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The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MINREX) has released a statement on its website labeling the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation (VOC) and other …


Cuba

Today, Rosa María Payá, Cuban human rights activist and subject of our newest Witness Project video, awarded a prize in Havana—despite the fact that the …


Cuba

On December 29, the Cuban activists Leonardo and Alberto Ramírez Odio and their father, Alberto de la Caridad Ramírez Baró, were arrested for a …


Cuba

Across the Spanish-speaking world on January 6, families and communities came together to celebrate the Día de los Reyes Magos—Three Kings’ Day, also known …

On Wednesday night, the communist regime of Raúl Castro once again demonstrated the hollowness of its commitment to “reform.” Plainclothes state security agents violently …

It is with deep sorrow that the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation marks the passing of Dr. Darsi Ferret Ramírez, a Cuban dissident and …


Cuba

Cuba in 2017 is a captive nation that since 1959 has been subjected to a communist regime run by the Castro family. Eleven million …


Cuba Venezuela

When Hugo Chávez became president in 1998, Venezuela had experienced 40 years of sustained democracy and boasted features like alternation in government, separation of …


Cuba

Next year will be a decisive one for Cuba. Raúl Castro plans to step down as leader of the communist island in 2018, at …

During the last day of his historic visit to Cuba in 2016, President Barack Obama gave a televised speech in Cuba that made the …