Anamely Ramos Stands with Photos of ‘Osorbo’ and Otero in Front of the Cuban Embassy in Washington

14ymedio, Havana, 13 March 2022 — “Enough of allowing a dictatorship to set the rules,” said art curator Anamely Ramos, who announced last Friday that she was camping out in front of the Cuban embassy in Washington. “It is my right to return to Cuba. My home is there.” Ramos, who was prevented by the … Continue reading “Anamely Ramos Stands with Photos of ‘Osorbo’ and Otero in Front of the Cuban Embassy in Washington”

Anamely Ramos Announces Her Departure from the San Isidro Movement

14ymedio, Havana, 10 March 2022 — Art curator Anamely Ramos announced this Wednesday that she is no longer a member of the San Isidro Movement (MSI), the opposition group founded by artist Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara and a dozen other artists. In a long post on her Facebook wall, Ramos emphasizes that her decision “is not due … Continue reading “Anamely Ramos Announces Her Departure from the San Isidro Movement”

On the List of Cuban Repressors is the Man Who Signed the Prohibition Against Anamely Ramos Entering Cuba

14ymedio, Havana, 28 February 2022 — The Foundation for Human Rights in Cuba (FDHC) incorporated this Monday in its database of Cuban repressors Lieutenant Colonel Néstor Morera Payrol and Colonel Mario Méndez Mayedo, officials of the Directorate of Identification, Immigration and Aliens of the Ministry of the Interior, for preventing activist and art curator Anamely Ramos from entering … Continue reading “On the List of Cuban Repressors is the Man Who Signed the Prohibition Against Anamely Ramos Entering Cuba”

America Airlines Gives Anamely Ramos the Official Document That Prohibits Her Return to Cuba

14ymedio, Havana, 27 February 2022 — Art curator Anamely Ramos has received the second refusal in less than two weeks to board an American Airlines plane bound for Havana in Miami. The Cuban authorities again vetoed this Sunday the inclusion of her name in the list of passengers, as the activist denounced on her Facebook account. Ramos went to … Continue reading “America Airlines Gives Anamely Ramos the Official Document That Prohibits Her Return to Cuba”

‘With the Veto Against Anamely Ramos, the Message is Very Clear: No Cuban is Safe’

14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 16 February 2022 — Experts consulted by 14ymedio have found no precedent for the government to have vetoed the entry of a Cuban citizen residing in Cuba, as happened this Wednesday with the art curator and activist Anamely Ramos, who was unable to board her American Airlines flight bound for Havana. The … Continue reading “‘With the Veto Against Anamely Ramos, the Message is Very Clear: No Cuban is Safe’”

Anamely Ramos and the Family Code

14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 18 February 2022 — Perhaps one of the most notable absences from the released versions of the new Family Code is what refers to the unity of its members. The right to live together, the right not to be arbitrarily separated. The State should provide its citizens with access to material resources and legal … Continue reading “Anamely Ramos and the Family Code”

Article 24 of the Cuban Migration Law Was Applied to Anamely Ramos, Suggests Humberto Lopez

14ymedio, Havana, 17 February 2022 — The Cuban regime has not ruled on the ban on entering Cuba issued against the activist Anamely Ramos, but Humberto López, presenter on Cuban Television and member of the Central Committee of the Communist Party, did. He did so by commenting on a Facebook post by Ramos herself, with a link … Continue reading “Article 24 of the Cuban Migration Law Was Applied to Anamely Ramos, Suggests Humberto Lopez”

Cuban Regime Prohibits the Return of Activist Anamely Ramos

14ymedio, Havana, 16 February 2022 — Art curator Anamely Ramos was unable to return to the Island as planned after spending more than a year away from the Island studying for a doctorate in Mexico. The activist and member of the San Isidro Movement was unable to board her American Airlines flight because Cuba refused her … Continue reading “Cuban Regime Prohibits the Return of Activist Anamely Ramos”

Cuba: The Forced Exile of Anamely Ramos / Cubalex

Cubalex, 16 February 2022 Article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is clear: “1. Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each State. 2. Everyone has the right to leave any country, including his own, and to return to his country.” Also the International Covenant on Civil … Continue reading “Cuba: The Forced Exile of Anamely Ramos / Cubalex”

Otero Alcantara and Maykel Castillo ‘Osorbo’ Sentenced to Five and Nine Years in Prison

14ymedio, Havana, 24 June 2022 — There is now a sentence in the trial against the artists Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara and Maykel Castillo Osorbo, held on May 30 and 31 in Havana. In a statement made public this Friday by the Attorney General’s Office, the People’s Municipal Court of Central Havana reported that the sentence for Alcántara is … Continue reading “Otero Alcantara and Maykel Castillo ‘Osorbo’ Sentenced to Five and Nine Years in Prison”

The Ordeal of Cuban Dissidents / Ivan Garcia

Ivan García, Desde La Habana, May 2022 — For the act of writing this article, the regime – were they to deem it pertinent to do so – could prosecute me and slap me with up to twenty years in prison, according to the current Law 88 which was approved in February, 1999. For collecting … Continue reading “The Ordeal of Cuban Dissidents / Ivan Garcia”

In Havana, It is Not Two Men Who Are Judged, But a Symbol

14ymedio, Yoani Sánchez, Generation Y, 31 May 2022 — The last Monday of May dawned cloudy and humid in Havana. However, it was not the possibility of a shower or the difficulties of getting around in a city paralyzed by the fuel crisis that were the main features of the day. In the Court of Marianao, a … Continue reading “In Havana, It is Not Two Men Who Are Judged, But a Symbol”

Former Cuban Baseball Player and Manager Who Acknowledged Being a ‘Snitch’ Returns to Havana

14ymedio, Havana, 11 April 2022 — For four days, former baseball player Víctor Mesa has been in Havana. The former manager of ther Villa Clara, Matanzas and Industriales teams was seen last Friday in “a festive atmosphere” in his “two-story house and strict security circuit,” located in the municipality of Plaza de la Revolución, according to Swing … Continue reading “Former Cuban Baseball Player and Manager Who Acknowledged Being a ‘Snitch’ Returns to Havana”

Cuban Prosecutor Adds ‘Alleged Previous Crimes’ to Lengthen Prison Sentences

14ymedio, Havana, 8 April 2022 — “This starts now.” With that phrase and a laugh, the rapper Maykel Castillo Osorbo responded when he was informed in prison this Thursday of the prosecutor’s request for ten years in prison that he faces, according to art curator Anamely Ramos speaking this Friday . Ramos details in a Facebook post all the … Continue reading “Cuban Prosecutor Adds ‘Alleged Previous Crimes’ to Lengthen Prison Sentences”

‘Cuba’s Greatest Enemy is Not Outside, But Sitting in the Presidential Chair’

14ymedio, Havana, 12 March 2022 — Luis Robles, the “young man with the placard,” still has not received his sentence despite the fact that next Wednesday will mark three months after the end of his trial. The Prosecutor’s Office requested six years in prison for him for the crimes of resistance and enemy propaganda. Imprisoned since he was … Continue reading “‘Cuba’s Greatest Enemy is Not Outside, But Sitting in the Presidential Chair’”