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Evangelical Churches Booming In Cuba Amid Tensions

Evangelical Churches Booming In Cuba Amid Tensions March 27, 2017 7:47 AM HAVANA (CBSMiami/AP) — Fidel Castro’s government punished Rev. Juan Francisco Naranjo and sent him to two years of work camp for preaching in Cuba where atheism was law. For years, Naranjo’s church was almost abandoned, with just a handful of people daring to […] Continue reading

Fidel’s best-sold myth

Fidel’s best-sold myth ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 8 de Diciembre de 2016 – 01:47 CET. Free education and public health as the “genuine feat of the revolution” constitute, in my opinion, the best and most sophisticated (dual) myth that Fidel Castro has “sold” to Cubans and the world, among the many that […] Continue reading

Letter from Cuba – To Embargo or Not

Letter from Cuba: To Embargo or Not Is the United States’ decades-old embargo against Cuba an anachronism? Not exactly, says Michael Totten. The sanctions not only prompted Havana to admit that its decades-long experiment with communism was a failure, they have also opened the door for meaningful change on the island. By Michael J. Totten […] 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

Cuba’s Catholic Church trying to fill gaps in social safety net

Posted on Wednesday, 03.14.12 CUBA Cuba's Catholic Church trying to fill gaps in social safety netBy Juan O. Tamayojtamayo@ElNuevoHerald.com Havana retiree Maria Antonia confesses that she would be starving without the free lunches doled out by her neighborhood Catholic Church. The 69-year-old widow has a $12-a-month pension that barely covers six to eight days worth [...] Continue reading
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