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USA without creativity or courage to change policy towards Cuba

Havana, Aug 10.- Cuban-American lawyer José Pertierra considered today that the US president, Joe Biden, chose as advisers a cast without the creativity or courage necessary to turn around the hostile policy towards Cuba.

Making law and counseling: challenges for lawyers in current times in Cuba

Every June 8 in Cuba is celebrated as a tribute of remembrance to the local patriot Ignacio Agramonte, who on a similar date in 1865 defended his thesis to become a lawyer at the University of ...

Cuba Hosts Eighth Int'l Meeting of Justice and Law

Havana, May 18.- Representatives from 27 countries and 250 domestic delegates are participating as of today in the 8th International Meeting of Justice and Law, which seeks to foster discussion and reflection to improve legal ...

Lawyers from 20 Countries to Meet in Event in Havana

Havana, Apr 21.- Delegates from 20 countries and 250 national representatives will participate in the 8th International Justice and Law Meeting 2016, to be held in Havana from next May 18 to 20, it was ...

Ethics and professionalism distinguish lawyers' work in Camagüey

Camagüey, Jul 18.- With more than 1 200 legal professionals the towering performance in the advisory service to the population in the 13 municipalities of the territory distinguishes the on-going chore of the Lawyers' Union ...

Association of Legal Practitioners Gives Priority to Professional Training

Camaguey, May 4. - The local office of the National Association of Cuban Lawyers (UNJC) has been working hard to train its 1,200 affiliates and prepare them political and ideologically.

U.S. Labor Relations Lawyers Demand Cessation of Unjust Blockade on Cuba

Havana, Cuba, Mar 6.- U.S. jurists demanded on Thursday in this capital the removal of Cuba from the list of nations sponsoring terrorism and the cessation of the unjust economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed ...

U.S. Personalities Express Support for Prisoner Exchange Suggested by Editorial in the New York Times

Havana, Nov 8.- Renowned U.S. lawyers and researchers sent letters to the editorial board of the New York Times, expressing their strong support for a recent article in the influential U.S. newspaper, suggesting a prisoner ...

Cuban Five Case Unique, Says US Lawyer

Havana, Cuba, Sep 9.-  US lawyer Phillip Horowitz said today that to date, the case of the five Cuban men tried and sentenced in the United States for fighting terrorism, cannot be compared to any ...

At Least 21 Countries to Attend Law Congress in Cuba

Havana, Sep 6.- A total of 21 countries will participate in the Law 2014 International Congress (Abogacia 2014) to run Sep.17-19 at the Havana-based Conference Center, according to organizers.

Cuba Orders Lawyers to Report Suspicious Operations

Havana, Aug 19.- A new resolution that has been issued by Cuba's Ministry of Justice states that lawyers, notaries and juridical consultants are obliged to report "suspicious operations,” for example those suspected of money laundering, ...

Manipulation of Cuban Five Case Exposed in Havana

Havana, Cuba, March 25.- The manipulation and politicization of the case of the five Cuban anti-terrorist fighters, who were given extremely long and unfair prison sentences in the United States were exposed Monday in Havana ...

Local Jurists Get Trained to Implement Penal Code Changes

Camagüey, Aug 31. – Camagüey-resident jurists get trained to implement modifications of both the Penal Code and the Criminal Procedure Act in a bid to interpret coherently the Cuban State policies, attorney María Teresa Benito ...

United States: Jurists Underline Irregularities in the Case of The Five

Havana. Cuba, Jun 6.- A panel of well-known jurists, including lawyer Martin Garbus, of the legal team in charge of the case of the five Cuban heroes unfairly condemned in the United States, made on ...

Jurists in Camagüey Renew their Commitment with the Cuban Revolution

Camagüey, Dec 19.-  Those who defend the citizens’ rights and ensure that law is respected were publicly recognized today at the Ignacio Agramonte Revolution Square in Camagüey on the occasion of the 39th anniversary of ...

Jurists from around the World Request Revocation of Crimes Attributed to The Five

Havana, Cuba, Oct 5.- District attorneys, lawyers, judges, legal advisors and other professionals of law from different regions of the world, demanded on Thursday in this capital the revocation of the crimes of the five ...