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Dissident

Fortune Empress of the World

Fortune Empress of the World / Lilianne Ruiz Lilianne Ruiz, Translator: Unstated Leaving the house, any indistinguishable morning, on the park's second bench a group of neighbors. Happy retirees. It is not that they are happy for having learned some kind of existential revelation in the autumn of their lives. It would not be impossible [...] Continue reading

CDR, Castro’s Popular Weapon / Iván García

CDR, Castro's Popular Weapon / Iván GarcíaIván García, Translator: Regina Anavy On September 28, 1960, while homemade bombs and firecrackers were being detonated by his political opponents, an angry Fidel Castro created the Committees for the Defense of the Revolution (CDR). From the balcony of the north wing of the Presidential Palace, the guerrilla commander, [...] Continue reading

The Internet is the brainchild of the CIA, the Cuban government tells us / Iván García

"The is the brainchild of the CIA," the Cuban government tells
us / Iván García
Iván García, Translator: Raul G.

When I started working at the independent press agency, Cuba Press, in
December of 1995, internet sounded like a… Continue reading

Cuban Days: The Inscrutable Nation

Cuban Days: The Inscrutable Nation
Tom Gjelten

I made my first reporting trip to Cuba in 1994 to cover the balsero
crisis. Over a four-week period in August and September of that year,
about 35,000 desperate Cubans took to the… Continue reading

Cuba's Waning System of Block-Watchers

Cuba's Waning System of Block-Watchers
Raul Castro May Push to Revitalize a Legacy, and Enforcement Tool, of
the Revolution

By Manuel Roig-Franzia
Washington Post Foreign Service
Tuesday, October 30, 2007; A10

CAMAGUEY, Cuba — Children swarmed the table outside Blanca… Continue reading

The Failure of Cuban Intellectuals

The Failure of Cuban Intellectuals
by Bryan Aja
www.dissidentvoice.org
March 22, 2007

A communist government stands on the brink. Party officials see their
power dithering and proclaim they are stronger than ever. A capitalist
neighbor prepares its armed forces for… Continue reading

Cuba's Dissident Movement Grows Stronger as Castro Weakens

Cuba’s Dissident Movement Grows Stronger as Castro Weakens
By Stefania Lapenna
Sunday, October 29, 2006

Despite the official claims from the communist regime in Cuba that the
tyrant Fidel Castro is recovering, and could soon return to power, the
reality… Continue reading

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