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Reports from Cuba: What isn’t working?

By Fernando Damaso in Translating Cuba: What Isn’t Working? Let’s take a look at four different situations. In the case of the national railway, the authorities in charge claim that its problems are due to outdated equipment and the lack of proper maintenance resulting from a lack of spare parts. The system has not been […]

Raul Castro’s desperate offensive

An excerpt from Carlos Alberto Montaner's editorial in Diario de Cuba (translated by Capitol Hill Cubans): Raul Castro's Desperate Offensive Raul Castro fears that Venezuela's subsidies will dry out in the short-term. He sees it coming. The price of oil is falling and the chaos generated by the absolute inefficiency of "chavismo" has Venezuela about […]

Dissident Cuban rapper ‘El Critico’ arrested and held since March 2013 sentenced to 6 years in Castro gulag

Where are Jay-Z and Beyonce when you need them? Via Uncommon Sense: Imprisoned Cuban rap singer 'El Critico' sentenced to 6 years in prison Angel Yunier Remon, "El Critico" Imprisoned Cuban rap singer/political activist Angel Yunier "El Critico" Remon has been sentenced to 6 years in prison. El Critico and several family members had been […]

Reports from Cuba: Of jails in Cuba

By Ivan Garcia: Of Jails In Cuba For Saul prison is like his second home. He celebrated his 63rd birthday behind bars, fabricating cement and gravel blocks for a Cuban state enterprise called Provari, which makes everything from bricks, tiles and mattresses to insecticides and sells them for hard currency. Saul knows the island’s penitentiary […]

One afternoon at the Hugo Chavez Institute for Advanced Studies…

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Cuba’s Castro dictatorship sends agents to Nebraska to promote its apartheid regime

Chris Simmons in Cuba Confidential: Cuban 5 Activist Lobbies For Spy-Terrorists at Nebraska Peace Conference The leftist newspaper, The Militant, reported on “Free The 5” efforts at a Nebraska Peace Conference in early October. The event reportedly drew over 100 attendees to discuss issues from the war in the Middle East to the environment. When […]

Reports from Cuba: Responding to the NYT editorial ‘End the US Embargo on Cuba’

By Clive Rudd Fernandez in Havana Times: Responding to The NYT editorial “End the US Embargo on Cuba” I was surprised to read the editorial from the New York Times on October 11, 2014, not because of the subject but because of the unconvincing and poor arguments presented. As a Cuban who’s lived in exile […]

Miami increases its export of milk to Cuba’s Fidel Castro

Garrincha in El Nuevo Herald: "U.S. travelers to Cuba increase by 10% during first half of the year."

Remembering and Honoring Laura Inés Pollán Toledo

John Suarez in Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter: Remembering and Honoring Laura Inés Pollán Toledo “I have read somewhere that in a totalitarian system martyrdom does better than thought.” - Václav Havel Three years later and the forces of repression still tremble before the memory of the 65 year old wife, mother and school […]

Cuban dictator Fidel Castro happily endorses New York Times editorial supporting Cuba’s apartheid regime

So how much did Cuban dictator Fidel Castro like the New York Times editorial supporting his apartheid regime? So much so that he reprinted the article almost entirely word for word. The Castro dictatorship may be viciously ruthless, but they ain't stupid; they know you can't buy propaganda like this. More from Capitol Hill Cubans: […]

Gay democracy activist in Cuba awaits sentencing after farce trial conviction

If there is anything the reformed apartheid Castro dictatorship hates more than an opposition activist, is a gay opposition activist. The Cuban regime may despise gay Cubans, but they consider the whole LGBTQ movement a great propaganda tool. And they will be damned if they are going to allow someone from that movement ruin it. […]

Reports from Cuba: The elections we didn’t have

By Reinaldo Escobar in Translating Cuba: The elections we didn’t have This Sunday news agencies around the world, especially in Latin America, awaited the results of the first round elections in Brazil. The question of whether Dilma Rousseff will remain president of that vast country, simply the question, will be one of concern and anxiety to […]

The new Cuban heel

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A test for Obama on Venezuela at the UN: Cuba’s pawn wants a seat on the Security Council

Mary O'Grady in the Wall Street Journal: A Test for Obama on Venezuela at the U.N. Cuba’s pawn wants a seat on the Security Council. We should work against it, as we did in 2008. Should Venezuela, a pawn of the Cuban military dictatorship, have a seat on the United Nations Security Council? The Obama […]

New York Times channels Herbert Matthews for editorial on Cuba, receives appropriate response

Dedicated to its ever-shrinking audience of morally blind leftists and limousine liberals, the Editorial Board of the New York Times once again tackled the topic of Cuba by feeding their followers what they are always hungry for: ignorance, untruths, and outright fabrications. This is the type of propaganda the apartheid Castro dictatorship relishes, mostly because […]