October 23, 2019

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY – WHILE IN CUBA DISSIDENTS MOTHERS ARE HARASSED, ARRESTED AND IMPRISONED.

Happy Mother’s Day, Castro-style. From Marti Noticias: The Ladies in White and activists from UNPACU (Unión Patriótica de Cuba) report a severe wave of repression this Sunday. Dissidents have been using social media to report increased police activity and numerous arrests. Some have already been arrested and are spending Mother’s Day in prison. Others are […]

Cuban Dissidents Arrested On Way to Greet Pope Francis

Various Cuban dissidents have been invited this evening — at the last minute — to greet Pope Francis at the Apostolic Nunciature in Havana. However, they were arrested by Castro’s secret police as they headed to the Nunciature. Among those arrested were Berta Soler, head of The Ladies in White , along with her husband, […]

Kerry raised the flag over the U.S. Embassy in Havana and dissidents were excluded

In a another shameful appeasement by the Obama administration, the United States flag was raised over the newly inaugurated U.S. Embassy in Havana on August 14, 2015. The bloody Cuban communist regime demanded that no opponents or dissidents be invited to the ceremony and President Barack Obama complied with the outrageous request. It is a […]

Hope and Change in Obama’s Cuba: 2 days after U.S. opens embassy, over 200 dissidents violently arrested

Less than 48 hours after U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shunned Cuban dissidents from the U.S. Embassy in Havana, over 200 dissidents have been arrested. In Havana, 60 members of The Ladies in White, the renowned pro-democracy group composed of the wives, mothers and daughters of Cuban political prisoners, were arrested — along with […]

As John Kerry Celebrates Embassy Opening, Cuban Dissidents Are Barred From Attending

The American flag was raised next to the U.S. embassy in Havana for the first time in 54 years Friday, but Cuban dissidents who have influenced U.S.-Cuban relations for decades were barred from the event. Secretary of State John Kerry justified the exclusion by telling Telemundo the symbolic opening was a “government-to-government moment, with very […]

Rubio: You Know, It’s Quite Telling Cuba’s Dissidents Weren’t Invited to Our Embassy Ceremony

The grand re-opening of the US Embassy in Havana, Cuba on Friday is being met with effusive and predictable praise everywhere you turn. Many Americans, after all, view it as an historic breakthrough in diplomatic relations between a longstanding, Cold War-era regime and the US government. But one Republican presidential candidate is alarmed — and […]

LEFT BEHIND: CUBAN DISSIDENTS NOT INVITED TO U.S. EMBASSY OPENING

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration doesn’t plan to invite Cuban dissidents to Secretary of State John Kerry’s historic flag-raising at the U.S. Embassy in Havana on Friday, vividly illustrating how U.S. policy is shifting focus from the island’s opposition to its single-party government. Instead, Kerry intends to meet more quietly with prominent activists later […]

Nearly 200 Cuban Dissidents Arrested, Nobody Cares #ThanksObama

In Havana, four dozen members of The Ladies in White were arrested as they attended Sunday Mass. Also arrested were male supporters, including democracy leaders Antonio Rodiles, Angel Moya and independent journalist Juan Gonzalez Febles. In Santiago, over 80 activists of the Cuban Patriotic Union (UNPACU) were beaten and arrested, including some who had been […]

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