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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.

A proposal for barter at a house in Havana.
A proposal for barter at a house in Havana. Diario de Cuba
Shortages

Cuba's Economy Is Shifting... Towards Barter

La Habana

Although people are not conducting technical analyses of monetary policy, because of rampant inflation they sense that the national currency is becoming less and less reliable.

Two women protected against Covid-19 in Havana.
Two women protected against Covid-19 in Havana. DDC
COVID-19

No Rush to Overcome Covid-19 in Cuba

La Habana

The Cuban people have to wait for the national vaccine, when most Latin American nations began to vaccinate against Covid-19 some time ago.

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.