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The Great Bubble and the Complicit Silence

April 26, 2012

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Alexis Jardines José Daniel Ferrer suffers in the dungeons of State Security in Santiago de Cuba, subjected to psychological pressures and macabre practices (like night attacks from swarms of mosquitoes) that seek to break his health. What has Raul Castro gained by the detention and harassment of the leader of the Patriotic Union of Cuba? […]

Protest Campaign and New Meeting

April 4, 2012

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The visit of Benedict XVI demonstrated the inordinate fear of the Cuban government before the accelerated growth of civil society and new political actors within the island. The wave of arrests and incarcerations made clear the worsening of the repression and the determination to exercise rigid control through the use of force agasint any scenario […]