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Sandra Abd'Allah-Alvarez Ramírez

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Latest posts by Sandra Abd'Allah-Alvarez Ramírez

LGBT Conference in Cuba Surrounded by Expectations and Controversy

Against the backdrop of Cuba's complicated LGBT rights situation, the conference has been praised for its importance but also criticized for the high cost of registration.

Extending bridges between Miami and Havana

During this interview, Jorge De Armas speaks about recent event in Miami directed to building bridges between Cuba and the United States after more than 50 years of conflict.

A “Freedom Train” for the Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women in Spain

The feminist movement of Asturias, Spain, has spearheaded the campaign "The Freedom Train" to protest the bill that seeks to repeal the existing law on abortion in Spain.

The Cuban Economic Model Update Comes Up with Some Unpopular Measures

The measures implemented by the Cuban state have been quite controversial.

‘Proyecto Arcoiris’ Advocates for Coloring Cuba with the Rainbow of the LGBT Community

The Project began when activist Yasmin Silvia Portales shared her dissatisfaction with the absence, at the time, of spaces for meeting the social demands of sexually diverse persons and for...

Cuban Government Agency Investigates Incident of Homophobic Violence First Reported Online

A Cuban author reported an incident of physical violence against a group of homosexual men in the city of Cardenas, Matanzas, in his blog. Now it is under investigation.

Rise in Entrepreneurship Reveals Gender Tensions in Cuba

The transformation of the Cuban economic model has caused the flourishing of self-employed work, understood as not employed by the state.

Labour Code Promotes Debate on Sexuality and Racism in Cuba

Cuban bloggers debate the inclusion of rights on grounds of gender, sexuality, racial identity and disability, among others, in the Labour Code draft.

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