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The Missions of the Cardinal / Mario Barroso

The Missions of the Cardinal / Mario Barroso Mario Barroso, Translator: Unstated Inasmuch as ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me. Matthew 25:40 In those years of UMAP*, when Mr. Jaime Ortega was one more in the concentration camps, no one would have […] Continue reading

Letter to Pope Benedict XVI / Jeovany Jimenez Vega

Letter to Pope Benedict XVI / Jeovany Jimenez VegaJeovany J. Vega, Translator: Unstated Artemisa, 20 February 2012 To His Holiness Benedict XVI: Like most Cubans, I greatly rejoice in your announced visit to our country, which will undoubtedly be welcome. You come to a country living in the most complex moment in its history. When […] Continue reading

Cuban Intellectuals: When Fear Seeps Into the Bones / Angel Santiesteban

Cuban Intellectuals: When Fear Seeps Into the Bones / Angel SantiestebanAngel Santiesteban, Translator: Unstated Miguel Barnet, Raúl Castro and Abel Prieto How is it possible that intellectuals who were humiliated and punished by the same people who now govern the country, stay next to the boots that kicked them into submission, that harassed them until […] Continue reading

Mariela Castro in the Right Light District / Jeovany J. Vega

Mariela Castro in the Right Light District / Jeovany J. VegaJeovany J. Vega, Translator: lapizcero Towards the end of October, sociologist Mariela Castro Espin, Director of the National Center of Sexual Education of Cuba (CENESEX), while on a visit to this country, expressed her admiration for the "dignified manner" with which prostitutes uphold the value […] 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

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

Guevara the economist? Workers short-changed

Guevara the economist? Workers short-changedSubmitted on 29 August, 2009 – 09:10

CubaSolidarity 3/157, 20 August 2009

GuevaraAuthor:Paul Hampton

Paul Hampton reviews Che Guevara: The Economics of Revolution by Helen Yaffe (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)

A late night meeting of the Cuban… Continue reading

Hello from Havana

Hello from HavanaNuanced but unmistakable stirrings of change in Cubaby Jorge I. Dominguez

President Raúl Castro's principal contribution thus far to the lives of ordinary Cubans has been that television soap operas now start on time. He often reminds his… 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

Politburo member backs gay marriage in Cuba

Politburo member backs gay marriage in Cuba11th February 2008 14:20PinkNews.co.uk staff writer

A leading Cuban politician has welcomed proposals to allow gay men and lesbian marriage rights, as the country continues to discuss its future direction.

The poor health of… 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