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    Normalizing The Communists Who Run Cuba Makes This Survivor Sick

    Normalizing The Communists Who Run Cuba Makes This Survivor Sick Totalitarianism touches every aspect of every person’s life, and Cuban communism has been traumatic for adults and children not drunk with fanaticism. By Armando Simón JANUARY 16, 2017 Ever since the death of that psychotic dictator Fidel Castro, I have been experiencing déjà vu. At […] Continue reading

    The Havana Fair – Hookers, Heat and Beer

    The Havana Fair: Hookers, Heat and Beer / Ivan Garcia Posted on November 13, 2015 Iván García, 12 November 2015 — Liudmila and Sheila are prostitutes and they don’t know about business or cutting-edge technology. But a colleague sent them a text message telling them, “Come here, the yumas (foreigners) are wild.” They put on […] Continue reading

    Don’t ignore Cuba’s role in human trafficking

    Don’t ignore Cuba’s role in human trafficking Report says pressure led to better ranking in State Dept. report. Cuba a popular site for ‘sex tourism,’ critics say. Department says its reporting was thorough and fact-based. BY FRANK CALZON cubacenter.org Continued international trafficking of people and the sexual abuse of minors are two of the world’s […] Continue reading

    Deal with Cuba benefits only the Castros

    Deal with Cuba benefits only the Castros February 04, 2015 12:00 am  •  MONA CHAREN Cuban President Raul Castro has issued new demands for normalizing relations with the U.S. He wants us to lift the trade embargo, remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terror and give Cuba the U.S. naval base at […] Continue reading

    Tourism was Cuba’s way out of lean times

    Tourism was Cuba’s way out of lean times It’s anybody’s guess how locals will handle changing relationship with US Sat, Jan 31, 2015, 01:00 Cuba’s new tourism was the child of despair. For most Cubans, malnutrition is no distant memory. Its sugar economy went south overnight after the fall of the Berlin Wall. The loss […] Continue reading

    One Night – A Critical View of Cuban Social Reality

    One Night: A Critical View of Cuban Social Reality / Dimas Castellano Posted on April 26, 2014 Una Noche (One Night) is the film which best reflects why it is that young people leave Cuba. That’s how a female friend of mine, who is a lover of the seventh art, laconically replied to my question, […] Continue reading

    Demystifying las UMAP – The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba

    Demystifying las UMAP: The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba Joseph Tahbaz ’15 History major Dartmouth College Joseph.A.A.Tahbaz.15@dartmouth.edu Abstract: The UMAP, las Unidades Militares de Ayuda a la Producción, were forced-work agricultural labor camps operated by the Cuban government during the mid-1960s in the east-central province of Camagüey. The current academic literature […] Continue reading

    Otorgan premio al Toronto Star y El Nuevo Herald

    Publicado el jueves, 10.17.13 Otorgan premio al Toronto Star y El Nuevo Herald REDACCIÓN DE EL NUEVO HERALD Una investigación conjunta del turismo sexual infantil en Cuba y Canadá por el Toronto Star y El Nuevo Herald ganó el premio de Beyond Borders, una organización canadiense sin afán de lucro que trabaja para proteger a […] Continue reading

    Joint El Nuevo Herald-Toronto Star reports on child sex tourism in Cuba and Canada are honored with award

    Posted on Thursday, 10.17.13 Joint El Nuevo Herald-Toronto Star reports on child sex tourism in Cuba and Canada are honored with award MIAMI HERALD STAFF A joint investigation by the Toronto Star and El Nuevo Herald of child sex tourism in Cuba and Canada won a prize from Beyond Borders, a Canadian nonprofit that works […] Continue reading

    Cuba’s Justice Minister says the government fights prostitution

    Posted on Wednesday, 10.16.13 Cuba’s Justice Minister says the government fights prostitution BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Statements by Cuba’s minister of justice that prostitution is not a social problem on the island and that cases of child prostitution are “minimal” are evidence the government is turning a blind eye on the serious problems, a […] Continue reading

    Canadá cierra el puño a los depredadores

    Publicado el miércoles, 09.18.13 Canadá cierra el puño a los depredadores ROBERT CRIBB, JENNIFER QUINN Y JULIAN SHER THE TORONTO STAR El gobierno canadiense ha prometido reformas sin precedentes para proteger a los niños extranjeros de los depredadores sexuales canadienses, incluyendo la creación de un registro de “acceso público” sobre los depredadores de alto riesgo. […] Continue reading

    Cómo convencer a los canadienses de no ir como turistas a Cuba?

    ¿Cómo convencer a los canadienses de no ir como turistas a Cuba? [16-08-2013] Cuba Independiente y Democrática (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Esta semana se ha hecho público un sitio en Internet dirigido a los canadienses que estén pensando en viajar a Cuba como turistas. Cuba Advisory les brindará información real sobre los problemas que podrían hacer de su […] Continue reading

    Police moved against prostitutes in Havana after Toronto Star and El Nuevo Herald published series on child prostitution in Cuba

    Posted on Tuesday, 07.16.13 Police moved against prostitutes in Havana after Toronto Star and El Nuevo Herald published series on child prostitution in Cuba JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM The Café Paris in downtown Havana, a seedy hangout for prostitutes from Cuba’s provinces, is reported to be nearly empty. So are several other bar-girl joints in the neighborhood, like […] Continue reading

    North Korea, Cuba and Iran Criticize Canada’s Lack of Human Rights at UN

    North Korea, Cuba and Iran Criticize Canada’s Lack of Human Rights at UN April 27, 2013 By Daniel Greenfield The moral authority of the United Nations and its supporters and defenders has as much value as the moral authority of the North Korean, Chinese, Cuban, Russian, Saudi and other totalitarian regimes that actually dominate it. […] Continue reading

    Prostitution in Cuba: Denied at Home, Enabled from Abroad

    Prostitution in Cuba: Denied at Home, Enabled from Abroad March 30, 2013 Graham Sowa HAVANA TIMES — In Cuba the denial of prostitution is a lie of omission: the government doesn't really talk about it. At the same time American politicians promote a travel ban that seriously damages United States efforts to identify and prosecute […] Continue reading

    Canadá promete luchar contra el turismo sexual infantil

    Publicado el martes, 03.19.13 TURISMO SEXUAL EN CUBA Canadá promete luchar contra el turismo sexual infantil Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@elnuevoherald.com El gobierno canadiense prometió impedir que los delincuentes sexuales viajen al extranjero a abusar niños a raíz de una serie del diario Toronto Star que expuso cuán fácilmente los turistas sexuales canadienses pueden escurrirse entre […] Continue reading

    Turistas tienen sexo con menores en Cuba

    Turistas tienen sexo con menores en Cuba "Los españoles componen uno de los más conocidos grupos de extranjeros que viajan a Cuba en busca de sexo con prostitutas, ya sea adultas o menores de edad", según una investigación conjunta de El Nuevo Herald y The Toronto Star. Martinoticias.com marzo 18, 2013 El canadiense James McTurk […] Continue reading

    Canada vows to take action against sex tourists who target children

    Posted on Monday, 03.18.13 Canada vows to take action against sex tourists who target children By Juan O. Tamayo jtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com The Canadian government has vowed to stop sex offenders from travelling abroad to abuse children in the wake of a series by the Toronto Star and El Nuevo Herald that exposed how easily Canadian sex […] Continue reading

    U.S. child-sex tourism to Cuba hardly exists

    Posted on Sunday, 03.17.13 CUBA U.S. child-sex tourism to Cuba hardly exists These stories are the result of a joint investigation by Toronto Star reporters Robert Cribb, Jennifer Quinn and Julian Sher, and El Nuevo Herald reporter Juan O. Tamayo. An odd combination of Washington's trade embargo on Cuba and tough U.S. laws on sex […] Continue reading

    How Cuba became the newest hotbed for tourists craving sex with minors

    Posted on Saturday, 03.16.13 Sex Tourism in Cuba: Second of three parts How Cuba became the newest hotbed for tourists craving sex with minors HAVANA — These stories are the result of a joint investigation by Toronto Star reporters Robert Cribb, Jennifer Quinn and Julian Sher, and El Nuevo Herald reporter Juan O. Tamayo. The […] Continue reading

    Toronto sex offender could be first Canadian convicted of child sex tourism in Cuba

    Toronto sex offender could be first Canadian convicted of child sex tourism in Cuba Toronto man James McTurk, 78, has been convicted twice on child porn charges, and now faces charges of child sex tourism for abusing children in Cuba. At the Toronto Police Service, a small group of investigators is dedicated to sifting through […] Continue reading

    Canadians are major customers in Cuba’s child sex market

    Canadians are major customers in Cuba's child sex market Canada is lax when it comes to stopping its sex offenders from going to Cuba and preying on underage prostitutes. Most tourists are drawn to Cuba by the sand, the sunshine, and the culture. But a few tourists – including some Canadians – are drawn by […] Continue reading

    James McTurk: Portrait of an alleged sex tourist in Cuba

    Posted on Saturday, 03.16.13 Sex tourism in Cuba | First of three parts James McTurk: Portrait of an alleged sex tourist in Cuba These stories are the result of a joint investigation by Toronto Star reporters Robert Cribb, Jennifer Quinn and Julian Sher, and El Nuevo Herald reporter Juan O. Tamayo. James McTurk is 78. […] Continue reading

    For an American, Havana is filled with contradictions

    Posted on Tuesday, 04.17.12 For an American, Havana is filled with contradictionsBy Franco OrdonezMcClatchy Newspapers HAVANA — The green 1951 Dodge Coronet clattering along this city'sfamed Malecon coastal seawall looks like the car built more than ahalf-century ago, but lift the hood and things are not as expected. The car's bulging headlights give the classic […] Continue reading

    Cuba becomes major issue at hemispheric summit

    Posted on Saturday, 04.14.12 Summit of the Americas Cuba becomes major issue at hemispheric summit Cuba's exclusion, attempts to legalize drugs and Argentina's claim over the Falklands Islands were major issues Saturday, first day of the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia.By Sibylla BrodzinskySpecial to The Miami Herald CARTAGENA, Colombia — Cuba was not […] Continue reading

    CHANGE IN CUBA?

    CHANGE IN CUBA?12-08-2011.Paul MeoFormer official of the World Bank with a very extensive experience in developing countries and a long term member of ASCE (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- The early August meeting of the Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy (ASCE), held in Miami , was different from some of the more recent ones. First, there […] Continue reading

    Opening Cuba to travel a bailout for Castro

    Opening Cuba to travel a bailout for Castro12:00 AM 06/29/2010 As the House Agriculture Committee prepares to vote Wednesday on a bill that would lift the travel ban on Cuba bolster the Castro regime with American tourism dollars, I remember the words of Alexander Solzhenitsyn, who wrote about the horrors of living in a Soviet […] Continue reading

    CUBA: READY TO EXIT ITS EVOLUTIONARY CUL-DE-SAC?

    Visions from Two TheoriesA place to put musings and other materials about:How and why people's space-time-action orientations (STA)affect their mindsets.How and why four major forms of organization — tribes, hierarchical institutions, markets, and networks (TIMN) —affect social evolution. — a TIMN perspective CUBA: READY TO EXIT ITS EVOLUTIONARY CUL-DE-SAC? "…assuming that the post-Fidel regime endures,the […] Continue reading

    DENUNCIATION

    DENUNCIATION2008-07-07.René Gómez Manzano Havana, July 7, 2008.- Since days past, the Castro's totalitarian régimeannounced the adoption of repressive measures about the 4th of July,anniversary of the Independence of the United States, the only countrythat has always—and up to now—invited members of the Cuban dissidence tothe reception organized on the occasion of the national holiday. It […] Continue reading