14ymedio, Havana, 16 January 2021 — Cuban designer and artist Rolando Pulido died this Friday in New York at the age of 58. The artist, who decorated emblematic cultural spaces and was a great promoter of the cause of democracy on the island, died in a hospital in the Bronx, in the city where he lived. … Continue reading “Cuban Artist and Designer Rolando Pulido Dies at 58”
More about this exhibition of poster art and Rolando is here.
But Cubans are tired, Cubans want changes. More than ten years ago, more than 25,000 Cubans proposed a project of legal reform called the Varela Project, to hold a plebiscite and ask the people whether or not they want free elections. The Cuban constitution establishes that if more tan 10,000 people support a legal proposal, … Continue reading “Project Varela / Rolando Pulido and Rosa Maria Paya”
“But Cubans are tired, Cubans want changes. More than 10 years ago, more than 25,000 Cubans supported a project of legal reform, called the Varela Project, to hold a plebiscite and ask the people whether or not they wanted free elections. The Cuban Constitution establishes that if more than 10,000 people support a legal proposal, … Continue reading “Cubans Want Changes / Rosa Maria Paya, Rolando Pulido”
SAY NO TO THE DEATH PENALTY Che Guevara speaking at the United Nations: 11 December 1964 “We have to say here what is a well-known truth that we have always expressed before the world: firing squads, yes, we have executed; we execute and we will continue executing as long as necessary. Our fight is a … Continue reading “Don’t Be Like Che: Say No to the Death Penalty / Rolando Pulido”
We Demand Their Release Now! Marclino Abreu Bonora: 56 days on hunger strike. Currently admitted to intensive care in Santa Clara and reported in very serious condition. Roilan Álvarez Rensoler: 43 days on hunger strike. Activist in the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU). Has not been taken to a hospital; still remains in prison. 15 … Continue reading “Hunger Strikers Marcelino Abreu and Roilan Alvarez in Danger / Rolando Pulido”
Site manager’s note: The poster is in response to Cuba being given a seat on the United Nations Human Rights Council yesterday. 13 November 2013