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Congress puts the brakes on Obama’s Cuba policy

Via Capitol Hill Cubans: A Bad Week for Obama's Cuba Policy Since President Obama's December 17th announcement to establish ties with the Castro regime, there has been nearly a 120% percent increase in the number of Cubans risking their lives to reach freedom in the United States; well over 3,000 political arrests; a dramatic increase […]

Another Sunday of violent repression in Cuba, Obama remains silent

Via Capitol Hill Cubans: 9th Consecutive Sunday: Over 70 Cuban Dissidents Arrested, Silence From Obama at 10:53 PM Sunday, June 7, 2015 For the ninth consecutive Sunday, over 70 Cuban dissidents have been violently arrested by the Castro regime. Among those arrested were 40 members of the pro-democracy group, The Ladies in White. One of […]

Obama’s Cuba’s policy: Seven final warnings from Carlos Alberto Montaner

By Carlos Alberto Montaner via Capitol Hill Cubans: Seven final warnings about Obama's new Cuba policy The first warning is that the government of the Castro brothers maintains in 2015 exactly the same vision of the United States that it had when the guerrillas came to power in January 1959. To them, the huge and […]

Obama’s Cuba policy illustrated

How's this for an illustration of the wonderful amazing benefits of Obama's hope and change for Cuba actually experienced by the Cuban people? Via @Cubannator: All those "restrictions" that @POTUS lifted in 2011 for the good of the Cuban people has done wonders. #Cuba #Fail pic.twitter.com/azARAWWjp6 — Serge K. (USMCVet) (@Cubannator) June 7, 2015

Jorge Luis Garcia Perez Antunez: Access to Technology in Cuba

“I never imagined that a person sitting in front of a computer could have so much information.” ~ Jorge Luis Garcia Perez Antunez

Wi-Fi in Cuba: 21st Century Apartheid

In Cuba, Internet connections are banned for all but a handful of Cubans and tourists, and the government charges nearly a quarter of a month's salary for an hour online in government-run hotels and Internet centers. According to Freedom House, Cuba's Internet status remains unfree, and off-limits for the average Cuban. However, if you're a […]

Quote of the day: “The Cuban regime is more like a national disease than a national government”

Excellent editorial by The Editorial Board of The Washington Examiner (emphasis mine): In December, President Obama announced a historic thaw in U.S. relations with Cuba's 56-year communist dictatorship. As part of this thaw, Cuba's regime will be formally removed from the State Department's list of state sponsors of terrorism this week. At the time this […]

Berta Soler: U.S. – Cuba talks not helping the Cuban people

The leader of Cuba's Ladies in White at 2015 Oslo Freedom Forum denounces international silence on Cuba's repression against the Cuban people: Capitol Hill Cubans: "We, Ladies in White, believe that these relations and conversations between the Cuban and U.S. governments will not be of any benefit to the Cuban people. And even less will […]

Cuba: Tourism up, human rights down

The number of Americans traveling to Cuba has increased since Obama's December 17th announcement, and predictably so has the violent repression and arrests of Cuba's peaceful dissidents. Especially since U.S. travelers now need only to "self-certify" the category of their trip. Capitol Hill Cubans: Mocking the Cuban People (and Breaking U.S. Law) In a story […]

Event honoring Cuba´s Damas de Blanco in Los Angeles

I am thrilled that Ann Lau of the Visual Artists Guild is supporting human rights in Cuba. She is bringing Berta Soler, the leader of Damas de Blanco to Los Angeles to focus attention on the lack of freedom, violent repression, and the gross human rights violations by the Castro dictatorship against the people of […]

Watch live: A Conversation With Marco Rubio

Senator Rubio unveils The Rubio Doctrine for A New American Century, presided by Charlie Rose of CBS and PBS. Watch it live today at 3:30 p.m. ET, HERE: H/T: Team Marco California

The voodoo of Cuba’s economic reforms

By Jose Azel in the PanAm Post: Raul Castro and The Cargo Cult Chieftain Castro Will Never Make Wealth Fall from the Sky In March 2014, hoping to attract new investments, Cuba adopted a new foreign-investment law it described as “strategic and transcendental.” As of this writing — a year later — only one new […]

Reports from Cuba: The Forbidden Fruit for Cubans

By Isis Marquez in Translating Cuba: The Forbidden Fruit for Cubans Any farmer caught selling to the general population the strawberries that he cultivates will be fined 1000 CUP* (national currency) and have his land confiscated Cubanet.org, Isis Marquez, Havana, 17 April 2015 – The strawberry is the forbidden fruit for Cubans. Its limited national […]

Cuba: Man murdered as Castro official opens fire on group attempting escape to freedom

Just days after Cuba is proclaimed a non-sponsor of terror, a Castro official opens fire on a group of friends planning to leave the island paradise. Via Capitol Hill Cubans: Young Cuban Murdered for Attempting to Flee the Island President Obama says the Cold War is over, but the Castro regime hasn't gotten the memo. […]

Surprise! Obama’s Cuba kumbaya hasn’t stopped the beating and arresting of dissidents

It's Sunday, which in Cuba is also harass, beat and arrest members of the Las Damas de Blanco and dissidents day. Apparently the tyrant in Havana understands that Obama's "We will continue to try to lift up concerns around democracy and human rights" statement is just BS. Reports from Cuba via Twitter: #Cuba Régimen lanza […]