The United States will have an “immense” role in Cuba’s future, but Cubans must lead the country’s transformation, said Antonio Rodiles, director of Estado de SATS, a civil society project based in Havana. The U.S. government should promote dialogue among Cubans on both sides of the Florida Straits and try to improve Cuban activists’ ability [...]
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Just posted: An interview with Manuel H. Lagarde, 48, who writes a pro-government blog called Cambios en Cuba. According to his biography, Lagarde has a journalism degree and his the former editor of the magazine El Caimán Barbudo. He is also the author of two books, “Al pie de la leyenda” and “La fuerza del [...]
One question auditors ask when looking at U.S. government democracy programs in Cuba is how much aid actually reaches the Cuban people. I touched on that question in an Oct. 29 post, Cuba Money Trail: Tale of two Miami non-profits. I had posted IRS documents showing that the Directorio Democratico Cubano sent much less money [...]
Raúl Capote had a secret mission: To create a foundation made up of young leaders who would take charge when Cuba’s socialist government collapsed. The existence of the foundation, called Genesis, was to be revealed only after the Cuban revolution fell. Said Capote: It was a project of the CIA. Capote, a university professor, said [...]
I just posted an interview with Jesús Arboleya, a university professor, author and former second secretary of the Cuban mission in New York City. His books include “The Cuban Counterrevolution.” The interview is in two parts. See part 1 and part 2 on the Cuba Money Project’s Vimeo channel.
U.S. officials recruited and helped support selected Cuban artists as part of a democracy project that mixed art and Cold War politics, cultural promoter Frank Carlos Vázquez said. Vázquez began taking part in the U.S. government-financed project about a decade ago while working as an agent for Cuban State Security. See part 1 and part [...]