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Cuban prisoner released after 13 years

Cuban prisoner released after 13 years
Posted on Sat, Aug. 11, 2007
By WILL WEISSERT
Associated Press Writer

HAVANA —
A prominent Cuban government opponent imprisoned for allegedly revealing
state secrets was suddenly freed Friday, two years shy of completing his
15-year sentence, a fellow human rights activist said.

Francisco Chaviano, now 54, was released on parole after serving 13
years, three… Continue reading

Amenazado preso político en prisión de Cienfuegos

REPRESION
Amenazado preso político en prisión de Cienfuegos

RANCHUELO, 10 de agosto (Félix Reyes Gutiérrez, Cubanacán Press /

www.cubanet.org) – El preso político Alexander García Lima fue amenazado
por un oficial de la policía en la cárcel de Ariza-1, provincia
Cienfuegos, el pasado 7 de agosto, para que no colabore con la prensa
independiente.

García Lima, en conversación telefónica con este… Continue reading

Cimarrones capturados

REPRESION
Cimarrones capturados

Tania Díaz Castro

LA HABANA, agosto (www.cubanet.org) – No eran mulatos ni albinos; mucho
menos moros. Eran hombres negros. Boxeadores cubanos capaces de obtener
medallas de oro en cualquier evento deportivo y que se dieron a la fuga
en los Juegos Panamericanos de Río de Janeiro en busca no sólo de un
mejor futuro, sino sobre todo,… Continue reading

Preocupación por la represión en Cuba

Preocupación por la represión en Cuba

QUITO, Abril 23, 2003 (alc). En una carta abierta al gobierno de Cuba,
la Junta Directiva del Consejo Latinoamericano de Iglesias (CLAI)
expresó su preocupación por el uso de la fuerza y la represión contra
opositores políticos al régimen de Fidel Castro.

El documento, difundido ayer martes, señala que el CLAI "se siente
legítimamente satisfecho de… Continue reading

Envían mensaje pedagogos independientes

REPRESION
Envían mensaje pedagogos independientes

LA HABANA, Cuba – 9 de agosto (Carlos Serpa Maceira, Sindical Press /

www.cubanet.org) – El Colegio de Pedagogos Independientes de Cuba (CPIC)
dio a conocer en La Habana un comunicado dirigido a la opinión pública
mundial en el que denuncian la deportación de Cuba, por motivos
políticos, de la ciudadana rusa residente en la isla… Continue reading

Revocan libertad condicional a Mayda Bárbara Jordán

REPRESION
Revocan libertad condicional a Mayda Bárbara Jordán

LA HABANA, Cuba – 7 de agosto (Shelyn Rojas / www.cubanet.org) – Mayda
Bárbara Jordán Contreras recibió la noticia el pasado día 2 de agosto,
en el tribunal municipal de Marianao, Ciudad de La Habana, mientras
firmaba el acta de control mensual, que le fue revocada la libertad
condicional con que salió de… Continue reading

Fidel's Flatterers

Fidel's Flatterers
The U.S. Media's Decades of
Cheering Castro's Communism

By Rich Noyes, MRC Research Director
February 7, 2007

While every other country in the Western Hemisphere moved towards
democracy, Cuba has remained a one-party state under dictator Fidel
Castro, who held power without free elections from 1959 until health
problems forced him to step aside in 2006. Castro's communist regime has… Continue reading

Speaking with the Cuban Libertarian Movement

Cuba 2007: Speaking with the Cuban Libertarian Movement (MLC)
by Cuban Libertarian Movement – MLC Friday, Aug 3 2007, 12:54pm
movimientolibertariocubano@gmail.com
central america / caribbean / anarchist movement / interview

Interview by the Russian newspaper SITUATION from libertarian
collective Autonomous Action regarding the current political picture in
the island.

– Fidel Castro is in his last throes. Who do you think will… Continue reading

Speaking with the Cuban Libertarian Movement (

Cuba 2007: Speaking with the Cuban Libertarian Movement (MLC)
by Cuban Libertarian Movement – MLC Friday, Aug 3 2007, 12:54pm
movimientolibertariocubano@gmail.com
central america / caribbean / anarchist movement / interview

Interview by the Russian newspaper SITUATION from libertarian
collective Autonomous Action regarding the current political picture in
the island.

– Fidel Castro is in his last throes. Who do you think will… Continue reading

Amenazan al dirigente opositor Bernardo Arévalo

REPRESION
Amenazan al dirigente opositor Bernardo Arévalo

SANTA CLARA, Cuba – 3 de agosto (Yoel Espinosa Medrano, Cubanacán Press
/ www.cubanet.org) – El dirigente opositor Bernardo Arévalo Padrón fue
advertido el pasado 30 de julio que podría amanecer ahorcado en la
unidad de la policía de Aguada de Pasajeros, por sus denuncias a través
de la prensa independiente.

En una reunión… Continue reading

CUBAN GOVERNMENT'S EFFORT TO PREVENT TV MARTÍ

CUBAN GOVERNMENT'S EFFORT TO PREVENT TV MARTÍ
2007-08-02.
Washington, DC July 31, 2007.

Cuba: Cuban Government's Effort to Prevent TV Marti Board of Governors
Manages TV Marti. Important to Reach Out to Cuban People U.S. Programs
Are in Compliance with National and International Regulations.

Little Difference in the Lives of Cuban People Under Raul Castro. Cuban
People Should have Opportunity to Freely… Continue reading

Abogada irá a la calle con su familia

REPRESION
Abogada irá a la calle con su familia

LA HABANA, Cuba – 2 de agosto (José Antonio Fornaris, Cuba-Verdad /

www.cubanet.org) – La abogada Odalina Guerrero Lara, separada de su
empleo en la Dirección de la Vivienda del municipio Alquízar por
denunciar la corrupción de funcionarios del gobierno, va a ser
desalojada de la vivienda que ocupa junto a su… Continue reading

No hubo cubanos

REPRESION
No hubo cubanos

Juan González Febles

LA HABANA, Cuba – Agosto (www.cubanet.org) – En la ceremonia de clausura
de los recién concluidos Juegos Panamericanos, que tuvo lugar el 29 de
julio, no hubo atletas cubanos. Si hubo alguno, su presencia no se hizo
sentir. El caso es que por "razones de seguridad", a los atletas cubanos
los montaban en… Continue reading

What Cubans are saying

What Cubans are saying
Posted on Tue, Jul. 31, 2007

VLADIMIRO ROCA, dissident:

“Unfortunately for this country . . . the situation is identical to
what we had in July of 2006. I don't see a change in style, or a
reshuffling of power — just that they are trying to block the rise of
another emblematic figure like Fidel.

“In the… Continue reading

Different Castro, but same Cuba

Different Castro, but same Cuba
OUR OPINION: REGIME SHOULD ENGAGE IN DIALOGUE WITH ITS OWN PEOPLE
Posted on Tue, Jul. 31, 2007

One year ago, an ailing Fidel Castro relinquished power for the first
time in nearly half a century, arousing hopes that his tyrannical grip
on the island nation finally would be loosened forever.

In the ensuing year, those hopes have… Continue reading

WHAT CUBA NEEDS: A CIVILIZED AND FRATERNAL DIALOGUE AMONG CUBANS

WHAT CUBA NEEDS: A CIVILIZED AND FRATERNAL DIALOGUE AMONG CUBANS
2007-07-31.
Oswaldo José Payá Sardiñas and Minervo Lázaro Chil Siret, Christian
Liberation Movement

Fifty years from the perspective of those who have exercised total power
over the people may seem as if "it is not a lot of time," but this time
is the life of several generations of Cubans, of eleven… Continue reading

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