Citizens’ Reasons 5 / Yoani Sánchez

Razones Ciudadanas 5 from Yoani Sanchez on Vimeo. Chapter 5 of the program Citizens’ Reasons, this time dedicated to the alternative Cuban blogosphere. The debate centers around the evolution, characteristics and future projections for this citizens’ phenomenon. Among the guests in the studio are Claudia Cadelo, Yoani Sánchez, Orlando Luís Pardo, Luis Felipe Rojas and … Continue reading “Citizens’ Reasons 5 / Yoani Sánchez”

Twenty Reasons to Vote No

14ymedio, Ariel Hidalgo, Miami, 5 February 2019 — Why should we vote “No” in the February 24 referendum on a new constitutional project? Of the many reasons, these twenty seem the most important. 1. Because the text that will be submitted to plebiscite was not the result of consensual labor among the different currents of … Continue reading “Twenty Reasons to Vote No”

Cubans Who are Abroad for Personal Reasons Will Not be Able to Vote in the Referendum

14ymedio, Havana, 25 January 2019 – Cubans residing on the Island who are away from the national territory on February 24 will not be able to exercise their right to vote in the constitutional referendum, unless they are fulfilling an official mission of the Government, according to several officials who confirmed it this Thursday in … Continue reading “Cubans Who are Abroad for Personal Reasons Will Not be Able to Vote in the Referendum”

Reasons and Lack of Reasons Surrounding Political Dialogue

14ymedio, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 16 March 2018 — When, in December 2014, the US President at the time, Barack Obama, and Cuba’s General-President Raúl Castro unexpectedly announced the restoration of diplomatic relations between the two countries, the reactions on both sides of the Straits of Florida were immediate. As is often the case with Cuban … Continue reading “Reasons and Lack of Reasons Surrounding Political Dialogue”

#Otro18 Civic Platform Will Hold Forum On Citizenship And Multi-Party Voting / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 10 February 2016 – The group that manages the #Otro18 (Another 2018) Civic Platform has convened its first forum in early March in Cuba, under the slogan Citizenship Revisited, Multi-party Voting. Proposals ranging from reforms to the electoral law to a new law on associations will be presented at the meeting. Participants will … Continue reading “#Otro18 Civic Platform Will Hold Forum On Citizenship And Multi-Party Voting / 14ymedio”

Cuban Doctors Will Need Permission To Travel For Private Reasons / EFE (14ymedio)

EFE (via 14ymedio), 1 December 2015 — Cuba announced on Tuesday that its physicians will need government permission if they wish to leave the country “for personal reason,” a measure which will take effect starting on 7 December and that coincides with the migration crisis that has led some 4,000 Cubans to be stranded in … Continue reading “Cuban Doctors Will Need Permission To Travel For Private Reasons / EFE (14ymedio)”