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Adonis Milán.
Adonis Milán.
Repression

'I'm afraid of betraying my principles and the people I love, out of fear'

La Habana

Theater director Adonis Milan has been recruited by State Security. Omara Ruiz Urquiola, Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara, Rosa María Payá and Tania Bruguera are some of the figures he was interrogated about. He talks about all this in this interview.

Ana Elsa Velázquez, Minister of Education.
Ana Elsa Velázquez, Minister of Education. PL
Opinion

Editorial: Leaders Must Be Made to Speak Out

Madrid

We must manage for the leaders of the island to have no choice but to come forward and reveal all the regime's lies.

Leonardo Padura at a demonstration in favor of the release of former president Lula da Silva, Curitiba, Brazil.
Leonardo Padura at a demonstration in favor of the release of former president Lula da Silva, Curitiba, Brazil. NUEVATRIBUNA
Opinion

Padura, Lula and the Bullhorn

Buenos Aires

The Cuban novelist has refused to talk about politics on his literary tours around the world, but has ended up fully immersed in the pool of Brazilian politics.

Motorways in Hanoi.
Motorways in Hanoi. VOV
Economy

Raúl Castro's Autistic Logic

Los Ángeles

'All products, and particularly food, will be more expensive than before price caps were imposed. This is where it backfires.'

A lack of running water in Old Havana.
A lack of running water in Old Havana. IPS
Politics

Cuba: Reform or Violence?

Miami

Since the start of the year the regime has faced dozens of protests all over the island, and, in almost every case, it has opted to yield.

Alberto Puig Santiesteban (left) at his juice shop.
Alberto Puig Santiesteban (left) at his juice shop.
Self-Employment

Havana's Best Juice Shop is Private and Takes Cuban Pesos

La Habana

There is nothing like it at state establishments, it does not charge the most needy, and to try everything they offer you would have to go every day for two months in a row.

Fernando Rojas.
Fernando Rojas. DDC
Opinion

Fernando Rojas and the Family Soap Opera

Madrid

'If they are going to be on the networks, their days of not being exposed are over. They will be no more shielded on Twitter as any other tweeter.'

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez PEOPLE EN ESPAÑOL
Opinion

A Poisoned Culture

Miami

In the rebellion of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and three other US Congressional freshwomen against the centrist strategy of House leader Nancy Pelosi, ideas are secondary.

Juan Guaidó and his wife, Fabiana Rosales, in the National Assembly of Venezuela.
Juan Guaidó and his wife, Fabiana Rosales, in the National Assembly of Venezuela. REUTERS
Venezuela

Tyrants do not capitulate through dialogue. They are overthrown

Los Ángeles

'The leaders of the Venezuelan opposition are under overwhelming international pressure to negotiate with the dictatorship.'

Camping in Santiago de Cuba.
Camping in Santiago de Cuba. ACN
Society

'The best summer in history...'

La Habana

The authorities' promises clash again with Cubans' realities.

Nicolás Maduro and Raúl Castro.
Nicolás Maduro and Raúl Castro. TWITTER/NICOLAS MADURO
Politics

Cubazuela’s Diplomatic Debacle

Miami

Regarding Venezuela, Cuba's diplomatic strategy suffered a crisis due to two miscalculations.

Havana, April 2019.
Havana, April 2019. AFP
Politics

The Metaphysics of the 'Special Period'

Málaga

With the economic crisis the fundamental objectives of 'the Revolution' were achieved – which were never those that Fidel Castro proclaimed when he rose to power in 1959.

Che's picture.
Che's picture. EL PAÍS
Economy

Higher salaries, worthless money?

Los Ángeles

'If the purchasing power of the CUP peso is already very low, now that the volume of money in circulation is on the rise, it will fall even more, and become mere paper, devoid of any value.'

Act of repudiation by the official Cuban delegation, Summit  of the Americas.
Act of repudiation by the official Cuban delegation, Summit of the Americas. Panama
Politics

Revolutions lack education

La Habana

The crucial dilemma is that revolutions do not generate new values based on those they destroy. The possibility of revolutionary values always depends on the strength of bourgeois ones.