As a crime, 'contempt' is a kind of armor for the regime that the courts are beginning to pierce.
They complain about rising prices and low wages
Guarantees, like joint property, and inheritances, depend on the formalization of the relationship. Gay and lesbian couples in Cuba, in this sense, are excluded.
The Cuban state tends to demonstrate greater efficiency in applying punishments than finding solutions.
'We had to fudge the numbers, I did. I even put the names of acquaintances of mine in Cuba': Doctors on 'missions' during the pandemicYusimí Rodríguez LópezMadrid
'They tell you that you can't lie, but they force you to,' says a professional who worked in Venezuela.
Raúl Castro sends fawning messages to the Biden Administration, at the same time he implements a ban on independent journalism.
Some Cubans already have sores on their skin from going without treatment: "People are really suffering," says a woman from Holguin with a sick baby.
The reconciliation that is really required, urgently, is between the Cuban state and the Cuban people. The blockade that truly needs to be lifted is internal.
In less than a week, seven US senators from both parties have presented two bills related to the island.
Some Cubans have been waiting for six months for packages sent by relatives in the United States. Some may never receive them. And the situation is only expected to get worse.
Some electricity bills exceed the minimum wage of 2,100 pesos.
'The situation with the deaths is chaotic,' says a funeral worker, even while authorities continue to report low numbers of deaths from Covid-19.
Generals and colonels do not want state-owned companies to disappear because they are already maneuvering to appropriate the least obsolete ones for themselves.
Alpidio Alonso, rather than instructing his subordinates to perpetrate violence, actually engaged in it himself.
Not all Cuban emigrants reach the U.S. border, and they each have their reasons. DIARIO DE CUBA explores them in the latest in this series on emigration.
Passing through Mexico in search of the 'American dream', the same traits that distinguish and favor Cubans can place them in danger, a human rights activist explained to DIARIO DE CUBA.
Networks of 'coyotes', jungles, violent thieves and corrupt police officers. Those who reach Mexico have overcome these and other hurdles. DIARIO DE CUBA shares their stories here.
'Here, you’ve got to make them feel sorry for you, and not run your mouth.' DIARIO DE CUBA spoke to Cuban immigrants who are 'experts' in eluding the city’s perils.
Here the Central American drama, characterized by extreme poverty, gang violence, drug and human trafficking, is all on vivid display. DIARIO DE CUBA travels to the penultimate border that the island's emigrants must cross on their way to the US, this report being the first in a series.
While in other countries they continue to generate wealth, on the island retirees have no choice but to depend on others.