NOVEDADES

2 julio, 2018

Promotores de Cuba Decide denuncian que Cuba se “burla” del examen D.Humanos de la ONU

Lietis Rachel y Ariadna Mena, promotoras de Cuba Decide viajaron desde la Isla a Ginebra para denunciar al régimen cubano ante los estados miembros del Consejo de Derechos Humanos de Naciones Unidas. Activistas de la campaña de diferentes organizaciones y lugares de residencia coincidieron en el Palacio de las Naciones junto a Rosa María Payá para hacer recomendaciones en el proceso de revision periódica universal al que se sometió la dictadura cubana en la ONU. Ginebra, 16 may (EFE).- Rosa […]
2 julio, 2018

Cuba rights abuses, activist repression under fire at UN

Lietis Rachel Reyes and Ariadna Mena, promoters of Cuba Decide traveled from the Island to Geneva to denounce the Cuban regime before the member states of the Human Rights Council of the United Nations. Activists of the campaign of different organizations and places of residence agreed at the Palais des Nations to make recommendations in the process of universal periodic review to which the Cuban dictatorship in the UN submitted. GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — Cuba faced harsh criticism at a […]
2 julio, 2018

Latin America leaders urge summit participants to reject Cuba’s next handpicked ruler

LIMA, PERU Former Latin American presidents on Wednesday urged participants in the upcoming VIII Summit of the Americas to reject the new Cuban government scheduled to take power next week. The former leaders of Costa Rica, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, and of Bolivia, Jorge Quiroga, issued the statement on behalf of the 37 former heads of state and government that are part of the Democratic Initiative in Spain and the Americas. They urged summit participants to “reject the presidential elections called […]
2 julio, 2018

Governor Rick Scott to Secretary of State Pompeo: Focus on Latin America

Rosa Maria Paya asked Rick Scott for support for the right to decide of the Cuban people in plebiscite and to not recognizing Miguel Diaz-Canel as president of Cuba because he was not elected by the Cuban’ people. The meeting took place this April 22 along with members of the opposition  and of the Cuban and Venezuelan communities on the occasion of Antonio Ledezma’s visit to Miami. Today, Governor Rick Scott sent the following letter to U.S. Secretary of State […]
29 junio, 2018

Chilean president meets with Cuban opposition leader Rosa Maria Paya, pledges to continue support for the Cuban people’s right to decide their future

Chilean president Sebastian Piñera met with Cuban opposition leader Rosa Maria Paya at the Presidential Palace in Santiago. During their meeting, the Latin American leader pledged his continued support for the Cuban people and their right to decide their future instead of having it chosen for them by a corrupt and brutally repressive dictatorial regime. Piñera also pledged support for the Cuba Decide campaign in Cuba. The campaign, which enjoys wide-ranging support among Cubans both on and off the island, […]
29 junio, 2018

Minister Ampuero meets with Rosa María Payá

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Roberto Ampuero, received in audience today Rosa María Payá, president of the Latin American Network of Youth for Democracy and Cuba Decide, who is in Chile to participate in various seminars and forums on democracy and human rights. «She has informed me about her analysis of the current circumstances of what is happening in Cuba, about the change of direction, the change of the presidency from General Raúl Castro to President Miguel Díaz-Canel, and about […]
29 junio, 2018

VOC Awards Medal To Cuban Freedom Fighter Oswaldo Payá

On June 8th, sixteen embassies, four delegations, and representatives from thirty-nine ethnic and human rights organizations joined VOC for the 11th Annual Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom & Roll Call of Nations Wreath-Laying Ceremony at the Victims of Communism Memorial on Capitol Hill, which this year honored slain Cuban dissident and democracy advocate Oswaldo Payá. Executive Director Marion Smith noted that, despite efforts by contemporary pundits and totalitarian regimes to rehabilitate the bloody ideas of Karl Marx, «the real legacy of Marxism is […]
29 junio, 2018

VP Mike Pence pledges support for Cuba’s Rosa Maria Paya and the Cuban people in their struggle for freedom and democracy

Vice President Mike Pence pledges support to Rosa María Payá and the Cuban People at the Summit of the Americas LIMA, PERU – On the occasion of the hemispheric summit between nations from across the Americas, United States Vice President Mike Pence held a historic press conference with Cuban opposition leader Rosa María Payá. “This President and the American people are with you. And we will continue to stand with you and pray for you as you fight for the […]
29 junio, 2018

Oslo Freedom Forum 10 Years Rising: A Chorus for Human Rights

Oslo Freedom Forum (May 28 – May 30) is observing ten years of gathering together human rights activists, entrepreneurs, reporters, technologists, policymakers, philanthropists, and artists to focus on human rights challenges and the aim of a freer and more just world. Over the years Cuban dissidents have been a presence at the Oslo Freedom Forums:.Armando Valladares, Berta Soler, Yoani Sanchez, Rosa María Payá Acevedo, and Danilo Maldonado «El Sexto» have addressed the prestigious gathering since 2009. Unfortunately this year Jose […]