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Monthly Archives: March 2008

Cuba's new access to gizmos could deflect calls for deeper change

Cuba's new access to gizmos could deflect calls for deeper change
Saturday, March 29, 2008
By WILL WEISSERT
The Associated Press

HAVANA — First microwaves, now cell phones. Is this the new Cuba?

Raul Castro is revolutionizing his brother's island in small but
significant ways — the latest in a decree Friday allowing ordinary
Cubans to have cell phone service, a luxury… Continue reading

Latin leaders rebuked for assaults on media

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Latin leaders rebuked for assaults on media
Posted on Sat, Mar. 29, 2008
By CASTO OCANDO
El Nuevo Herald

CARACAS —
The Inter American Press Association on Friday questioned the increasing
attacks on journalists and media outlets carried out by government
officials throughout Latin America, while also denouncing as
''shameful'' the current predicament of 25 journalists imprisoned in Cuba.

These… Continue reading

SIP: persiste "represión" a medios en Cuba

SIP: persiste "represión" a medios en Cuba

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CARACAS (AP) – La Sociedad Interamericana de Prensa (SIP) no reportó el
viernes cambios significativos sobre la situación de los medios en Cuba
y denunció que persiste el "control de la información" y la "represión
de la prensa independiente".
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La organización reconoció en su informe sobre Cuba, que había
"crecientes expectativas" por… Continue reading

Cuba and China should be told: Respect human rights

Cuba and China should be told: Respect human rights
Published on Thursday, March 27, 2008

By Sir Ronald Sanders

At a recent conference that I attended, a minister of one of the newly
elected Caribbean governments expressed concern about human rights
violations in Cuba.

Even though the conference was subject to "Chatham House rules" – that
is, nothing said at the conference… Continue reading

Castro champions gay rights in Cuba

Castro champions gay rights in Cuba
By Michael Voss
BBC News, Havana

There is a Castro who is fighting to introduce radical changes in Cuba.

Not the new president, Raul, although he has promised to push through
"structural and conceptual" changes to this communist island in the
Caribbean.

It is Raul's daughter, Mariela Castro.

As head of the government-funded National Centre for… Continue reading

Over Internet, Cuban youths offer rare insights

UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI
Over Internet, Cuban youths offer rare insights
From Havana, the young men and women tell of a rift between the older
generation that leads the island's regime and an increasingly frustrated
younger generation.
Posted on Mon, Mar. 24, 2008
BY ALFONSO CHARDY
achardy@MiamiHerald.com

The young men and women sitting around a living room somewhere in Havana
laughed and talked… Continue reading

Castro recuerda el quinto aniversario de la represión con un nuevo,ataque a los disidentes

Castro recuerda el quinto aniversario de la represión con un nuevo
ataque a los disidentes

'Ninguno de los mercenarios fue torturado ni privado de abogado o
juicio, aunque este fuese de carácter sumario', dice el ex gobernante en
un artículo.

* Opositores acusan a Castro de mentir

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lunes 24 de marzo de 2008 20:54:00

Fidel Castro volvió a atacar hoy a… Continue reading

A Dangerous Situation

6 de marzo de 2008

A Dangerous Situation

By Laritza Diversent

HAVANA, Cuba – The situation on the ground today in Cuba is extremely
dangerous and delicate. It has been clouded now by the widely
predicted, but diffuse renunciation, of Fidel Castro to the main people
in charge of running the country.

The new government has tried to demonstrate confidence and political… Continue reading

Cuban youths see protest movement and generational conflict on island

Cuban youths see protest movement and generational conflict on island

Cuban_students Cuban youths across the Florida Straits met and talked
via Internet video phone this week during an unusual experiment
conducted by the University of Miami. The images of youths in Miami and
in Havana were projected on a large screen inside a UM conference room.

For one hour Tuesday night, about… Continue reading

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