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Cuban activists Isbel Díaz and Jimmy Torres getting married in Miami in September 2019.
Cuban activists Isbel Díaz and Jimmy Torres getting married in Miami in September 2019. ADN Cuba
Society

Marriage Must Be a Right for all Cubans, Heterosexual or Not

Madrid

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 torso of a woman and the hand of a man suffering from scabies.
The torso of a woman and the hand of a man suffering from scabies. Diario de Cuba
Health

'We All Have Scabies Here'

Holguín

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.

Wake at the Bartolomé Masó Funeral Home in Santiago de Cuba.
Wake at the Bartolomé Masó Funeral Home in Santiago de Cuba. Diario de Cuba
Covid-19

Hospitals and Morgues in Santiago de Cuba Pushed to Capacity

Santiago de Cuba

'The situation with the deaths is chaotic,' says a funeral worker, even while authorities continue to report low numbers of deaths from Covid-19.

A street in Tapachula, Mexico.
A street in Tapachula, Mexico. Diario de Cuba
Emigration

Cubans in Tapachula: Blessings and Curses

Ciudad de México

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.

A street in Tapachula, Mexico.
A street in Tapachula, Mexico. Diario de Cuba
Emigration

Cubans in Tapachula: Migration Routes for Survivors

Ciudad de México

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.

Migrants in front of an office of the Mexican Refugee Assistance Commission in Tapachula, Mexico.
Migrants in front of an office of the Mexican Refugee Assistance Commission in Tapachula, Mexico. Diario de Cuba
Emigration

Cubans in Tapachula: A Guide for New Arrivals

Ciudad de México

'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.

Tapachula, in Chiapas, Mexico.
Tapachula, in Chiapas, Mexico. Diario de Cuba
Emigration

Cubans in Tapachula, A City on Edge

Ciudad de México

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.