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Cuban doctors in Brazil. (RADIOTELEVISIONMARTI / EFE)
Opinion
DDC | Madrid

Havana seeks to present the world with the following dilemma: on one side, the Far Eight leader oft-accused of being a fascist, Jair Bolsonaro; and, on the other, the 'altruism' of the Cuban Revolution.

Ernesto Daranas. (YOUTUBE / CASA DE LA CULTURA DE QUITO)
CONSTITUTIONAL REFORM
DDC | La Habana

He proposes direct elections and participation by those comprising the diaspora in Cuba's economic development, in an extensive reflection on the new Constitution. 

Amaury Pérez Vidal. (TVCUBANA.ICRT.CU)
Opinion
Antonio José Ponte | Madrid

Humiliation is common at Cuban Customs. The singular thing about this case is that not even a well-known public figure was exempt from it.

Alejandro Castro Espín (left) singing at a political event, Havana, 2014. (AMERICAECONOMY / REUTERS)
CORRUPTION
Camilo Loret de Mola | Miami

It all began at the end of 2017, when a number of business owners, independent investors and 'nouveau riche' Cubans appeared in exile, like fugitives.

(DDC)
INVESTIGATION: PUBLIC HEALTH IN CUBA
Mirta Fernández y Pablo Díaz Espí | Madrid

With this edition, focused on Primary Care, DIARIO DE CUBA begins an investigation into the Health sector on the Island.

Port of Mariel, Zona Especial de Desarrollo. (ZEDMARIEL.COM)
ECONOMY
DDC | Madrid

Experts in Economics consulted by DIARIO DE CUBA agree on some points in their responses to recent statements made by Minister Rodrigo Malmierca.

Caps for sale. (LISA REYNOLDS WOLFE)
Constitutional Reform
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

Según datos oficiales, en Cuba hay actualmente 8,9 millones de ciudadanos adultos. Solo el 7,9% de los mismos son miembros del Partido Comunista.

Raúl Castro, Miguel Barnet and Roberto Fernández Retamar.
Opinion
DDC | Madrid

The artists and writers that the regime officially recognizes would have fewer opportunities than the rest of the country's workers.

Diaz-Canel addressed independent intellectuals. (ALEN LAUZÁN)
Decree-Law 349
DDC | La Habana

Fidel Castro's rhetoric, now adopted by Díaz-Canel, 'promotes censorship and corruption, entrenched in the country,' they complain.

Cuban diplomats during the session on the island's political prisoners. (REUTERS)
Opinion
DDC | Madrid

'In our country there have been no political prisoners since the triumph of the Revolution in 1959,' claims the most recent MINREX declaration.

Draft copies of the new Constitution. (PRENSA LATINA)
Constitutional reform
Jorge A. Sanguinetty | Miami

Why any Cuban citizen who honestly wishes the best for his country should vote against the new Constitution.

Miguel Díaz-Canel and Raúl Castro. (GETTY)
Constitutional reform
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

Castro II does not want to leave any legal possibility that might permit an upstart Gorbachev to carry out thorough reform and derail the militarised transition that is already being organised with GAESA.

Brazilian doctors protest against the arrival of Cuban colleagues. (VALTER CAMPANATO/AGENCIA BRASIL)
Politics
DDC | Madrid

Candidate Jair Bolsonaro has repeatedly promised to send them back to Cuba.

(EPICTIMES)
Society
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

While Silvio Rodríguez presents his Ariguanabo Foundation, with Díaz-Canel's support, other civil society projects have been struggling for legalization for years.

Javier Corrales. (NED)
POLITICS
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

'The political history of Latin America is a long account of republicanism and constitutionalism. This process, however, has never been a walk in the park.'

'Elections' in Cuba. (CUBADEBATE)
Politics
DDC | Madrid

'Technical adjustments' are all several opposition and civil society actors interviewed by DIARIO DE CUBA believe there will be in the Government's new Electoral Law.

Participants in the campaign against Decree 349, during the presentation of the Manifesto. (LM OTERO / FACEBOOK)
Decree-Law 349
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

'We are not calling for anarchy or confrontation, we want dialogue and understanding,' insist its organizers.

Daniel Ortega, Raúl Castro and Nicolás Maduro. (HISPAN TV)
Latin America
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

Why is no action taken against the 'chavista' tyranny, or that in Nicaragua, or that in Cuba, as was done with Pinochet?

A tourist and a Cuban in Old Havana. (EFE)
TOURISM
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

The State has been 'swamped with complaints about the services and conditions of four and five star hotels,' says a tour operator.

Alejandro Pupo Echemendía, who died in police custody. (CIBERCUBA)
Repression
DDC | Madrid

It points to the first revelation of a trial against government officials who 'facilitated' emigration to the capital.