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An image of Che on a crumbling wall in Havana.
An image of Che on a crumbling wall in Havana. Diario de Cuba
Opinion

If I invest in Cuba, what recourse do I have?

La Habana 2

How can one prevail in a dispute with an all-powerful regime, within its borders, when it does not respect any law but its own?

Cuban professor David Alejandro Martínez Espinosa with his family. Martínez Espinosa / Facebook
Cuban professor David Alejandro Martínez Espinosa with his family. Martínez Espinosa / Facebook Martínez Espinosa/ Facebook
REPRESSION

Repression in response to the events of 15-N in Cuba: a university professor is fired for his 'loss of revolutionary ideology'

Cienfuegos

David Alejandro Martínez Espinosa, who signed the announcement convening the peaceful protest in Cienfuegos, says that now he will also take a stand for 'an end to the harassment at work of citizens with different political ideas'.

An elderly Cuban woman.
An elderly Cuban woman. Diario de Cuba
Society

'Growing old in Cuba is like a living hell'

La Habana

'I’m not helpless, and I don't want to be condescended to. I need a dignified retirement,' says a retired teacher who worked for the state for 35 years.

'Payment by transfer accepted' scrawled at an undersupplied Cuban agricultural market.
'Payment by transfer accepted' scrawled at an undersupplied Cuban agricultural market. Diario de Cuba
Opinion

Lucy: the computer application that aims to revitalize totalitarianism in Cuba

La Habana

The day when the government eliminates paper money may seem far off, but it is not; Castroism has been taking steps in his direction for years, touting its economic benefits, which prevents us from seeing the political threat it poses.

Graffiti on a wall in Havana.
Graffiti on a wall in Havana. Diario de Cuba
Opinion

Cuba: marching in place as the world moves on

Miami

The idea that the world is a very, very bad place has been implanted in Cubans' minds to make them believe that a planned economy and the one-party model are the solutions for the future of the planet

Collapsed building on a Havana street.
Collapsed building on a Havana street. Diario de Cuba
politics

Cuba: Why "Blockade" and Not "Embargo?"

Miami

The Goebbelian theory that a lie repeated a thousand times comes to be considered the truth is gradually ceasing to hold true on the island

Poster with spelling mistakes in Havana.
Poster with spelling mistakes in Havana. Diario de Cuba
privatization

Privatization: How Can Cuba Be Returned to Cubans?

La Habana

The success of any transition and the emergence of a healthy and dynamic society will depend on the combination of justice and economic realism with which it is carried out

A vendor with little to sell in Havana.
A vendor with little to sell in Havana. Diario de Cuba
Agriculture

Cuban Agriculture: New Decrees, Ideas from the 60s

La Habana

It is no coincidence that, instead of changing its strategy, instead we see a familiar script from the past, and we know how it ends: fields overrun with marabou, taro at the price of caviar, and a notable decrease in the cat population.

A man with a Cuban flag in front of the White House.
A man with a Cuban flag in front of the White House. Los Angeles Times
Remittances

Remittances to Cuba: The Problem and the Solution

Miami

Taking capital out of the hands of the oligarchs and putting it directly into those of Cuban citizens is the empowerment that the Cuban people need, and the great challenge faced by the Biden Administration.

Kamala Harris, Vice-President of the United States, had her trip from Singapore to Vietnam delayed by 'Havana Syndrome'.
Kamala Harris, Vice-President of the United States, had her trip from Singapore to Vietnam delayed by 'Havana Syndrome'. AP
Cuba-US Relations

The Five Detective Questions About the Acoustic Attacks in Havana

Miami 1

Of the five classic questions that a homicide detective regularly asks, in this case most have already been answered.