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Czech foreign minister: number of Cuban political prisoners still enormous

Czech foreign minister: number of Cuban political prisoners still enormous

KAREL JANICEKAssociated Press Writer

Released : Friday, February 01, 2008 9:18 AM

PRAGUE, Czech Republic-The Czech foreign minister pledged his country's
support to Cuban dissidents, saying Friday that the number of political
prisoners in Cuba remains enormously high.

Foreign Minister Karel Schwarzenberg made the remarks after meeting in
Prague with… Continue reading

Continúa opositor pacífico retenido arbitrariamente

Continúa opositor pacífico retenido arbitrariamente

Por Leticia Ramos Herrería

1 de febrero de 2008

Matanzas, Cuba – bitacoracubana.com – Opositor pacífico continúa
retenido en el municipio de Colón, provincia de Matanzas desde el pasado
7 de enero por estar acusado de colocar pegatinas de CAMBIO en la calle.

Juan Pedroso Esquivel, quien es vecino de la Calle Demetrio Travieso No… Continue reading

HOW IS RAUL DOING?

HOW IS RAUL DOING?
2008-02-01.
Cuba Transition Project

Former New York mayor Ed Koch was fond of hovering at busy subway
station entrances and startling commuters by asking, with a big smile
and a handshake, "How am I doing?" There is no Cuban equivalent of
course, not even remotely so, yet in his own diffident way Raul Castro
must be… Continue reading

HRW 2008 Cuba report

Cuba
Events of 2007

Cuba remains the one country in Latin America that represses nearly
all forms of political dissent. There have been no significant policy
changes since Fidel Castro relinquished direct control of the
government to his brother Raul Castro in August 2006. The government
continues to enforce political conformity using criminal prosecutions,
long-term and short-term detentions, mob harassment,… Continue reading

A 50 años de la Revolución, Cuba se merece cuanto antes rupturas significativas

31 de enero de 2008

A 50 años de la Revolución, Cuba se merece cuanto antes rupturas
significativas

POR ANTONIO ALBIÑANA,
periodista y analista internacional.

COMO SUCEDIÓ durante la transición española a la democracia, "cambio" es
la palabra mágica en la Cuba de 2008, año en el que se va a celebrar el
50 aniversario de la Revolución. Un cambio… Continue reading

Fidel Castro relegado al lugar 19 en los comicios cubanos

Publicado el jueves 31 de enero del 2008

Fidel Castro relegado al lugar 19 en los comicios cubanos
WILFREDO CANCIO ISLA
El Nuevo Herald

El presidente interino de Cuba, el general Raúl Castro, resultó el
candidato con mayor respaldo popular en los recientes comicios
generales, aventajando incluso al gobernante Fidel Castro, quien fue
relegado al lugar 19 de aceptación entre… Continue reading