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6 hrs ago | Inside Colombia
Colombia's oldest rebel group FARC said Wednesday that the government's refusal to integrate an "truth" commission into the ongoing peace talks is a barrier to progress.
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10 hrs ago | Babalu Blog
Don't you just love how the dictatorship of the proletariat parties in communist utopia? Party like it's 1959! The New Year's dinner gala will combine delicious dishes and enlivening entertainment for the "modest" price of 150 CUC per person, equivalent to $ 3.600 pesos in national currency--the modest Cuban peso which serves to pay the salary of ... (more)
11 hrs ago | CNN
Elian Gonzalez during the celebration of the 10th anniversary of his return from Miami on June 30, 2010 in Havana, Cuba.
16 hrs ago | Babalu Blog
His cell became a private home with a swimming pool, complete with white servants.
Martha Frayde Barraqué, a founder and leading figure of Cuba's human rights movement and a sharp critic of the Fidel and Raúl Castro governments for decades, died Wednesday in Madrid, Spain.
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In this Nov. 27, 2012 file photo provided by U.S. lawyer James L. Berenthal, jailed American Alan Gross poses for a photo during a visit by Rabbi Elie Abadie and Berenthal at Finlay military hospital in Havana, Cuba.
But as more and more islanders go into business for themselves under President Raul Castro's economic reforms, the ethos of capitalism is increasingly seeping into Cuban daily life, often in stark conflict with fundamental tenets of the Cuban Revolution.
The Cuban American community has been very effective in advocating for freedom in Cuba and the end of the apartheid Castro dictatorship and its crimes against humanity.
The chants of "Free Alan Gross!" were unlikely to reach the ears of President Barack Obama in the Oval Office.
Colombia's FARC rebel group directed strongly-worded criticism Wednesday at the country's Inspector General, calling his power "spurious" and "absolute."
If you like heavy metal and if you are an anti-Castro freedom loving individual, then you should tune in tonight to Cubanarama and Marta's online "live" interview with Nicholas Brennan.
Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos said Tuesday that setting a timeline on his government's negotiations with the guerilla group FARC would be "counter-productive."
Today on the Google home page you will see a special Google logo for Carlos Juan Finlay's 180th Birthday.
Judy Gross, wife of Alan Gross, walks as she is interviewed before an event to mark his fourth year in prison in Cuba, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, in Lafayette Park across from the White House in Washington.