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NO EMBARGO, NO CRY

NO EMBARGO, NO CRY ORLANDO LUIS PARDO LAZO MARCH 18, 2015 This article is part of The Mantle’s series Against Censorship. The U.S. embargo against the Cuban government is like those recurrent childhood nightmares, for both Cubans living on the Island and abroad. Oh, the Embargo Embargo: limit of our life, fire of our leaders… […] Continue reading

Not many negro or mestizo businessmen in Havana

Not many negro or mestizo businessmen in Havana / Ivan Garcia Posted on November 24, 2014 Just as with most successful businesses in Cuba, the owners of Leyenda Habana, an elegant restaurant in El Cerro, surrounded by ranch houses, are white. Two miles to the east of Leyenda Habana, in the poor and mostly black […] Continue reading

Groups call for arrests in alleged Cuba plot

Posted on Thursday, 05.29.14 Groups call for arrests in alleged Cuba plot BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Two pro-Havana groups have called for the prosecution of Miami exiles who the Cuban government has alleged were behind a plot by four other men, arrested in Cuba last month, to attack military installations on the island. The […] Continue reading

Orlando Luis Pardo: “I was afraid when I had no voice, when I started talking, I lost the fear.”

Orlando Luis Pardo : “I was afraid when I had no voice, when I started talking, I lost the fear.” Posted on September 9, 2013 Interview by Emilio Sanchez Cartas – from Los Andes Internacionales The restless, multifaceted Pardo Lazo graduated in biochemistry from the University of Havana, but left the field after 10 years. […] Continue reading

Leading Dissident Group ‘Ladies In White’ Want A Cuba Without Castro

Leading Dissident Group 'Ladies In White' Want A Cuba Without Castro Published April 28, 2013 Fox News Latino CORAL GABLES, FL – APRIL 27: Berta Soler, co-founder of the Ladies in White, and current leader of the Cuban opposition group leads a cheer as she visits with Cuban exiles during an event at Merrick Park […] Continue reading

Cuba’s Ladies in White leader Berta Soler praises exile support

Posted on Saturday, 04.27.13 Cuba’s Ladies in White leader Berta Soler praises exile support By Melissa Sanchez msanchez@elnuevoherald.com The leader of Cuba’s Ladies in White thanked Miami’s exile community on Saturday for its continued support for dissidents on the island and asked for more moral, spiritual and material help for those who seek to end […] Continue reading

Afro-Cuban author who complained of racism demoted

Posted on Friday, 04.05.13 Afro-Cuban author who complained of racism demoted By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com A black Cuban author, Roberto Zurbano, whose scathing criticism of racism on the island was published in The New York Times last month, has been demoted from his top job at the government-controlled Casa de las Americas book publishers. […] Continue reading

For Blacks in Cuba, the Revolution Hasn’t Begun

For Blacks in Cuba, the Revolution Hasn't Begun By ROBERTO ZURBANO Published: March 23, 2013 CHANGE is the latest news to come out of Cuba, though for Afro-Cubans like myself, this is more dream than reality. Over the last decade, scores of ridiculous prohibitions for Cubans living on the island have been eliminated, among them […] Continue reading

The Only Thing That Interests The Castros About Emigres Is Their Money

The Only Thing That Interests The Castros About Emigres Is Their Money / Ivan Garcia Ivan Garcia, Translator: Unstated They have gone from being persecuted, insulted and accused of being traitors during the first three decades after the Communist revolution to becoming the main pipeline for the dollars that prop up the regime. The story […] Continue reading

Black economist says Cuba needs affirmative action

Posted on Thursday, 05.12.11

Black economist says Cuba needs affirmative action
He says economic reforms proposed by will hurt blacks more
than whites
By Juan O. Tamayo
jtamayo@elnuevoherald.com

Black Cubans, already with the worst jobs and lowest salaries,… Continue reading

LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA

LETTER TO PRESIDENT OBAMA22-08-2010.Joaquin F. Otero (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- August 17, 2010 The PresidentThe White House1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.Washington, D.C. Dear Mr. President, I am writing to request your personal attention and assistance, and that of the U.S. Government, on behalf of a mother in Cuba who has been suffering and continues to suffer the abuse, harassment […] Continue reading

Race in Cuba: Yes, Virginia, There Is Racism on the Island

Race in Cuba: Yes, Virginia, There Is Racism on the IslandBy: Achy ObejasPosted: July 26, 2010 at 6:17 AM When it comes to race, Cuba is far from the utopia that black intellectuals like to think it is. Today, on the 57th anniversary of the start of the Cuban Revolution, The Root launches its series […] Continue reading

The Liberation of Women: Another Failed Dream of Cuba’s Revolution

The Liberation of Women: Another Failed Dream of Cuba's Revolution With a very short skirt and a cell phone attached to her hip, Yanisleidy leaves her house in a crowded Havana neighborhood. She's seventeen and has a visa to emigrate to Belgium. She looks around, checking for the cops, because she doesn't want to get […] 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

Why the delayed outcry?

Posted on Sunday, 12.20.09BLACKS IN CUBAWhy the delayed outcry?BY NINOSKA PEREZ-CASTELLONninoskapc@aol.com “All that is needed for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing.'' Edmund Burke Agroup of 60 African-American leaders, influenced by Brazil's Abdias Nascimiento, a self-proclaimed admirer of Fidel Castro, condemned racism in Cuba. Congratulations. One exception, Makani Themba-Nixon wants her […] Continue reading

Racism fight in Cuba needs new thinking

Posted on Saturday, 12.05.09Racism fight in Cuba needs new thinkingBy MYRIAM MARQUEZmmarquez@MiamiHerald.com Fifty and 60. Not just numbers. They capture the journey of 50 years in a crumbling island and a sea of change in perspective among 60 prestigious people to the north who opened their eyes and told the truth, exposing Cuba's dirty little […] 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

Cuba’s black secrets

Cuba's black secretsAndy JohnsonThursday, May 21st 2009 NINETY-SEVEN years ago there was an uprising in Cuba which in the end left more than 6,000 people dead. Many thousands more fled to the hills, precipitating a labour shortage. This led to the importation of millions of immigrants, many of them coming from the West Indian islands. […] Continue reading