Collection CHC5234 - Cuban Political Prisoners Records

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CHC5234

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Cuban Political Prisoners Records

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  • circa 1969-2010 (Creation)

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1 Box

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The records document the treatment of political prisoners by the communist regime within Cuban prisons.  The materials consist of 3 CDs: "Presidio Isla de Pinos." (Compiled by Raúl Pérez-Coloma) on February 10, 2010; "La Montaña. Canciones de lucha y esperanzas," by political prisoner, Manuel Villanueva.  Graphic design by Alejandro Deoliveira. Miami 2007; "La Verdadera República de Cuba" by Dr. Andrés Cao Mendiguren, 2009.  The first CD  contains names of more than 10,000 Cuban political  prisoners, case numbers and the place where they were imprisoned. The materials also include manuscripts of letters written in Cuban political prisons in small letter, typescript of "La etica en el camino de revolucion," and post cards created by political prisoners in prison.

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This collection is open for research.

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Requests to publish or display materials from this collection require written permission from the rights owner.  Please, contact chc@miami.edu for more information.

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  • Spanish

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Gift of Raúl Pérez-Coloma and Arnoldo Muller, 2010.

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Related archival materials

CHC5212 Luis J. Botifoll Oral History Project interview with Andres Cao.

Information about related materials is available at http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cdm/ref/collection/chc5212/id/577

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