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Monthly Archives: January 2009

INCREMENTA LA DICTADURA REPRESIÓN CONTRA LA JUVENTUD HABANERA

INCREMENTA LA DICTADURA REPRESIÓN CONTRA LA JUVENTUD HABANERA
2009-01-28.
Héctor Julio Cedeño Negrín, Periodista Independiente

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- El aumento de la represión policial contra
los jóvenes en la Ciudad de la Habana, especialmente en Centro Habana y
la Habana Vieja, es notable en lo que va del año 2009. Se ha
multiplicado el número de policías y de carros patrulleros, me… Continue reading

Un documento inédito sobre la brutal represión de la dictadura cubana

Jueves 22 de Enero de 2009
Un documento inédito sobre la brutal represión de la dictadura cubana

Hablan las damas – tapa
La ONG Solidaridad Española con Cuba e Infobae.com ofrecen la descarga
gratuita del libro Hablan las Damas. Recoge los conmovedores testimonios
de 24 esposas y madres de cubanos encarcelados por los Castro desde 2003.

Hablan las Damas es un documento… Continue reading

SE PIERDE COSECHA DE TOMATE MIENTRAS AUMENTA REPRESIÓN CONTRA PRODUCTORES

SE PIERDE COSECHA DE TOMATE MIENTRAS AUMENTA REPRESIÓN CONTRA PRODUCTORES
2009-01-27.
Richard Roselló, Periodista Independiente

(www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Cosecheros de tomate de provincia Habana
estima en cientos los quintales en pérdida por carencia de embase y
transportación, mientras crece descontento por decomisos de mercancías.

Productores que no declararon el nombre por temor a represalias,
informaron este sábado que las pérdidas son cuantiosas… Continue reading

Cuban spies in middle of swap talk

Posted on Monday, 01.26.09
THE `CUBAN FIVE'
Cuban spies in middle of swap talk
An effort to free five Cuban agents convicted in Miami may hinge on the
offer of a prisoner swap by Cuban leader Raúl Castro.
BY WILFREDO CANCIO ISLA
El Nuevo Herald

Attorneys for five Cubans imprisoned in the United States on espionage
charges will make a final appeal… Continue reading

Bush takes parting swipe at communist Cuba

Bush takes parting swipe at communist Cuba
Mon Jan 19, 2009 1:35pm GMT
By Matt Spetalnick

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President George W. Bush took a parting swipe at
communist Cuba on Tuesday, saying it was a cruel dictatorship that had
responded to U.S. appeals for democratic reform with more repression of
its people.

Bush's statement, issued a week before he hands over… Continue reading

Three conditions apply to lifting of embargo on Cuba

Three conditions apply to lifting of embargo on Cuba

Published: January 9 2009 02:00 | Last updated: January 9 2009 02:00

From Congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart.

Sir, Your editorial "Prepare the ground for post-Castro era" (December
31) was uncharacteristically ill-informed. As a representative in the US
Congress of hundreds of thousands of Cuban-Americans and the author of
the codification into US law in… Continue reading

Che Guevara: Hero or Murderer?

Che Guevara: Hero or Murderer?
By Justin Stamm
Epoch Times Staff Jan 4, 2009

"An eye for an eye leaves the whole world blind." These are the words of
Mahatma Gandhi.

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot
drive out hate; only love can do that." These are the words of Martin
Luther King Jr.

Their names… Continue reading

Fifty years of Castro

Cuba
Fifty years of Castro [Castro's Communist Revolution]
10:56AM Friday Jan 02, 2009
By Leonard Doyle

It's been 50 years since Fidel Castro declared victory over Cuba's
ousted Batista dictatorship. Photo / Supplied

With a nose ring and a mop of black curls, Gorki is an unhappy child of
Fidel Castro's Communist Revolution. The punk rocker, who is passing
into middle age,… Continue reading

Castro's False Claims of Success

Castro's False Claims of Success

It's true that many Latin countries are now governed by the left, but
few subscribe to the Cuban model.
By Jorge Castañeda | NEWSWEEK
Published Jan 3, 2009
From the magazine issue dated Jan 12, 2009

The Cuban revolution turned 50 years old last week, and its founder and
undertaker was still around to celebrate the anniversary,… Continue reading

The hellish mindset of Cuba-enthusiasts

From The Sunday Times
January 4, 2009
The hellish mindset of Cuba-enthusiasts
It is a rule of thumb that anyone given to praising Cuba under Castro is
a person of poor judgment
Minette Marrin

Cuba – what a word to conjure with. And what nonsense people have used
it to conjure up for half a century now. Those who are determined to… Continue reading

Heroic myth and prosaic failure

The Cuban revolution at 50
Heroic myth and prosaic failure

Dec 30th 2008
From The Economist print edition
All the Castro brothers have to celebrate this week is survival. But
that in itself is a remarkable achievement
Reuters

IN THE early hours of January 1st 1959, as New Year parties were in full
swing in an otherwise unnaturally quiet Havana, Fulgencio Batista… Continue reading

Cubans here and there still hope for better future

Posted on Thursday, 01.01.09
50 YEARS LATER
Cubans here and there still hope for better future
BY MARIFELI PEREZ-STABLE
MarifeliPerez-Stable.com

Fifty years ago Cubans rejoiced in the downfall of Fulgencio Batista.
Today joy isn't the overriding emotion. Other feelings — such as
apathy, anger, despair and rancor — dwell in our hearts. Loss and
sadness — over the lives lost, the families… Continue reading

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