15 October, 2019

Meeting with Czech Minister Tomáš Petříček

In September, promoters of Cuba Decide received the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic to discuss his country´s support for Cuban citizens, especially in the context of the growing repression and the support shown by the European Union to the dictatorship. During the meeting, Minister Tomáš Petříček expressed his support for citizens on the Island and agreed to support citizen initiatives such as Cuba Decide in his efforts for denouncing all arbitrary human rights violations in international organizations […]
29 July, 2019

Success of the Forum “Cuba Decide, Latin America and the Castro threat” at the 49th OAS General Assembly

Cuba Decide conference featuring VP Marta Lucia Ramirez and other dignitaries. the Fundacion para la Democracia Panamericana organized the Forum on Cuba Decide, Latin America and the interference of the Castro’s regime, together with the Red Latinoamericana de Jovenes por la Democracia (Network of Latin American Youth for Democracy). Guests of honor included Marta Lucia Ramirez, Vice President of the Republic of Colombia, Ambassador Carlos Trujillo, Chair of the Permanent Council and the General Committee Ambassador, Permanent Representative of the […]
15 July, 2019

FDP board member and Cuba Decide promoter Dr. Omar Vento joins the international complaint against the cuban regime charging it with imposing forced labor on its doctors

Dr. Vento, member of the FPD and promoter of Cuba Decide participates in the press conference. WASHINGTON, DC — The communist regime of Cuba is actively subjecting tens of thousands of doctors, musicians, professors, engineers, athletes, and other professionals deployed on international missions across the world to “crimes against humanity,” including “enslavement, persecution, and other inhuman acts,” two prominent non-governmental organizations (NGO) revealed on Tuesday. In total, the Cuban government has subjected “close to one million” Cuban professionals to crimes […]
12 July, 2019

Cuban regime banishes Guyana to Eliecer Góngora Cuban promoter decides after knocking him out of his house

Cuba’s state security is pressuring dissidents to go into exile in its attempt to weaken opposition on the communist-run island, according to a new report by a non-governmental human rights organization. The Madrid-based Cuban Prisoners Defenders released a 259-page report that named 35 activists, independent journalists and artists whom authorities had forced to leave the country over the past two years, telling them never to return. State security threatened them with prison or bodily harm if they did not leave […]
12 July, 2019

European Union debates on policies before the governments of Cuba and Venezuela

he foreign ministers of the European Union (EU) addressed this Monday in Luxembourg the diplomatic efforts to achieve a political solution to the Venezuelan crisis and the consequences of the application of the U.S. Helms-Burton Act on Cuba, among other current affairs. The High Representative of the EU for Foreign Policy Federica Mogherini informed the ministers about the first contacts made by the special adviser for Venezuela, Enrique Iglesias. Likewise, it rendered account on the meeting recently held by the […]
12 July, 2019

Sweden listens to civil society and revokes the draft law between the EU and Cuba

The Swedish government has withdrawn a proposal that would have ratified a landmark EU-Cuba deal covering trade and political dialogue, a move welcomed by civil rights activists who are critical of the country’s one-party system. The proposal, under the name ‘Deal on political dialogue and collaboration between the European Union and its member states, on one side, and the Cuban Republic on the other’, was first put to parliament in 2018, but from the beginning has divided Swedish lawmakers. The […]
11 July, 2019

49 General Assembly of the Organization of American States

Cuba Decide’s message in the 49th General Assembly of the Organization of American States Renewed calls for the Cuba regime to be held accountable for its human rights violations against the Cuban People, and for its role in destabilizing the region and demands for the Cuban regime to respect the right of its citizens to decide their system of government and their leadership in a binding plebiscite.   Cuba Decide promoters participated in the 49th General Assembly of the Organization of […]
3 April, 2019

Luis Almagro “does not recognize” the “institutions” created by the Constitution in Cuba

Washington, Feb 25 (EFE) .- The Secretary General of the Organization of American States (OAS), Luis Almagro, said today that he “does not recognize” the “acts” and “institutions” created by the new Constitution in Cuba, which was voted on Sunday in a referendum by the inhabitants of the island. “In a referendum dictatorship is synonymous with fraud. We do not recognize acts / institutions created by the Constitution vitiated by illegitimacy of origin and contrary to the principles of the […]
3 April, 2019

Cubans vote on a new constitution as government campaigns hard for approval

Turnout was high as Cuban voters went to the polls Sunday to cast a vote of sí or no for a new constitution in a referendum that has seen more campaigning, both for and against, than any Cuban election in decades. Some 8.7 million Cubans were eligible to vote for the first total overhaul of the Cuban constitution in 40 years. By 5 p.m., Cuba’s National Election Commission reported that 7, 524, 318 Cubans, or 81.53 percent of the electorate, had voted. […]