How Cubans See the Crisis in Venezuela / Iván García
Iván García, 11 July 2017 — After painting the facades of several buildings along 10 de Octobre street, the workers of the brigade shelter from the terrifying heat in doorways,… Continue reading
Cuban Government Fires Off One Lie After Another / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 3 July 2017 — The fan stopped turning around 3:30 in the morning, when in the middle of a heat wave, a black out forced Ricardo, his… Continue reading
Drugs Play Increasing Role in the Battle for Cuban Teenagers’ Leisure Time
14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 7 July 2017 — He dries his sweat and takes a drink of water from a bottle he carries in his backpack. “In my… Continue reading
Family of teen who died on grad trip to Cuba trying to bring her body home CBC News Posted: Jul 09, 2017 7:53 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 09, 2017 8:51 AM ET
Alex Sagriff was a student at St.… Continue reading
Teen dies during high school graduation trip to Cuba organized by Toronto-based S-Trip tour company By Alexandra Sienkiewicz, CBC News Posted: Jul 07, 2017 6:17 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 07, 2017 6:59 PM ET
Alex Sagriff was a student… Continue reading
14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 5 July 2017 — They arrived, enthusiastic and happy, to their party for the end of the school year. One mother brought a macaroni salad with mayonnaise, another brought from home some disposable plates… Continue reading
Cuba’s electoral straitjacket HILDEBRANDO CHAVIANO MONTES | La Habana | 4 de Julio de 2017 – 11:11 CEST.
The National Candidatures Committee (CCN) was just constituted. According to the Electoral Law, this commission, as well as the provincial and municipal… Continue reading
Nominating Commission That Will Propose Replacement for Raúl Castro is Sworn In
14ymedio, Havana, 30 June 2017 — The swearing in, today, of the National Nominating Commission (CCN) before the National Electoral Commission is a decisive step that makes it… Continue reading
The Impossible Letter
14ymedio, Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 29 June 2017 — “Today we are going to practice writing a letter,” announced the fourth grade teacher at a school in the Plaza of the Revolution district in mid-June. Immediately,… Continue reading
Annexationism among Cubans HILDEBRANDO CHAVIANO MONTES | La Habana | 29 de Junio de 2017 – 00:20 CEST.
A group of Cuban intellectuals gather at Cuban TV’s Round Table (a misnomer) to analyze (once again) Donald Trump’s alteration of America’s… Continue reading
“We Exist Between Illusions And Fears”
14ymedio, Mario Penton, David (Panama), 23 June 2017 — The green seems to fill everything in Chiriquí, in the western Panamanian province where the government hosts 126 undocumented Cubans in a camp in the… Continue reading
No one signs the ‘Cuban Youth’s Statement’ PEDRO CAMPOS | La Habana | 26 de Junio de 2017 – 11:43 CEST.
The official newspapers Granma and Juventud Rebelde recently published the Cuban Youth’s Statement in response to the recent speech… Continue reading
The Cuban Republic: Buried by Official Decree / Iván García
Iván García, 24 May 2017 — May 20 of this year with mark the 115th anniversary of the birth of the Republic of Cuba. In the Throne Room of the… Continue reading
Trump’s Cuba Travel Policy Leaves Heads Scratching Andrew Bender , CONTRIBUTOR I delve into the business of business travel, and often the fun too. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.
Just as travel and tourism to Cuba from… Continue reading
You Can Still Visit Cuba—Here’s How Patrick Allan
President Trump recently announced that the U.S. will be re-instituting travel restrictions to Cuba, partially canceling Obama’s previous policy changes. So, can you still visit Cuba? It depends.
First, let’s clear up… Continue reading
Trump’s Cuba policy tries to redefine ‘good’ U.S. tourism. That includes putting them back on tour buses. By Nick Miroff June 17 at 2:43 PM
The American traveler in Cuba — sweating, disoriented and probably a bit woozy from the… Continue reading