Cuba: Blogger Yoani Sánchez gets by with a lot of help from her friends

April 8, 2013 4:46 pm0 comments
Cuba: Blogger Yoani Sánchez gets by with a lot of help from her friends

Source: Miami Herald  For more than six weeks, dissident Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez has crisscrossed the Atlantic, making a splash and garnering accolades as she hopscotches between high-profile events in Brasilia and Amsterdam, Mexico City and New York, Washington, D.C. and Miami, with an eloquent, unvarnished plea for freedom of […]

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Why Cuba Remains a State Sponsor of Terrorism by Mauricio Claver-Carone

April 4, 2013 4:15 pm0 comments
Why Cuba Remains a State Sponsor of Terrorism by Mauricio Claver-Carone

Source: Quarterly Americas For more than a decade, Cuba’s Castro brothers (Fidel and Raúl) and their U.S. advocates have lobbied Congress to lift U.S. trade sanctions. Finally recognizing that Congress isn’t likely to do so, the focus of the Castro lobby has now shifted to getting Cuba removed from the […]

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Cuba: Blogger Yoani Sánchez hits the books at the University of Miami

April 3, 2013 4:51 pm0 comments
Cuba: Blogger Yoani Sánchez hits the books at the University of Miami

Fuente: Nuevo Herald  Cuban blogger Yoani Sánchez spent several hours on the University of Miami campus Tuesday, learning how to access the university’s digital collection on the Cuban experience and diaspora and holding a political discussion with UM academics. She was scheduled to speak Tuesday evening at a dinner at […]

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Cuba Sees an Opening by Mauricio Claver-Carone

April 2, 2013 10:53 am0 comments
Cuba Sees an Opening by Mauricio Claver-Carone

Source: The American The State Department is reportedly considering dropping Cuba’s designation as a state sponsor of terrorism. Doing so would hand Havana a major – and unmerited – diplomatic victory. Cuba’s Castro brothers have spent billions of dollars over the last decade seducing U.S. farm bureaus and agri-business to […]

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Yoani Sánchez teme que los Castro la retengan en Cuba

March 26, 2013 2:07 pm0 comments
Yoani Sánchez teme que los Castro la retengan en Cuba

Fuente: Infobae La opositora cubana Yoani Sánchez afirmó este lunes desde La Haya que teme que, al regreso de su gira internacional, no pueda volver a salir de Cuba debido a sus fuertes declaraciones en contra del Gobierno de Raúl Castro. “El Gobierno pensó que dejarme dentro costaba mucho políticamente y que si me permitían salir a lo mejor […]

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Cuba: Yoani Sánchez pide reforzar lazos ‘pueblo a pueblo’

March 20, 2013 10:36 am0 comments
Cuba: Yoani Sánchez pide reforzar lazos ‘pueblo a pueblo’

Fuente: Nuevo Herald  WASHINGTON – La bloguera Yoani Sánchez hizo el martes una férrea defensa en Washington sobre la necesidad de reforzar los lazos “pueblo a pueblo” para acelerar un proceso de transición democrática en Cuba, al tiempo que se mostró a favor de una investigación rápida y oportuna con el […]

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