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Cuba, Getting On-line to be Informed: This is the Dilemma / Iván García Iván García, 27 October 2015 — Roberto, age 47, is a balding athletic type who usually has earphones hanging around his neck, he’s an engineer, an expert in bridge construction. For a decade now, twice a year he goes to Miami where […] Continue reading
How many Cubans read? JOSÉ PRATS SARIOL | Miami | 2 de Septiembre de 2016 – 15:11 CEST. An article by Juan Cruz in the Spanish daily El País features frightening figures about reading habits in Spain: 39.4% of Spanish adults have not read a book in the last 12 months. It adds that 57.5% […] Continue reading

Is Cuba ready for the business boom? Cuba’s “practically virgin” foreign business scene is drawing increasing interest – with a British trade delegation travelling to Havana at the end of the month. But is Havana ready? By Georgia Birch, Havana7:00AM… Continue reading

The Cuban Money Crisis The biggest change to the island’s economy isn’t the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations April 1, 2015 by Patrick Symmes The currency crisis starts about 75 feet into Cuba. I land in the late afternoon and, after clearing customs, step into the busy arrivals hall of Havana’s airport looking for help. I […] Continue reading
The Cuba-Iran-Venezuela Relationship: Implications for the United States* [25-02-2015 06:23:26] Jaime Suchlicki Director del Instituto de Estudios Cubanos y Cubano-Americanos de la Universidad de Miami (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- President Barack Obama’s announcement on December 17, 2014, about an improvement in U.S.-Cuban relations will have little, if any, impact on General Raúl Castro’s alliance with Iran, Russia and […] Continue reading
Blurring Boundaries Between Art and Activism in Cuba In Cuba, Artistic Freedom Remains an Open Question By VICTORIA BURNETTJAN. 23, 2015 MEXICO CITY — Of the half-dozen pieces that form Tania Bruguera’s series “Tatlin’s Whisper,” the one that the Cuban government silenced may have resounded most. An attempt by Ms. Bruguera, a New York-based Cuban […] Continue reading
White Flag to the Regime in Havana? / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Posted on January 22, 2015 By: Jeovany Jimenez Vega — Those who advocate the elimination of the mechanisms of political pressure to which the Cuban government remains subject — I mean basically the United States Embargo and the Common European Position — often wield […] Continue reading
Ministry for Foreign Affairs publishes reports on human rights situation The human rights reports, presented by Sweden’s Ministry for Foreign Affairs in spring 2013, cover the 35 countries of the Americas. The reports reflect the Government’s ambition to integrate human rights into all areas of foreign policy and are part of its efforts to safeguard […] Continue reading
Should the U.S. raise a fist or offer a hand to Cuba? / Yoani Sánchez Yoani Sánchez Havana, Cuba (CNN) — In the '90s a certain joke became very popular in the streets and homes of Cuba. It began with Pepito — the mischievous boy of our national humor — and told how his teacher, […] Continue reading

Visiting Raúl Castro's CubaSamuel Farber

ON JULY 31, 2006, THE CUBAN government announced that due to a serious illness, the nature of which was declared a state secret, Fidel Castro was stepping aside as the head of state. His younger… Continue reading

Cuba: changes? What changes?01May09 – 13:44

Ena Lucia PortelaThe Obama regime may be reaching out to Raúl Castro,but it is unlikely any real reform will emerge for ordinary Cubans, writesEna Lucía Portela

The recent surprise dismissals of a number of… Continue reading

Cuba: The Struggle Continues

Saul Landau | May 7, 2008

Editor: John Feffer

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, Cubans have lived through a "special period." This euphemism stood not only for a drastic decline in the… Continue reading