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En Cuba 95 personas murieron por culpa de las autoridades en los últimos cinco años

Una cubana embarazada y otros 11 balseros son puestos bajo custodia en Gran Caimán

Santa Claus comparte las calles cubanas con montañas de basura

DONE — Prison Sentences of 2 to 22 Years for Corruption for 203 State Employees in Cuba

Mueren por asfixia tres trabajadores del puerto de Santiago de Cuba

Se fuga en México otro luchador, esta vez el medallista cubano Osmany Diversent

Decenas de productores cubanos se niegan a vender leche a la industria estatal en Las Tunas

Vendieron sus casas para irse de Cuba y quedaron desamparados

“Solicitar la certificación del elector no es hacerle el juego a la dictadura cubana”

Un ‘almendrovich’ recorre La Habana

“La corrupción puede destruir un país”, dice Díaz-Canel a los fiscales cubanos

Fisuras en la aplicación del embargo de EE UU a la dictadura cubana

Dos atletas cubanos de lucha, los primeros en fugarse este año en una competencia en México

Fisuras en la aplicación del embargo de EE UU a la dictadura cubana

En la Feria de La Habana, los pocos libros se miran y no se tocan ni se venden

El fracaso de las transacciones electrónicas en Cuba: solo el 5% de las bodegas estatales lo hacen

La urgencia de liberar a los presos políticos en Cuba y qué podemos hacer

Muere en extrañas circunstancias en La Habana un ex embajador de Cuba en Praga y Ucrania

El canciller ruso, Serguéi Lavrov, inicia su novena visita a Cuba en 20 años

“La corrupción puede destruir un país”, dice Díaz-Canel a los fiscales cubanos

Muere en Estados Unidos Juan Carlos Herrera, ex prisionero de la Primavera Negra

En busca de ‘Feíto’ y Cabezón, los fundadores de la ferretería más famosa de Cuba

Corea del Sur espera obtener beneficios económicos de sus relaciones diplomáticas con Cuba

Los oportunistas “revolucionarios”, principal obstáculo para alcanzar la libertad en Cuba

La nueva minoría

El cubano Diorges Escobar, subcampeón de suelo en la Copa del Mundo de El Cairo

Díaz-Canel pasó por Camajuaní, donde habló y repartió regaños por doquier

Castrochavismo: represión y muerte

Al anochecer, los delincuentes se apoderan del Jardín Botánico de La Habana

Ucrania sitúa entre 400 y 3.000 el número de mercenarios cubanos al servicio de Rusia

El cubano Diorges Escobar, subcampeón de suelo en la Copa del Mundo de El Cairo

Los dos médicos cubanos cautivos en Somalia han muerto, según sus secuestradores

Díaz-Canel pasó por Camajuaní, donde habló y repartió regaños por doquier

Castrochavismo: represión y muerte

Imputan a 15 personas en Cuba por narcotráfico internacional desde el oriente de la Isla

¿Por qué se hace comunista un intelectual? Seis escritores contestan

La cubana Yusmila Mayo Ruiz, madre de siete hijos, asesinada por su pareja el día de San Valentín

A sus 18 años el pelotero cubano Yandro Hernández llega a las Grandes Ligas con los Mellizos

A sus 18 años el pelotero cubano Yandro Hernández llega a las Grandes Ligas con los Mellizos

El precio del frijol baja en Cuba en enero, después de subir más del 100% en 2023

Más de 33.000 cubanos obtuvieron la ciudadanía estadounidense por naturalización en 2023

Alemania concede el asilo a la familia de Pedro López, vinculada al preso del 11J Andy García

Cuba gastó casi 280 millones en la compra de pollo a EE UU en 2023

Jacumé, el punto que “explotan” los coyotes en México para cruzar a EE UU a migrantes por casi 900 dólares

La termoeléctrica de Cienfuegos ‘sobrecumple’ para no dejar sin luz a los cubanos en San Valentín

Cadena perpetua para el asesino de un ganadero en la provincia cubana de Cienfuegos

The Cuban ‘Paquetazo’ Moves to the Rhythm of Russian Demands

The Youth Club in Cuba Ends a Project That Was More About Politics Than About Computers

Cuba Buys 500 Tons of Powdered Milk From the United States

The Fear In the Eyes of Cuba’s Regime

Cuba Has No Bread, but ‘You Can Drown in All the Flour’

The Cuban Regime Prevents Martha Beatriz Roque From Receiving an Award in the United States

At a Gas Station in Havana, Esther’s Fans Support Her in Her Criticism of the New Fuel Regulations

Discreet Visit to Cuba by a Delegation of the U.S. Progressive Caucus

Gas Stations Closed and Others With Long Lines Before the New Prices of March 1

Paseo Galleries in Havana, a Palace of Consumption Turned into Ruins

Jamaica and the Cayman Islands Deport Irregular Migrants to Cuba, Totaling 257 in 2024

A Violin and a Bicycle in the Streets of Havana

An ‘Almendrovich’ — A Taxi With a Unique History — Tours Havana

Yasmany Gonzalez Admitted to Being the Author of Anti-Government and Anti-Communist Party Posters

Fabian Pena, the Cuban Artist Who Works With Flies and Cockroaches

Cubans and Tourists Are Without Bread Until the End of March, Despite a Donation of Russian Wheat

Lobster and Bread Are ‘Affected,’ the Formula To Tell Tourists in Cuba ‘We Don’t Have Any’

Prison Sentences of 2 to 22 Years for Corruption for 203 State Employees in Cuba

The “Young Man with the Placard” Receives His First Pass After More Than Three Years in a Cuban Prison

Large Crowd Attends Dockworkers’ Funeral in Santiago de Cuba

“Requesting Voter Certification Is Not Playing Into the Hands of the Cuban Dictatorship”

15 People Are Accused in Cuba of International Drug Trafficking From the East of the Island

In Search of ‘Feito’ and Cabezon, the Founders of Cuba’s Most Famous Hardware Store

Anchored in Regla, the Mysterious Sixth Turkish ‘Patana’ Contracted by Cuba Is Called ‘Erol Bey’

A ‘Ponchero’ Manufactures Blood Pressure Monitors With Tires To ‘Save Money’ for Cuban Healthcare

Juan Carlos Herrera, Former Prisoner of the Black Spring, Dies in the United States

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Begins His Ninth Visit to Cuba in 20 Years

The Mexican Police Find 22 Cubans in a Drug Trafficking House

Why Does an Intellectual Become a Communist? Six Writers Provide Some Insight

The Urgency of Releasing Political Prisoners in Cuba and What We Can Do About It

A Former Cuban Ambassador to Prague and Ukraine Dies Under Strange Circumstances in Havana

The Failure of Electronic Transactions in Cuba: Only 5 Percent of State Ration Stores Make Them

At the Havana Book Fair, There Are Few Books, and You Can Look but Not Touch or Buy

Two Cuban Wrestlers Are the First To Escape This Year in a Competition in Mexico

Cuba: The New Minority

‘Revolutionary’ Opportunists, the Main Obstacle to Achieving Freedom in Cuba

Cuba: The Peseta President

Ukraine Places Between 400 and 3,000 the Number of Cuban Mercenaries in the Service of Russia

Cuba and South Korea Establish Diplomatic Relations, Broken Since 1959

South Korea Hopes To Obtain Economic Benefits From Its Diplomatic Relations With Cuba

Dimas Castellano

El Blog de Dimas
Dimas's Blog

LIBERTAD NUEVA VERSIÓN

Dual Currencies: Before 1959 and Today / Dimas Castellano

Three Points to Solve the Embargo / Dimas Castellano

Cyclones, Housing and Revolution / Dimas Castellano

Last Episode of This Cuban Electoral System / Dimas Castellano

Cuba, Elections and Electoral Reform / Dimas Castellano

Somos+

Somos+
Somos+ English

Somos+ Cuba convoca elecciones a su coordinación.

Ex presos políticos Plantados están en España para presentar el filme, encuentro con sus protagonistas.

Club Somos+ España convoca elecciones a su coordinación

Comunicado final Comisión Electoral

Eddy Rodríguez, candidato a la presidencia de Somos+

Political Police Attack Activists in Cuba, Including Active Members of #Somos+ / Somos+

Somos+ Calls a Protest Against the Complicity of #PSOE (Spanish Socialist Workers’ Party) with the Havana Regime / Somos+

Cuban Politics During the Last Six Decades / Somos+, Hector Fernandez

A Prime Minister with Doubtful Results as a Minister / Somos+

Arbitrary Detention in Cuba of Somos+ Coordinator for Uruguay, Lidier Hernadez Sotolongo / Somos+



Cubalex
Cubalex English

Denuncian ante la CIDH aumento de la represión estatal hacia organizaciones de derechos humanos en Cuba  

Laritza Diversent: “La represión del derecho a la libertad de asociación en Cuba es continua y sistemática” 

La ley como herramienta de represión: Delitos contra el orden constitucional en Cuba  

La huelga de hambre como forma de protesta: un derecho humano fundamental 

Sulmira Martínez: Más de un año en detención sin acusación formal ni fecha de juicio  

Monthly Report on the Human Rights Situation in Cuba (July 2023) / Cubalex

Solitary Confinement: More Cruel and Inhuman Treatment of Detained Persons by the Cuban State / Cubalex

Monthly Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Cuba (February 2023) / Cubalex

Monthly Report on the Human Rights Situation in Cuba: January 2023 / Cubalex

Statement of Human Rights Organizations on the Situation of Cuban Political Prisoners / Cubalex

Luis Felipe Rojas

Cruzar las alambradas
Crossing the Barbed Wire

Volver al blog

Hambrientos y con el culo mojao

Hambrientos y con el culo mojao

El escritor, en su cubil

El escritor, en su cubil

‘Empress’ Sissi Goes to Prison in Cuba / Luis Felipe Rojas

Retaliation Against Prisoner Who Reported Terrible Conditions of Forced Labor / Luis Felipe Rojas

Prisoners or Paramilitaries? Testimonies From Cuban Prisons / Luis Felipe Rojas

Report: Prostitution a la Carte in Cuba / Luis Felipe Rojas

"Fatal attraction" Magali Alabau’s Riddles / Luis Felipe Rojas

Cuban Law Association

Asociación Jurídica Cubana
Cuban Law Association

We are moving / Cuban Law Association

School Violence and Social and Legal Indiscipline in Cuba / Dayanara Vega, Cuban Law Association

At Any Price / Wilfredo Vallin Almeida, Cuban Law Association

Travel Insurance is not a Trustworthy Contract / Edilio Hernandez Herrera, Cuban Law Association

Another Unfulfilled Promise / Cuban Law Association, Dayanara Vega

Jeovany Jimenez Vega

Ciudadano Cero
Citizen Zero

Is a Fraudulent Change Brewing Up in Cuba? / Jeovany Jimenez Vega

Proposal for Introduction of Decree Law 35 / Jeovany Jimenez Vega

Economic Disorder, Castroism’s Vocation / Jeovany Jimenez Vega

Cuba: You Must Be Having a Laugh Diaz-Canel... / Jeovany Jimenez Vega

Abstention, a Fearsome Weapon Against Castroism / Jeovany Jimenez Vega

Rafael León Rodríguez

El candil de Rafa
Rafa's Lamp

Panama Declaration / Rafael León Rodríguez

February Declaration / Rafael León Rodríguez

Resolution 4 on Human Rights / Rafael León Rodríguez

Cuban Authorities Block Seven Activists From Traveling to Mexico for Democracy Action Meeting

End of Year Declaration / Rafael León Rodríguez

Voices Behind the Bars

Voces Tras Las Rejas
Voices Behind The Bars
El Guarijo Azul

Retazos
Retazos / Fragments

Sunday Anguish

Sunday Anguish

Life of Sisyphus – Part Nine

Life of Sisyphus – Part Nine

Life of Sisyphus – Part Eight

Yamil Dominguez

Injusticia notoria
Notorious Injustice

Justice for Rolando

Justice for Rolando

My New Beginning

My New Beginning

Total Injustice

Jorge Luis García Pérez Antunez

Ni me callo, ni me voy
I Won't Shut Up, I'm Not Leaving

Gorki Águila: “The Castro Regime Wants To Mutate Into A Perfect Tyranny” / EFE – 14ymedio

Orlando Zapata Tamayo Civic Resistance Front Holds Congress in Havana / Cubanet, Arturo Rojas Rodriguez

Antonio Rodiles Arrives in Miami After Being Unable to Leave Cuba for 8 Months / 14ymedio

About 70 Ladies in White and Activists Arrested Sunday / 14ymedio

Estado de Sats… for our Spanish-speaking viewers

Katia Sonia

Kubasepia
KubaSepia (English)

Leandro Cesar Mastrapa Igarza and Alexis Zayas Guillen were Ordained as Deacons

Leandro Cesar Mastrapa Igarza and Alexis Zayas Guillen were Ordained as Deacons

Leandro Cesar Mastrapa Igarza and Alexis Zayas Guillen were Ordained as Deacons/ Katia Sonia

Response to a Manipulation / Katia Sonia

Response to a Manipulation / Katia Sonia Martin

Jose Antonio Garcia

Indocubanos
IndoCubans

Henry Constantin

Reportes de viajes
Travel Reports

Pedro Luis

Fotos desde Cuba
Photos From Cuba

Cuban Activists Discuss the Diplomatic Normalization with the United States / 14ymedio

Photo of Cuban Cardinal: Jamie Ortega

Photo of Cuban Cardinal: Jamie Ortega

Castro to be Special Guest Today on Cuban TV

Fidel Appears on Cuban TV: PHOTOS

Ricardo Medina

Ombudsman Cuba
Ombudsman Cuba / English

2nd of November-Day of the Dead / Ricardo Medina

Our Lady of Mercy / Ricardo Medina

A Young Man’s Life Endangered Because of the Holidays

CUBA, Talitá’ cum – I speak to you / Ricardo Medina

CUBA, Talit’ cum – I speak to you / Ricardo Medina



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Cuba and the Enslaving System of Two Currencies / Yusnaby Perez

Internet for the Cuban Opposition is Possible / Yusnaby Perez

The Embargo / Yusnaby Perez

Cubans are Prohibited from Boarding Tourist Boats / Yusnaby Perez

Counterrevolutionary / Yusnaby Perez

Dora Leonor Mesa

Plapliplo lecciones
Plaplipol English

Two Cuban Activists Prohibited from Traveling to OAS Human Rights Meeting

Prague Happily Infects its Visitors / Dora Leonor Mesa

Missing People / Dora Leonor Mesa

Cuban Toy Thieves Knockout Three Kings Day / Dora Leonor Mesa

Cuban Toy Thieves Knockout Three Kings Day / Dora Leonor Mesa

Lilianne Ruíz

El Blog de Jeronimo
Lilianne's Blog Posts

Speaking of Human Rights Talks Between the US and Cuban Governments… / Lilianne Ruíz

The Virgin According to the Popes / Lilianne Ruíz

Coco Farinas Lost Consciousness Again / Lilianne Ruíz

Guillermo "Coco" Farinas; Hunger and Thirst Strike Continues / Lilianne Ruíz

“The opposition has not matured,” Laments Martha Beatriz Roque / 14ymedio, Lilianne Ruiz

HemosOido

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Translating Cuba

Díaz-Canel: Killer of Illusions / Cubanet, Luis Cino Alvarez

Barbara’s Helplessness / Odalina Guerrero Lara, Cuban Law Association

The Day Cuba Changed #RosaMariaPaya #OswaldoPaya #AngelCarromero #AronModig / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

The Thankless Task of a Dauphin / Yoani Sanchez

Today, February 13, is Laura Pollan’s 64th Birthday / Mario Barroso

Guillermo Fariñas

Huelga de hambre
Hunger Strike

Guillermo Farinas Released But Will Not be Allowed to Leave Santa Clara in the Coming Days

The Controversy Over The Identity Of The Clandestinos Is Growing

Opposition Alliance Calls To Open An Inclusive National Dialog / 14ymedio

European Parliament’s “Fariñas Amendment” Never Existed / 14ymedio

Guillermo Fariñas Abandons His Hunger Strike / 14ymedio

IntraMuros

IntraMuros
IntraMuros (English)

Declaration of “Convivencia” Magazine on the Restoration of Diplomatic Relations Between Cuba and the U.S.

Declaration of “Convivencia” Magazine on the Restoration of Diplomatic Relations Between Cuba and the U.S.

Declaration of “Convivencia” Magazine on the Restoration of Diplomatic Relations Between Cuba and the U.S.

Poland’s Solidarity With Cuban Civil Society / Intramuros, Dagoberto Valdes

Poland’s Solidarity With Cuban Civil Society / Intramuros, Dagoberto Valdes

Eugenio Leal

Veritas
Veritas (English)

Claudia Cadelo

Octavo Cerco
Octavo Cerco English

My Videos of Wendy and Ignacio’s Wedding

Long Vacations and My First Story

Gimme Light

What More Could One Ask For?

Habits

Regina Coyula

Mala letra
Bad Handwriting

The Reclusive Poet / Carlos Manuel Alvarez, Regina Coyula

Cuba: Anatomy of Fear / Regina Coyula

Among the Lines / Regina Coyula

The Usefulness of the Tongue / Regina Coyula

Imperialism or Twitter Trolls: Who’s to Blame? / Regina Coyula

Laritza Diversent

Jurisconsulto de Cuba
Laritza's Laws

Stricter Rules For The Advancement And Protection Of Human Rights / Laritza Diversent

Laritza Diversent and Cubalex Begin Their Life In Exile

Broken Dreams / Cubalex

‘El Sexto’ Moved to a Criminal Prosecution Center / 14ymedio

Amnesty International Calls For “Urgent Action” to Support Cubalex /14ymedio, Miami

Rosa María Rodríguez Torrado

La rosa descalza
Barefoot Rosa

Commemoration or Celebration? / Rosa María Rodríguez Torrado

Obama’s Visit / Rosa María Rodríguez Torrado

Same Hatred, Different Collar / Rosa Maria Rodriguez

Dreaming in Color / Rosa Maria Rodriguez

To Die of Hunger / Rosa Maria Rodriguez

Fernando Dámaso

Mermelada
Mermelada / Marmalade

Plowing the Sea? / Fernando Damaso

Customer Care / Fernando Damaso

Tales Along the Way / Fernando Damaso

Something to Think About / Fernando Damaso

Jose Marti, from Apostle to ‘Pret-A-Porter’ / Fernando Damaso

Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

Lunes de Post Revolution
Post Revolution Mondays

I Love You Not Despite But Precisely Because of the Tyranny / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

Islands / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

Oswaldo Paya and the Varela Project / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

Being Saint Louis / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

A Conversation with Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo / Regina Anavy

Ángel Santiesteban

Los Hijos Que Nadie Quiso
The Children Nobody Wanted

Mexicans Flee From the Cuban Abdala Vaccine and Line Up for the Pfizer

Angel Santiesteban’s Personal War

Cuban Writer Angel Santiesteban Receives the Vaclav Havel Award for Creative Dissent

When The Intellectuals Supported “The Terror Of Castrismo.” Seventeen Years After The “Message From Havana.”

The Book Fair: A Communist Vanity Project / Angel Santiesteban

Silvio Benítez Márquez

Desde la punta brava
From La Punta Brava

Silvio Benitez and the Dissidence

Permission is Granted to Add a Discussion in the Neighborhoods About the Petition to Modify the Actual Elections System

Permission is Granted to Add a Discussion in the Neighborhoods About the Petition to Modify the Actual Elections System / Silvio Benítez Márquez

Meeting to Spread the Initiative

Neighborhood Spokespeople Receive Answers to Citizen Demands

Ernesto Morales Licea

El pequeño hermano
The Little Brother

The (Naked) King of Little Havana / Ernesto Morales

The End

On the Steps of Nila: Bayley, Cortes and Mega TV

Man Convicted in Bayamao Child Prostitution Ring is on Hunger Strike

Cubans and the Lessons from Myanmar

Rebeca Monzo

Por el ojo de la aguja
Through the Eye of the Needle

The Bureaucracy Hinders the National Production of Masks

A Lost Gastronomic Legacy / Rebeca Monzo

100% Habanera

500th Anniversary of the City of Havana

500th Anniversary of the City "Nightmare" / Rebeca Monzo

Miguel Iturría Savón

Ancla Insular
Island Anchor

Francis Sánchez

Hombre en las nubes
Man in the Clouds

"Resisting For the Sake of Resisting Makes No Sense"

A Candle Lit by Assef and His Poetry / Francis Sanchez

All the Good Decimistas Write… Poetry? / Francis Sanchez

Depressed But Happy? / Francis Sanchez

Why Am I (Again) “in the clouds”? / Francis Sanchez

Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada

Puertas Abiertas en Cuba
Open Doors in Cuba

Enrique Colina: Utopian Obstinacy Turns Dreams into a Nightmare / Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada

A Heartfelt Loss / Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada / Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada

USA Commemorates the Birth of Martin Luther King, Jr. / Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada

All Rights for All Families / Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada

South Africa Reports Alarming Increase in HIV among Adolescents / Wendy Iriepa and Ignacio Estrada

Iván García

La Carpeta de Iván
Iván's File Cabinet

Cooking Gas Is Also Lacking In Cuba

Crony Capitalism in Cuba

Testimony of Lazaro Yuri Valle Roca Currently Being Held at Combinado del Este Prison / Ivan Garcia

The Ordeal of Cuban Dissidents / Ivan Garcia

Shipments to Cuba to be Paid for in Miami

Miriam Celaya

Sin Evasion
Without Evasion

Latin America: Peace in the Abstract

Transition, Cuban Style / Cubanet, Miriam Celaya

Millionaire Guerrillas and Angelic Drug Traffickers / Miriam Celaya

Preliminary Weighing of an Announced Succession / Cubanet, Miriam Celaya

Corruption, the End of Impunity and the Latin American Political Street Gangs

Juan Juan Almeida

La voz del Morro
The Voice of El Morro

Secret Video Shows the Deterioration of Castro Enclave ‘Punto Cero’* / Juan Juan Almeida

Details of ‘Operation Hatuey,’ a Plan by Castro’s High Ranking Officials, Are Revealed / Juan Juan Almeida

Cuban Regime Expropriates My Sister’s House, But Celebrates My Father’s Birthday / Juan Juan Almeida

Bringing Fidel Castro Back From the Dead in Havana / Juan Juan Almeida

Raul Castro Reappears after Reports of Illness Are Leaked / Juan Juan Almeida