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    Why Do Cubans Emigrate?

    Why Do Cubans Emigrate? / Ivan Garcia Posted on December 22, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 16 December 2015 — Laying the blame on “Yankee imperialism” or the “perverse and criminal” Cuban Adjustment Act will not stem the flow of people escaping poverty and bleak futures. The national debate should be of a different nature. A responsible […] 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

    CPJ: “En Cuba siguen arrestando periodistas independientes como forma de intimidación”

    Derechos Humanos, Periodistas CPJ: “En Cuba siguen arrestando periodistas independientes como forma de intimidación” Coordinador de la sección para las Américas: El hecho de que hoy no haya periodistas encarcelados en la Isla “no significa que la situación haya mejorado”; es un “cambio de táctica” por parte del régimen de los hermanos Castro EFE, Nueva [...] Continue reading