Tag: <span>Cuban dissidents</span>

Cuba Investigates Spaniard In Crash That Killed Dissidents

Top Story — Cuban authorities may charge Spaniard Angel Carromero with vehicular manslaughter because he was driving the car that crashed into a tree and killed dissident leader Oswaldo Payá and fellow […] Read More >

Cuba: Detentions At Dissident’s Funeral Criticized

Top Story — Amnesty International and the U.S. Government criticized the Cuban government after it briefly detained some 40 people who attended the funeral of dissident Oswaldo Payá on Tuesday.  Cuban dissident and hunger-striker […] Read More >

Cuban Dissident Oswaldo Paya Killed In Car Crash

Top Story — Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá, the leader of the Christian Liberation Movement, was killed in a car crash on Sunday in eastern Granma province along with another dissident. The […] Read More >

Cuban Dissident Guillermo Fariñas Ends Hunger Strike After 130 Days

Today in Latin America Top Story — Cuban doctor and political dissident Guillermo Fariñas ended his hunger strike after refusing food for over 130 days. Fariñas, who began his hunger […] Read More >

Will the Ladies in White Protests Affect Cuba’s Foreign Relations?

  Today in Latin America Top Story — Cuba’s “Ladies in White,” a group of female relatives of dissidents imprisoned in 2003, protested for a fourth day in Havana on […] Read More >

Cuban Government Calls Dissident Journalist’s Hunger Strike “Blackmail”

Today in Latin America Top Story — The Cuban government Monday lambasted the hunger strike of dissident journalist Guillermo Fariñas as “blackmail” and refused to release 26 political prisoners in […] Read More >

Cuban Dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo’s Death Draws Attention To Cuba

Today in Latin America Top Story — The death of Cuban dissident Orlando Zapata Tamayo from a hunger strike in protest against prison conditions on Tuesday has catapulted Cuba to […] Read More >