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Havana Taxi Drivers Up In Arms

Havana Taxi Drivers Up In Arms / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 27 February 2017 — After working twelve hours driving a vintage 1957 Chevrolet for a collective taxi company on the Cotorro-Central Park route, twenty-nine year old Osdiel sits down to have a beer at a dark bar in the south end of Havana, where […] Continue reading

Repression Instead of Solutions

Repression Instead of Solutions / Fernando Dámaso Fernando Damaso, 19 July 2016 — The topic of discussion among Havanans today is not only the intense heat and “the evil of it,” but also the beginning of the persecution and repression against self-employed taxi drivers who have raised their prices. Given the lack of public transport, […] Continue reading

We Know Why Obama Changed U.S. Policy Toward Cuba. But Why Did Cuba Change Its Policy Toward the U.S.?

We Know Why Obama Changed U.S. Policy Toward Cuba. But Why Did Cuba Change Its Policy Toward the U.S.? Matt Jacobs / History News Network @myHNN July 25, 2015 To understand the change we need to acknowledge that Castro has always followed a policy of “revolutionary pragmatism” History News Network This post is in partnership […] Continue reading

For Sucelys, to Be Reborn Tomorrow

For Sucelys*, to Be Reborn Tomorrow / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Posted on June 4, 2015 And Jesus said: Father, forgive them, because they know not what they do. Luke 23:34 I write without knowing if she will get to read these words, or if she would understand them, because there are matters in life that […] Continue reading

In an online world, Cuba remains a standline society

In an online world, Cuba remains a stand-in-line society By Nick Miroff May 31 at 8:20 PM HAVANA — As one of Havana’s largest state-run retail hubs, the Supermercado 3ra y 70 is the communist government equivalent of a Target or Wal-Mart, created as a one-stop shopping center. It was designed, quite possibly, by sadists. […] Continue reading

Deportees in Their Own Country

Deportees in Their Own Country / Cubanet, Reinaldo Cosano Posted on May 18, 2015 Cuban Apartheid, suffered by families who abandoned their homes and went to Havana in search of a new life Cubanet.org, Reinaldo Emilio Cosano Alen, Havana, 15 May 2015 – Rodolfo Castro, from Santiago de Cuba, met with three other young men […] Continue reading

The Ladies in White Should Change Their Political Profile

The Ladies in White Should Change Their Political Profile / Ivan Garcia Posted on March 20, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 11 March 2015 — During the hot summer of 2013 I remember Blanca Reyes, wife of the poet and journalist Raul Rivero, writing letters to the pope in the Vatican, to the Mothers of the Plaza […] Continue reading

Nicaragua Was Freed From a Regime Modeled On That Of the Castros

Nicaragua Was Freed From a Regime Modeled On That Of the Castros / 14ymedio, Julio Blanco C. Posted on October 11, 2014 14ymedio, Julio Blanco C., Managua, 27 September 2014 — I follow with eagerness – almost bordering on addiction – the news out of Cuba. I suppose that my nationality has a lot to […] Continue reading

Cuba: Not, in fact, a socialist paradise

Published: May 21, 2014 Cuba: Not, in fact, a socialist paradise By Peter Franklin Last updated: May 20, 2014 at 10:36 pm North Korea exerts such a horrifying grip on our attention that we forget about Cuba – another hereditary Communist state that somehow survived the end of the Cold War. Compared to the Kims, […] Continue reading

Cubans rally for “sustainable socialism” on May Day

Cubans rally for “sustainable socialism” on May Day HAVANA — An estimated 600,000 residents of Cuba’s capital marched through Revolution Square on May Day morning in an “expression of support for our revolution and our historic leaders,” according to top trade unionist Ulises Guilarte De Nacimiento. Millions more paraded in other cities across the island. […] Continue reading

The Kindness of the Cuban Aristocracy?

The Kindness of the Cuban Aristocracy? / Ivan Garcia Posted on September 20, 2013 While in Sao Paulo and other cities in Brazil the outraged people flooded the streets to protest the increase in transportation prices, rampant corruption and the millions in public expenditures for the World Cup and the Olympic Games, in Cuba the […] Continue reading

Verbal and Physical Violence Increases

Cuba: Verbal and Physical Violence Increases / Ivan Garcia Posted on September 18, 2013 From Cubanet Any place, public transportation, school, workplace or even in a family environment is prone to rudeness. Many times start with insults and finishes like a boxing ring. People with short fuses are abundant in Cuba. Guys who use body […] Continue reading

Latest Cuban police tactic – Freeing detained dissidents in remote areas far from their homes

Posted on Tuesday, 08.20.13 Latest Cuban police tactic: Freeing detained dissidents in remote areas far from their homes BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Cuban dissident Ana Celia Rodríguez Torres says police arrested her, punched her and kept her all day in a scorching hot bus, then freed her the next morning in a remote farming […] Continue reading

Castro speech scolds islanders for bad behavior

Posted on Sunday, 07.07.13 Castro speech scolds islanders for bad behavior BY PETER ORSI ASSOCIATED PRESS HAVANA — Raul Castro spent the lion’s share of a prominent speech Sunday scolding his countrymen for all kinds of bad behavior, everything from corruption and theft to public urination and the odoriferous practice of raising pigs in cities. [...] Continue reading

Opera de la Calle and a Show for Beyoncé

Opera de la Calle and a Show for Beyoncé April 12, 2013 Fernando Ravsberg* HAVANA TIMES — Beyonce's trip to Cuba was an attention grabbing event, despite the singer's request for discretion. Nobody in Havana talked about anything else as they watched her walk down Obispo Street, eat at the La Guarida restaurant and try [...] Continue reading

For Blacks in Cuba, the Revolution Hasn’t Begun

For Blacks in Cuba, the Revolution Hasn't Begun By ROBERTO ZURBANO Published: March 23, 2013 CHANGE is the latest news to come out of Cuba, though for Afro-Cubans like myself, this is more dream than reality. Over the last decade, scores of ridiculous prohibitions for Cubans living on the island have been eliminated, among them [...] Continue reading

Has Cuba’s regime eased up? Depends who you ask

Posted on Saturday, 04.28.12 Cuban government | Analysis Has Cuba's regime eased up? Depends who you ask Raúl Castro's grudging reforms have sparked an intense debate in Cuba and abroad on the current living conditions and future of the regime. By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Is the Cuban government sinking or swimming? Are dissidents gaining [...] Continue reading
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