News from Cuba


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General

  • The NationTrump's Cuba crackdown is spooking European firms on island, says EU ambassador  The Japan Times
  • Fox News

    Unearthed video footage showed 2020 hopeful and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., recalling his excitement surrounding the Cuban revolution in the 1950s.

  • Washington Post

    The European Union's ambassador to Cuba says the Trump administration's crackdown on business with the communist government is causing unprecedented ...

  • BBC News

    A revolutionary hero's suggestion that Cuba's food shortages could be resolved by eating ostrich is ridiculed online.

  • The Guardian

    In 1958, Cuba had 511 cinemas, and Havana alone had 130 – more than either New York or Paris at the time. Carolina Sandretto documents the now largely ...

  • The New York Times

    The Trump administration said it would crack down on 'veiled tourism' to Cuba. Here's what that could mean for U.S. travelers.

  • AS/COA Online

    From Pinar del Rio to Havana, from Paris to New York, Cimafunk is taking his Afro-Cuban sound on the road. The Cuban musician, whose real name is Erik ...


Government

  • NACLA

    Almost exactly thirteen years ago, the first signs of what many island Cubans now refer to as “the eternal transition of power” were broadcast live on national TV.

  • Reuters

    With revolutionary leader Fidel Castro dead and his brother Raul vowing to step down as president in 15 months, it will soon be the hour of heir apparent Miguel ...

  • Reuters

    HAVANA (Reuters) - Two former senior Cuban government ministers — Felipe Perez Roque and Carlos Lage — resigned from their other jobs in the ...

  • The Mainichi

    HAVANA (AP) -- Fidel and Raul Castro were scruffy young guerrillas in 1959, when they descended from Cuba's eastern mountains, seized power and never.

  • Miami Herald

    Miguel Díaz-Canel was chosen Thursday as Cuba's new president. The question is whether he will emerge from the shadow of Raúl Castro, who will remain as ...

  • Wall Street Journal

    Fidel Castro's legacy in Cuba, a country he ruled for five decades, is likely to endure for many years to come. Although there are no statues of Mr. Castro, who ...

  • Reuters

    HAVANA (Reuters) - When Cuban President Raul Castro named former engineering professor and long-time Communist Party insider Miguel Diaz-Canel as his ...

  • Foreign Affairs

    Cuba is about to enter a new era. For the first time in nearly 60 years, the country will be led by someone not bearing the surname Castro. On April 19, First Vice ...

  • Newsmax

    Castro heir apparent Miguel Diaz-Canel is patiently awaiting his hour after Fidel Castro's death and his brother Raul Castro's vow to step down as president ...

  • The Atlantic

    In totalitarian regimes, the road to bureaucratic success is not through hard work but through loyalty.


Government

  • Granma English

    Speech delivered by José Ramón Machado Ventura, second secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee, during the funeral ceremony for ...

  • The New York Times

    Stalwarts and heirs of the Communist revolution will help support — and scrutinize — Cuba's new president, Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez.

  • Granma English

    With the presence of Army General Raúl Castro Ruz, first secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba Central Committee; and Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, ...

  • Miami Herald

    Other historical leaders of the Cuban revolution could also leave their positions in April, when Raúl Castro is expected to leave the presidency. This political ...

  • Granma English

    The Second Secretary of the Communist Party of Cuba (PCC)Central Committee, José Ramón Machado Ventura, described José Ramón Fernández Álvarez as ...


Government

  • BBC News

    A revolutionary hero's suggestion that Cuba's food shortages could be resolved by eating ostrich is ridiculed online.

  • The New York Times

    The Trump administration said it would crack down on 'veiled tourism' to Cuba. Here's what that could mean for U.S. travelers.

  • The Hill

    A Cuban diplomat involved with negotiations between Cuba's government and the Obama administration that led to a warming of U.S.-Cuba relations for the first ...

  • Washington Post

    The European Union's ambassador to Cuba says the Trump administration's crackdown on business with the communist government is causing unprecedented ...

  • NBC News

    The administration's new measures against Cuba mark a hard shift right that is likely to hurt its economy, experts says, amid a debate on their effectiveness.


Culture

  • Vanderbilt University News

    A longtime dream has come true for Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons, who is connecting Nashville to her Cuban hometown through a satellite art exhibition ...

  • Cuban Art News

    With the XIII Bienal de La Habana underway, Galleria Continua co-director Lorenzo Fiaschi reflects on his projects Havana, including the Arte Continua space in ...

  • AS/COA Online

    From Pinar del Rio to Havana, from Paris to New York, Cimafunk is taking his Afro-Cuban sound on the road. The Cuban musician, whose real name is Erik ...

  • British Journal of Photography

    In the 1950s, El Barrio Chino in Havana, Cuba, was one of the largest Chinatowns in Latin America. Now dubbed “A Chinatown with no Chinese,” its remaining ...

  • The American Conservative

    Nowhere has the president's foreign policy been a bigger bust than in his promiscuous imposition of economic sanctions. So far, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Russia ...


Tourism

  • The New York TimesOPINION: Cuba is the real target, not Venezuela  The Guardian
  • BBC NewsCan U.S. Citizens Travel to Cuba? Trump Administration Wants to Make Tourism Harder  Newsweek
  • Minneapolis Star Tribune

    The Trump administration's crackdown on business with Cuba's communist government is causing unprecedented concern among European companies on the ...

  • The Nation

    National Security Adviser John Bolton discusses new Trump administration policy at the Bay of Pigs Veterans Association on April 17, 2019, the 58th ...

  • NBC News

    The administration's new measures against Cuba mark a hard shift right that is likely to hurt its economy, experts says, amid a debate on their effectiveness.


Places

  • Havana Times

    By Diana Ferreiro (Progreso Semanal). Moving in Havana. Photo: Progreso Semanal. HAVANA TIMES – In this city, a more or less furnished apartment, within ...

  • Havana Times

    By Ivett Gonzalez (IPS). Linguist Mercedes Lina Cathcart with her two gransons Javier Alejandro and Jose Ernesto Bonne, at her home in Santiago de Cuba.

  • CNN

    Havana, Cuba (CNN) More than 100 people are believed dead Friday after a Cubana de Aviacion Boeing 737-200 crashed on takeoff from Havana's Jose Marti ...

  • Luxury Travel Advisor

    Luxury cruise lines have planned enticing maiden calls to Cuba, Japan, Italy and Greece. See what's on tap for 2019 to 2021 here.

  • Havana Times

    HAVANA TIMES – The state airline Cubana de Aviacion announced today that it will resume three national routes that were suspended following the May ...

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