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Renminbi (yuan) banknotes in China.
Renminbi (yuan) banknotes in China. Reuters
Economy

If the world cools down, Cuba freezes

La Habana

The world economy is going to slow down, or crash, this year. What will the effect be on the Cuban economy?

The recently-inaugurated Fidel Castro Ruz Center, in El Vedado, Havana.
The recently-inaugurated Fidel Castro Ruz Center, in El Vedado, Havana. Prensa Latina
Opinion

The Fidel Castro Center: A Museum of Ignominy

Los Ángeles

As thousands of Cubans died of Covid-19, many without receiving medical care, the regime was spending millions of dollars to build the Fidel Castro Ruz Center.

Mortality and race in Cuba.
Mortality and race in Cuba. Diario de Cuba
Racism

In Cuba, Being Black Is a Mortality Risk Factor

La Habana

Afro-Cubans die more than whites from diseases of a wide variety of types, as well as from violence, accidents, and complications from medical care.

A street in Havana.
A street in Havana. Diario de Cuba
Opinion

Yes, Cuba is a Failed State

La Habana

The government continues to complain about US attempts to depict Cuba as a failed state.

Repressive forces on the Paseo del Prado, Havana, November 15, 2021.
Repressive forces on the Paseo del Prado, Havana, November 15, 2021. AFP
#15NCuba

27-N, 11-J, 15-N: Cuba is Slowly Waking Up

La Habana

These successive events have not proven decisive, but they have been wake-up calls for the public, which has been spurred to rethink its adaptive passivity.

Jorge Soler.
Jorge Soler. FOX
Baseball

Gurriel and Soler: Cuba Continues to Spurn Players in the Big Leagues

La Habana

Neither the leading hitter in the American League nor the World Series MVP were recognized by the Castroist agency Prensa Latina among the most outstanding athletes of 2021, while Julio Urías (Mexico) and Carlos Correa (Puerto Rico) were.

A makeshift sign in front of the Cuban Embassy in Washington: 'You have power, we have love.'
A makeshift sign in front of the Cuban Embassy in Washington: 'You have power, we have love.' DIARIO DE CUBA
#15NCuba

The Success of #15NCuba

Madrid

For those who dreamed of a sudden end to the dictatorship, not much happened…but for those who understand that outcome as the result of an already- irreversible process, the November 15 demonstrations were a triumph.