Film: The Power of the Weak

Film: The Power of the Weak

Meet Jorgito in-person at the D.C. premiere of the U.S. film tour, part of the 2nd “Days of Action” (against the blockade) in Washington, DC where he reveals his story that proves societies that support human development can empower the physically challenged.

An Interview with Rene Gonzalez, of the Cuban 5

An Interview with Rene Gonzalez, of the Cuban 5

Rene Gonzalez, the only member of the Cuban Five to be released from prison since their arrest in 1998 was interviewed by IPS’ Netfa Freeman at the 9th International Colloquium for the Freedom of the Five and Against Terrorism held in Holguín, Cuba,

Film: The Day Diplomacy Died

Film: The Day Diplomacy Died

Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 present a screening with discussion of The Day Diplomacy Died, that includes a multimedia report back on the recent 9th Colloquium in Holguin, Cuba about the Cuban 5.

Vigil for The Cuban 5

Vigil for The Cuban 5

In honor of IPS colleague Saul Landau’s support for the Ciuban 5, we join the Int’l Committee for The Freedom of The Cuban 5 in front of the White House for the 15th Anniversary of their unjust imprisonment.

Author Event: What Lies Across the Water

Author Event: What Lies Across the Water

The Institute for Policy Studies, the International Commitee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5, and friends welcome Stephen Kimber to discuss and sign his new book about “The Real Story of the Cuban Five.”

The Second “5 Days for the Cuban 5

The Second “5 Days for the Cuban 5

Institute for Policy Studies joins with the International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 for the 2nd annual week of actions to get justice for: Fernando González, Gerardo Hernández, Antonio Guerrero, Ramón Labañino, And René González.

Alan Gross and the U.S. Pragmatism Deficit

Alan Gross and the U.S. Pragmatism Deficit

Moving toward a comprehensive policy of engagement with Cuba is in the national interest of the United States–and is certainly in the best interests of Alan Gross.

Concert: 5 Franjas y una Estrella with Vincente Felui

Concert: 5 Franjas y una Estrella with Vincente Felui

On the 14th Anniversary of the imprisonment of the Cuban 5 The Institute for Policy Studies joins with The International Committee for the Freedom of the Cuban 5 to present a musical tribute by the leading voice of the Cuban Nueva Trova Movement