The Cuban MININT: Lies, Death, Evil / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

Thousands and thousands of Cuban are now working, day and night, to the peak of their professional abilities, so that the Venezuelan dictatorship won’t fall. This is now the number one priority of Plan Fatherland, inside and outside our little dictatorial island. Without Venezuela, there is no future for Fidelismo (as its faithful still call … Continue reading “The Cuban MININT: Lies, Death, Evil / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo”

Rosa Maria Paya: Summary of Press Coverage of Her Travels

The following materials include both Spanish and English language sources. TAMBIEN  EN” BOLETINES PERIODICOS DEL MCL” http://www.oswaldopaya.org/es/boletines-de-noticias/ April 4, 2013 New York Times: Inquiry Is Sought Into Death of Castro Critic http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/05/world/americas/inquiry-is-sought-into-death-of-oswaldo-paya-cuban-dissident.html?_r=0 April 7, 2013 The Wall Street Journal: http://on.wsj.com/14PUUua

Rosa Maria Paya Travels to Spain and Switzerland

The Cuban authorities have allowed Rosa Maria Paya, the daughter of the deceased opponent Oswaldo Paya, to leave the Island. This last Thursday she took a plane headed to Spain and from there will travel to Geneva (Switzerland), where she will participate in a Congress on Human Rights, according to EFE. In December the Cuban … Continue reading “Rosa Maria Paya Travels to Spain and Switzerland”

The Bad Sleep Well / Julio Cesar Galvez

By:  Julio Cesar Galvez General Raul Castro will visit Chile in the next days, January 26-27, in order to participate in the First Summit of the Community of Latin American and Carribean States and the European Union (CELAC-EU).  On this date he will again meet face-to-face with Cristina Fernandez, president of Argentina; Evo Morales, of … Continue reading “The Bad Sleep Well / Julio Cesar Galvez”

About Our Justice / Cubal Law Association, Wilfredo Vallin Almeida #Cuba

By Wilfredo Vallín Almeida One of the fundamental elements required for a credible trial is PUBLIC. While not synonymous with total transparency, a public trial allows us to be informed about it, as the events take place before our eyes and actions of the court are exposed to the severe scrutiny of those who are … Continue reading “About Our Justice / Cubal Law Association, Wilfredo Vallin Almeida #Cuba”

Raul Castro Avoids the Ibero-American Summit in Cadiz / Yoani Sanchez

People visiting Havana for the first time agree on the similarities of this city with Cadiz. The cultural similarities and certain visual resemblances tie the Cuban capital to its Andalusian first cousin. The presence of the sea, some of the architectural style, and the open behavior of its people, complete the embrace. But not even … Continue reading “Raul Castro Avoids the Ibero-American Summit in Cadiz / Yoani Sanchez”

Two Fall Events / Rafael Leon Rodriguez

Hugo Rafael Chávez Frías won the Venezuelan elections as was expected, but only by 10 percentage points; translated to voters figure is assumed he will have to govern with an opposition that showed support from the 45% of the electorate: six million one hundred and fifty thousand electors against approximately seven million four hundred thousand … Continue reading “Two Fall Events / Rafael Leon Rodriguez”

The Good Prisoner / Reinaldo Escobar

We’re already used to perceiving the interrogation tactic of “good cop, bad cop,” so it’s only natural that those of us who are usually on the other side of the questioning think of duplicating the method. On October 4 at around 5:30 in the afternoon an impressive police operation stopped us at the entrance to … Continue reading “The Good Prisoner / Reinaldo Escobar”

They Tried to Strip Me. I Resisted and Paid the Price.* / Yoani Sanchez

They wanted to keep me from attending the trial of Angel Carromero, the Spaniard who was driving when a car crash killed Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero. Around five in the afternoon a big operation on the outskirts of Bayamo stopped the car my husband, a friend, and I were driving in. “You want to … Continue reading “They Tried to Strip Me. I Resisted and Paid the Price.* / Yoani Sanchez”

Cuban Voices Offers Tribute to Oswaldo Paya / Miguel Iturría Savón

Eighteen of the 21 articles that make up the contents of the 16th edition of the digital magazine Cuban Voices, presented on Friday, September 7, at the site of the Cuban Blogger Academy, evoke the loss of Oswaldo Paya Sardinas, leader and founder of the Christian Liberation Movement, an emblematic figure of the peaceful opposition … Continue reading “Cuban Voices Offers Tribute to Oswaldo Paya / Miguel Iturría Savón”

Response to Fernando Ravsberg / Rosa Maria Paya Acevedo

Fernando Ravsberg, correspondent for the BBC in Cuba, has published an extension of the misrepresentations, manipulations and deceits with which the Cuban official media have sought to confuse the Cuban people and the rest of the world for over half a century. He has published it in his own blog, perhaps because the daily four … Continue reading “Response to Fernando Ravsberg / Rosa Maria Paya Acevedo”