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Monthly Archives: April 2013

Report chronicles Cuba’s rights abuses

Report chronicles Cuba’s rights abuses Apr. 28, 2013 The State Department’s latest report on human-rights practices effectively puts the lie to the idea that the piecemeal and illusory changes in Cuba under Gen. Raúl Castro represent a genuine political opening toward greater freedom. If anything, things are getting worse. The report, which covers 2012, says […] Continue reading

Human rights under abuse in Cuba

Posted on Monday, 04.22.13 The Miami Herald | EDITORIAL Human rights under abuse in Cuba By The Miami Herald Editorial HeraldEd@MiamiHerald.com The State Department’s latest report on human-rights practices effectively puts the lie to the idea that the piecemeal and illusory changes in Cuba under Gen. Raúl Castro represent a genuine political opening toward greater […] Continue reading

Calixto, the Resolute

Calixto, the Resolute* / Lilianne Ruiz Posted on April 15, 2013 This past Tuesday, the Cuban authorities finally acknowledged Calixto R. Martinez Arias's right to go free, after he had served more than six months in prison, initially for the crime of "insulting the leadership figures of the Revolution." He had no trial. Martinez Arias […] Continue reading

Castro wants money, not a dialogue

Posted on Sunday, 04.14.13 CUBAN EMBARGO Castro wants money, not a dialogue BY FRANK CALZON frank.calzon@cubacenter.org Venezuelan President Hugo Chávez died, and Raúl Castro is searching for "investors" in Cuba. Chávez spent billions of Venezuela's petro-dollars shoring up Cuba's economy but Venezuela's new leaders may not be as beneficent. Venezuela may cut off its Cuban […] Continue reading

El periodista Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias, en libertad tras pasar siete meses detenido

El periodista Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias, en libertad tras pasar siete meses detenido Publicado el Miércoles 10 de abril de 2013. Reporteros sin Fronteras celebra que Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias, periodista independiente y corresponsal de la agencia de noticias Hablemos Press, haya sido puesto en libertad el 9 de abril de 2013. Desde hacía varias […] Continue reading

Independent reporter released after seven months in detention

Independent reporter released after seven months in detention Published on Wednesday 10 April 2013. Reporters Without Borders hails yesterday's release of Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias, an independent reporter for the Hablemos Press information centre, after several weeks of mounting calls for his release from Cuban civil society and international organizations. On being freed, Martínez immediately […] Continue reading

Liberan al periodista independiente que destapó la existencia de cólera en Cuba

Liberan al periodista independiente que destapó la existencia de cólera en Cuba Calixto Martínez Arias fue dejado por agentes de la PNR en las cercanías de la sede de la agencia independiente Hablemos Press en La Habana Martinoticias.com abril 09, 2013 El periodista independiente Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias, uno de los principales periodistas independientes de […] Continue reading