Tag: Cuba Decide

“An affront to democracy”: Cuba’s launches fresh crackdown on activists

     

Cuba’s Communist regime has launched a fresh crackdown on the island’s democracy activists, reports suggest. At least eight houses were occupied by more than 200 military personnel bearing assault weapons… Read more »

Cuba’s new constitution: window-dressing for single-party rule?

     

Cuba’s revised constitution amounts to window-dressing for continued single-party rule, some of the island’s democratic and civil society voices will tell a Washington forum next week. An Organization of American… Read more »

Cuba – ‘the worst kind of dictatorship’ – denies entry to ex-presidents

     

Former Colombian President Andres Pastrana and ex-Bolivian President Jorge Quiroga said they were denied entry to Cuba on Wednesday, after traveling to the Communist-run island to receive an award from… Read more »

Cuba’s ‘transition to immortality’ aims to guarantee regime continuity

     

A year after Fidel Castro’s death, some wonder whether his brother Raúl is willing to leave power on February 24, 2018—as he promised in 2013, Newsweek reports: Castro has worked to… Read more »

‘Normalised’ Cuba kills dissident in civil society crackdown

     

At least 482 arbitrary arrests” of peaceful dissidents took place in Cuba in the month of February, says the Cuban Commission for Human Rights and National Reconciliation (CCDHRN). The figure was… Read more »

Cuba: appeasement never works

     

Rosa María Payá will be presenting an appeal for a judicial review of the conviction of Angel Carromero for the events that caused the death of her father, Oswaldo Payá, and… Read more »

Cuba blocks OAS chief’s visit to receive dissident prize

     

provocCuban authorities prevented the head of the Organization of American States (OAS), a former Chilean minister and an ex-president of Mexico from traveling to Cuba to attend an award ceremony… Read more »

Top diplomat to accept democracy group award in Cuba

     

A prominent diplomat is planning a politically sensitive trip to Cuba to accept an award from a pro-democracy group on the island, AP reports: Luis Almagro (above right), secretary general of… Read more »

Let Cubans decide

     

  Members of the Christian Liberation (MCL) and the project Movement Cuba Decides delivered Thursday to the National Assembly over 10,000 signatures of citizens requesting a plebiscite for Cubans to decide on the… Read more »

Cuban dissidents freed in rapprochement back in custody

     

President Obama may go to Cuba this year if its government bolsters its human rights record and opens its doors more fully to American business in the coming weeks, a… Read more »