The most sinister part of Death Under Suspicion is that it is the testimony of a man condemned to death, because Ángel Carromero reports that, before finally being deported to his homeland to serve the rest of his sentence in Spain (in December 2012), a Cuban State Security official warned him that if he ever … Continue reading “Carromero’s Book and Death / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo”
The young Spanish politician Ángel Carromero’s days are numbered. It could be 6 or 666 days, but it will not be a “natural” death. He knows it and his executioners also know that he knows it. So it must be in his still-open file in the confidential archives of Cuban State Security. Hence, the Ministry … Continue reading “Carromero’s Last Days / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo”
Translated by Alex Higson. From Sampsonia Way Magazine. You must have nearly suicidal courage to accuse Cuban State Security, an offshoot of the Soviet KGB which has thousands of officials and millions of collaborators on and off the island, of a double murder. The accusation comes from Madrid, from Ángel Carromero, of the youth wing … Continue reading “Carromero’s Courage / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo”
The Washington Post has published a lengthy interview with the Spaniard Angel Carromero where he details the events leading up to the crash that killed Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero, and what transpired afterwards. The article can be read here.
News reported by ABC-Spain. Here is a translation of that report: Rosa María Payá stated that she had met in Madrid with the People’s Party (PP) politician, who recounted what happened in the unexplained accident that killed her father and Harold Cepero. The daughter of the Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá said today in Madrid that … Continue reading “The Day Cuba Changed #RosaMariaPaya #OswaldoPaya #AngelCarromero #AronModig / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo”
The phase of foul play against the exterminating Angel of the youth wing of Spain’s Ruling People’s Party will be tomorrow, October 5th, 2012 It’s rumored that his interrogators, in imitation of King Juan Carlos facing some babbling idiocy from Chavez, have forced him to remain silent and not make a fuss: “Angel, why don’t … Continue reading “Carromero’s Flesh / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo #Cuba”
Angel Carromero has been sentenced to four years in prison for the traffic accident that killed two opponents of the regime, Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero. The Granma Provincial Court issued the sentence Monday, October 15, after the public trial which took place on October 5. According to the official website Cubadebate, the leader of … Continue reading “Surprising Sentence for Angel Carromero for the Deaths of Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero in a Car Crash / Yoani Sanchez”
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I feel like I had a couple of days stolen from me last week. I remember staying up all night on Monday, leaving for the parish of The Savior of the World where the wake for Oswaldo Payá was held, and from there the hours run together. I don’t know if something happened on Tuesday … Continue reading “Inside the Skin of Ángel Carromero / Yoani Sánchez”
A lengthy editorial in Granma on Tuesday marked the beginning of legal proceedings for murder against Angel Carromero. The 27-year-old Spaniard, deputy secretary general of The People’s Party New Generation, Carromero was driving the car in which the regime opponent Oswaldo Paya and the activist Harold Cepero were killed. Also slightly injured in the crash … Continue reading “Ángel Carromero, Driver of the Car in Which Payá and Cepero Died, Charged with Murder / Yoani Sánchez”
14ymedio, Havana, 22 July 2015 – The human rights defense organization Human Rights Foundation (HRF) thinks that the Cuban government has “direct responsibility” in the deaths of dissidents Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero, according to the conclusion of an 88-page report presented this Wednesday at the University of Georgetown (Washington), on the third anniversary of … Continue reading “Human Rights Foundation suggests “Direct Responsibility of the Cuban Regime” in the death of Paya / 14ymedio”
The plight of journalist Valle Roca draws attention to the risks faced by independent reporters in Cuba and the complicity of the United States and other countries. Sampsonia Way Magazine, Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, 29 June 2015 — If you are an independent reporter in Cuba—that is, if you are an illegal reporter in Cuba, since the … Continue reading “An Urgent Call for Independent Journalism in Cuba / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo”
Graphics by El Sexto The New York Times is not in favor or against the American embargo of the Cuban government. The New York Times is simply in favor of what in every circumstance is most convenient to the Castro regime. So it was that the New York Times just published this recycled editorial where … Continue reading “Down With the Embargo, Long Live the Embargo / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo”
14YMEDIO, 22 July 2014 – On 22 July 2014, the opposition leader Oswaldo Payá and the activist Harld Cepero died. Payá led the Christian Liberation Movement and promoted the Varela Project, which managed to collect some 25,000 signatures to demand a national referendum. Freedom of expression, of association, freedom of the press and of business, … Continue reading “The Political Legacy of Oswaldo Paya / 14ymedio”
I thank Neo Club Editions, Armando Anel and Idabell, his wife; Barcardi House of the University of Miami and the Institute of Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, and the Alexandria Library for the opportunity to present this excellent novel by Angel Santiesteban Prats, The Summer that God Slept, winner of the Franz Kafka literary prize, Novels … Continue reading “Carolos Alberto Montaner: Someday God Will Awaken / Angle Santiesteban”