Human Rights in Cuba

Time To Change

December 2019
« Jul    
Waiting for help
Waiting for help


Vending Machines for Alcoholic Beverages

14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 23 May 2017 — The campaigns against the consumption of alcohol have met an enemy. This is not an outspoken advocate of Mojitos or Cuba Libres, but of the vending machines… Continue reading

Cruises Could Be Big Winners in Cuba The once-taboo island lacks tourist infrastructure. Ship operators hope to change that. by Christopher Palmeri May 11, 2017, 10:00 PM GMT+2

After President Barack Obama eased restrictions on American citizens traveling to Cuba… Continue reading

Advertising On Wheels Arrives In Havana

14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 14 April 2017 — The vehicle belonging to El Biky cooperative is adorned with the images of its products and the smiling faces of some of its employees. The food… Continue reading

Green Gold From Cuba’s Fields

14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 7 April 2017 – A shout disturbed the morning’s tranquility. “Avocaaaaaaado!” shouted the roving salesman as he toured the streets of Central Havana. Considered the “green gold” of foods, this fruit… Continue reading

In the twilight of the Castros By Stephen Kinzer APRIL 14, 2017 SANTA CLARA, Cuba

THIS PROVINCIAL CAPITAL in central Cuba throbbed with life on a recent Saturday night. In one plaza, a Beatles cover band sang “Ticket to Ride”… Continue reading

Rice Without Pebbles For The Tourists

14ymedio, Marta Requeiro, Miami, 13 April 2017 — I still have a clear memory of the Cuban TV show Cocina a minuto, every Sunday before noon. It disappeared, of course, when it was no… Continue reading

Zapata lives
Zapata lives
No place to live
No place to live