Yunior Garcia Aguilera: ‘Cuba is a Dictatorship of Bureaucrats’

EFE/14ymedio, Madrid, 26 November 2021 — The playwright Yunior García Aguilera, one of the promoters of the Civic March for Change in Cuba on November 15, finally frustrated by the regime, insisted this Friday in Madrid that the Island Government is “a dictatorship of bureaucrats.” They are neither “revolutionary” nor “have anything to do with … Continue reading “Yunior Garcia Aguilera: ‘Cuba is a Dictatorship of Bureaucrats’”

Yunior Garcia Aguilera Will March ‘Alone’ on 23rd to Malecon this Sunday the 14th’

14ymedio, Havana, 11 November 2021 — The playwright Yunior García Aguilera, promoter of the Archipiélago collective that called the marches scheduled for November 15, will march alone on Sunday through Havana on behalf of all the people who are prevented by the Government from demonstrating. His walk will be carried out in silence at 3 o’clock … Continue reading “Yunior Garcia Aguilera Will March ‘Alone’ on 23rd to Malecon this Sunday the 14th’”

Message from Yunior García Aguilera of the Archipiélago Collective

From the blog of César Reynel Aguilera, Montreal, 15 October 2021 Guest post from Yunior García Aguilera In the year 2022, the country of our birth will mark 70 years without democracy. My parents have never been able to freely choose their ideology, their party, or their president. They have had to resign themselves to … Continue reading “Message from Yunior García Aguilera of the Archipiélago Collective”

Yunior Garcia Requests Asylum in Spain due to the Impossibility of Returning to Cuba

EUROPA PRESS (via 14ymedio), Madrid, 17 February 2022 — The playwright Yunior García, one of the most visible faces of the Cuban opposition, has finally chosen to apply for asylum in Spain given the impossibility of returning to the Island, where he would be imprisoned. “If I were to set foot in Cuba again, I … Continue reading “Yunior Garcia Requests Asylum in Spain due to the Impossibility of Returning to Cuba”

Yunior Garcia and Archipielago: Between Messianism and the Wall / Jeovany Jimenez Vega

Jeovany Jimenez Vega, 22 November 2021 — Yunior García Aguilera was showered with caustic criticism once his departure for Spain was confirmed. These scathing accusations find their foundation, I believe, in that mental conditioning imposed by decades of Castroism according to which any departure from the country will necessarily be potentially final. In a country … Continue reading “Yunior Garcia and Archipielago: Between Messianism and the Wall / Jeovany Jimenez Vega”

Yunior Garcia Will Request Asylum in Spain Because ‘It Would be Suicide’ to Return to Cuba Now

14ymedio, Madrid, 24 January 2022 — The playwright Yunior García Aguilera will request asylum in Spain, where he arrived in mid-November 2021, after leaving the island forced by the siege around his apartment that he was subjected to by Cuban State Security. The founder of the Archipiélago platform traveled to Madrid with a tourist visa … Continue reading “Yunior Garcia Will Request Asylum in Spain Because ‘It Would be Suicide’ to Return to Cuba Now”

Archipielago: Yunior Garcia, Saily Gonzalez, Daniela Rojo, David Martinez

14ymedio, Havana, 24 December 2021 — In the second half of the year, a group turned the Cuban reality upside down, the Archipiélago platform, which was placed under the global spotlight after less than a year of its creation. The Cuban authorities had just announced with great fanfare the reopening of the country for November … Continue reading “Archipielago: Yunior Garcia, Saily Gonzalez, Daniela Rojo, David Martinez”

Cuban Yunior Garcia and Venezuelan Leopold Lopez Face an Act of Repudiation in Madrid Against

14ymedio, Madrid, 13 December 2021 — The Cuban playwright Yunior García Aguilera and the Venezuelan opposition leader Leopoldo López were victims of an act of repudiation this Monday at the Faculty of Political Sciences of the Complutense University of Madrid. With posters and shouts, a group of radical leftists tried to blow up the event, in … Continue reading “Cuban Yunior Garcia and Venezuelan Leopold Lopez Face an Act of Repudiation in Madrid Against”

Yunior Garcia Suggests an Alliance Against the Dictatorships of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua

EUROPA PRESS (via 14ymedio), Madrid, 27 November 2021 — Cuban playwright Yunior García Aguilera, who arrived in Spain last week to escape repression, calls on the opposition to “reinvent itself” to try to “change things” on the island, for which he suggests, for example, the need to speak with opponents from Venezuela and Nicaragua who … Continue reading “Yunior Garcia Suggests an Alliance Against the Dictatorships of Cuba, Venezuela and Nicaragua”

Yunior Garcia Annoys the Cuban Regime More from Spain Than He Did on the Island

14ymedio, Frank Calzón, Miami, 22 November 2021 — Yunior García Aguilera, the young Cuban playwright of the Archipiélago Movement, arrived in Madrid on Wednesday, November 17, after the regime mobilized the Army and its police forces from one end of the country to the other to prevent thousands of Cubans from peacefully demonstrating demanding Liberty. A few hours … Continue reading “Yunior Garcia Annoys the Cuban Regime More from Spain Than He Did on the Island”

Spain’s Foreign Minister Supports Freedom in Cuba and Receives Yunior Garcia

EFE/14ymedio, Madrid, 20 November 2021 — Spain’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, José Manuel Albares, expressed his support for freedom of expression and demonstration in Cuba this Friday after the Spanish Government facilitated the departure of Yunior García, one of the promoters of the Civic March that calls for a political change in the country.Albares explained … Continue reading “Spain’s Foreign Minister Supports Freedom in Cuba and Receives Yunior Garcia”

Yunior Garcia: ‘Now the Important Thing is Those Who are Detained Inside Cuba’

14ymedio, Havana, 17 November 2021 — Leaving Cuba was a “personal” decision that Yunior García Aguilera made at the end of the day on Sunday, November 14, he said this Wednesday. Traveling to Spain was “the only way he had” so that he would not be silenced and thus avoid being annulled by the regime, he … Continue reading “Yunior Garcia: ‘Now the Important Thing is Those Who are Detained Inside Cuba’”

Yunior Garcia Arrives in Spain ‘With Our Ideas Intact’ and Will Soon Speak of His Departure from Cuba

14ymedio, Madrid, 17 November 2021 — “We arrived in Spain, alive, healthy and with our ideas intact.” This is what the Cuban playwright Yunior García Aguilera reported in his first communication since he landed in Madrid this Wednesday, at approximately 2:00 p.m. local time (8:00 a.m. Cuban time) on an Iberia flight, together with his … Continue reading “Yunior Garcia Arrives in Spain ‘With Our Ideas Intact’ and Will Soon Speak of His Departure from Cuba”

Cuba: Family Member Confirms to ’14ymedio’ that Yunior Garcia and Dayana Prieto Disappeared on Tuesday

14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 17 November 2021 — Yunior García Aguilera and Dayana Prieto slept at their house on Monday and went out for a walk on Tuesday morning. From that moment on, relatives who visited the opponent’s home near midnight of the same day lost track of the couple, according to family members who … Continue reading “Cuba: Family Member Confirms to ’14ymedio’ that Yunior Garcia and Dayana Prieto Disappeared on Tuesday”

Cuba: A Violent Crowd Surrounds Yunior Garcia’s House and Threatens the Foreign Press

14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 14 November 2021 — The playwright Yunior García Aguilera could not carry out his plan to walk dressed in white with a rose in his hand at 3 o’clock in the afternoon down 23rd Street in El Vedado to the Malecón in Havana. Police and State Security agents and members of the … Continue reading “Cuba: A Violent Crowd Surrounds Yunior Garcia’s House and Threatens the Foreign Press”