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Yes, Cuba is more open now. But for these artists and activists, little has changed.

Yes, Cuba is more open now. But for these artists and activists, little has changed. Oppression, jail and censorship are still the norm for the country’s young and politically active. By Kevin Lees June 22 at 8:47 AM HAVANA — Tania Bruguera’s work sits in the permanent collection of Cuba’s premier art gallery, the Museo […] Continue reading

Demystifying las UMAP – The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba

Demystifying las UMAP: The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba Joseph Tahbaz ’15 History major Dartmouth College Joseph.A.A.Tahbaz.15@dartmouth.edu Abstract: The UMAP, las Unidades Militares de Ayuda a la Producción, were forced-work agricultural labor camps operated by the Cuban government during the mid-1960s in the east-central province of Camagüey. The current academic literature […] Continue reading

Truth and Memory Weekly Bulletin on UMAP / HÉCTOR SANTIAGO

Truth and Memory Weekly Bulletin on UMAP / HÉCTOR SANTIAGO Translator: Unstated, UMAP Truth and Memory Government paper headline: UMAP forges citizens useful to society HECTOR SANTIAGO UMAP* was more terrible than what has been said, because they tried to change homosexual orientation through so-called scientific methods which, imported from the USSR, consisted of insulin […] Continue reading

Cuba: What Do We Mean By Revolution?

Cuba: What Do We Mean By Revolution?April 2, 2012Yusimi Rodriguez HAVANA TIMES, April 2 — The question of what do we really mean by revolution came to me recently while I was reading the official Granma newspaper. It talked about how a group of self-employed workers had reaffirmed their commitment to the "revolution." I don't […] Continue reading

Santiesteban, Padura, Milanes and the Repression of Intellectuals in Cuba / Angel Santiesteban

Santiesteban, Padura, Milanes and the Repression of Intellectuals in Cuba / Angel SantiestebanAngel Santiesteban, Translator: Unstated From Havana, Cuba, where he lives and is subjected to systematic police and legal abuse by the island's military regime, because of his determination to be a free writer, especially in his blog "The Children Nobody Wanted," Angel Santiesteban […] Continue reading

Cubans stage ‘independent’ Gay Pride march

Posted on Tuesday, 06.28.11Cuba gays Cubans stage 'independent' Gay Pride march Despite gains in recent years, an alternative gay rights group held a small protest in Havana on Tuesday to "demand" respect for the rights of gays.By Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@elnuevoherald.com A small group of "independent" Cuban gays and lesbians strolled down a Havana boulevard Tuesday [...] Continue reading

Cuban Exile Emilio Izquierdo Mobilizes For Fellow Survivors Of Castro's Prison Camp

Cuban Exile Emilio Izquierdo Mobilizes For Fellow Survivors Of Castro's Prison CampBy DAVID HOGBERG, INVESTOR'S BUSINESS DAILYPosted 05/20/2009 05:04 PM ET

It was Oct. 9, 1967, and 19-year-old Emilio Izquierdo Jr. was trying desperately not to smile.

As a political… Continue reading

This Cuban Exile Won't Forget

This Cuban Exile Won't ForgetWednesday May 20, 5:53 pm ETDavid Hogberg

It was Oct. 9, 1967, and 19-year-old Emilio Izquierdo Jr. was trying desperately not to smile.

As a political prisoner in one of Cuba's gulags, he seldom had reason… Continue reading

Cuban churches feel pressure from government to stifle dissent

Posted on Sat, Dec. 09, 2006

CUBACuban churches feel pressure from government to stifle dissentA Cuban pastor went on trial this week for alleged immigrant smuggling, but activists say it highlights a curb on religious freedom.BY FRANCES ROBLESfrobles@MiamiHerald.com

Carlos Lamelas,… Continue reading

US State Department's International Religious Freedom Report 2005 on Cuba

US State Department?s International Religious Freedom Report 2005 on Cuba 2005-11-17

Released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor

Released on November 8, 2005 

The Constitution recognizes the right of citizens to profess and practice any religious belief… Continue reading

Fidel's Executioner

 Fidel’s ExecutionerBy Humberto FontovaFrontPageMagazine.com | October 14, 2005

This is the fourth article in our “Leftwing Monsters” series, the first of which featured Humberto Fontova’s profile of Fidel Castro. “Leftwing Monsters” is a feature of www.discoverthenetworks.org where the entire series… Continue reading