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Cuba then and now: LGBT progress is real

Cuba then and now: LGBT progress is real As the country opens its doors even farther, U.S. fundamentalists are looking for influence and to proselytize — not a good omen for LGBT Cubans. Mark Segal, Philadelphia Gay News Jun 5, 2017 It was 20 years ago when I first reported on the state of LGBT […] Continue reading

Geingob calls for removal of U.S. trade embargo on Cuba

Geingob calls for removal of U.S. trade embargo on Cuba June 6, 2017 Albertina Nakale Windhoek-President Hage Geingob says there is much ground to cover to ensure the complete lifting of the United States of America’s long running economic and trade blockade against Cuba. Geingob made the remarks yesterday during the commencement of the 5th […] Continue reading

‘Freak’: meet Cuba’s last self-infected HIV punk rebel

‘Freak’: meet Cuba’s last self-infected HIV punk rebel AFP Héctor Velasco Like many young punks, Gerson Govea saw himself as a misfit. But few embraced the role as self-destructively as this Cuban rocker: he deliberately infected himself with HIV. He is considered the last of the most hardcore members of the “frikis,” or “freaks,” as […] Continue reading

No USAID funds for Cuba in Trump budget proposal

No USAID funds for Cuba in Trump budget proposal BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com USAID programs in Cuba, which have been highly controversial in recent years, aren’t funded under the Trump administration’s proposed State Department budget for Fiscal Year 2018. “As we work to streamline efforts to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of U.S. taxpayer dollars, we […] Continue reading

La sovietización de Cuba y sus consecuencias (II)

La sovietización de Cuba y sus consecuencias (II) 16 Mayo, 2017 6:43 pm por Eduardo Prida Miami, USA, Ed Prida () La dirección soviética sustituyó a Nikita Khrushev porque sus planes no tuvieron éxito. Le siguió Leonid Brheznev, que se había encargado durante mucho tiempo de dirigir la producción de artefactos nucleares para atacar a […] Continue reading

Cuban Double Agent Fears for His Life after Revealing His True Identity

Cuban Double Agent Fears for His Life after Revealing His True Identity / Juan Juan Almeida Juan Juan Almeida, 27 February 2017 — Luis Enrique Cepero García was an opponent of the Cuban regime serving a sentence in the Combinado del Este prison when he decided to infect himself with a disease rather than continue […] Continue reading

Obama Betrayed Cuba’s Dissidents

Obama Betrayed Cuba’s Dissidents Civil liberties have deteriorated since the U.S. said that it would normalize ties. By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY Aug. 14, 2016 5:43 p.m. ET Fidel Castro turned 90 years old on Saturday, adding plausibility to the popular Cuban theory that even hell doesn’t want him. Meanwhile Cuba’s military dictatorship, now headed by […] Continue reading

The War Against Subcultures on the ‘Reflejos’ Platform

The War Against Subcultures on the ‘Reflejos’ Platform MARÍA MATIENZO PUERTO | La Habana | 22 de Junio de 2016 – 8:59 pm. Several blogs installed on the Reflejosplatform, in the cubava.cu domain, have been censored, either because they do not comply with its absurd and incomprehensible “Terms of Use”, or because connectivity levels are […] Continue reading

Cuba y su deshielo tropical

Cuba y su deshielo tropical El Stonegate Bank comienza a realizar negocios con la Isla, lo que marca el inicio de la efectiva eliminación de las restricciones para Cuba en el uso del dólar, producto del embargo Jorge Dávila Miguel, Miami | 20/06/2016 8:51 am La banca americana representada por uno de sus más discretos […] Continue reading

How a Castro-less Cuba Could Be America’s Friend

How a Castro-less Cuba Could Be America’s Friend Even after Obama’s visit, Raul Castro is telling his fellow communists to watch out for Washington. But he’s 84, and the revolutionary generation is dying off. By JOHN CULHANE April 18, 2016 Speaking in front of a huge portrait of his brother, Fidel Castro, at the Cuban […] Continue reading

Cuba’s Prison in Guantanamo

Cuba’s Prison in Guantanamo / 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar Posted on February 4, 2016 14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 4 February 2016 – To the shame of the United States justice system, the prison at the Guantanamo Naval Base is 14 years old today. Since 2003, 680 detainees have arrived there, though today there are fewer than […] Continue reading

National News in Cuba – 6 Bloggers Who Cover Nation

National News in Cuba: 6 Bloggers Who Cover Nation By Brigitte Yuille | Sunday, 13 Dec 2015 01:11 AM Cuba’s state-run media has been one source for national news in Cuba, but a community of bloggers is providing a new and powerful alternative. Their blogs share the realities of life in Cuba and advocate for […] Continue reading

Defiant Guantanameros protest injustice in Cuba regularly

Defiant Guantanameros protest injustice in Cuba regularly ‘People of Cuba, wake up! They have fooled you,’ protester says Author: Hatzel Vela, Reporter, hvela@Local10.com Andrea Torres, Local10.com Reporter, atorres@local10.com Updated On: Nov 19 2015 04:12:00 AM EST GUANTANAMO, Cuba – It takes about 11 hours to drive from the Cuban capital of Havana to the island’s […] Continue reading

Demasiada desinformación en Suecia sobre la realidad de Cuba

Demasiada desinformación en Suecia sobre la realidad de Cuba [21-10-2015 22:43:28] Mileydi Fougstedt Redactora (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- No es sorprendente que la mayoría de los suecos no tengan ni la menor idea de la realidad cubana si tanto la prensa como las instituciones académicas y otras asociaciones se la pasan vanagloriando a la revolución cubana de hace […] Continue reading

Black Woman – Double or Triple Discrimination?

Black Woman: Double or Triple Discrimination? / Diario de Cuba, Laritza Diversent Posted on October 7, 2015 Diario de Cuba, Laritza Diversent, Havana, 31 July 2015 —In Cuba there is a myth that says that there is no racism here because “all the races and cultures melded together forever in a happy synthesis.” Nonetheless, in […] Continue reading

Cuestionan ética en un estudio sobre el VIH en Cuba

Cuestionan ética en un estudio sobre el VIH en Cuba NORA GÁMEZ TORRES NGAMEZTORRES@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM 02/13/2015 10:54 PM 02/13/2015 11:31 PM Un estudio reciente que vinculó una nueva cepa del VIH presente en Cuba con el desarrollo acelerado de sida utilizó grupos de control de pacientes con esa enfermedad que no estaban recibiendo terapia antirretroviral, lo […] Continue reading

U.S.–Cuba Accord Should Be a Boon for Science

U.S.–Cuba Accord Should Be a Boon for Science Cuba has world-class expertise in vaccines and environmental research to share, scientists say after last month’s agreement to promote exchanges January 12, 2015 |By Rebecca Trager and ChemistryWorld The new year has brought a new era in US–Cuba relations that is ripe for scientific cooperation between the […] Continue reading

Critics of Cuban government criticize bid to host LGBT conference

Critics of Cuban government criticize bid to host LGBT conference MEXICO CITY — Critics of the Cuban government this week blasted efforts to allow the Communist country to host the International Lesbian Gay Bisexual Trans and Intersex Association’s biennial global conference in 2016. Cuban-born U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) on Friday described any attempt to […] Continue reading

Civil Society in Cuba Finds More Space Under the Reforms

Civil Society in Cuba Finds More Space Under the Reforms By Ivet González CÁRDENAS, Cuba , Oct 15 2014 (IPS) – Cafés, real estate agencies, taxis and other small privately-owned businesses and cooperatives in Cuba have brought new life to the depressed local economy and have given rise to pockets of prosperity in the country’s […] Continue reading

What This Media Outlet Got Wrong About Efforts to Promote Freedom in Cuba

What This Media Outlet Got Wrong About Efforts to Promote Freedom in Cuba Ana Quintana / @Ana_R_Quintana / August 06, 2014 Ana Quintana is a research associate in The Heritage Foundation’s Allison Center for Foreign Policy Studies. She specializes in U.S. policy toward Latin America. Earlier this week, the Associated Press ran an investigative piece […] Continue reading

Groups – US political effort in Cuba hurts aid work

Posted on Monday, 08.04.14 Groups: US political effort in Cuba hurts aid work BY DESMOND BUTLER AND JACK GILLUM AND PETER ORSI AND ANDREA RODRIGUEZ THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — A U.S. program in Cuba that secretly used an HIV-prevention workshop for political activism was assailed Monday by international public health officials and members of […] Continue reading

US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

Posted on Monday, 08.04.14 US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy BY DESMOND BUTLER AND JACK GILLUM AND ALBERTO ARCE AND ANDREA RODRIGUEZ THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — An Obama administration program secretly dispatched young Latin Americans to Cuba using the cover of health and civic programs to provoke political change, a clandestine operation […] Continue reading

5 findings about USAID travelers’ program in Cuba

Posted on Monday, 08.04.14 5 findings about USAID travelers’ program in Cuba THE ASSOCIATED PRESS In April, The Associated Press revealed that the U.S. Agency for International Development had overseen the creation of a secret “Cuban Twitter” program to stir political dissent on the island and bypass Cuba’s stranglehold on the Internet. But that program […] Continue reading

Does Cuba Intend to Fight For Gay Rights?

Does Cuba Intend to Fight For Gay Rights? BY EMMA MOORE JULY 23, 2014 8:58 PM ) A pioneer in the region, Cuba has begun to add to its list of internal advancements LGBTI rights; the 1990s saw the abolishment of many oppressive laws and practices towards gays while the National Center for Sex Education […] Continue reading

Synecdoche of the LGTB Community

Cuba: Synecdoche of the LGTB Community July 14, 2014 Haroldo Dilla Alfonso HAVANA TIMES — Activists of Cuba’s LGTB community organized around the National Center for Sexual Education (CENESEX) headed by Mariela Castro – the daughter of Cuban President Raul Castro – welcomed the New Year brimming with optimism. In December of 2013, Cuba’s National […] Continue reading

Gay Fiestas Highlight Divisions in Cuba’s LGBTI Community

Gay Fiestas Highlight Divisions in Cuba’s LGBTI Community By Ivet González HAVANA, Jun 21 2014 (IPS) – Two men kiss each other while two women dance together without making other clients feel uncomfortable at the prívate club Humboldt 67, one of the venues seeking to cash in on an untapped market by fulfilling the unmet […] Continue reading

What’s Happening Today in Angola?

What’s Happening Today in Angola? / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez Posted on June 20, 2014 14ymedio, Yoani Sánchez, Havana | June 18, 2014 — He has been in power 35 years, he’s the father of the richest woman in Africa, and he has created in Angola one of the most corrupt regimes in the world. His […] Continue reading

?HOLLYWOOD RAVES, WHILE CASTRO DIGS GRAVES

HOLLYWOOD RAVES, WHILE CASTRO DIGS GRAVES Exclusive: Marisa Martin blasts celebs for ignoring Cuba’s persecuted artists MARISA MARTIN Fidel Castro, Hollywood’s favorite living dictator, and his li’l bro Raul arrested more than 360 political prisoners in the first 13 days of May alone. Perhaps Kings Castro I and II are just trying to balance out […] Continue reading
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