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 Coalition Against Trafficking in Women
Cuba, considered to be free of prostitution since the 1960s, is experiencing an increase in prostitution and prostitution tourism as a result of the poor economy.
In Cuba, legislation effective August 1997, sets fines, prison sentences of 2 to 5 years, or up to 8 years for public health, education, tourism, law enforcement or government officials and confiscation of property for pimps, madams and those who rent space out for prostitution.
Cuba has revived an old law against vagrancy, using it against the women in prostitution who get three warnings before they have to face a sentence of up to eight years in prison.
www.catwinternational.org /factbook/Cuba.php   (554 words)

 Cuba Solidarity: Truth About Cuba Coalition: Invitation
Cuba is not a threat to the United States.
Significant movement is occurring in Washington DC in relation to the blockade of Cuba.
The coalition will nominate and support a person in Washington DC to speak with one voice in the nation s capital, to be a participant in forums and committees and who strategizes and makes decisions on how to take the initiative and how to respond to challenges as they arise.
www.cubasolidarity.net /tacc.html   (2286 words)

 The Militant - 2/9/98 -- `Lift Entire Embargo Of Cuba Now'
Coalition activists utilized this event to publicize an upcoming broadly-sponsored meeting entitled "Why is Travel to Cuba a U.S. Crime?" that will take place at the University of Pittsburgh February 11.
The gathering was addressed by writers and university professors, in addition to ambassadors to the United States from the Dominican Republic and Saint Lucia, and the Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States.
The protest, organized by the Greater Hartford Coalition on Cuba, was covered on all four local television stations.
www.themilitant.com /1998/625/625_21.html   (595 words)

 Overview of State-Sponsored Terrorism
Cuba remained opposed to the US-led Coalition prosecuting the global war on terrorism and continued to provide support to designated Foreign Terrorist Organizations and to host several terrorists and dozens of fugitives from US state and federal justice.
Cuba’s delegate to the UN said terrorism cannot be defined as including acts by legitimate national liberation movements -- even though many such groups clearly employ tactics that intentionally target innocent civilians to advance their political, religious, or social agendas.
Cuba became a party to all 12 international conventions and protocols relating to terrorism in 2001.
www.state.gov /s/ct/rls/pgtrpt/2003/31644.htm   (3698 words)

 Coalition forms to urge withdrawal of Cuban embargo
With little more than a week before Pope John Paul II travels to Cuba, the coalition is seeking to portray the 36-year U.S. trade embargo as inhumane and unworthy of U.S. ideals, calling it the harshest in the world.
The new coalition is counting on pressure generated by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, which represents Fortune 500 companies and small businesses across the United States, and the National Council of Churches, which claims to represent 53 million Americans.
In anticipation of the pope's first trip to Cuba, Castro opponents in Cuba and in exile plan to release a document today that outlines criteria for a political transition, including a general amnesty for all political prisoners, elections by direct and secret ballot, and greater freedom of political and economic activity.
www.fiu.edu /~fcf/cubacoalition11498.html   (585 words)

 The Militant - 10/27/97 -- Actions Defend Cuba, Celebrate Che Guevara
CHICAGO - "Cuba Sí!, Bloqueo No!" was the main chant at a march and rally to end the embargo against Cuba held here October 8.
Members of several political organizations, including the October 22 coalition against police brutality, the National Committee to Free Puerto Rican Political Prisoners, DALE (De Paul Alliance for Latino Enrichment), the Young Socialists, and a Zapatista support group were there.
Gisela López, from the Chicago Cuba Coalition was the last speaker at the rally.
www.themilitant.com /1997/6137/6137_16.html   (1425 words)

 Cuba: AI calls for immediate release of leaders of Concilio Cubano
Members of the coalition have faced frequent short-term detention and harassment since it was set up in October last year.
Concilio Cubano is a coalition of over 100 non-governmental groups including political opposition groups, human rights groups, and independent groups of journalists, lawyers, trades unionists, women and others.
No written response has been given but members of the coalition have been told on several occasions while in detention that the meeting would not be allowed to go ahead.
www.amnestyusa.org /countries/cuba/document.do?id=55FA305B2786D2C28025690000692F8E   (928 words)

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The Coalition was organized in 1994 by a number of people who had been to Cuba and/or were concerned about the heightened U.S. pressures on Cuba after the fall of the Soviet Union.
Awareness of Cuba issues promoted by the Coalition at City Hall, made the creation of the project much easier - it was endorsed by then mayor of Milwaukee John Norquist as well as a majority of the Common Council.
The Coalition has also been instrumental in gathering medical and humanitarian supplies for the annual Pastors for Peace Caravan and every year, the Coalition hosts a send-off dinner for the Caravan as it passes through Milwaukee to collect donations.
www.lawg.org /misc/advocate_dec_04.htm   (1884 words)

 The Cuba Advocate Newsletter
The Cuba Advocate newsletter was first published in March 1991 as a joint effort of the Colorado Hands Off Cuba Coalition and the U.S.-Cuba Friendship Society of San Diego.
The Cuba Advocate believes that the Cuban Revolution of 1959 represents the victory of the Cuban people over imperialist domination, the victory of human needs over private profit, the victory of the working class over the gambling and drug barons.
It is in this same spirit that The Cuba Advocate celebrates the acheivements of the Cuban Revolution.
www.newhumanist.com /ca.html   (281 words)

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Today's stories: 1.- MIAMI-BASED COALITION CALLS FOR LIFTING OF U.S. Miami, March 4(RHC)-- Cuban-American organizations are calling on the administration of President Bill Clinton to lift the blockade on food and medicine to Cuba as well as allow Cuban-Americans to visit the island.
The coalition -- composed of the Antonio Maceo Brigade, the Workers Alliance of the Cuban Community and the Miami Coalition Against the Blockade -- issued a statement Tuesday, announcing a campaign to collect signatures in support of two bills in the U.S. Congress.
CUBA AND BULGARIA TO RE-ACTIVATE BILATERAL TIES Havana, March 4(RHC)-- Cuba and Bulgaria are currently working on re-activating their economic and commercial ties during the upcoming Mixed Inter-governmental Meeting to take place in Havana.
www.radiohc.org /Distributions/Radio_Havana_English/.1998/98_mar/rhc-eng-03.04.98   (835 words)

 Cuba and the Terror Coalition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Cuba and the Terror Coalition Orlando Gutierrez-Boronat Center for the Study of a National Option Thursday, Sept. 20, 2001 Rafael Artigas and Ana Carbonell provided research support for this article.
According to the files, Cuba’s Communist Party "considers its relations with ETA to be ‘fraternal, sustained, strategic and increasingly deep.’" (The Miami Herald, Dec. 27, 1997) Cuban covert support for terrorism in Spain has been accompanied by attempts at diplomatic protection.
Some have argued that Cuba’s well-documented sponsorship and instigation of international terrorism is a thing of the past, to be understood in light of the Cold War context.
www.freerepublic.com /focus/fr/528561/posts   (3493 words)

 Media Release: 26 July Fiesta and Rally for Cuba in Melbourne   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
The rally will demand an end to the 37 year blockade of Cuba by the United States, and protest against the recent attempt by US Congress to tighten the blockade, a measure deferred for six months by President Clinton after anger and threats by the European Community.
It is the cruelest form of violent assault, killing the weakest, permanently injuring the strongest by hunger, malnutrition, sickness, disease, exhaustion of body and spirit.
It acts in the interest of a handful of economic groups which want to steal the assets of Cuba for their own profit and impoverished the Cuban people whose revolution brought health, freedom from want, and universal education shared with the poor throughout the planet.
members.optusnet.com.au /~cohousing/cuba/mr960725.htm   (594 words)

 Milwaukee Coalition to Normalize Relations with Cuba   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Three of the six church members who traveled to Cuba in January 1999 have received notice from the Office of Foreign Assets Control - a branch of the U.S. Treasury Department- that they might be fined up to $7,500 each for traveling to that country without a permit.
Theron Mills, who went to Cuba, said she was disappointed with Bush's speech.
Mills, who faces at least $5,000 in fines for her 1999 visit to Cuba, said she did not think it was the United States' job to dictate to other governments.
www.cubawifriends.org /Journal_Sentinel_July_1.html   (779 words)

 Coalition to Press for Change in U.S. Policy of Isolating Cuba --free trade, unilateral and economic trade sanctions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
Coalition to Press for Change in U.S. Policy of Isolating Cuba --free trade, unilateral and economic trade sanctions
WASHINGTON (BNA) -- A coalition of business and agricultural groups is urging President Clinton and GOP leaders to pursue a policy of constructive engagement with Cuba.
The coalition urged the leaders to take the first step toward a new Cuba policy by committing in the State of the Union address and the Republican response to lift current restrictions on food and medicine sales to Cuba.
www.usaengage.org /archives/news/980116bna.html   (248 words)

 American Coalition for Fathers and Children: Elian Gonzalez Amicus Curiae Brief February 2000
The fact that Cuba may have a lower economic standard of living is not enough to constitute persecution; it would be the kind of condition common to many people in Cuba that Acosta held did not amount to persecution.
The mere claims that Cuba is "a dangerous country" or that he would "be better off here" are not enough to support a grant of asylum relief.
Such a claim cannot be maintained due to the health and well being of his entire family in Cuba, coupled with the public statements of the Cuban government seeking the safe return of Elian Gonzalez.
www.backlash.com /content/gender/2000/2-feb00/jml0200.html   (2439 words)

 new cuba coalition
New Cuba Coalition (NCC) is an educational, non-profit, tax-exempt organization whose aim is to help in the social, political and economic reconstruction of Cuba after Castro is gone from power.
Cuba's transition to a pluralistic democracy and a market economy requires, in our view, a suitable political and legal infrastructure in order to avoid unnecessary human suffering.
Whenever it comes to Cuba¹s situation, it seems that people lose their bearings they don¹t know where they are, or where they¹re going.
www.newcubacoalition.org   (214 words)

 Center for a Free Cuba - Cuba and the Terror Coalition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-06)
It is believed that it was in Cuba where the IRA established contact with both the FARC and National Liberation Army [ Ejercito de Liberación Nacional ] (ELN) terrorist organizations.
Former Secretary of Defense William Cohen stated in May 1998 that: “Cuba’s current scientific facilities could support an offensive biological warfare program in at least the research and development stage.” In October 2000 Cuban vice president Carlos Lage and the Iranian vice-minister of Health inaugurated a biotechnological research and development plant outside Tehran.
Policy makers, legislators and analysts must not dismiss Cuba’s insistent efforts aimed precisely at building an anti-Western alliance, its continued support and encouragement for international terrorist organizations, or its capacity for biological warfare and its propensity to share it with other terrorist states.
www.cubacenter.org /media/news_articles/terror_coalition.php3   (1548 words)

 Cuba Coalition - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Cuba Coalition - Chicago based organization which lobbies for the trade and travel sanctions against Cuba to be lifted.
There are many City / State Cuba Coalitions through out the United States.
This page was last modified 15:01, 19 May 2005.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Cuba_Coalition   (58 words)

 Cuban-Based Human Rights Groups 1993
The group's leader is presently incarcerated in Cuba, and many worldwide public figures have proceeded to nominate him as Nobel Prize candidate.
The Coalition was brought together by the Cuban American National Foundation in an effort to inspire political changes within the island of Cuba.
Unlike pro-dialogue forces within the island, the Coalition seeks to oust Castro's government and the removal of all communist presence from future government participation.
cuban-exile.com /doc_001-025/doc0015.html   (864 words)

 Caribbean News, Coalition of Services Industries in St Lucia to have positive impact: Cuba News, Cuba Travel, cultural, ...
Stakeholders of a recently formed Coalition of Services Industries in St. Lucia will get an opportunity on the weekend to learn more about the work of the organization and discuss its future importance to the services sector on the island and the wider region.
The exercise, to take place at the NIC Conference Centre on Saturday, March 5th, 2005 is being conducted ahead of the official launch of the organization, slated for sometime in April of this year.
Credit - Debit Cards usage in Cuba - It is a common question of the prospective travelers to Cuba if they will be able to use their debit or credit cards there.
www.cubaxp.com /modules/news/article-966.html   (639 words)

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Some, said the article, want to do business with Cuba, some believe the entire U.S. embargo is bad policy and some seek only to moderate what they say is the suffering of innocent Cubans deprived of food and medicine.
Surinam's foreign minister reiterated the Caribbean Community's rejection of Washington's blockade of Cuba, while Cuba thanked Surinam for its support of the island's anti-blockade resolution which was overwhelmingly adopted at the United Nations General Assembly in November.
The Zimbabwean parliamentarian also said that by seeing the problems Cuba is facing as a result of this blockade, he will be better able to defend Cuba before the international community.
www.radiohc.org /Distributions/Radio_Havana_English/.1998/98_jan/rhc-eng-01.14.98   (1064 words)

 Democracy and Education
In the case of Cuba, of course, the terrorist war has been going on a lot longer.
A proposal was sent through Congress by a liberal Democrat, Representative Torricelli, calling for a cutoff of any trade with Cuba by any subsidiary of any American corporation or any foreign corporation that used any parts produced in the U.S. That is so obvious in violation of international law that George Bush vetoed it.
In Chicago there is the Pastors for Peace and the Chicago-Cuba Coalition has another caravan going to Cuba to try to undermine the embargo and bring humanitarian aid, medicines, medical books, powdered milk for infants and other assistance.
www.zmag.org /chomsky/talks/9410-education.html   (6217 words)

 AfroCubaWeb: the African cultures in Cuba - Yoruba - Congo - Dahomey - Abakwa - Bricamo - Haiti - West Indies
Numerous dancers and percussionists from Cuba are teaching in the US and Europe, listed under Workshops.
Marcus Mosiah Garvey and Cuba by Eugène Godfried, 6/04
Cuba and Its Music: From the First Drums to the Mambo, 6/04: Ned Sublette's powerful new book on the history of Cuban music to 1952, now published.
www.afrocubaweb.com   (1516 words)

 World Policy Institute - National Summit on Cuba
Louisiana Governor Kathleen Blanco’s March 2005 trade mission to Cuba highlighted the interest southern U.S. states have in increased trade and interaction with their close geographic neighbor Cuba.
Cuba was Louisiana and other Southern states’ top export market prior to the imposition of the embargo in 1960 and e
Participants explored the human dimensions of U.S. Cuba relations, starting with morning discussions on religion in Cuba and how politics impacts the free exchange and expression of faith.
www.worldpolicy.org /projects/uscuba/summit.html   (698 words)

Cuba solidarity and antiwar activists are coming together for the local protests around the country.
Among the keynote speakers at the Los Angeles demonstration will be Francisco Letelier, the son of Orlando Letelier, the former ambassador, foreign minister and defense minister under the government of Salvador Allende in Chile, who was killed in a terrorist car bombing in Washington DC in 1976.
Over the last month, the A.N.S.W.E.R. Coalition has played a key role in pressuring the U.S. government to finally detain the anti-Cuba terrorist and longtime CIA operative Luis Posada Carriles.
answer.pephost.org /site/PageServer?pagename=ANS_June13   (1258 words)

 Scotsman.com News - International terrorism - Coalition at odds over Cuba camp
THE treatment of al-Qaeda prisoners held at a US naval base in Cuba was last night threatening to undermine the close relationship forged between Britain and the United States after the 11 September terrorist outrages.
The photographs, apparently released by the Pentagon, showed that the detainees had been handcuffed, put in leg-irons and subjected to sensory deprivation during their journey from Afghanistan to Cuba.
It is believed the photographs were taken shortly after their arrival and it is unclear whether they represent current conditions.
news.scotsman.com /topics.cfm?tid=1&id=75162002   (749 words)

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