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Last Cuban doctor defectors arrive in US after policy change Thursday, February 9th 2017, 9:30 am CET MIAMI (AP) – Yoandri Pavot applied just in time for a visa under a recently scrapped U.S. policy that had long welcomed doctors from Cuba who defected while on assignment in third countries. Pavot and other Cuban doctors […] Continue reading
Fidel Castro is dead: He leaves behind a dysfunctional legacy BY ALFONSO CHARDY achardy@MiamiHerald.com During the almost five decades that Fidel Castro ruled Cuba, he steadily boasted of his revolution’s achievements in health, education and welfare. Yet Castro’s critics insist that the pillars of those achievements were hollow from the start, and crumbling by the […] Continue reading
NO EMBARGO, NO CRY ORLANDO LUIS PARDO LAZO MARCH 18, 2015 This article is part of The Mantle’s series Against Censorship. The U.S. embargo against the Cuban government is like those recurrent childhood nightmares, for both Cubans living on the Island and abroad. Oh, the Embargo Embargo: limit of our life, fire of our leaders… […] Continue reading
Castrobama Posted on March 17, 2015 LET THE OLD DEAD GIVE WAY TO THE NEW DEAD Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo The title is, of course, a quote from the Czech, Milan Kundera, an obsolete reference for the rest of a world, which believes it is living in the post-communist era. But in Cuba, it continues […] Continue reading
Requiem for the 10th of December (International Day of Human Rights) / by Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on December 11, 2014 The 10th of December is one of the saddest days. That day the political police – only source of governance in our island – brings out all of its henchmen to suppress dissent. […] Continue reading
December 1, 2014 3:07 pm Hopes rise for release of US contractor Alan Gross in Cuba jail Marc Frank in Havana Alan Gross completes his fifth year in a Cuban jail on Wednesday for alleged spying, and the 65-year old US contractor insists it will be his last behind bars. The signals sent in the […] Continue reading
A Cuban Brain Drain, Courtesy of the U.S. By THE EDITORIAL BOARDNOV. 16, 2014 Secretary of State John Kerry and the American ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, have praised the work of Cuban doctors dispatched to treat Ebola patients in West Africa. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently sent an official […] Continue reading
Cuba’s Slave Trade in Doctors Havana earns almost $8 billion a year off the backs of the health workers it sends to poor countries. By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY Nov. 9, 2014 5:55 p.m. ET Western cultures don’t approve of human trafficking, which the Merriam-Webster dictionary defines as “organized criminal activity in which human beings are […] Continue reading
Cuban doctors fight Ebola in West Africa ‘voluntarily’ The world is full of praise for Cuba: No other country has sent as many doctors to West Africa. Critics of the communist regime, however, believe Havana’s using its doctors for political purposes – and at a hefty markup. Cuba is showing the capitalist world how crisis […] Continue reading