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A Cuban film about gay repression pulled from festival. Was it censorship?

A Cuban film about gay repression pulled from festival. Was it censorship? BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com Cuban filmmaker Carlos Lechuga has pulled an acclaimed film, based on repression against gay writers in the early years of the Revolution, from an upcoming presentation in New York after festival organizers banned it from official competition and […] Continue reading

The Fake UNEAC Congress

The Fake UNEAC Congress / Angel Santiesteban Posted on April 26, 2014 Once again, the official intellectuals are summoned to “participate” in another Congress of the Union of Writers and Artists of Cuba (UNEAC), to be used as political reaffirmation for the Regime, since they won’t do anything else, the same as on previous occasions. […] Continue reading

A Cuba Crime Report

A Cuba Crime Report April 18, 2014 Irina Echarry HAVANA TIMES — On the last Saturday of March, an official government announcement took the habitual listeners of Havana’s Radio Reloj radio program by surprise. It was a petition by authorities asking the public the help clear up a crime that had taken place in Old […] 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

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