Ladies in White
President Barack Obama told the world this month that engaging Cuba is the best way to strengthen people pushing for greater freedom on the island.
Air Force left the Miami International Airport runway a little more than a day after it landed Friday.
Berta Soler, leader of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White, will join Miami’s own Gloria Estefan at a Miami event to commemorate Cuba’s Independence Day.
With Cuban Independence Day just around the corner, a frequent Cuban hunger strike traveled to Miami for the holiday.
A co-founder of the Cuban opposition group Ladies in White, a group of wives and mothers that formed in 2003 after the arrests of 75 government opponents, is meeting with exiles in Miami.
A mass will be held in Miami for Laura Pollan, the founder of Cuba’s Ladies In White. Pollan died Friday after she was hospitalized on Oct. 7 for acute respiratory problems.
Laura Pollan, the founder of Cuba’s “Ladies In White” has died, according to Cuban dissidents Elizardo Sanchez. She was 63.
Cuban residents are in for quite a show if a small, Miami-based Cuban exile group pulls off a planned fireworks show in an effort to draw attention to the island’s dissident community.
The Obama administration has honored a group of mothers and wives of Cuban dissidents with an award. The honor was granted to the Damas de Blanco — or “Ladies in White.”