his wife, who was by the way, lovely, and we had a very […]
02/17/2017 07:51 PM
Florida ports send $65 million in goods to Cuba even as governor tries to limit trade expansion
Florida ports send $65 million in goods to Cuba even as governor tries to limit trade expansion BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com Humanitarian shipments, frozen chicken parts, chocolate bars, empty beer kegs from the U.S. Naval Station at Guantánamo Bay, medicine, even a traveling Bible exhibit. These items and more have flowed through the state’s ports […]
02/17/2017 07:42 PM
El Sexto pide ante el senado de EEUU ‘solidaridad con la causa de la democracia en Cuba’
El Sexto pide ante el senado de EEUU ‘solidaridad con la causa de la democracia en Cuba’ DDC | Washington | 17 de Febrero de 2017 – 00:32 CET. Danilo Maldonado Machado, El Sexto, ofreció el jueves testimonio ante el Subcomité del Senado de Estados Unidos sobre el Hemisferio Occidental para los asuntos de Crimen […]
02/17/2017 07:35 PM
The Archbishop of Havana Receives the Ladies in White
The Archbishop of Havana Receives the Ladies in White DDC | La Habana | 17 de Febrero de 2017 – 10:54 CET. The leader of the Ladies in White (Damas de Blanco), Berta Soler, and María Cristina Labrada Varona, representing the women’s movement, met on Wednesday morning with the Archbishop of Havana, Juan de la […]
02/16/2017 01:00 AM
Trump, Rodiles and the Cuban Opposition
Trump, Rodiles and the Cuban Opposition / Juan Orlando Perez Juan Orlando Pérez, 1 February 2017, (re-published in Ivan Garcia’s blog on 7 February 2017) — Antonio Rodiles, one of the Cuban government’s most tireless enemies, or at least one of its most eloquent, has said that the arrival of Donald Trump at the White […]
02/15/2017 11:03 PM
Top diplomat to accept award from democracy group in Cuba
Top diplomat to accept award from democracy group in Cuba By LUIS ALONSO LUGO AND ANDREA RODRIGUEZ, ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Feb 15, 2017, 2:07 PM ET A prominent diplomat is planning a politically sensitive trip to Cuba to accept an award from a pro-democracy group on the island. Luis Almagro, secretary general of the […]
02/15/2017 10:54 PM
China Moves Into Cuba as Venezuela Fades, Trump Looms
China Moves Into Cuba as Venezuela Fades, Trump Looms February 14, 2017 8:30 PM Reuters HAVANA — From buses and trucks to a $500 million golf resort, China is deepening its business footprint in Cuba, helping the fellow Communist-run state survive a crisis in oil-benefactor Venezuela and insulate against a possible rollback of U.S. detente. […]
02/15/2017 05:47 AM
El Sexto dará su testimonio en la próxima Cumbre de Ginebra para los Derechos Humanos y la Democracia
El Sexto dará su testimonio en la próxima Cumbre de Ginebra para los Derechos Humanos y la Democracia DDC | Madrid | 14 de Febrero de 2017 – 18:03 CET. El grafitero cubano Danilo Maldonado (El Sexto) estará entre los activistas que darán su testimonio durante la Novena Cumbre de Ginebra para los Derechos Humanos […]
02/13/2017 08:43 PM
“Those Who Do Not Help the Victims of Castro-ism Are Complicit in the Oppression,” says Rocio Monasterio
“Those Who Do Not Help the Victims of Castro-ism Are Complicit in the Oppression,” says Rocio Monasterio / 14ymedio, Mario Penton 14ymedio, Mario J. Penton, Miami, 11 February 2017 – Rocio Monasterio, a Cuban living in Spain who became popular after starring in a televised debate at the end of November in which she confronted […]
02/12/2017 07:26 PM
Cubans Wanting To Emigrate See The United States As First Option
Cubans Wanting To Emigrate See The United States As First Option / Ivan garcia Ivan Garcia, 19 January 2017 — There are few things that spontaneously bring Cubans on the island together. For example, if the provincial team is crowned champion in the national baseball series, where, in between the infamous beer and a noisy […]
02/12/2017 06:20 PM
Cochran backs bill to expand ag exports to Cuba
Cochran backs bill to expand ag exports to Cuba The Clarion-Ledger, Mississippi 1:54 p.m. CT Feb. 11, 2017 U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran is supporting a new effort to help create more export opportunities for Mississippi farmers by lifting a U.S. restriction on private financing for American agricultural exports to Cuba. The Mississippi Republican is an […]
02/10/2017 07:18 PM
Young Cuban Journalists Look at Their Profession
Young Cuban Journalists Look at Their Profession / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 8 February 2017 – Now underway is the second meeting of young journalists at the Jose Marti International Journalism Institute in Havana. The main objective of the event, organized by the Cuban Journalists Union (UPEC), is to discuss “journalism and […]
02/10/2017 05:28 PM
Another Democrat visits Cuba
Another Democrat visits Cuba By Silvio Canto, Jr. Governor John Hickenlooper (D) of Colorado spent a few days in Cuba. He spoke about doing business with Cuba but not about human rights. This is a summary of his visit: The governor of Colorado said on Sunday he believes the Cuban government wants to further improve […]
02/09/2017 07:55 PM
Portraits of Cubans executed by Castro regime on display in the European Parliament
Portraits of Cubans executed by Castro regime on display in the European Parliament BY LUIS DE LA PAZ More than 100 portraits of Cubans executed by the Castro regime are on display at the European Parliament offices in Brussels thanks to the support of three parliament members from Spain and the Czech Republic. The three […]
02/08/2017 09:09 PM
More Than 50% Of Cuba’s Political Prisoners Belong To UNPACU, According To Human Rights Group
More Than 50% Of Cuba’s Political Prisoners Belong To UNPACU, According To Human Rights Group / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 6 February 2017 – A report released this Monday by the National Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation (CCDHRN) counts 478 arbitrary arrests against dissidents throughout the island during the month of January. The […]
02/07/2017 04:49 PM
“I come from the street, but I did not want to stay there,” says ‘El Sexto
“I come from the street, but I did not want to stay there,” says ‘El Sexto’ / 14ymedio, Mario Penton Danilo Maldonado (El Sexto) after his release from prison. (14ymedio) 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 3 February 2017 — The uniform haircut imposed upon entering the Combinado del Este prison contrasts with the stains of fresh […]
02/07/2017 02:02 PM
One of Obama’s parting acts – Suspending lawsuit provision of Helms-Burton
One of Obama’s parting acts: Suspending lawsuit provision of Helms-Burton BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com In his last month in office, former President Barack Obama preempted what could have been one of President Donald Trump’s first actions on Cuba: he suspended a section of the Helms-Burton Act that allows former owners of commercial property expropriated by […]
02/06/2017 03:44 PM
La apertura no ayuda a los cubanos
La apertura no ayuda a los cubanos POR PETR SVAB – LA GRAN ÉPOCA 05/02/2017 Dos años después que el ex presidente Barack Obama relajara la postura de EE. UU. hacia el régimen comunista en Cuba, los cubanos de la isla siguen esperando algún beneficio sustancial. Aunque Obama pudo ensanchar la grieta para que entren […]
02/06/2017 03:24 PM
In Cuba visit, Colorado governor sees government desire to work with Trump
In Cuba visit, Colorado governor sees government desire to work with Trump By Marc Frank | HAVANA The governor of Colorado said on Sunday he believes the Cuban government wants to further improve relations with the United States under President Donald Trump, as he wrapped up a three-day visit to the Communist-run island nation. “They […]
02/06/2017 03:08 PM
Have you been to Cuba? CEOs discuss business and travel opportunities on the island
Have you been to Cuba? CEOs discuss business and travel opportunities on the island This week’s question: Have you ever been to Cuba? Do you plan to go? Why or why not? ========== No, I have not been to Cuba. Of all of the places I would like to visit, Cuba is not a priority […]
02/05/2017 05:24 PM
The Struggle for Freedom Continues in Cuba
The Struggle for Freedom Continues in Cuba by MARIO T. DE LA PENA February 5, 2017 4:00 AM Fidel Castro is dead, but Castroism still needs to be defeated Fidel Castro died on November 25, but Castroism — the one-party, neo-Stalinist system that has tyrannized Cuba for more than half a century — still needs […]
02/04/2017 10:39 PM
Postulada abogada cubana para dos premios de derechos humanos
Postulada abogada cubana para dos premios de derechos humanos febrero 04, 2017 Jorge P. Martínez La abogada cubana independiente Laritza Diversent, ha sido postulada para el Premio Front Line Defenders 2017 y Gwanju Prize for Human Rights 2017 por defender los derechos civiles y humanos de los cubanos en la isla. La abogada cubana independiente […]
02/04/2017 10:19 PM
Cubans anxious about change in US relations under Trump
Cubans anxious about change in US relations under Trump Trump threatened to remove embassy in Havana By: PATRICK OPPMANN Updated: Feb 04, 2017 12:22 AM CST HAVANA, Cuba (CNN) – As US President Donald Trump lashes out at US enemies and allies alike, many Cubans wonder which Trump they will face. Will it be the […]
02/04/2017 10:15 PM
Donald Trump ‘reviewing Cuba policy’, says White House
Donald Trump ‘reviewing Cuba policy’, says White House Possible hardening of stance towards communist island follows improving relations under Barack Obama Tom Batchelor White House press secretary Sean Spicer speaks during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington on 3 February AP Donald Trump is to conduct a “full review” of America’s […]
02/04/2017 10:09 PM
Brazen Cuban street artist El Sexto talks about his work, prison and activism
Brazen Cuban street artist El Sexto talks about his work, prison and activism BY MARIO J. PENTÓN mpenton@elnuevoherald.com Danilo Maldonado, the Cuban graffiti artist and human rights activist known as El Sexto, is the very antithesis of the communist “new man” the Castro revolution was supposed to create. Maldonado spent 55 days in prison after […]
02/04/2017 10:07 PM
For Cubans stranded in third countries, few options remain
For Cubans stranded in third countries, few options remain BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com The recent U.S. immigration policy changes first ordered by former President Barack Obama and then by sitting President Donald Trump have left a particular group of Hispanics caught in the immigration crossfire: Cubans. On Jan. 12, just a few days before […]
02/02/2017 07:51 PM
Amnesty International Calls For Release Of Cuban Opponent Eduardo Cardet
Amnesty International Calls For Release Of Cuban Opponent Eduardo Cardet / EFE, 14ymedio EFE (via 14ymedio), Havana, 1 Februday 2017 — The global organization Amnesty International on Tuesday called for the “immediate and unconditional” release of Cuban dissident Eduardo Cardet, who has been detained for two months accused of the crime of assault. Amnesty International […]
02/02/2017 06:36 PM
Meet the Entrepreneurs Breaking Into This Long-Forbidden Market
Meet the Entrepreneurs Breaking Into This Long-Forbidden Market Less than 100 miles south of Key West sits a socialist country forbidden from doing business with the U.S. for 57 years. Now it’s on the brink of being opened to American entrepreneurs. Meet the ones hoping to cash in first. By David Whitford The Friday before […]
02/01/2017 08:49 PM
On Notice – Cuban Repressor Dainier Suarez Pagan
On Notice: Cuban Repressor Dainier Suarez Pagan / Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba, 30 January 2017 — To Mr. Suarez Pagan: For six months, since we took the initiative to identify those people who exercise the repression of the Cuban tyranny, your name is repeated more often than […]
02/01/2017 07:32 PM
Ports deserve state support in dealing with Cuba
Editorial: Ports deserve state support in dealing with Cuba Posted: 5:43 p.m. Tuesday, January 31, 2017 Port of Palm Beach officials see an opportunity in normalizing relations with the communist island of Cuba. As well they should. The port is in an advantageous position geographically. It has a deep and rich history of trade with […]
02/01/2017 07:20 PM
Gov. Scott puts provision in proposed budget to block trade with Cuba
Gov. Scott puts provision in proposed budget to block trade with Cuba BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com Following on the heels of last’s week threatened retaliation against Florida ports that sign agreements with Cuba, Gov. Rick Scott has tucked another anti-Cuba provision into his proposed state budget that is even more far-reaching. Port Everglades and the […]
02/01/2017 07:10 PM
DEMAND RELEASE OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER EDUARDO CARDET – AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
URGENT ACTION DEMAND RELEASE OF HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER Five days after Fidel Castro’s death, human rights defender Eduardo Cardet was detained and has since been held in provisional detention in Holguín, south-east Cuba. He is a prisoner of conscience who must be released immediately and unconditionally. Dr. Eduardo Cardet Concepción, leader of the Christian Liberation […]
01/31/2017 03:50 AM
Americans who visit Cuba struggle with conflicting feelings
Americans who visit Cuba struggle with conflicting feelings By Kari Paul Published: Jan 30, 2017 4:36 p.m. ET Recently, I took one of the first commercial flights from the U.S. to Cuba to spend a week in Havana and Cienfuegos, taking in the sights and sounds of a country relatively few Americans had been able […]
01/30/2017 07:11 PM
Jose Marti’s Birthday Is Marked By House Arrests
Jose Marti’s Birthday Is Marked By House Arrests / 14ymedio 14ymedio, 28 January 2017 – On the 164th anniversary of the birth of José Martí, the day was marked by house arrests of several activists and the arrest of the regime opponent Manuel Cuesta Morúa. The most intense operation has been against those involved in […]
01/30/2017 07:10 PM
Cubans Dismiss Obama as Persona Non Grata
Cubans Dismiss Obama as Persona Non Grata / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 19 January 2017 — As if by magic, the irreverent and prosaic Donald Trump is the man of the hour for Cubans who have plans to emigrate. “He’s the guy; there’s no one else. If he orders it, the United States will open […]
01/29/2017 06:27 PM
Is Cuba Heading Towards Virtual Annexation to the US?
Is Cuba Heading Towards Virtual Annexation to the US? / 14ymedio, Pedro Campos 14ymedio, Pedro Campos, Miami, 28 January 2017 — Guided by the current political-military leadership, the Cuban economy could be heading “without pause, but without haste*” towards virtual annexation to the United States. There would be no Platt Amendment, nor Marines landing on […]
01/29/2017 06:26 PM
“That day, like the kids, I went out to play,” says El Sexto
“That day, like the kids, I went out to play,” says El Sexto / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 27 January 2017 — Since late last November Danilo Maldonado, El Sexto, has lived a nightmare. He passed from one police station to another until he reached the dreaded Combinado del Este jail in […]
01/28/2017 05:34 PM
Mexico Deports Another Group Of Cubans
Mexico Deports Another Group Of Cubans / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Chiapas, 25 January 2017 — Mexican Government authorities have reported the deportation of 70 Cuban migrants who were in the country without visas or transit permits. Among the deportees were 22 women and 48 men who were sent back to Cuba on Wednesday on a plane […]
01/28/2017 05:33 PM
Former Political Prisoner Arturo Pérez De Alejo Dies
Former Political Prisoner Arturo Pérez De Alejo Dies / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Miami, 25 January 2017 — The former political prisoner Arturo Perez de Alejo, who was part of the Group of 75, died Wednesday in Miami at 66, as reported by MartíNoticias . Pérez Alejo was born in Manicaragua, in the then province of Las […]
01/28/2017 05:31 PM
Leaving Cuba But Stranded on Another Island
Leaving Cuba But Stranded on Another Island / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Miami, 25 January 2017 — They left Cuba before January 12 and are now stranded on the island of Trinidad and Tobago, northeast of Venezuela. They arrived with the advantage of not needing a visa, but they have lost hope of […]
01/28/2017 04:41 PM
El grafitero cubano Danilo Maldonado, El Sexto, llega a Miami
El grafitero cubano Danilo Maldonado, El Sexto, llega a Miami enero 27, 2017 Maldonado abogó por la libertad del dirigente opositor Eduardo Cardet y de todos los presos políticos cubanos, al llegar este viernes al Aeropuerto de Miami y reiteró que no le merecía respeto la muerte de un dictador como Fidel Castro. El grafitero […]
01/28/2017 04:18 PM
El Sexto recibe permiso del régimen castrista para viajar a EE.UU.
El Sexto recibe permiso del régimen castrista para viajar a EE.UU. El grafitero disidente fue liberado de prisión el pasado sábado Viernes, enero 27, 2017 | Agencias LA HABANA, Cuba.- El grafitero disidente cubano Danilo Maldonado, “El Sexto”, espera viajar hoy a EE.UU tras recibir el visto bueno por parte de las autoridades de la […]
01/26/2017 05:36 PM
Gov. Rick Scott wants Florida ports to cease trade with Cuba
Gov. Rick Scott wants Florida ports to cease trade with Cuba Posted By Jim Turner, the News Service of Florida on Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 10:23 am Gov. Rick Scott is using Twitter to threaten funding cuts for port operators that do business with Cuba, as legal cargo arrived Wednesday at Port Everglades from […]
01/26/2017 05:31 PM
Castro – Cuba willing to work with Trump — under these conditions
Castro: Cuba willing to work with Trump — under these conditions By Associated Press January 26, 2017 | 12:49am Modal Trigger BAVARO, Dominican Republic — President Raul Castro expressed Cuba’s willingness to continue negotiations with President Donald Trump’s new administration but warned that his country would not concede any of its sovereignty. Castro made the […]
01/26/2017 05:24 PM
Gov. Scott doesn’t want Florida’s ports making deals with Cuba
Gov. Scott doesn’t want Florida’s ports making deals with Cuba JANUARY 25, 2017 3:43 PM BY PATRICIA MAZZEI pmazzei@miamiherald.com Florida Gov. Rick Scott threatened Wednesday to strip state funds from two South Florida seaports ready to sign business deals with the Cuban government. Over three posts on Twitter, the governor said he would ask state […]
01/24/2017 08:45 PM
The Punk Who Didn’t Cry For Fidel
The Punk Who Didn’t Cry For Fidel / 14ymedio, Pablo De LLano 14ymedio, Pablo de Llano, Miami, 22 January 2017 — Minutes after the announcement of the death of Fidel Castro, last November 25, Danilo Maldonado Machado passed by his mother’s house and knocked on the window of her room. Maria Victoria Machado opened and […]
01/24/2017 04:47 PM
PolitiFact – Were there five times the number of political arrests in Cuba in 2015 as there were in 2010?
PolitiFact: Were there five times the number of political arrests in Cuba in 2015 as there were in 2010? PolitiFact’s Truth-O-Meter rates a claim about political arrests in Cuba, and whether or not there have been five times as many in 2015 as there were in 2010. Last Updated: Tuesday, January 24, 2017, 10:57 AM […]
01/24/2017 04:28 PM
Changes to immigration policy will not stem the Cuban exodus, those on the island say
Changes to immigration policy will not stem the Cuban exodus, those on the island say BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com When Washington put an end to a preferential immigration policy for Cuban migrants nearly two weeks ago, the official reasoning behind the move was to stem the flow of an increasing exodus and prompt democratic […]
01/22/2017 09:18 PM
El Sexto Released, After Almost Two Months Detention
El Sexto Released, After Almost Two Months Detention / 14ymedio 14ymedio, Havana, 21 January 2017 — Danilo Maldonado, known as El Sexto, was released this Saturday after spending nearly two months in prison after being arrested on 26 November of last year for painting graffiti with the phrase “He left” on a wall of the […]
01/22/2017 09:13 PM
El Sexto “El hermano es el que debía estar en el Combinado, no yo”.
El Sexto: “El hermano es el que debía estar en el Combinado, no yo”. enero 22, 2017 María Matienzo Puerto Eso aseguró a Cubanet el grafitero disidente Danilo Maldonado, liberado tras 57 días de prisión en Cuba sin juicio. LA HABANA, Cuba.- El artista plástico Danilo Maldonado, “El Sexto”, fue liberado al cabo de 57 […]
01/22/2017 09:11 PM
Liberado el grafitero cubano Danilo Maldonado, El Sexto
Liberado el grafitero cubano Danilo Maldonado, El Sexto enero 21, 2017 Pablo Alfonso “Ustedes tienen, un grano de arena no, una piedra, por la libertad de mi hijo. Todas las noticias, todo el apoyo y todo lo que han hecho por su libertad ha sido importante, dijo agradecida María Victoria, durante una entrevista telefónica con […]
01/22/2017 09:02 PM
Para matarme a mí hay que echarla
“Para matarme a mí hay que echarla” CubaNet entrevista a El Sexto, liberado luego de 57 días de prisión Sábado, enero 21, 2017 | María Matienzo Puerto LA HABANA, Cuba.- El artista plástico Danilo Maldonado, “El Sexto”, fue liberado al cabo de 57 días de prisión sin juicio. Acusado de Maltrato a la propiedad del […]
01/22/2017 09:01 PM
Castro libera a “El Sexto” tras casi dos meses en prisión
Castro libera a “El Sexto” tras casi dos meses en prisión El grafitero afirma encontrarse “bien de salud, contento y animado” Sábado, enero 21, 2017 | Agencias LA HABANA, Cuba.- Las autoridades cubanas liberaron hoy al grafitero disidente cubano Danilo Maldonado “El Sexto”, encarcelado sin juicio desde el pasado 26 de noviembre por haber escrito […]
01/22/2017 08:53 PM
Cuba at a Crossroads
Cuba at a Crossroads Analysis JANUARY 22, 2017 | 14:00 GMT By Mark Fleming-Williams It’s been more than a month since the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro, and the mood in Cuba is somber. Messages of remembrance are daubed on walls, and banners reading “Hasta Siempre, Comandante” hang in the streets. Official New Year’s […]
01/22/2017 08:52 PM
Artist ‘El Sexto’ walks out of prison in Cuba
Artist ‘El Sexto’ walks out of prison in Cuba Artist spends 2 months in prison after celebrating Fidel Castro’s death By Andrea Torres – Digital Reporter/Producer , Liane Morejon – Reporter Updated: 6:42 PM, January 21, 2017 HAVANA – Cuban authorities freed artist Danilo Maldonado on Saturday. The Cuban government had been holding the artist […]
01/20/2017 04:01 PM
Trump team doesn’t seem to oppose Obama’s shift in immigration policy for Cubans
Trump team doesn’t seem to oppose Obama’s shift in immigration policy for Cubans BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com The Obama administration has worked until its final days to try to ensure the continuity of its Cuba policy, but Ben Rhodes, one of the chief architects of the rapprochement with the island, says he’s still not sure […]
01/20/2017 03:58 PM
Trump May Make It Harder To Travel To Cuba – And Send Remittances
Trump May Make It Harder To Travel To Cuba – And Send Remittances By TIM PADGETT Donald Trump becomes President on Friday – and now here we wait to see how he plans to keep his pledge to roll back normalized relations with Cuba. In recent weeks his transition team has reached out to Cuban-Americans […]
01/20/2017 03:29 PM
Visiting Julio Ferrer Tamayo in jail
Visiting Julio Ferrer Tamayo in jail BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 20 de Enero de 2017 – 06:05 CET. Cuban misery really stands out when it is cold. In a country without much of a winter it is not worth spending much on jackets, which are passed down for decades. On January 15th, […]
01/19/2017 06:57 PM
Trump’s Demands on Cuba Uncertain, Leaving Companies to Wonder
Trump’s Demands on Cuba Uncertain, Leaving Companies to Wonder Lindsay Rittenhouse Jan 19, 2017 7:00 AM EST Friday’s presidential inauguration of Donald Trump threatens to quash the U.S.’s recently-revived relations with Cuba, leaving companies with dealings in the country uncertain about their prospects. While companies including cruise line Carnival (CCL) have made significant strides in […]
01/19/2017 06:54 PM
Obama gives one last gift to Raul Castro
Obama gives one last gift to Raul Castro | Opinion Guillermo I. Martinez Columnist Obama shows he cares little for human rights in Cuba. President Barack Obama’s decision to terminate the “wet foot, dry foot” policy that allowed Cubans who reached the United States legal status was one last gift to Cuban President Raúl Castro. […]
01/19/2017 06:51 PM
Artist jailed in Cuba since November for anti-Fidel Castro graffiti may be released Jan. 28
Artist jailed in Cuba since November for anti-Fidel Castro graffiti may be released Jan. 28 By Elizabeth Llorente Published January 18, 2017 FoxNews.com A prominent graffiti artist in Cuba who was jailed the day after Fidel Castro died for actions that appeared to celebrate the late Cuban leader’s passing, reportedly will be released on Jan. […]
01/19/2017 06:33 PM
Rosa María Payá ‘Regreso a mi país’
Rosa María Payá: ‘Regreso a mi país’ DDC | La Habana | 18 de Enero de 2017 – 19:58 CET. La activista por las libertades civiles y derechos humanos Rosa María Payá anunció este miércoles que está viajando a la Isla, a donde regresa a “estar con sus amigos” cuando “en los últimos días se […]
01/18/2017 06:37 PM
A Complicated Year
A Complicated Year / Fernando Dámaso Fernando Damaso, 15 January 2017 — The year 2017 begins. A year that promises to be complicated and definitive for Cubans. The country, with a 0.9% drop in GDP, is stuck in a prolonged economic, political, social crisis, and the general-president, if he complies with his word to leave […]
01/18/2017 06:36 PM
Belkis Cantillo Launches A New Fight From Santiago De Cuba
Belkis Cantillo Launches A New Fight From Santiago De Cuba / 14ymedio, Luz Escobar 14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 17 January 2017 — Talking with Belkis Cantillo these days can be an impossible mission. With her home raided on several occasions, a daughter about to give her her first granddaughter and the foundation of the new […]
01/18/2017 06:33 PM
Cuba 2016 – The Visit of Barack Obama and Death of Fidel Castro
Cuba 2016: The Visit of Barack Obama and Death of Fidel Castro / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 2 January 2017 — A spring rainstorm with light gusts of wind fell over metropolitan Havana on Sunday, March 20th, when at 4:30 PM Air Force One landed at the first terminal of the José Martí International Airport […]

 

Subscribe to CubaVerdad
Powered by groups.yahoo.com

Main Page