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Will American tourists change Cuba for better or worse

Will American tourists change Cuba for better or worse December 26, 2015 5:40 PM MST In Cuba, everybody’s equal—politically, economically and socially speaking. Unlike the U.S., Cuba prides itself on being an egalitarian society. Since Fidel Castro’s Revolucion in 1958, Cuba has embraced a socialist ideology in which the government owns virtually everything and the […] Continue reading

Racial Prejudice Begins in Childhood

Cuba: Racial Prejudice Begins in Childhood / Ivan Garcia Posted on April 28, 2015 Iván García, 29 April 2015 — The first time that Yumilka, a teacher, felt discriminated against because of the color of her skin she was only four years old. “It was in the daycare center. I remember coming home crying. A […] Continue reading

The Tragedy of Cuban Racism

The Tragedy of Cuban Racism February 9, 2015 By Carlos Cabrera Perez (Café Fuerte) A group of dissidents protested last Thursday before the Cuban Parliament located in Havana’s Playa municipality. HAVANA TIMES — A video showing a group of Cuban dissidents protesting in front of the Cuban parliament in Havana to demand a series of […] Continue reading

Interview with Diario de Cuba Editor Pablo Diaz

Interview with Diario de Cuba Editor Pablo Diaz October 14, 2014 “You can’t do good journalism if you’re thinking in terms of Left or Right.” By Yusimi Rodríguez HAVANA TIMES — Diario de Cuba (DDC) was born at a Starbucks in Madrid in 2009. Its creators, Pablo Diaz (editor in chief) and a group of […] Continue reading

China And Cuba – Skip the Ideology, Let’s Talk About Money

China And Cuba: Skip the Ideology, Let’s Talk About Money By Patricia Rey Mallén on April 24 2014 3:28 PM MEXICO CITY — China’s foreign minister arrived in Cuba on April 22, on an official visit to an island where Beijing is increasing its investment, including in oil exploration. China has been a constant asset […] Continue reading

We need a ‘Dennis Rodman rule’ for celebrities who travel to rogue nations

We need a 'Dennis Rodman rule' for celebrities who travel to rogue nations By Mike Gonzalez Published April 11, 2013 FoxNews.com The quiet dignity of Rosa Maria Paya was unmistakable Tuesday as she asked the international community to pressure Cuba's government into allowing a plebiscite on democracy and for an investigation into the murder of […] Continue reading

Hezbollah Opens Base in Cuba

Hezbollah Opens Base in CubaPosted by Humberto Fontova on Sep 6th, 2011 A year ago many prominent Israelis seemed smitten with Fidel Castro​. "I thank you from the bottom of my heart," wrote Israeli President Shimon Peres to Fidel Castro on Sept. 24, 2010: "I must confess that your remarks were, in my opinion, unexpected […] Continue reading

Castro’s Third Reich

Castro's Third ReichPosted By Humberto Fontova On June 24, 2010 @ 12:00 am In FrontPage | "The hatred felt by the state of Israel against the Palestinians is such that they would not hesitate to send the one-and-a-half million men, women and children of that country to the crematoria where millions of Jews of all […] Continue reading

The fight against racism in Cuba goes viral

The fight against racism in Cuba goes viralBy Marlie Hall9:28 AM on 05/14/2010Tags: Afro Cubans, Cuba, Discrimination, Raul Castro Rosa Parks refused to stand. Martin Luther King Jr. had a dream. Barack Obama won the presidential election. America' s plight for racial equality has had its struggles, its heroes and its progress. But on the […] Continue reading

The Castro brothers’ big dirty secret

The Castro brothers' big dirty secretPosted: December 30, 2009 For years I have been reporting on how Fidel Castro has been crushing internal dissent. I did this while simultaneously trying to demythicize his comrade, Che Guevara, a charismatic man when he was not a merciless executioner at Havana prisons. I once met Guevara, and, during […] Continue reading

Is black America’s honeymoon with the Castros over?

Commentary: Is black America's honeymoon with the Castros over?By Carlos Moore | Special to McClatchy Newspapers* Posted on Tuesday, December 1, 2009 In a landmark "Statement of Conscience by African-Americans," 60 prominent black American scholars, artists and professionals have condemned the Cuban regime's apparent crackdown on the country's budding civil rights movement. "Racism in Cuba, […] Continue reading

Afro-Cubans push back

Posted on Wednesday, 12.02.09Afro-Cubans push backBY CARLOS MOOREcarlosmoore2000@gmail.com In a landmark “Statement of Conscience by African Americans,'' 60 prominent black American scholars, artists and professionals have condemned the Cuban regime's apparent crackdown on the country's budding civil-rights movement. “Racism in Cuba, and anywhere else in the world, is unacceptable and must be confronted,'' said the […] Continue reading

Cuban vice-president dies

Cuban vice-president diesArticle By:Sun, 13 Sep 2009 08:46 Cuban Vice President Juan Almeida Bosque, a revolutionary commander who fought alongside Fidel Castro to bring down a pro-American dictatorship, has died. He was 82. An official communique issued through state media said Almeida, the number three official in the Americas' only communist regime, died late Friday […] Continue reading

Race-based clubs see revival in Cuba

Posted on Monday, 12.29.0850 YEARS | REVOLUTION AND EXILERace-based clubs see revival in CubaClubs based on racial exclusivity, for Afro-Cubans as well as other groups, are making a comeback in Cuba.BY LIZA GROSSlgross@MiamiHerald.com More than 50 years have passed, but Afro-Cuban author Pedro Pérez Sarduy still remembers the dances. He and his friends would dress […] Continue reading

Maximum whining from Cuba’s maximum leader

Colby Cosh: Maximum whining from Cuba's maximum leaderPosted: August 29, 2008, 11:30 AM by Kelly McParlandFull Comment, Coby Cosh Fidel Castro, it seems, feels quite wronged. In the Aug. 26 edition of the revolutionary organ Granma, the retired Cuban dictator complains that the press of the world simply does not understand his support for Angel […] Continue reading

Bounty hunt for US cop killer on Cuba

From The Sunday TimesMay 27, 2007Bounty hunt for US cop killer on CubaTony Allen-Mills in Newark, New Jersey SHE is a convicted cop-killer, an escaped fugitive and for part of her extraordinary life she was the glamorous godmother to a rap music legend. Yet an American police net is closing on Assata Shakur, previously known […] Continue reading

In Cuba, evolution is slow

Posted on Sun, May. 13, 2007 In Cuba, evolution is slowBY RUI FERREIRA, FRANCES ROBLES AND LUISA YANEZ Decades of angst and longing turned to jubilation on Miami's streets last summer as the startling news spread that Cuban leader Fidel Castro had undergone emergency surgery for a secret ailment and handed over power to his […] Continue reading