Political prisoners in Cuba

Monthly Archives: November 2016

The end of a dictatorship

The end of a dictatorship DDC | Madrid | 29 de Noviembre de 2016 – 19:06 CET. Fidel Castro Ruz, dictator emeritus, died in Havana at age 90. As a young, recent Law graduate he took up arms to overthrow the dictatorship of Fulgencio Batista. Determined to rise to power, he promised democratic elections and […] Continue reading

Presos políticos, fugitivos y derechos humanos entre prioridades de Trump para Cuba

Presos políticos, fugitivos y derechos humanos entre prioridades de Trump para Cuba Agencias Su portavoz Jason Miller en una conferencia telefónica con periodistas detalló cuál será el enfoque del presidente electo para las relaciones entre Washington y La Habana. La liberación de presos políticos, el retorno de fugitivos de la Justicia estadounidenses y la libertad […] Continue reading

Presos políticos, fugitivos y libertad serán prioridades de Trump para Cuba

Presos políticos, fugitivos y libertad serán prioridades de Trump para Cuba Declaraciones del presidente electo de EEUU Lunes, noviembre 28, 2016 | Agencias NUEVA YORK, Estados Unidos.- La liberación de presos políticos, el retorno de fugitivos de la Justicia estadounidenses y la libertad política y religiosa serán las prioridades para Cuba del próximo presidente de […] Continue reading

Cuba detains dissident artist for celebrating Castro’s death

Cuba detains dissident artist for celebrating Castro’s death By Nicole Martinez Reuters November 29, 2016 MIAMI (Reuters) – Cuban police have detained dissident artist Danilo “El Sexto” Maldonado, once declared a prisoner of conscience by Amnesty International, after he made a video celebrating the death of Fidel Castro, a dissident human rights group and the […] Continue reading

Muere en Miami Jorge Luis González Tanquero, exprisionero de conciencia del Grupo de los 75

Muere en Miami Jorge Luis González Tanquero, exprisionero de conciencia del Grupo de los 75 DDC | Miami | 28 de Noviembre de 2016 – 21:13 CET. El exprisionero político Jorge Luis González Tanquero falleció la mañana de este lunes en Miami, producto de un infarto, a la edad de 46 años, confirmó a DIARIO […] Continue reading

Despite Fidel Castro’s death, few expect rapid political changes in Cuba

Despite Fidel Castro’s death, few expect rapid political changes in Cuba Tracy Wilkinson, Patrick J. McDonnell and Cecilia Sanche For Amalia Cortes, a loyal member of Cuba’s “revolutionary” generation, there is no question that Fidel Castro helped transform the country for the better. “Of course I will be in the Plaza de la Revolución to […] Continue reading

Trump pledges to ‘terminate’ opening to Cuba absent ‘better deal’

Trump pledges to ‘terminate’ opening to Cuba absent ‘better deal’ BY PATRICIA MAZZEI pmazzei@miamiherald.com President-elect Donald Trump took it upon himself Monday to put political pressure on the Cuban government to deal with his incoming administration following Fidel Castro’s death. “If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American […] Continue reading

Cuban-American Millennials Anticipate Role in Evolving Cuba

Cuban-American Millennials Anticipate Role in Evolving Cuba By TAMARA LUSH, ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI — Nov 28, 2016, 7:40 AM ET Isabella Prio was born in Miami, is 20 now and a junior at Boston College who fully expects to return to Cuba someday and help shape the island’s future. But she’s never been to the […] Continue reading

Death of Fidel Castro May Pressure Donald Trump on Cuba Promises

Death of Fidel Castro May Pressure Donald Trump on Cuba Promises President-elect could face pushback from some companies regarding his Cuba policies By FELICIA SCHWARTZ and CAROL E. LEE Updated Nov. 27, 2016 11:14 p.m. ET WASHINGTON — The death of Fidel Castro is putting unexpected pressure on President-elect Donald Trump to follow through on […] Continue reading

Trump’s harsh rhetoric may put Cuba in tough diplomatic spot

Trump’s harsh rhetoric may put Cuba in tough diplomatic spot BY PATRICIA MAZZEI pmazzei@miamiherald.com Nearly two years after President Barack Obama undertook the biggest change in U.S.-Cuba policy in half a century, the island’s communist regime suddenly finds itself at a new diplomatic crossroads, awaiting a President-elect Donald Trump who has increasingly embraced the harsh […] Continue reading

Slow change after Fidel

Slow change after Fidel BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com For many, Fidel Castro’s death is like the lifting of a heavy fog, a defining moment that will carve out a new path and allow Cuba to move forward. But some analysts say the revolutionary government remains firmly in place and they see no immediate changes coming […] Continue reading

La oposición interna teme un aumento de la represión

La oposición interna teme un aumento de la represión AGENCIAS | La Habana | 28 de Noviembre de 2016 – 14:05 CET. Mientras el exilio en Miami festeja la muerte de Fidel Castro en las calles, los disidentes en Cuba se han abstenido de salir a la calle y esperan más represión. Algunos han tenido […] Continue reading

One Family. Six Decades. Myriad Views of Fidel Castro’s Revolution.

One Family. Six Decades. Myriad Views of Fidel Castro’s Revolution. By DAMIEN CAVE NOV. 27, 2016 HAVANA — When Fidel Castro rode victoriously into Havana on Jan. 8, 1959, Juan Montes Torre rushed into the streets to cheer. A poor, uneducated laborer from the eastern countryside of Cuba, he had arrived in the capital a […] Continue reading

Cuba sin Fidel ¿y ahora qué?

Cuba sin Fidel ¿y ahora qué? REUTERS Actualizado 27/11/2016 12:09:40 CET MADRID, 27 Nov. (EDIZIONES) – Fidel Castro ha muerto y ha dejado tras de sí una Cuba que ha moldeado a su gusto durante casi 60 años. Su figura es el pilar fundamental del Estado cubano en su diseño actual y, como tal, a […] Continue reading

La mayor prisión del Caribe

La mayor prisión del Caribe MICHAEL D. SUÁREZ * 27/11/2016 03:26 Cuando Fidel ordenó enjuiciar al comandante Huber Matos, escenificó uno de los primeros procesos infamantes de la historia de la Revolución. Matos osó cuestionar el rumbo comunista y dimitió dos veces. El suyo no fue un juicio, sino una pantomima. Las peticiones de “paredón” […] Continue reading

Cuba’s strides under Castro offset by decades of repression, reports say

Cuba’s strides under Castro offset by decades of repression, reports say By Joe Sterling, CNN Updated 0626 GMT (1426 HKT) November 27, 2016 (CNN)The relentlessly brutal legacy of political repression that marked Fidel Castro’s rule in Cuba offset and undermined his achievements, two major human rights groups said on Saturday. Amnesty International and Human Rights […] Continue reading
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