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The real reason Trump wanted Cuba restrictions

Commentary: The real reason Trump wanted Cuba restrictions
OPINION By Jonathan C. Brown – Special to the American-Statesman
LYNNE SLADKY
Posted: 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017

President Donald Trump’s reversal of his predecessor’s Cuban policies
proves once again that all politics are local. The White House says that
the regime of Raúl Castro should reform its own political structure,… Continue reading

Martha Beatriz Roque: “The Cuban Opposition Has Not Found The Right Path”

Martha Beatriz Roque: “The Cuban Opposition Has Not Found The Right Path”

14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miamia, 25 May 2017 — On the verge of being
operated on in Miami for a traumatic cataract caused by a punch from a
Cuban State Security agent during one of the many acts of repudiation
against her, the dissident and former political prisoner Martha… Continue reading

Cuban-American leaders, dissidents urge Trump to get tough with Castro regime

Cuban-American leaders, dissidents urge Trump to get tough with Castro
regime
By Elizabeth Llorente Published November 16, 2016

Cuban-American leaders and human rights activists within the island
nation are hoping that the incoming Trump administration will scale back
President Obama’s efforts to restore relations between the two
countries, measures they say emboldened the communist regime and brought
the U.S. little… Continue reading

Rubio, others want Trump to ditch Obama efforts to improve U.S.-Cubarelations

Rubio, others want Trump to ditch Obama efforts to improve U.S.-Cuba
relations
By Doug G. Ware | Updated Nov. 17, 2016 at 7:42 AM

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16 (UPI) — As President-elect Donald Trump prepares to
move into the White House, Republicans have rattled off a list of Obama
administration projects they want overturned, including scaling back
relations with Cuba.

In… Continue reading

Cuban Diaspora Organizes To Send Aid To Areas Affected By Hurricane Matthew

Cuban Diaspora Organizes To Send Aid To Areas Affected By Hurricane
Matthew / 14ymedio, Mario Penton

14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 7 October 2016 — The devastation caused
by Hurricane Matthew in Baracoa and in the east end of the island has
sparked a movement of solidarity from the Cubans who live in different
parts of the world. Hours after the… Continue reading

FNCA organiza plan de ayuda de emergencia a cubanos afectados por Matthew

FNCA organiza plan de ayuda de emergencia a cubanos afectados por Matthew
07 de octubre de 2016 – 15:10

La Fundación Nacional Cubano Americana (FNCA) confirmó en nota de prensa
que la auda de emergencia estará destinada principalmente a los
municipios de Baracoa, Maisí e Imías, los más afectados

La Fundación Nacional Cubano Americana (FNCA), en colaboración con la
Unión… Continue reading

Afectados por el huracán Matthew en Cuba piden ayuda al gobierno

Afectados por el huracán Matthew en Cuba piden ayuda al gobierno
NORA GÁMEZ TORRES
ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com

Autoridades y periodistas arribaron el jueves en helicóptero a algunos
de los pueblos que habían quedado incomunicados por el paso del huracán
Matthew por el extremo más oriental de Cuba. Aunque no se reportan
muertes, los daños a las viviendas, infraestructura y cultivos son
considerables.… Continue reading

La CANF y la UNPACU envían ayuda a la Isla para las víctimas del huracán Matthew

La CANF y la UNPACU envían ayuda a la Isla para las víctimas del huracán
Matthew
DDC | La Habana | 7 de Octubre de 2016 – 22:18 CEST.

La Fundación Nacional Cubano Americana (CANF) y la Unión Patriótica de
Cuba (UNPACU) enviarán ayuda para los damnificados por el huracán
Matthew en la Isla. En un comunicado, la organización señaló… Continue reading

Guillermo Fariñas abandons his hunger strike

Guillermo Fariñas abandons his hunger strike
DDC | La Habana | 14 de Septiembre de 2016 – 06:49 CEST.

On Monday dissenter Guillermo Fariñas decided to abandon a hunger strike
he had been on for 54 days to demand that Raúl Castro desist from his
persecution of protestors on the Island. His spokesman, Jorge Luis
Artiles Montiel, confirmed the development… Continue reading

The “Fariñas Amendment” does not exist, clarifies a European Parliament group

The “Fariñas Amendment” does not exist, clarifies a European Parliament
group
DDC | Madrid | 15 de Septiembre de 2016 – 09:18 CEST.

The alleged “Fariñas Amendment,” which, it was claimed, ratified the
demands of the Cuban Sakharov Prize winner and spurred him to abandon
his hunger strike “does not exist,” said the Alliance of Liberals and
Democrats for Europe… Continue reading

Prominent Cuban opposition leader abandons long hunger strike

Prominent Cuban opposition leader abandons long hunger strike
Cuban opposition leader Guillermo Fariñas abandons 54-day hunger strike.
BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES
ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com

Cuban opposition leader Guillermo Fariñas ended his 54-day-old hunger
strike Monday, following unconfirmed reports that the European
Parliament approved a measure that links aid to the island to Cuban
government compliance with his demands.

“We never thought this… Continue reading

Desmiente el FANTU correo electrónico con declaraciones de Fariñas

Desmiente el FANTU correo electrónico con declaraciones de Fariñas
Martinoticias.com

El portavoz de Guillermo Fariñas desmiente correo electrónico con
declaraciones sobre la huelga de hambre del disidente para exigir el fin
de la represión en Cuba.
Un correo electrónico distribuido este fin de semana a más de medio
centenar de cuentas, supuestamente redactado porJorge Luis Artiles
Montiel, portavoz de Fariñas,… Continue reading

UNPACU Reaches 5th Anniversary Amid Achievements And Criticisms

UNPACU Reaches 5th Anniversary Amid Achievements And Criticisms /
14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Mario Penton

14ymedio, Luz Escobar/Mario Penton, Havana/Miami, 24 August 2016 – Five
years can be a long time in Cuba, when we’re talking about an opposition
organization. In the complex kaleidoscope of dissident groups and
parties that make up civil society on the island, many are active for… Continue reading

Foundation seeks to revoke residency for Cubans who visit the island

Foundation seeks to revoke residency for Cubans who visit the island
NORA GÁMEZ TORRES
ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com

When President Barack Obama announced that he would reestablish
diplomatic relations with Cuba, one part of the Cuban American community
— especially the so-called historical exile population — felt it had
been betrayed.

Now, 1 ½ years later, a Miami lawyer wants to unite those… Continue reading

Opositor cubano llega a Miami tras huelga de hambre

Opositor cubano llega a Miami tras huelga de hambre
NORA GÁMEZ TORRES
ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com

El dirigente juvenil de la opositora Unión Patriótica de Cuba (UNPACU),
Carlos Amel Oliva Torres, quien protagonizó una huelga de hambre de un
mes, insistió en que la comunidad internacional debe seguir atenta al
incremento en las violaciones de los derechos humanos contra opositores
pacíficos en Cuba.… Continue reading

José Daniel Ferrer denuncia en Miami nueva ola represiva en Cuba

José Daniel Ferrer denuncia en Miami nueva ola represiva en Cuba
Llama la atención sobre las huelgas de hambre de varios activistas
Miércoles, julio 27, 2016 | Agencias

MIAMI, Estados Unidos.- El disidente y expreso político cubano José
Daniel Ferrer alertó hoy en Miami (EE.UU.) sobre la reciente ola
represiva en Cuba, donde 21 opositores se han declarado en huelga… Continue reading

Resumption of U.S.-Cuba diplomatic ties hits one-year mark

Resumption of U.S.-Cuba diplomatic ties hits one-year mark

In an onging rapprochement that was formalized with the restoration of
diplomatic ties between the U.S. and Cuba on July 20, 2015, many
diplomatic steps have been taken. But there are still big areas of
contention between the two nations.
BY MIMI WHITEFIELD
mwhitefield@miamiherald.com

At a minute past midnight exactly one year… Continue reading

Cuba Posible – The Same Old Challenges

Cuba Posible: The Same Old Challenges
FRANCISCO ALMAGRO DOMÍNGUEZ | Miami | 3 Jun 2016 – 8:48 pm.

On May 26 the “Cuba and Its Current Challenges event was held in New
York, organized by the Cuba Posible Laboratorio de Ideas and sponsored
by the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) at a facility belonging
to the Open Society Foundation… Continue reading

Los presos políticos que niega Raúl Castro

Los presos políticos que niega Raúl Castro

Las organizaciones en defensa de la libertad de Cuba revelan que hay
decenas de personas encarceladas por su oposición al gobierno; la
Fundación Nacional Cubano Americana fija en al menos 47 el número de
disidentes en prisión
El régimen castrista sigue empleando la represión como arma para
controlar a la sociedad, explican a… Continue reading

Obama Advisor Ben Rhodes Meets With Cuban Activists In Miami, During A “Historic” Meeting

Obama Advisor Ben Rhodes Meets With Cuban Activists In Miami, During A
“Historic” Meeting / 14ymedio, Marion Penton
Posted on March 11, 2016

14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 11 March 2016 – President Obama’s top
advisor on US policy toward Cuba, Ben Rhodes, met this Friday with
representatives from the island’s Civil Society and exile organizations.
The meeting took place in… Continue reading

Traveling to Cuba is easier than ever. Will that change if a Republican becomes president?

Traveling to Cuba is easier than ever. Will that change if a Republican
becomes president?
Updated by Michelle Hackman on December 30, 2015, 9:00 a.m. ET @MHackman
michelle.hackman@vox.com

Tourists take in the sites from a double-decker tour bus of Havana a day
after the second round of diplomatic talks between the United States and
Cuban officials took place in Washington,… Continue reading

Despite talks, U.S.-Cuba migration impasse continues

Despite talks, U.S.-Cuba migration impasse continues

U.S., Cuba meet in Washington to discuss migration
Thousands of Cubans still stranded in Central America
Cuban American National Foundation working on program to help them
BY MIMI WHITEFIELD
mwhitefield@miamiherald.com

While thousands of Cubans thwarted in their journey to the United States
remained stuck in Central America, the United States and Cuba met in… Continue reading

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