Uruguayan journalist Fernando Ravsberg has been complaining about not receiving an affirmative response to several requests for new accreditation to work in Cuba, where he has lived for 28 years.
The love millions of people abroad have for their relatives in Cuba is greatly appreciated when they send these articles which help to lessen their needs. Instead of facilitating our people receiving things that the State has no way of providing at a reasonable price, why are they imposing a tax and limiting how much can be brought into the country?
In the solitude of his bunker in El Carmen -the enclave of the State-Party-Family-, President Daniel Ortega took five days to "reflect" on the justice and democratization agenda and the road map for his departure from power that the bishops presented him in the name of the National Dialogue.
Political and economic changes in Cuba today would make you think that the system is undergoing a growing process and evolving. Some academics discuss the spontaneity, lack of discussion and non-participation that has always gone hand-in-hand with Cuba’s reforms processes.
“Put down your arms, my countrymen on the police force. Stop your acts of repression and join the peaceful protest."
Many people in Cuba have heard the surnames Ruiz Urquiola by now. The mystery that surrounds both Ariel and Omara has become an obsession for me, both of whom are excellent in their fields of work.
Harley Morales is living in a kind of cloister at the moment. This 26-year-old sociology student at Nicaragua’s Central American University sleeps in a safe house, together with another 40 university students who are representatives of the student groups that have risen during the current political crisis.
Although Nicaraguan president Daniel Ortega “is smothering in blood” the civic protests that have engulfed the country for weeks, the “insurrection” is “ever more irreversible,” stated Ernesto Medina, rector of the Americana University (UAM) in an interview.
When the majority of students who are protesting against Ortega’s regime today were born, Daniel Ortega had already been Nicaragua’s president and left this position. When he returned to office in 2007, the majority of these young people hadn’t finished sixth grade.
Two months after the crisis that has convulsed Nicaragua began, the country continues to be mired in chaos and terror, far from a negotiated solution that will help resolve the worst conflict since the overthrow of dictator Anastasio Somoza in 1979.
The Government of Nicaragua and the Civic Alliance agreed on Friday evening to urge the presence in the country of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR), the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights and a mission of the European Union (EU) , as well as the OAS secretary general, at the conclusion of a national dialogue session.
There aren’t any cobblestones in this area, but that didn’t stop them from finding materials for defending their community: tree trunks, a piece of a fence, construction leftovers, rocks, some broken television sets… anything can be useful for creating a (false) sense of security; they don’t know if it will be put to the test when night falls.