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Cuban-American leaders, dissidents urge Trump to get tough withCastro 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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 […] 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. […] Continue reading

Exilio cubano lamenta que impidan al papa ver a “presos políticos”

Exilio cubano lamenta que impidan al papa ver a “presos políticos” Critican que el Gobierno de la isla no dé acceso al papa a la Cuba “real” jueves, septiembre 17, 2015 | Agencias MIAMI, Estados Unidos.- El exilio cubano en Miami (EE.UU.) lamentó ayer que el Gobierno de Raúl Castro no permita al papa Francisco […] Continue reading

Reacciones desde Cuba y el exilio a la apertura de la embajada de EEUU

Reacciones desde Cuba y el exilio a la apertura de la embajada de EEUU NORA GÁMEZ-TORRES Y BRENDA MEDINA ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com La apertura de la embajada de Estados Unidos en La Habana generó reacciones diversas el viernes, desde fuertes críticas de los miembros cubanoamericanos en el Congreso, hasta las variadas opiniones de empresarios y activistas en […] Continue reading

Good Luck Reversing Obama’s Cuba Policies – Big Business Won’t Allow It

Good Luck Reversing Obama’s Cuba Policies – Big Business Won’t Allow It [17-04-2015 14:36:50] James Bruno Escritor (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Following is my latest article in POLITICO Magazine on U.S. domestic politics surrounding President Obama’s initiative to normalize relations with Cuba: On Tuesday, the White House announced its intention to remove Cuba from the U.S. government’s list […] Continue reading

U.S., Cuba embark on a new future

U.S., Cuba embark on a new future BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM 01/17/2015 7:00 AM 01/17/2015 11:39 PM Ripples of change are sweeping over Cuba and Miami as delegations from Washington and Havana meet in the Cuban capital this week to begin discussing a new relationship for two countries that have been hostile neighbors for half […] Continue reading

Mutismo en Cuba sobre los 53 presos del acuerdo con Obama

Mutismo en Cuba sobre los 53 presos del acuerdo con Obama NORA GAMEZ TORRES NGAMEZTORRES@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM 12/19/2014 10:50 PM 12/19/2014 11:09 PM Un profundo secretismo rodea la lista de los 53 presos que el gobierno cubano prometió liberar como parte de las negociaciones que sostuvo con Estados Unidos, y cuyos nombres aún se desconocen. Disidentes y […] Continue reading

Fin del diferendo con EEUU, ¿pero habrá cambios en Cuba?

Análisis: Fin del diferendo con EEUU, ¿pero habrá cambios en Cuba? NORA GÁMEZ TORRESNGAMEZTORRES@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM 12/17/2014 10:38 PM 12/18/2014 5:09 AM Una llamada telefónica cambió el curso de la historia. Por primera vez, desde 1959, los mandatarios de Estados Unidos y Cuba conversaron el martes para cerrar un acuerdo que pudiera terminar con la larga historia […] Continue reading

El blog que se escucha por todo el mundo

El blog que se escucha por todo el mundo LUIS MARTÍNEZ FERNÁNDEZ 11/01/2014 8:00 PM Con la llegada de nuevas tecnologías y formas de comunicación masivas en la primera década del siglo XXI, los críticos del régimen cubano comenzaron a utilizar los blogs, Twitter, y otros tipos de medios sociales para denunciar los abusos del […] Continue reading

Cuban high schoolers may come to U.S.

Posted on Sunday, 06.01.14 Cuban high schoolers may come to U.S. BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM The U.S. State Department is offering $1.2 million to bring 75 to 100 Cuban high school students to the United States for “summer leadership” sessions, in a ongoing effort to provide educational opportunities to island youths. Sessions will focus […] Continue reading

No es hora de levantar el embargo

No es hora de levantar el embargo Intentos por revocar, o por lo menos ignorar el embargo de Estados Unidos a Cuba continúan a pasos agigantados. Guillermo I. Martínez mayo 21, 2014 Un grupo llamado CubaNow ha comenzado a colocar pasquines en las estaciones del Metrorail en Washington, D.C. Metro pidiéndole al Presidente Barack Obama […] Continue reading

Asesinato en Coral Gables – muerte sin resolver vinculada a Fidel Castro

Publicado el sábado, 04.05.14 Asesinato en Coral Gables: muerte sin resolver vinculada a Fidel Castro Un hombre vinculado a la construcción del Centro de Ingeniería Genética y Biotecnología de Cuba fue asesinado junto a su esposa en Coral Gables en 1995. Manuel Ramírez era uno de los principales constructores en la isla pero tuvo un […] Continue reading

Asesinato en Coral Gables – muerte sin resolver vinculada a Fidel Castro

Publicado el sábado, 04.05.14

Asesinato en Coral Gables: muerte sin resolver vinculada a Fidel Castro
Un hombre vinculado a la construcción del Centro de Ingeniería Genética
y Biotecnología de Cuba fue asesinado junto a su esposa en Coral Gables
en 1995. Manuel Ramírez era uno de los principales constructores en la
isla pero tuvo un desacuerdo con el gobierno y… Continue reading

A Cuban man, slain in 1995, was preparing to testify about Cuba’s bioweapons capabilities to Congress, el Nuevo Herald has learned.

Posted on Saturday, 04.05.14 A Cuban man, slain in 1995, was preparing to testify about Cuba’s bioweapons capabilities to Congress, el Nuevo Herald has learned. BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM When Cuban exiles Lilian Rosa Morales and husband Manuel Ramirez were murdered in an execution-style shooting in Coral Gables shortly after midnight on Feb. 2, […] Continue reading

Washington excluye a la USAID de la ayuda a Cuba

Publicado el jueves, 02.13.14 Washington excluye a la USAID de la ayuda a Cuba JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM La Agencia para el Desarrollo Internacional (USAID) ha sido excluida de los $17.5 millones consignados para programas por la democracia en Cuba, en medio de quejas de disputas políticas partidistas y de que la agencia ha manejado […] Continue reading

USAID cut out of Cuba programs

Posted on Wednesday, 02.12.14 USAID cut out of Cuba programs BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has been left out of the $17.5 million appropriated for Cuba democracy programs this fiscal year, amid complaints over partisan political fighting and agency mishandling of the programs. Instead, the funds will go […] Continue reading

Cuba poll reflects changing political landscape in Florida

Posted on Tuesday, 02.11.14 NEWS ANALYSIS: CUBA Cuba poll reflects changing political landscape in Florida BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM A new poll indicating the majority of Floridians favor a change in U.S. policy toward Cuba comes as the issue of isolation of Cuba versus engagement is being hotly debated in the Cuban-American community. For decades […] Continue reading

Cartas de cabeza

Embargo, Disidencia, Oposición Cartas de cabeza Da la impresión que la actual administración lleva a cabo una campaña en que quiere dejar bien a las claras su apoyo a la disidencia cubana. Pero, ¿y qué más? Alejandro Armengol, Miami | 12/11/2013 10:07 am Al rumbo lento, errático y por momentos confuso de los cambios en […] Continue reading

Fariñas dijo que la reunión con Obama fue en nombre de toda la disidencia

Publicado el sábado, 11.09.13 Fariñas dijo que la reunión con Obama fue en nombre de toda la disidencia EFE Miami — El disidente cubano Guillermo Fariñas resaltó este sábado que el encuentro que sostuvo con el presidente Obama el pasado viernes, junto a la líder de las Damas de Blanco, Berta Soler, fue a nombre […] Continue reading

Fariñas considera ‘un triunfo para la oposición cubana’ reunión con Obama en Miami

Publicado el sábado, 11.09.13 Fariñas considera ‘un triunfo para la oposición cubana’ reunión con Obama en Miami JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM El presidente Barack Obama dijo en el sur de la Florida el viernes a dos de los disidentes más destacados de Cuba que él admira sus sacrificios, un muy inusual reconocimiento de la Casa […] Continue reading

‘Incredible night’ as Obama meets Cuban dissidents in Miami

Posted on Friday, 11.08.13 ‘Incredible night’ as Obama meets Cuban dissidents in Miami BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM President Barack Obama told two of Cuba’s leading dissidents in South Florida Friday that he admires their sacrifices, a rare White House recognition of the peaceful opposition on the communist-ruled island. “The most important thing here was […] Continue reading

Cuban dissidents plant a hoax to trap government spies

Posted on Friday, 10.18.13 Cuban dissidents plant a hoax to trap government spies BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Cuban blogger Ernesto Vera Rodriguez thought he had a scoop: Exiles in Miami had cut off funds to the island’s most active opposition group in recent months, the Cuban Patriotic Union, UNPACU. But the report was a […] Continue reading

Uniting what Castro has divided

Posted on Saturday, 04.06.13 HUMAN RIGHTS Uniting what Castro has divided BY JORGE MAS SANTOS fhrcuba.org The Cuban exile community used to be referenced by my father, Jorge Mas Canosa, with a simple phrase, "We unite all that Castro has divided." The truth of this statement must have resonated loud and clear a few evenings [...] Continue reading

Blogger Yoani Sánchez gets by with a lot of help from her friends

Posted on Saturday, 04.06.13 Blogger Yoani Sánchez gets by with a lot of help from her friends By MIMI WHITEFIELD And ANDRES VIGLUCCI aviglucci@MiamiHerald.com For more than six weeks, dissident Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez has crisscrossed the Atlantic, making a splash and garnering accolades as she hopscotches between high-profile events in Brasilia and Amsterdam, Mexico [...] Continue reading

Eliecer Avila’s Father Denounces Cuban State Security’s Threats to Him and His Son / Eliécer Ávila

Eliecer Avila's Father Denounces Cuban State Security's Threats to Him and His Son / Eliécer Ávila Eliécer Ávila, Translator: Unstated I Eliécer Avila Perez, father of Eliecer Avila Cicilia, desire to make public that at 9:30 AM on April 24, 2012, an Official from State Security, Manuel Sosa Lozada, met with me on the premises [...] Continue reading

U.S. defends $3.4M grant to Cuba program

Posted on Saturday, 12.17.11CUBA U.S. defends $3.4M grant to Cuba program A grant to a Miami nonprofit that supports democracy in Cuba ignited critics who argue the money was given to reward Obama's cronies.By Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com The U.S. Agency for International Development is strongly rejecting complaints of political favoritism in its grant of $3.4 [...] Continue reading

La USAID rechaza críticas de favoritismo hacia cubanos americanos

Publicado el sábado, 12.17.11 Niega que subvención tenga trasfondo político La USAID rechaza críticas de favoritismo hacia cubanos americanosJuan O. Tamayojtamayo@elnuevoherald.com La Agencia de Desarrollo Internacional de Estados Unidos (USAID) ha rechazado enérgicamente quejas de favoritismo político a su subvención de $3.4 millones a una entidad de derechos humanos creada por miembros de la Fundación [...] Continue reading

50 Years Later, Who Wins and Who Loses

50 Years Later, Who Wins and Who Loses
By Ann Louise Bardach
Sunday, January 11, 2009; B03

On New Year's Day, Fidel Castro and his brother Raul celebrated their
golden anniversary — marking a half-century since they brought
revolution to Cuba. On Jan. 20, Barack Obama will become the 44th
president of the United States. But to the Castros, who… Continue reading

Cuba 'chokes' dissident support

CUBA
Cuba 'chokes' dissident support
The Cuban government is putting the squeeze on dissidents, citing Bush
administration rules to keep them from receiving aid from U.S. groups.
Posted on Sat, Jun. 14, 2008
BY FRANCES ROBLES
frobles@MiamiHerald.com

Apparently abusing Bush administration rules that restrict who can send
money to the island, the Cuban government is cutting off resources to
human… Continue reading