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What Fidel Castro Left Us (Part 2)

What Fidel Castro Left Us (Part 2) / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 19 December 2016 — According to Luisa, 76, a former prostitute, the first time she collected money for sex, she bathed herself three times trying to remove the smell of an old man who sweated over her body. “I was once young and […] Continue reading

Maria Castro’s Eloquent Silence

Maria Castro’s Eloquent Silence / Cubanet, Tania Diaz Castro Posted on February 22, 2015 Cubanet, Tania Díaz Castro, Havana, February 19, 2015 — Homosexuality has been around longer than humans have been walking upright. But Fidel Casto — working through State Security, an organization he founded and of which he has always been in charge […] 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

Cuba and the Problem of Marginality

Cuba and the Problem of Marginality November 25, 2013 Janis Hernandez HAVANA TIMES — A great many Cubans express concerns over the rise in misdemeanors, public vulgarity, vandalism and other phenomena associated with people or groups whose conduct suggests social exclusion. The media have also been showing much interest in delving into the causes of […] Continue reading

My Youth Labor Army (EJT)

My Youth Labor Army (EJT) / Mario Lleonart Posted on August 9, 2013 They undoubtedly ordered the official press panegyrics in honor of the Youth Labor Army (EJT) for its forty years of existence. Between the two national newspapers they share the responsibility and take turns with articles such as, “At the end of the […] Continue reading

Taken Out of the Closet, But No One Asks Forgiveness

Taken Out of the Closet, But No One Asks Forgiveness / Reinaldo Cosano Posted on July 28, 2013 By Reinaldo Cosano. Havana, Cuba Posted in the blog of Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada The veil covering violent homophobic repression is slowly being drawn back, but the gulity aren’t asking for public pardon. It is hard […] Continue reading

Che Guevara Exposed: The Killer on the Lefties' T-Shirts

Thursday, January 21, 2010Che Guevara Exposed: The Killer on the Lefties' T-Shirtsby Humberto Fontova

Editor's note: This exposé on Che Guevara first appeared in the June 2009 issue of Townhall Magazine. To subscribe to Townhall Magazine and get your free… 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

"The Gray Quinquennium" Or Five Black Decades?

"The Gray Quinquennium" Or Five Black Decades?2007-02-22.Oswaldo José Payá Sardiñas, Movimiento Cristiano LiberaciónHavana, February 1 2007- I will never be able to forget the days of captivity and liberation on the Island of Pinos, where I, among many other young… 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