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The University Is for Counterrevolutionaries

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 05.03.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

A rapper, a graffiti artist, a blogger, two independent lawyers: In all, 17 students have arrived from Cuba with U.S government-sponsored scholarships to study at Miami Dade College.

President Obama: In Search of a Creative Policy Towards Cuba

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

With the emergence of autonomous civil society and a significant market-oriented sector in Cuba, the U.S. insistence that the embargo is against the Castro government, not the people, becomes contradictory.

Opposition Leader Visits Cuban Exiles

AP | CHRISTINE ARMARIO | Posted 06.27.2013 | Latino Voices

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- The leader of a Cuban opposition group awarded Europe's top human rights prize spoke strongly against the Castro brothers during...

Cuban Dissidents' Dreams Of Traveling Abroad May Become Reality

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

HAVANA -- For years, Cuban dissidents say, authorities' message to them has been the same: Sure, you can leave the country. Just don't expect us to le...

First Anniversary of the Death of Laura Pollan

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 12.14.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

When her husband was arrested during the so-called Black Spring of 2003, Laura Pollan's life experienced a radical change. She rose from anonymity and domestic routine to be at the center of praise from democratizing forces and insults from the official press.

25 Cuban Dissidents Launch a Hunger Strike

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 11.12.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

As of Wednesday afternoon a total of 21 men and four women were among those refusing to ingest food. Nine of them are in prison.

Cuban Dissidents Freed

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 05.19.2012 | World

HAVANA — One of Cuba's leading dissidents said Monday that she was released hours after being detained ahead of a weekly protest, but her husban...

Cuban Dissidents Detained Ahead Of Papal Visit

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.18.2012 | World

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban authorities detained a prominent dissident and dozens of her colleagues early Sunday, then rounded up more activists while they ...