The Hardliners and the Cynics Fight to use the Internet as a Weapon against Cuba

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde on December 9, 2018

The State Department’s Internet Task Force for Cuba, meeting for the second time since its first meeting in February, ended without agreement. The hard liners, who demand more money from the taxpayers (more…)

The Silence as Manipulation

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde on October 2, 2018

Cuban President Miguel Díaz Canel and Robert De Niro in New York. Photo: Estudios Revolución

Readers and spectators, political parties, movements of various kinds, secret services, hackers, journalists and central animators of the Internet (Twitter, Facebook, youtube, Google, Instagram, etc.) (more…)

No More Media and Judicial Persecution of our Leaders and Grassroots Projects

Aug 21, 2018

         They can cut a thousand flowers, but they can’t stop the spring….

The Network of Intellectuals, Artists and Social Movements in Defense of Humanity calls attention to the strategic interest (more…)

Colonialism 2.0 in Latin America and the Caribbean: What Is to be Done?

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde on August 9, 2018

Full text of the speech at the International Seminar “Latin America in Dispute”, held in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, on August 8, 2018. (more…)

A Goodbye to Fidel in Santa Ifigenia

By Rosa Miriam Elizalde on December 4, 2016

cuba-rosa-mAt 6:50 in the morning, the ashes of Fidel Castro enter the gate of the Cemetery of Santa Ifigenia. It is a splendid Sunday morning, unusually cool in this Caribbean city, as if the winds had been confabulated to receive the Commander in Chief over the land of Cuba. (more…)

Why Doesn’t Obama Use His Executive Power to Close Guantanamo?

By Arnold August on February 25, 2016

guantanamo-bay-400x268The closing of Guantanamo prison and the return of Guantanamo Bay to Cuba is one of the most heated subjects of Cuba–US relations. It is taking on even more significance as Obama’s trip to Cuba on March 21–22 approaches.  (more…)

Cuba–US Relations and the Perspicacity of Fidel Castro’s Thinking

By Arnold August on November 12, 2015

Photo: Bill Hackwell

Photo: Bill Hackwell

In an online interview with an alternative US-based website published on January 7, 2015, I was asked about my take on the seeming rapprochement between the United States and Cuba. With regard to the December 17, 2014 announcement, I responded: (more…)

Cuba off the Terrorist List Today: A Lily in Sheridan Circle


Photo: Cubadebate

Photo: Cubadebate

By Rosa Mirian Elizalde, on May 29, 2015

Today, at midnight, Cuba will be off of the list of countries that sponsor terrorism issued every  year by the US State Department. This marks the end of the period of 45 days granted to Congress to oppose a blockade on   the measure; something that seems unlikely because this week the legislature is in one of its many holiday periods and therefore there will be no sessions. (more…)

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