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Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias pictured soon after his release. (Photo: Hablemos Press)
8 May 13
Journalist Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias speaks about his own experiences, and the mistreatment of other prisoners.
Prison at Melena del Sur, in the Mayabeque province of western Cuba. Havana. (Photo: Gerardo Younel Ávila Perdomo)
8 May 13
First visit in years highlights lack of regular outside monitoring.
Poster in support of detained Cuban dissident Luis Enrique Lozada Igarza.
2 May 13
Authorities step up intimidation in hope of ending protest.
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias after his release, back at the Hablemos Press agency for which he reports. (Photo: Hablemos Press)
10 Apr 13
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias spent half a year in jail without being sent to trial.
Poster in support of  Calixto Ramón Martínez Árias.
9 Apr 13
Journalist colleague and three others up the pressure on the authorities to deliver on promise of freedom.
Poster in support of  Calixto Ramón Martínez Árias.
2 Apr 13
Calixto Ramón Martínez Arias abandons three-week hunger strike after authorities hint at release.
Cuban schoolchildren under the watchful eye of Che Guevara. (Photo: Mike Keran/Flickr)
26 Mar 13
Refusal to conform with state ideology exposes faith group members to discrimination.
26 Mar 13
Rights group also says political prisoner died after hunger strike.
14 Mar 13
Since 2012 hurricane, produce has been brought in from other parts of the country, but transport problems lead to waste.
Colombian soldiers deploying to face FARC-EP guerrillas. (Photo: Mauricio Moreno/Flickr)
13 Mar 13
Rebels and government seem committed to talks, yet neither will call a truce to ease transition to peace.


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