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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.

A pot on a fire in a Santiago de Cuba neighborhood.
A pot on a fire in a Santiago de Cuba neighborhood. Diario de Cuba
Inflation

Santiago de Cuba: Inflation and Just One Meal a Day

Santiago de Cuba

Chicken for 150 pesos per pound, pork for 190, beef for 250, rice for 90, tomato for 120, a liter of oil for 300, a carton of milk for 400 ... and it continues.

Marino Murillo reports to Raúl Castro.
Marino Murillo reports to Raúl Castro. EFE
Exports

The Cuban Parliament's Sessions: Bad News

La Habana

'Marino Murillo represents the failure of the Ordering Task. Apparently, they want to scrap it, completely.'

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.