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    Castro’s daughter favors bold legislative weapon to combat prostitution — punish the client

    Castro’s daughter favors bold legislative weapon to combat prostitution — punish the client BY ABEL FERNÁNDEZ abfernandez@elnuevoherald.com The daughter of Cuba’s most powerful man is publicly discussing — perhaps in search of academic support before taking her idea to the legislature — a bold proposal to combat prostitution: penalize the clients who pay for sexual […] Continue reading

    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

    Why prostitution is a powerful metaphor in Cuban film

    Why prostitution is a powerful metaphor in Cuban film Are films in Cuba censored? Why is prostitution a political symbol in Cuban films? DW spoke with the curator of Germany’s Film Festival Cottbus, which highlights Cuba this year, to find out more. Founded in 1991 just after the fall of the Soviet Union, the FilmFestival […] Continue reading

    The Lying Cuban Press

    The Lying Cuban Press / Cubanet, Victor Manuel Dominguez Posted on April 3, 2015 Montonous, grey, controlled, censored, demagogic, jingoistic, for more than half a century as spokesperson for phantom successes Cubanet.org, Victor Manuel Dominguez, Havana, 31 March 2015 (Cuba Sindical) – The “Revolutionary” Cuban press, characterized as demagogic, monotonous, manipulative, with a grey design, […] Continue reading

    Cuba’s One-Party State is the Main Obstacle

    Cuba's One-Party State is the Main Obstacle November 10, 2012 By Samuel Farber* HAVANA TIMES — Even though the monopoly of power by the Cuban Communist Party may be compatible with a certain degree of liberalization – that is, a relaxation of the control that the State exerts over certain aspects of economic and social […] Continue reading

    Censorship maven fails in Cuba

    Posted: Sun, Mar. 4, 2012, 3:01 AM Censorship maven fails in CubaBy Glenn Garvin Chalk up another victory for the greeting-card cartel: Valentine's Day now goes on for weeks, months, even decades – at least when it comes to the American left and the Castro brothers. The latest love letter to Havana comes from Peter […] Continue reading

    Potboilers and the party line

    Raúl's CubaPotboilers and the party lineBy Richard Lapper Published: August 21 2008 17:23 | Last updated: August 21 2008 17:23 For Jordania Yero, Cuban television provides essential distraction fromthe austerity of the bleak 1960s housing estate where she lives with herfamily in Santiago, Cuba's second city. Yero, a 31-year-old informationtechnician, typically watches between three and […] Continue reading