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American Rebel book about William Morgan the “Yankee Comandante”

Posted in Cuba Politics > Cuban History

Press Release The story of William Morgan, the only foreigner other than Che Guevara to achieve the rank of comandante in the Cuban revolution, is making waves on both sides of the Atlantic having been buried in the mists of time for more than fifty years. A new novel by Joss Gibson titled American Rebel… Read More

Rare collection of Cuban Revolution history photos at auction

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Rob Sequin | Havana Journal On May 16, 2012 at 6:00pm, an important rare photograph collection of Cuban Revolutionaries will be offered at auction by Kaminski Auctions. The Kaminski Auctions Inaugural Photography Sale will feature dozens of rare and historic photos but the ones most interesting to us… Read More

Cuban Five agent Rene Gonzalez arrives in Cuba

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(See bold below for what I think are interesting points in this article by Peter Orsi of the AP with my comments in parenthesis) A Cuban intelligence agent on probation after imprisonment in the United States arrived Friday for a two-week visit to see his ailing brother in Cuba, where authorities consider… Read More

Political and geographic map of Cuban provinces

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Juventud Rebelde has created an interactive map of Cuba that shows each municipality in each province in Cuba. It illustrates the new political-administrative divisions of the Cuban provinces. From West to East Read More

Lecture on the Cuban consitution August 10 at FIU

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The Cuban Research Institute cordially invites you to a lecture by Rafael Rojas - The Current Cuban Constitution: Facilitator or Obstacle to Reform? Leaders of the Catholic Church, academics, intellectuals, members of the Cuban diaspora and the dissident movement inside the Island seem to agree on the… Read More

ICCAS to offer Cuba study course at Casa Bacardi

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The Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies (ICCAS) at the University of Miami is offering a summer course title Cuba’s past, present and future from May 18 to June 20 through the University of Miami. Expert instructors will use a multi-disciplinary approach to reflect Cuba’s past and… Read More

Recent Cuba newsworthy events - summary

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Rob Sequin | Havana Journal Even the casual Cuba watcher has to be impressed with the scope of Cuba news since the beginning of 2011. In no particular order of importance or time but here are some major newsworthy events so far for 2011… just about 100 days. Anniversary of Orlando Zapata death… Read More

Mayabeque and Artemisa officially replace La Habana Province

Posted in Cuba Politics > Cuban History

ACN The People’s Power Provincial Assemblies of the provinces of Mayabeque and Artemisa were officially constituted on Sunday with the presence of First Vice President Jose Ramon Machado Ventura. In San Jose de las Lajas, capital of Mayabeque, the assembly elected Armando Remigio Cuellar Dominguez… Read More

Getty photo exhibit of Cuban history - A Revolutionary Project

Posted in Cuba Politics > Cuban History

GETTY MUSEUM DISPLAYS PHOTOGRAPHS OF CUBA BEFORE, DURING, AND AFTER THE REVOLUTION A Revolutionary Project: Cuba from Walker Evans to Now Exhibition Marks First Showing of Getty’s Walker Evan’s Cuban Photographs Also on view are photographs by Virginia Beahan, Alex Harris, and Alexey Titarenko LOS… Read More

CIA trained terrorist Luis Posada trial update - with comments

Posted in Cuba Politics > Cuban History

Peter Kornbluh | The Nation El Paso, Texas, the perjury trial of the infamous violent Cuban exile Luis Posada Carriles took a historic turn today. For the first time in a long dramatic history dominated by hostility and aggression, US government prosecutors formally presented evidence of terrorism committed… Read More

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