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Spanish journalist to be freed from Cuban prison


January 17th, 2012 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
Madrid, Jan 17 (IANS/EFE) A Spanish journalist, behind bars in Cuba since July 2010 on charges of corrupting minors after he filmed a report with a hidden camera about underage ... Read more...

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Wary of Egypt crisis repeat, Cuba cracks down on Internet opposition movements


February 11th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI
Miami (US), Feb.11 (ANI): The Government of Cuba is reported to be concerned about the burgeoning opposition movement in Egypt, and believes a similar situation could arise in Havan and other ... Read more...

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Cuban-American lawmakers criticise Obama’s US-Cuba travel restriction plans


January 16th, 2011 - 1:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 16 (ANI): American Republican lawmakers of Cuban descent have criticised President Barack Obama's plans to ease US citizens' travel restrictions to Cuba that would allow educational and religious groups ... Read more...

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‘”Best friends forever” ignored Cuba’s human rights violations for commercial benefits’


December 18th, 2010 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
Havana, Dec 18 (ANI): Secret US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblower website 'Wikileaks' have revealed that Australia, Canada, Switzerland and Spain had stopped pressuring Cuba over human rights with the intention ... Read more...

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Free political prisoners, Spain tells Cuba


February 26th, 2010 - 11:56 am ICT by IANS
Madrid, Feb 26 (IANS/EFE) Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero has demanded that Cuba's communist government release its "prisoners of conscience" and respect human rights following the death of a Cuban ... Read more...

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Cuban political prisoner dies after 85-day hunger strike


February 24th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Havana, Feb 24 (IANS/EFE) Cuban political prisoner Orlando Zapata Tamayo died Tuesday in a Havana hospital after an 85-day hunger strike to demand that authorities acknowledge his status as a Amnesty International ... Read more...

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My presence in Cuba would lead to violence, says Gloria Estefan


August 28th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
San Juan, Aug 28 (EFE) Gloria Estefan has said that if she were to give a concert in Havana, it would lead to violence because she would not keep quiet about what ... Read more...

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`We may have been wrong in not engaging with the US,’ says Castro


April 18th, 2009 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
Caracas (Venezuela), Apr.18 (ANI): Raul Castro, the brother of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro and de facto leader of the island nation 90 miles south of Florida, has admitted that his country may ... Read more...

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Fifty years after revolution Cuba facing serious challenges


December 29th, 2008 - 9:16 am ICT by IANS
Havana, Dec 29 (EFE) As Cuba prepares to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the revolution that installed the communist government, the Caribbean island nation looks mired in a time warp.The 1950s Chevrolets ... Read more...

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