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  • Humberto Fontova: Hate to say it, but Lopez was dumb to meekly surrender in a show of “good faith.” There is no such thing...

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Today in Cuba News: Boxing, Jubans and radio censorship

Britain’s Stalker, Cuba’s La Cruz suffer shock defeats in Olympic boxing quarterfinals Yamaguchi Falcao of Brazil also upset top-seeded Cuban light heavyweight Julio La Cruz 18-15 in an eventful final day of quarterfinal bouts. http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/olympics/upset-central-britains-stalker-cubas-la-cruz-stunned-in-last-olympic-boxing-quarterfinals/2012/08/08/b3f527f8-e1ad-11e1-89f7-76e23a982d06_story.html Cuba says tourism income up 12.8 percent in 2011 In an undated report posted recently on its website, the National […]

One Cuba’s new campaign. A simple gesture for a simple message: Libertad.

Many of you will remember the One Cuba campaign petitioning Pope Benedict XVI to meet with human rights leaders in Cuba. In terms of making the struggle for liberty in Cuba a part of the narrative in places where it might otherwise not have been, the campaign was a resounding success. I'd like to invite […]

Today in Cuba news: Alan Gross wants ribs, a Cuban wrestler becomes a legend, Yoani remembers el maleconazo

NEWS Olympic triathlete Manny Huerta lives immigrant's dream He was born in Havana and speaks with a Cuban accent, but he is an American at heart and was proud to march with the U.S. team in in the opening ceremony. American man in prison in Cuba dreams of freedom, going to Cuban baseball game, eating […]

The weekend in Cuba news: Cheesehead wrestler, migration spike, judo gold

NEWS Wisconsin wrestler to face Cuban opponent in opener Olympic wrestler Ben Provisor drew the No. 17 spot and will face Alexi Bel of Cuba in the opening round of the Greco-Roman 74-kilogram weight class at the ExCeL Arena on Sunday. http://www.jsonline.com/blogs/sports/165021846.html#!page=0&pageSize=10&sort=newestfirst Cuban emigrant interdictions skyrocket The number of Cubans being stopped at sea before […]

Today in Cuba news: Cubans going the Central America route; CubaDebate highlights Carromero’s driving record; Amnesty calls for end to cat-and-mouse games

NEWS US-bound Cubans pour into Panama through Colombia Led by smugglers armed with knives and machetes, Mayra Reyes and 14 other Cubans sloshed through swamps and rivers and suffered hordes of mosquitoes as they struggled across the notorious Darien Gap between Panama and Colombia, the only north-south stretch of the Americas to defy road-builders. Cuban […]