Joaquin Pujol

Where is Cuba Going?

By Joaquin Pujol Download the pdf Since taking over as ruler of Cuba, in 2008, Raul Castro has adopted a number of economic policies seeking to bring the economy out of a situation of declining productivity, lack of economic growth and serious balance of payments disequilibrium. To deal with the crisis, Raúl Castro’s government has [...]

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Yoani Sanchez

Cuba and Cholera: Good Hygiene and Good Government Can Save Lives

January 18, 2013 By Frank Calzon Almost five months ago, the Cuban government announced the end of a cholera outbreak in eastern Cuba. At the time, Cuba’s Public Health Ministry blamed the three deaths and 417 cases on overflowing toilets, heavy rains and contaminated wells. According to the government, thanks to its prompt reaction and [...]

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CFC Press Outreach

2012 CFC Outreach Report

View the 2012 CFC Outreach Report. Download Full Report

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Calzone's Views

Cuba and Cholera: Good Hygiene and Good Government Can Save Lives

January 18, 2013 By Frank Calzon Almost five months ago, the Cuban government announced the end of a cholera outbreak in eastern Cuba. At the time, Cuba’s Public Health Ministry blamed the three deaths and 417 cases on overflowing toilets, heavy rains and contaminated wells. According to the government, thanks to its prompt reaction and [...]

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Political Prisoners

Independent Journalist Detained in Cuba

INDEPENDENT JOURNALIST DETAINED IN CUBA Independent journalist Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias has been detained since September 2012 in Cuba in relation to his work. Amnesty Inter national believes he is a prisoner of conscience solely detained for peacefully exercising his freedom of expression. Download Full Article

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Agustin Roman, Beloved Bishop Who Led Cuban Exile Community Passes Away

Agustin Roman, Bishop Who Led Cuban Exiles, Is Dead at 83 By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI (AP) — Auxiliary Bishop Agustin A. Roman, who was expelled from Cuba in 1961 with other Roman Catholic priests and became the spiritual leader of Miami’s Cuban exile community, died here on Wednesday. He was 83. The cause was [...]

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The Economist remembers Laura Pollan

Read this article on the Economist’s website Laura Pollán Toledo, teacher and human-rights campaigner, died on October 14th, aged 63 THE house at 963 Calle Neptuno, in the centre of Havana, was small, but Laura Pollán kept it beautifully. The grey floor-tiles with their snowflake motif were always swept clean, even though her fluffy mongrel [...]

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