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Monthly Archives: April 2008

Lobby Against the Cuban Embargo — for Fun and Profit

Lobby Against the Cuban Embargo — for Fun and Profit
By Jamie Glazov
FrontPageMagazine.com | Monday, April 28, 2008

Frontpage Interview's guest today is Cuban-born Humberto Fontova, who
left Cuba in 1961 at age seven. He has written for several conservative
magazines and is the author of Fidel: Hollywood's Favorite Tyrant and
Exposing the Real Che Guevara: And the Useful Idiots Who… Continue reading

Ahogados en la represión (final)

28 de abril de 2008

Ahogados en la represión (final)

Laritza Diversent

LA HABANA, Cuba, abril (www.cubanet.org) – La Ley 88 reconoce en su
articulado el carácter especial de su aplicación. Tiene vigencia sólo en
aquellos casos que la elite de poder se sienta amenazada por la
actividad de un grupo de personas, tal como sucedió en la Primavera
Negra… Continue reading

EN CUBA TENEMOS LO DE SIEMPRE: REPRESIÓN

EN CUBA TENEMOS LO DE SIEMPRE: REPRESIÓN
2008-04-27.
Osvaldo Alfonso Valdés, Ex Prisionero de Conciencia de la Causa de los
75 y Analista Político de Misceláneas de Cuba

Las imágenes de la represión injustificada y brutal contra Las Damas de
Blanco el pasado lunes en La Habana, fueron ampliamente difundidas en
los principales medios informativos internacionales. 10 indefensas
mujeres, quienes pretendían entregar… Continue reading

No Change In Cuba

No Change In Cuba
25 April 2008

Raul Castro became Cuba's first new president in fifty years when he
took over the reigns of power from his ailing brother, Fidel Castro, in
February. But it is clear that the slightly younger Castro is as intent
upon repressing the Cuban citizen's political rights as was his older
brother. Freedom of expression, freedom of… Continue reading

El PP llevará la represión en Cuba al Congreso y exige al Gobierno una "queja formal"

ANTE LA "GRAVE" VULNERACIÓN DE DERECHOS
El PP llevará la represión en Cuba al Congreso y exige al Gobierno una
"queja formal"

La represión patente en Cuba, cuyo último ejemplo se produjo el lunes
con el arresto de diez Damas de Blanco, será debatida en el Congreso de
los Diputados. El dirigente de UPN-PP Carlos Salvador ha registrado una
pregunta en la… Continue reading

Ahogados en la represión (I)

25 de abril de 2008

Ahogados en la represión (I)

Laritza Diversent

LA HABANA, Cuba, abril (www.cubanet.org) – El Estado cubano cuenta con
un adiestrado y numeroso aparato represivo. Eso no es un secreto para
nadie. Hablo de sus cuerpos policiales, los tribunales, la fiscalía y el
ejército.

En principio, todo estado goza de potestad soberana, poder que expresa
por… Continue reading

VÍCTIMAS DE REPRESIÓN SINDICALISTAS EN CUBA

VÍCTIMAS DE REPRESIÓN SINDICALISTAS EN CUBA
2008-04-23.
Carlos Serpa Maceira, Corresponsal en la isla de Misceláneas de Cuba

La Habana, 23 de abril de 2008.- El Sindicato Independiente de los
Trabajadores de la Industria Ligera, SITIL, de Cuba, denunció en La
Habana que agentes de la Policía Política efectuaron registros por
separados en las viviendas de las directivas de la SITIL, Maria… Continue reading

DELIVERING ON RAUL'S PROMISES

DELIVERING ON RAUL'S PROMISES
2008-04-22. The Latell Report, April 2008

Raul Castro has delivered only a few major speeches during the
twenty-one months since he took the reigns of power, a period of time in
which his brother would typically have emitted a hundred or more. Public
performance has never been Raul's forte.

Despite decades of trying to improve his delivery, his… Continue reading

Cuba lashes out at "Ladies in White"

Cuba lashes out at "Ladies in White"
Tue Apr 22, 2008 5:31pm BST
By Marc Frank

HAVANA (Reuters) – Cuba launched a blistering attack on the wives of
imprisoned dissidents on Tuesday, accusing them of working with its
arch-enemy, the United States, to subvert one-party socialist rule.

The women, known as the "Ladies in White", have staged an unprecedented
series of small… Continue reading

Cuba's dissidents need their own Helsinki

DEMOCRACY
Cuba's dissidents need their own Helsinki
Posted on Tue, Apr. 22, 2008
By MAURICIO CLAVER-CARONE
www.uscubapac.com

In 1975, leaders from 35 countries — including the United States,
Canada and most of Europe — gathered in Helsinki to sign the ''Final
Act of the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe.'' Article
VII of that Helsinki Accord pledged each country to “respect… Continue reading

Cuba arrests Ladies in White

Cuba arrests Ladies in White
The 'Damas de Blanco,' a group of Cuban women seeking the release of
political prisoners, held a protest in front of Raúl Castro's office Monday.
By Sara Miller Llana | Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor

from the April 22, 2008 edition

Havana, Cuba – – When Laura Pollán's husband, a journalist, hosted his
colleagues at… Continue reading

Maintain trade embargo on Cuba

Maintain trade embargo on Cuba
Monday, April 21, 2008

I enjoyed reading Brian Hicks' recent articles on Cuba and share the
sentiments of most Americans, including Cuban-Americans, who are looking
forward to the time when our former closeness will be re-established.

I share, however, the strong sentiments of many Cuban Americans and
their relatives on the island who continue to support America's… Continue reading

PRAGMÁTICA REPRESIÓN

PRAGMÁTICA REPRESIÓN
2008-04-22.
Oswaldo Yáñez, Periodista Independiente

Ciudad de La Habana. A veintidos de abril del año de la inminente
Libertad para todos los Cubanos.- Si alguien quería una prueba
fehaciente de que los cambios del Dos son cosméticos ya la tiene, las
Damas de Blanco han sido reprimidas por elementos de la Seguridad del
Estado y un puñado de mercenarias de… Continue reading

Future China of the Caribbean?

Future China of the Caribbean?
Raul rolls the dice
KONRAD YAKABUSKI
Globe and Mail Update
April 19, 2008 at 12:05 AM EDT

HAVANA — Alejandro, a 20-year-old history student at the Universidad de
la Habana, proudly shows off a sampling from his collection of foreign
currencies.

"Chile, Argentina, Bahamas," he trumpets while shuffling the money he
has just pulled from his wallet.… Continue reading

White House: Cuba changes 'cosmetic'

White House: Cuba changes 'cosmetic'
1 hour ago

WASHINGTON (AFP) — The White House on Friday dismissed as "cosmetic"
changes in Cuba under new President Raul Castro on issues like access to
cellphones and the potential easing of travel restrictions.

"They're cosmetic," Dan Fisk, the US National Security Council's senior
director for Western Hemisphere affairs, told reporters days before a
three-way US,… Continue reading

Cuba, espejismos de libertad

Opiniones
Cuba, espejismos de libertad
Por: JOSÉ ESPINA
Publicado el: 2008-04-16

El primero de abril, el gobierno de La Habana, ahora encabezado por Raúl
Castro, levantó las restricciones jurídicas para que el pueblo cubano
pudiera comprar equipos electrodomésticos.
La medida ha sorprendido a muchos, pero no porque se hayan levantado
tales restricciones, sino más bien por recién enterarse de que en la… Continue reading

CONTINÚA REPRESIÓN A ROCKEROS

CONTINÚA REPRESIÓN A ROCKEROS
2008-04-16.
Mickey Garrote / Agenda:Cuba

15 de abril de 2008.- Desde La Habana denuncia Gorki Águila Carrasco,
cantante y guitarrista de la banda de rock Porno para Ricardo, que
continua la represión contra el piquete de música punk.

"Una vez mas a mi me han citado a la policía para no perder la costumbre
de su política de… Continue reading

REPRESIÓN CONTRA MIEMBROS DE LA COMISIÓN DE ATENCIÓN A PRESOS POLÍTICOS Y FAMILIARES

REPRESIÓN CONTRA MIEMBROS DE LA COMISIÓN DE ATENCIÓN A PRESOS POLÍTICOS
Y FAMILIARES
2008-04-10.
Sergio Pastor Martínez Carrazana

El sábado, 1 de marzo de 2008, fueron descaradamente reprimidos los
miembros de la Comisión de Atención a Presos Políticos y Familiares,
CAPPF: Gesse Castelnau Jorrín, Yusmeiki Reinier Fajardo Jorrín, Yuri
Martínez Sánchez y Belkis Felicia Jorrín Morfa, mientras intentaban
unirse a una manifestación… Continue reading

New leader, new Cuba

New leader, new Cuba?
Guy W. Farmer
Special to the Appeal
April 6, 2008, 4:01 AM

"Raul Castro is Revolutionizing Cuba," declared a recent headline in the
Reno Gazette-Journal. Sorry, but I don't believe it.

"Raul Castro is revolutionizing Cuba in small but significant ways," the
Associated Press reported from Havana. As an example, the AP said the
younger Castro brother (76),… Continue reading

CUBAN PHYSICIAN, PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE, SUFFERS TORTURES AT THE HANDS OF COMMON PRISONERS

CUBAN PHYSICIAN, PRISONER OF CONSCIENCE, SUFFERS TORTURES AT THE HANDS
OF COMMON PRISONERS
2008-04-03.

April 2, 2008.- Cuban prisoner of conscience, Dr. José Luis García
Paneque, who is forced to share a barrack with dangerous common
prisoners in Las Mangas Prison will declare himself on a hunger strike
if the criminals in his cell continue harassing him in such a cruel and… Continue reading

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