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Image of Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara pasted on a wall of Cuba's permanent mission to the United Nations, in New York.
Image of Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara pasted on a wall of Cuba's permanent mission to the United Nations, in New York. Javier Caso/ Facebook
REPRESSION

A Cuban Horror Story: Luis Manuel Otero Alcántara's Hunger Strike

La Habana

From Pedro Luis Boitel to Otero Alcántara, there is a legacy of suffering in the defense of freedom in Cuba that is difficult to recount.

A woman in Havana.
A woman in Havana. REUTERS
Opinion

Cuba’s Day of Reckoning is Fast Approaching

Washington

Raúl Castro’s exit and the severity of the crisis set up the first realistic possibility for a political transition since his brother Fidel seized power in 1959.

Cubans waiting in line to collect their pensions in Havana.
Cubans waiting in line to collect their pensions in Havana. Diario de Cuba
Opinion

Castro's Economy: Cuba's Parasitic Policies

La Habana

Cuba's failure is not due to having an inept government, but rather one that is, in fact, very effective at implementing policies calculated to achieve its aims.

A closed market in Havana.
A closed market in Havana. Diario de Cuba

Foreign Investment: A "Red Bull" for Cuba

La Habana

Who would work for the State if foreign entrepreneurs, starting with Cuban émigrés, could open modern industries and services in Cuba?

Young people in front of the Ministry of Culture building. December 2021.
Young people in front of the Ministry of Culture building. December 2021. Cambio 16
Opinion

A Formula for Change in Cuba

Miami

Sustained and diversified pressure exerted by the opposition to force dialogue with those in power opens up possibilities that must be explored.