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Cuba has a new president – and for the first time in six decades,...

Meat shortage in Cuba, either you steal or you starve

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Raúl Castro: From Dictator to Puppet Master of Cuba’s Next Government

Less than a month before Raúl Castro officially leaves power in Cuba his successor...

After High Election Turnout, Council of State Vote Awaits

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US Embassy in Cuba Will Operate With Minimum Personnel Beginning March 5

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Cuban Revolution Turns 59

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Castro’s Shallow Economic Reforms Keep Suppressing the Dreams of Cubans

Following the economic and immigration openings between the United States and Cuba during the...

A Year After Fidel Castro’s Death, the Fear He Fostered in Cuba Lives On

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Cuba’s Education Farce: There Is No Room for Young Independent Thinkers

One of the cruelest monopolies that dictatorships invariably control — and Cuba is no...

North Korea-Cuba Diplomatic Visit: ‘Pyongyang Trying to Build Anti-US Coalition’

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Video of Cuban Regime Arresting Activists for Protesting Goes Viral

A video has gone viral showing a Cuban citizen being carried away by the...

Cuba’s Foreign Minister Says Havana Willing to Continue Dialogue With US

The Castro government says it is willing to continue dialogue with the U.S. and...

Cuban Opposition Group Calls for Boycott of Sham Election

The dissident group Cuba Decide has asked residents of the island to boycott upcoming...

Cuba Accuses US of Lying about Sonic Attack Scandal to Damage Relations

Cuba’s Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez accused the United States of lying about the “sonic...

Cuba Announces New Migration Laws, Slams US Obstacles

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez said that migration has been used as a form...

Cuban Immigration in the Eye of the Storm

(IPS) - Cuban migration to the United States is the great loser under Donald...

Gay Couple Flees Cuba to Marry in Argentina, Migrate to US

In Cuba, marriage between same-sex couples is banned by the government. A Cuban couple that...

US Senate Votes to Keep Terrorists from Exploiting Security Flaws in Flights from Cuba

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Cuban Regime’s “Travel Ban” against Dissidents Turns Journalists into Prisoners in their Own Country

“They say that in Cuba you can travel freely if you aren’t under investigation...

Cubana Celebrates 100th, “Hoping To Live 100 More”

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Trump Blames Cuba for Sonic Attack on US Diplomats

“Yes, I believe that Cuba is responsible. Yes, I believe it,” the president said...

Next Cuban Leader Rejects US ‘Imperialism’

© AP Photo/ Ramon Espinosa Havana’s anticipated next leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel, has refuted calls by...

Cuban Writer Jacobo Machover Talks Che Guevara, Twisted History of the Left’s Beloved Murderer

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U.S. Suspends All Visas for Cubans, Withdraws Most Staff From Embassy in Havana

Local workers at the U.S. Embassy in Havana, Cuba, leave the building Friday afternoon,...

Cuban Regime Profits from Hurricane Irma Relief Donations

“The state should limit its donation efforts to other governments and multilateral organizations,” the...

Over 70% of Cuba’s Power Restored After Hurricane Irma

(TODAY CUBA) Over 70 percent of Cuba’s electrical power has been restored in the...

Journalists Once Again Arrested in Cuba, Now for Reporting on Hurricane Irma Preparations

(TODAY CUBA) Raúl Castro’s dictatorship in Cuba arrested independent journalists who were trying to report...

Hurricane Irma Slams Cuba’s Coast

UPDATED (10:00 am) - The storm has left behind significant damage to the region,...

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