WEB SITES HIGHLIGHTS
Up-to-date news, information and analysis relating to terrorism
and acts of aggression against Cuba, as well as to the five Cubans
unjustly incarcerated in the United States for defending their country
Portal to numerous sites.
the Five - http://www.granma.cu/miami5/ingles/index.html
Site devoted to one of the most important issues in U.S./Cuban relations
the unjust imprisonment of five Cubans in U.S. jails on frame-up
charges of spying.
Cuba's main daily newspaper. Also available in French, German, Italian,
Portuguese, and Spanish. Portal to numerous sites.
Notes: Cuba - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ei/bgn/2886.htm
Statisics, geographical information, history, government, political
conditions, economy, foreign relations, and basic travel information
are provided. Additionally, U.S. officials and consulate officers
are given. Updated regularly. From the U.S. Department of State.
World Factbook, Cuba - http://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/cu.html
A reference work for basic statistical data about Cuba. From the
Central Intelligence Agency.
The Cuban Experience
"All aspects of Cuban culture, history, and politics while
also discussing the people, places, recent events, and travel opportunities."
A Think Quest site.
Cuba Inside Out - http://CubaInsideOut.org
Site includes both current events and archives of journalist Karen Wald's files on a variety of Cuban topics in Cuba that she's written about or collected. Wald is a long-time teacher and journalist who regularly reports from Cuba, author of the book 'Children of Che'.
From the Latin American Informaiton Network at the University of
Texas, Austin in the areas of Academic Research Resources, Arts
and Humanities, Economy and Trade, General, Government, Human rights,
citizenship & Social Justice, Magazines and Peridocicals, Network
& Inforation Services, News, Portals, Directories & Search
sites, Radio and Television, Sports, and Travel & Tourism.
Eldis: Country Profiles
"A gateway to information on development issues, providing
free and easy access to wide range of high quality online resources."
Includes social, economic, political and environmental issues. Searchable.
News feeds and emails available.
Documentation Project - http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/latin_america/cuba.htm
Declassified documents about the Bay of Pigs, the Cuban Missle Crisis,
and the Death of Che Guevara. Fom the National Security Archive
at George Washington University.
Missle Crisis - http://library.thinkquest.org/11046/days/causes.html
"A a complete history of this Cold War event along with biographies
of the major players: John F. Kennedy, Fidel Castro, and Nikita
Krushchev." A Think Quest site.
Heritage Digital Collection - http://digital.library.miami.edu/chcdigital/chcdigital.shtml
Several collections of letters, documents, reports, and photographs
from various periods in Cuba's history. Included are those from
the Ten Year War (1868-1878); War of Independence (1895-1898); the
Bay of Pigs Invasion (1961), and more. From the University of Miami,
Otto G. Richter Library.
Overview of the Cuban Revolution for Nelson Valdes' sociology class.
Franklin - http://ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/jbfranklins/site
Features in-depth looks at issues ranging from the Bay of Pigs to
the shootdown of the Brothers to the Rescue planes.
History of Guantanamo
Bay - http://www.nsgtmo.navy.mil/history.htm
Based on two volumes of "the history of both the area and of
the base, contributed to the base by a former Commander, Naval Base
Guantanamo Bay." It begins with Columbus' discovery of the
Cuban bay in the Caribbean through the Spanish loss in 1898 and
until 1982. Includes appendices for the flora and fauna, treaties
and agreements of 1934, bibliography, and more. Also provides additional
histories of Guantanamo Bay.
R. Bustamente Photograph Collection 1890s-1999 - http://digital.library.miami.edu/chcdigital/chc5017/chc5017_find.shtml
From a collection of "photographs of Cuba from the turn of
the 20th century to the 1990s." Hundreds of images of Churches
and Altars, Cities and Towns, Faces of Cuba, Industry
and Economy, Landscapes, and Rural Life. From
the Cuban Heritage Digital Collection of the Otto G. Richter Library,
University of Miami.
Platt Amendment, 1901 - http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/mod/1901platt.html
Early guidelines for U.S. – Cuba relations.
1898 - 1998: Centennial
of the Spanish American War - http://www.zpub.com/cpp/saw.html
Spanish-American War - http://www.smplanet.com/imperialism/remember.html
War - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish-American_War
U.S. Terrorism in the Americas (Terrorismo 'Made in USA' en las Américas) - http://www.terrorfileonline.org/en/index.php/Main_Page
This online encyclopedia includes 800 articles "containing the essentials on the multifaceted and reactionary violence promoted, supported and carried out by both the U.S. government and its servants in Latin America." It includes information on terrorists, former dictators, videos, and interviews about topics such as the Condor Plan, School of the Americas, and a chronology of terrorists acts in Latin America since 1947. It also includes links to 56 publications from 14 countries. Available in both English and Spanish. Searchable.
There are over 1600 Cuba solidarity organizations
in the world, a small portion of which appear below.
de Cuba - http://www.amigosdecuba.com.ar/
Includes list of povincial organizations.
Australia & New Zealand-Cuba Friendship
Societies no web site
Friendship Society Caberra - http://www.geocities.com/australiacubafriendship/
Socialist Party Cuba Solidarity - http://www.dsp.org.au/dsp/Cuba.html#Solidarity_organisations
Osterreichisch-Kubanische Gesellschaft (no
on Cuba - http://www.canadiannetworkoncuba.ca/
Thorough and timely. Has provincial links.
Association - http://www.web.net/~ccfatoronto/
In English, French and Spanish. Has a list
of other Canadian solidarity organizations.
Nova Scotia - http://www.NSCuba.org
Amigos de Cuba - http://amigosdecubacanada.com
In Spanish and English.
Canada Cuba - http://www.CanadaCuba.com
Providing joint programs of exploration in the arts, sport and education.
Queen's University, Ontario, Canada - http://www.queensu.ca/philosophy/cuba/
Study in Cuba.
Forening - http://www.cikadenet.dk/cuba/
Project - http://perso.club-internet.fr/vdedaj/cuba/
French Solidarity groups - http://perso.club-internet.fr/vdedaj/cuba/solidarite.html#sol_france
Cuba Truth Project, available in English, Spanish and Tagalog. http://www.cubatruth.info
BRD-Kuba e.V. - http://www.fgbrdkuba.de/
Group Ireland - http://homepage.eircom.net/~csg/links.html
Nazionale di Amicizia Italia-Cuba - http://www.italia-cuba.it/
Comitato di solidarietà per Cuba — La Villetta - http://www.associazionelavillettapercuba.org/
Free the Five - http://www.inocentes.org/
Cuba y Cuba - http://www.cubaycuba.net
with Cuba Campaign - http://www.ngy1.1st.ne.jp/~ieg/struggle/cuba/top-e.htm
http://friendsofcuba.blogspot.com - Regularly updated site
de Solidaridad con Cuba - http://www.geocities.com/cubaymexico/
Has good collection of links for Cuba.
Australia & New Zealand-Cuba Friendship
Societies no web site
Amigos de Cuba - http://www.amigosdecuba.com.ar/amigos-de-cuba-peru/index-peru.htm
de Amizade Portugal-Cuba - http://www.seixal.com/cuba/
Scottish Cuba Solidarity Campaign no web site
Friends of Cuba Society in South Africa no web site
de Solidaridad con Cuba - http://www.nodo50.org/cesc/home.htm
Cuba - http://www.terra.es/personal3/vladimiro2/
sodepaz: CUBA - http://www.sodepaz.net/modules.php?name=News&new_topic=10
con Cuba - http://www.fut.es/~mpgp/
amb Cuba - http://www.uv.es/~pla/cuba.html
Tiempo de Cuba - http://www.tiempodecuba.34sp.com/
Solidarity magazine from Andalusia Spain
- Svensk-Kubanska Föreningen - http://www.elak.svensk-kubanska.se./
Föreningen - http://svensk.kubanska.webbsida.com/
Cuba - http://www.camaquito.org/
Suiza-Cuba - http://www.cuba-si.ch/
Available in French, German, Italian,
Suisse - http://www.medicuba.ch/
Solidarity organizataion in the health field.
Available in Spanish, French, Italian, and German.
Campaign - http://www.cuba-solidarity.org.uk/
The central UK solidarity organisation.
Blackpool and Fylde
Solidarity Campaign - http://blackpoolandfyldecsc.org.uk/
Network on Cuba (NNOC) member groups - http://www.cubasolidarity.com/resources/groups.htm.
The NNOC New York City solidarity organization.
Milwaukee Coalition to
Normalize Relations with Cuba - http://www.cubawifriends.org/
No War on Cuba - http://www.NoWarOnCuba.org/
Washington D.C. solidarity group.
Project InfoMed - http:www.cubasolidarity.net
Friendship Association - http://www.seattlecuba.org
Delegations to Cuba- http://www.vets2cuba.org/
'The ongoing project of encouraging U.S. Veterans to travel
Reach Organizations and People Involved In Cuba Solidarity Efforts
Last updated, April 30, 2000. Alphabetical by state /province or
list of solidarity organizations, many without a web presence
Includes street address, telephone and fax numbers, and may
include web address, and email if available.
Euoropean Solidarity organizations on a resolution about the
Cuban 5. Some do not have a web presence.
European solidarity groups - http://perso.club-internet.fr/vdedaj/cuba/solidarite.html#sol_europe
Libraries Solidarity Group - http://www.cubanlibrariessolidaritygroup.org.uk/
An international organization made up of librarians who support
Cuban libraries. There is a lot of informtion about Cuban education,
literacy and libraries as well as information about the so-called
and Answers - http://www.netcom.ca/~dchris/CubaFAQ.html
progressive view of important issues concerning Cuba, including
dozens of articles and links." The issues include: Cuba
Under Siege, Democracy in Cuba, Human Rights, Economic Reforms,
and Achievements of the Revolution.
on Cuba - http://www.cuba-solidarity.org.uk/faq.htm
Answers to Frequently Asked Questions.
Alliance - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/CubanAmericanAlliance/
"To facilitate communication about rallies, demonstrations,
organizational events, or call-to-action, calls to legislators or
any effort that promotes ending the Cuban Embargo and the normalization
of Trade. CAAEF press releases will be posted here as well."
A wide range of news and information about the island, the Cuban
community abroad, Cuba's international relations, and related topics.
Primarily in English, occasional articles in Spanish.
Information and discussion about Cuba.
Cuba Inside Out -http://email@example.com
List deals with current events, both in Cuba and around the world (showing the way Cuba would view those, for the most part, such as what's happening in Venezuela or Palestine). Much is critical analysis of corporate media reporting on Cuba, with corrections, clarifications, additional information, etc. Run by long-time Cuba reporter and U.S. teacher Karen Wald, author of the book 'Children of Che'.
Five - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/freethefive/
Guild - firstname.lastname@example.org
News and updates about Cuba. Send email to subscribe.
on Cuba - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/TheNNOC/
Network on Cuba (NNOC) is the U.S. umbrella organization for groups
and individuals in solidarity with Cuba and in opposition to the
War on Cuba - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/nowaroncuba_info/
"This group focuses on exchanges information on the current
situation concerning threats to the sovereignty, peace and well-being
The Philadelphia Cuba Solidarity Coalition organizes events and
activities that defend Cuba's sovereignty, publicize the achievements
of the revolution, support normalized U.S./Cuban relations, and
promote travel and other people-to-people contact between Cubans
and Americans. Lower-volume list features key statements from Cuba.
Francisco Cuba Alliance - http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sfcubanalliance/
of groups and individuals working together in support of Cuban sovereignty."
SITES ABOUT CUBA
"Many people don't know that an estimated 70% of Cubans have
African ancestors...." An introduction of different aspects
of Cuba's African cultures including music, art, theater, festivals,
poets, and authors. There is a list of conferences and organizations
that teach courses and workshops or are involved in the promotion
of the African cultures of Cuba. Searchable.
American's First Visit to Cuba - http://www.psec.org/cuba.asp
A personal journal by the Rev. Joseph H.
Irwin, Jr., Minister of Communication, Pennsylvania Southeast Conference,
United Church of Christ about his first trip to Cuba.
S. Brian Wilson's Cuba Site - http://www.brianwillson.com/awolcuba.html
Chronicles of U.S.-contocted distortions about Cuba.
Aids Project - http://www.cubaaidsproject.com/
"A non-political, USA based humanitarian organization operating
in support of HIV/ AIDS patients and their families in Cuba."
for International Policy's Cuba Program - http://www.ciponline.org/cuba/
An organization that promotes "a U.S. foreign policy based
on international cooperation, demilitarization and respect for basic
human rights." Has a lot of information about the travel ban,
Cuba and terrorism, human rights, the embargo, and more. Large collection
of related links.
Chairman Smiles: Cuban
Posters - http://www.iisg.nl/exhibitions/chairman/cubintro.html
A photographic exploration of life in Cuba. Also available in Spanish.
Cubarte: the Portal
of the Cuban Culture - http://www.cult.cu/eng/index.php
About arts and culture. Available also in English and French.
A collection of maps of Cuba including political, historical, and
relief maps. From the Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection
at the University of Texas.
Poster Art - http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/~lcushing/CubaGen.html
A history and exhibition of Cuban poster art. From librarian Lincoln
for Peace - http://www.ifconews.org/
Breaking the U.S. blockade with Caravans to Cuba
Action Center - http://www.iacenter.org/
Peace and justice struggles around the world. Has section for Cuba.
pagina de Silvio Rodriguez - http://www.patriagrande.net/cuba/silvio.rodriguez/
Page for one of Cuba’s cultural treasures, singer-songwriter
American Working Group: Cuba - http://www.lawg.org/countries/cuba/intro.htm
Information about what's happening in the U.S. Congress in regards
to Cuba. Good collection of links.
LeftBooks.com - http://www.LeftBooks.com
'Books to change the world.'
Militant - http://www.themilitant.com/
Socialist newsweekly, good coverage of Cuba. Searchable.
Online magazine for women. Only in Spanish.
Committee to Free the Five Cubans - http://www.freethefive.org/
Information about the five Cuban citizens unjustly imprisoned in
Lawyers Guild Subcommittee - http://www.nlg.org/cuba/
Members try to follow US/Cuba Developments and to use their legal
skills to help normalize relations and end the travel restrictions
and U.S. economic blockade.
Nova Scotia Cuba
Association - http://www.nscuba.org/websites.html
List of links.
Books - http://www.oceanbooks.com.au/
Australian publishing house specializing in Cuban issues.
Pathfinder Press - http://www.PathfinderPress.com
Int'l publishing house specializing in books by revolutionaries; extensive Cuba section. Works in English, Spanish, French, Swedish, Icelandic, Greek, and Farsi.
InfoMed Cuba Solidarity Web - http://www.cubasolidarity.net/
Provides support of public health development in the third
world and the Republic of Cuba in particular through the Cuban medical
information network (InfoMed).
Send A Piana To Havana
Information on how to donate pianos for schools in Cuba. Contact
A collection of photographs of people and places in La Havana and
Vinales, Cuba, taken by Stefan Cohen in 1999. From the Center for
Latin American Studies, University of California, Berkeley.
Comprehensive list of links; site operated by frequent Cuba visitor
from Cuba - http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/news/#cuba
A collection of links to Cuban newspapers. From the Latin American
Information Network at the University of Texas, Austin.
National News Agency - http://www.ain.cubaweb.cu/english/index2.html
Up to date news, information and analysis relating to terrorism
and acts of aggression against Cuba, as well as to the five Cubans
unjustly incarcerated in the United States for defending their country
against terrorism. From journalists, broadcasters and academics
who are collaborating within the Antiterrorist Working Group, and
acting as consultants to the Cuban Parliament and other major governmental
and non-governmental institutions in Cuba. Also information about
the Cuban 5. Searchable. In English and Spanish.
A collection of articles by Cuban and international journalists
writing about terrorism and the defamation campaigns against Cuba.
Primarily in Spanish. Searchable.
The Digital Magazine of Cuban Arts and Culture. A collection of
articles about Cuban people, music, film, literature, arts, culture,
CubaSi - http://www.cubasi.cu/
Online news and culture magazine. Also available in English.
The political and theorist magazine. There is a large collection
of Cuban links. Also available in Spanish.
International - http://www.granma.cu/ingles/
Cuba's main, daily newspaper. Issued also in Spanish, French, German,
Italian, and Portuguese.
Rebelde - http://www.jrebelde.cubasi.cu/
A newspaper written for teens. Originally Spanish only, now in English as well. Searchable.
Prensa Latina - http://www.plenglish.com/
Cuban news agency with bureaus all over the world. Also available
in Spanish, Italian, Portuguese.
Digital - http://www.trabajadores.cubaweb.cu/index_english.htm
Online labor newspaper. Small segment in English, majority in Spanish.
World Data Service / Noticias de WDRC - http://www.wds.wdrc.info/
WDRC is a new agency which researches and distributes news about Cuba. Only
Constitution - http://www.parlamentocubano.cu/espanol/const.ingles
In English. (Best viewed with Safari or Explorer.)
Speech Database - http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/cb/cuba/castro.html
Includes speeches, interviews, etc., by Fidel Castro from 1959 to
1996. All texts are in English. More recent speeches or texts
in Spanish are found at Discursos
e Intervenciones de Fidel Castro (http://www.cuba.cu/gobierno/discursos/index.html).
Cubanas - http://www.uniondejuristasdecuba.cu/constituciones/pages/Consti/consti2.htm
A collection of eleven historic Cuban constitutions dating back
to 1869.. There is a dictionary, biographies, legislative chronology,
symbols, and more. Searchable. In Spanish
Castro: a Mini-biography - http://www.soc.duke.edu/~nvaldes/Cuba/fidel.htm
Brief biography written by University of New Mexico sociology professor
Castro Collection - http://www.rcgfrfi.easynet.co.uk/ww/castro/
Ten speeches by Fidel Castro, primarily from the early days of the
Castro History Archive - http://www.marxists.org/history/cuba/archive/castro/
A collection of Fidel Castro's speeches (including History Will
Absolve Me). There is also a section on Cuban history.
Carter's visit to Cuba - http://www.granma.cu/ingles/mayo02-3/visita%20de%20carter-i.html
A collection of Jimmy Carter's writings and speeches about his visit
to Cuba in 2002.
American Election Statistics: A Guide to Sources, http://dodgson.ucsd.edu/las/
Provides a chronology of elections since independence at the
municipal state and federal levels in the Spanish-speaking countries
of Latin America, including Cuba. Includes lists of sources for
all statistics and other information provided on the website. As
of July 2002, full data for Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, El Salvador,
Honduras, Mexico and Panama are available. Updates are posted regularly.
and U.S. Relations: The Helms-Burton Act and Its International Implications
From students at Earlham College.
Legislation on Cuba - http://usembassy.state.gov/havana/wwwhleg.html
Links to seventeen articles, acts, fact sheets, statements about
U.S. legislation and more. From the U.S. Interests Section in Cuba.
It includes the full text of the Helms Burton Act.
by José Martí - http://www.soc.duke.edu/~nvaldes/Cuba/martiworks.htm
Streaming TV from Cuba. Primarily news. Programs are archived. Searchable.
Havana - http://www.radiohc.cu
Cuban radio station, streaming in nine languages: Spanish, English,
French, Portuguese, Arabic, Quechua, Guarani, Creole and Esperanto,
thirty hours a day, with a varied programming that includes news,
music and features. The schedule is provided.
Rebelde - http://www.radiorebelde.com.cu/
Streaming primarily information and news in Spanish 24 hours a day.
A schedule is provided.
Reloj - http://www.radioreloj.cu/
A news radio with information about news, economy, sports, science,
culture, and more. Streaming audio is available as well as text
articles. Available only in Spanish.
Streaming culture and music. In Spanish.
Ground Travel - http://www.commongroundtravel.com/
Specializing in travel to Cuba; news about the travel ban and the
fight against it.
Cuba Pictures - http://www.Cuba-Pictures.com
One hundred and twenty six photos by David Stanley, author of the first two editions of Lonely Planet's Cuba guidebook. Focuses on real Cuban life rather than the touristic. Additional useful information and links.
Cuban site designed for tourism. Also has news, culture, links to
government, and more. Also available in Spanish.
Destination Cuba - http://www.lonelyplanet.com/destinations/caribbean/cuba/index.htm
Travel guide from Lonely Planet Guides.
Exchange - http://www.globalexchange.org/countries/cuba/
Has information about Cuba as well providing tours to visit the
International Bicycle Fund - http://ibike.org/links/index.htm
Good collection of Cuba travel links and information.
Leading U.S.-Cuba travel provider.
Travel Places - http://www.travel-places.com
Worldwide travel info, has link to CubaSolidarity.com
Witness for Peace - http://www.WitnessForPeace.org
Organizes trips to Columbia, Mexico, Nicaragua, and Venezuela (previous license for trips to Cuba not renewed by U.S. government).