Political prisoners in Cuba

Monthly Archives: March 2010

U.S.-Cuba relations under Obama fall to lowest point

U.S.-Cuba relations under Obama fall to lowest point
Reuters
By Jeff Franks Jeff Franks – Wed Mar 31, 10:36 am ET

HAVANA (Reuters) – U.S.-Cuban relations have fallen to their lowest
point since Barack Obama became U.S. president and are in danger of
getting worse unless the two countries take serious steps toward ending
five decades… Continue reading

FALTA ATENCIÓN MÉDICA A RICARDO GONZÁLEZ, PRISIONERO DE CONCIENCIA DE LA CAUSA DE LOS 75

FALTA ATENCIÓN MÉDICA A RICARDO GONZÁLEZ, PRISIONERO DE CONCIENCIA DE LA
CAUSA DE LOS 75
2010-03-31.
Alida Viso, esposa de Ricardo González
(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).-

Amigos(as):

El 5 de marzo correspondía que realizaran los exámenes del Glaucoma a
Ricardo [foto]. La Seguridad del Estado aún no lo ha llevado al hospital
oftalmológico.

La última vez que… Continue reading

Health of hunger-striking Cuban dissident worsens: mother

Health of hunger-striking Cuban dissident worsens: mother
AFP – Monday, March 29

HAVANA (AFP) – – Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas, who has been on a
full hunger strike for 28 days, has a staph infection and is in the
early stages of a battle against septic shock that could kill him, his
mother told AFP Sunday.… Continue reading

New chill enters US-Cuba relations after Obama's brief thaw

New chill enters US-Cuba relations after Obama's brief thaw

President Obama has made several goodwill gestures toward Havana, giving
US businesses the hope that Cuba relations could improve. But the Castro
regime appears unwilling to compromise.

By Howard LaFranchi, Staff writer / March 30, 2010
Washington

US business is setting its sights on Cuba, but the… Continue reading

A welcome word among Cuban exiles: `Unity'

Posted on Tuesday, 03.30.10
A welcome word among Cuban exiles: `Unity'
By Daniel Shoer Roth
dshoer@ElNuevoHerald.com

He had neither bathed nor eaten since Saturday, March 20.

That day, angry and frustrated, Sergio Rodríguez Lorenzo dressed in
white, climbed into the bed of his '98 Silverado pickup truck, and asked
his son to drop him off in… Continue reading

ONU pide respeto a derechos humanos de los cubanos ante gravedad de Fariñas

Publicado el 03-30-2010

ONU pide respeto a derechos humanos de los cubanos ante gravedad de Fariñas
NACIONES UNIDAS (EFE)

El secretario general de la ONU, Ban Ki-moon, pidió que se respeten los
derechos humanos de los cubanos ante el agravamiento de la salud del
disidente Guillermo Fariñas, en huelga de hambre desde hace más de un… Continue reading

El Gobierno concede la nacionalidad española a una disidente cubana

El Gobierno concede la nacionalidad española a una disidente cubana
BERNARDO SAGASTUME | LAS PALMAS
Lunes , 29-03-10

No aguantaría otra huelga de hambre, y el gobierno cubano lo sabe. La
vida de la disidente Martha Beatriz Roque peligra si no consigue salir
de Cuba para ser atendida en Madrid o Canarias. Extrañamente, en los
últimos… Continue reading

Health of hunger-striking Cuban dissident worsens

Health of hunger-striking Cuban dissident worsens
Published on Monday, March 29, 2010

HAVANA, Cuba (AFP) — Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas, who has been on
a full hunger strike for 28 days, has a staph infection and is in the
early stages of a battle against septic shock that could kill him, his
mother told AFP Sunday.… Continue reading

Cuban hunger striker rejects Spanish offer

Cuban hunger striker rejects Spanish offer
By Esteban Israel
Reuters
Monday, March 29, 2010; 2:49 PM

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuban hunger striker Guillermo Farinas on Monday
rejected the Spanish government's latest offer to take him to Spain to
head off another dissident death that could worsen Cuba's relations with
the international community.

Some of his fellow… Continue reading

Actor Andy Garcia Leads Demonstration for Cuban Political Prisoners

Actor Andy Garcia Leads Demonstration for Cuban Political Prisoners
KTLA News
9:48 PM PDT, March 28, 2010

ECHO PARK- Actor Andy Garcia led a march with hundreds of people to show
solidarity and support of Cuba's political prisoners.

The march in Los Angeles was one of many around the country to
commemorate the seventh anniversary of… Continue reading

Shakira Supports Gloria Estefan's Freedom March

Shakira Supports Gloria Estefan's Freedom March
March 29, 2010 by Tim Saunders

Gloria Estefan led a massive march that attracted thousands of
demonstrators in Miami last week, and drew support from Shakira and Juanes.

"Today I join the call to action by Gloria Estefan to support the Ladies
In White, who are true heroines of our… Continue reading

Thousands rally in L.A., N.Y. to support Cuba's 'Ladies in White'

Posted on Sunday, 03.28.10
U.S.-CUBA RELATIONS

Thousands rally in L.A., N.Y. to support Cuba's 'Ladies in White'
Following the footsteps of thousands in Miami and joining in solidarity
with the `Ladies in White' of Cuba, protesters marched in New York and
Los Angeles.
By DEBORAH BELGUM, STEWART STOGEL AND LAURA ISENSEE
lisensee@MiamiHerald.com

Thousands of protesters formed… Continue reading

La embajada española reactiva los trámites de nacionalidad de Martha Beatriz Roque

La embajada española reactiva los trámites de nacionalidad de Martha
Beatriz Roque
Lunes 29 de Marzo de 2010 12:16 DDC

La Embajada de España en Cuba ha reactivado los trámites para la
concesión de la nacionalidad española a la disidente Martha Beatriz
Roque Cabello, informó el diario La Opinión de Tenerife.

Según la publicación, los trámites… Continue reading

Carta que pide libertad de presos políticos alcanza las 40.000 firmas

Represión
Carta que pide libertad de presos políticos alcanza las 40.000 firmas

Han agregado su firma al documento el escritor Roberto Saviano y la
cantante Nacha Guevara

Redacción CE, Madrid | 29/03/2010

El escritor italiano Roberto Saviano, autor de Gomorra, amenazado de
muerte por la mafia, y la actriz argentina Nacha Guevara se han sumado a… Continue reading

Reporters as distortion wizards

Posted on Sunday, 03.28.10
Reporters as distortion wizards
BY ALINA FERNANDEZ REVUELTA
alinacubalibre@bellsouth.net

Isuppose, just suppose, that the Ladies in White were at first a group
of women burdened by the unfair imprisonment of their loved ones, the
harassment of the regime's ideological apparatus, and their difficulties
in traveling to the prisons, almost always hundreds of… Continue reading

Varios disidentes están de acuerdo en revisar la ayuda de EE UU

Varios disidentes están de acuerdo en revisar la ayuda de EE UU
Domingo 28 de Marzo de 2010 12:24 Agencias

Varios disidentes aprobaron el sábado la decisión del senador John Kerry
de vetar la ayuda oficial estadounidense a la oposición al gobierno de
Raúl Castro hasta tanto se revisen esos programas, informó la AFP.

"Es cierto… Continue reading

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