Daily Archives: December 21, 2008
Las Damas de Blanco creen que el Premio Sajarov les ha dado cierta
'protección' ante la represión
Redacción CE | 16/12/2008
Las Damas de Blanco pidieron este martes al Parlamento Europeo (PE) que
cada eurodiputado que realice una visita de trabajo a la Isla, "incluya
un saludo de cortesía, una conversación amistosa, un breve intercambio
humano" con ellas.
En… Continue reading
Change comes to Cuba
By ANITA SNOW
Associated Press writer
December 21, 2008 6:00 AM
Cuba at a glance
Here is a look at Cuba, now 50 years beyond the Communist revolution
Largest island in Caribbean, covers 44,344 square miles, about the size
of Pennsylvania. Sierra Maestra mountains at eastern end, but mostly
flat or slightly rolling countryside.
PEOPLE… Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 12.20.08
Aging Castro still rules 50 years after revolution
By ANITA SNOW
Associated Press Writer
HAVANA — In the palace of a fallen dictator, the grade-school kids in
their red Communist Pioneer bandanas are getting their mandatory
introduction to the glories of the revolution. Clattering from one
display case to the next, they gaze wide-eyed at an… Continue reading
Posted on Wednesday, 12.17.08
Cuba's revolution at 50: gains fade, despair endures
Andres Oppenheimer reflects on Castro's revolution
Miami Herald columnist Andres Oppenheimer dissects the Cuban Revolution
on the eve of its 50th anniversary.
Miami Herald Staff
BY FRANCES ROBLES
Fifty years ago, an attorney turned bearded guerrilla marched
triumphantly into Havana and declared victory over a departing dictator.… Continue reading
Posted on Sunday, 12.14.08
Is Fidel Castro still in control?
According to a Cuban official, Fidel Castro has been playing a larger
role in the Cuban government than has been apparent.
BY WILFREDO CANCIO ISLA
El Nuevo Herald
Although Raúl Castro was declared the new Cuban leader in February,
Fidel Castro may not have stepped down completely.
Fidel was… Continue reading