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”

‘She’s Quiet’: Cuba’s University of the Arts (ISA) Has a New Dean

14ymedio, Yunior García Aguilera, Madrid, 18 January 2023 — A rumor had been going around the Island since December of last year: the dean of the Universidad de las Artes (ISA) had been relieved of his duties. This euphemism is usually used in Cuba when referring to party hacks who are dismissed or dethroned. Many … Continue reading “‘She’s Quiet’: Cuba’s University of the Arts (ISA) Has a New Dean”

Authorization for Cuban Residents to Stay Abroad for More Than 24 months is Still in Force

14ymedio, Madrid, 29 December 2022 — The director of Consular Affairs and Cubans Living Abroad, Ernesto Soberón, reminded Cubans who have been abroad for more than 24 months that the measure adopted in October 2020 by which they do not lose their status as residents of the Island is still in force. The exception to … Continue reading “Authorization for Cuban Residents to Stay Abroad for More Than 24 months is Still in Force”

Carlos M. Alvarez Will Return to Cuba ‘By Any Other Way’ After American Airlines Denied Him Boarding

14ymedio, Madrid, 21 November 2022 — Journalist Carlos Manuel Álvarez tried to return to Cuba this Sunday from Miami, but American Airlines employees informed him that he could not board the flight due to Havana’s refusal to authorize his entry into the country. ” ’You have been denied from Havana’, they told me,” the writer … Continue reading “Carlos M. Alvarez Will Return to Cuba ‘By Any Other Way’ After American Airlines Denied Him Boarding”

‘Life in Cuba is Almost a Heroic Act’

14ymedio, Xavier Carbonell, Salamanca, 25 October 2022 — Silent, emphatic, direct in what he thinks and says, the young Havanan Adrián Martínez Cádiz has had to “chat” several times with State Security. The agents are difficult interlocutors and gesticulate too much. The last appointment, on October 21, lasted an hour, with an effusive and rough … Continue reading “‘Life in Cuba is Almost a Heroic Act’”

From Jail, Rapper Maykel ‘Osorbo’ Suggests He is Willing to Leave Cuba

14ymedio, Havana, 30 August 2022 — “If a door were opened for me right now, where I could go into exile, brother, I’d go, do you understand?” The words of Maykel Castillo Osorbo, in a telephone conversation from prison with Armando Labrador, owner of the Cántalo TV YouTube channel, suggest that the artist is willing to … Continue reading “From Jail, Rapper Maykel ‘Osorbo’ Suggests He is Willing to Leave Cuba”

Cuban Political Prisoner, Otero Alcantara, is Moved to a ‘Shuttered Cell and Held in Solitary Confinement’ in Guanajay Prison

14ymedio, Havana, August 5, 2022–Cuban opponent, Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, who is being held in the maximum security prison of Guanajay, has been transferred to a “shuttered cell and held in solitary confinement,” according to a statement published by the San Isidro Movement (MSI). During a family visit, Alcántara denounced that after determining his situation to … Continue reading “Cuban Political Prisoner, Otero Alcantara, is Moved to a ‘Shuttered Cell and Held in Solitary Confinement’ in Guanajay Prison”