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.
The government continues to complain about US attempts to depict Cuba as a failed state.
Who Will Be Accountable to the Cuban People if the New Opening of Borders Leads to the Spread of Covid-19?Lucía Alfonso MirabalLa Habana
Cuba opens its doors to tourism as the world suffers a new wave of infections.
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.
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.
The members of Archipiélago embody a social movement born of civility, not violence. The regime's ideological and political foundation is broken.
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.
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.
'In Cuba I met sex workers who were psychologists, doctors ... none of them can defend their rights'DDCMadrid
'There's a denial of sex workers in Cuba, and all that does is harm them much more.' The Executive Secretary of the Sex Workers Network of Latin America and the Caribbean, Elena Reynaga, talked to DIARIO DE CUBA.
The regime does not care how crude its strategies may seem. It is only interested in quashing any independent initiatives that threaten its control over society, and neutralizing critical citizens.
'It is important to remember that the tourism influx had already started to decline before Covid-19.'
'Marino Murillo represents the failure of the Ordering Task. Apparently, they want to scrap it, completely.'
Flouting World Health Organization recommendations, the authorities are pressuring parents to get their children vaccinated.
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?
Repression in response to the events of 15-N in Cuba: a university professor is fired for his 'loss of revolutionary ideology'DDCCienfuegos
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'.
Castroism imports cars to bolster tourism, but waits to see whether someone will provide it with ambulances.
'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.
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.
The Cuban State invests 57 times more in Tourism than in Health. DIARIO DE CUBA talked about this with economists Emilio Morales, Rafaela Cruz, Elías Amor, Omar Everleny Pérez Villanueva, and the sociologist Elaine Acosta.
The regime wants to whitewash its image with a major artistic event while Cuba is falling apart.