Martes, 26 de Marzo de 2019
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The tanker Petion. (WINDWARD)
Oil
Mirta Fernández y Pablo Díaz Espí | Madrid

The brother of GAESA’s boss is behind a tanker travelling between the island and Venezuela.

Taxi rutero in Havana. (EFE)
TRANSPORT
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

After the failure of the experiment to restructure transport in Havana, there are no measures to mitigate its effects on the public.

Blackout in Caracas. (AFP)
Opinion
DDC | Madrid

Venezuela and Algeria are in jeopardy as allies and privileged economic partners of the regime. For the Cuban people, all this could mean another Special Period.

Mundra, India, where the power plant is located. (BANK TRACK)
COURTS
DDC | Madrid

A ruling by the US Supreme Court could impact future lawsuits by Cuban professionals for the conditions to which they were subjected.

Gustavo Pérez Silveiro. (DDC)
Repression
DDC | Madrid

During the review of ballots the activist reported the phrase 'Long Live the Revolution' written on a 'Yes' vote, which should have rendered it null.

Two women voting booths. (REUTERS)
Opinion
DDC | Madrid

Once the Constitution has been adopted, the authorities will have to govern a people who are overtly discontent, who recognize the promises of official propaganda as lies, and who will not be deterred by State repression.

A copy of the Cuban Constitution of 1940.
Opinion
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

The Constitution will be submitted to a referendum - under the State's monopolistic control.

Poll results. (CUBADATA)
Politics
DDC | Madrid

Despite repression and the abusive 'Yes' campaign, a high percentage of Cubans say they are willing to vote 'No,' or not go to the polls.

(ALEN LAUZÁN)
Politics
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

The military junta that rules the country is an institutional specter, as it does not officially exist. It is invisible, and the Cuban people don't know about it, let alone the international community.

A self-employed worker in Havana. (MARTINOTICIAS / INCUBANDO)
Economy
Elías Amor | Valencia

The regime's press analyses the results of the measures imposed in December to regulate entrepreneurial activity.

Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski in Havana. (SKYSCRAPERCITIY)
Economy
Osmel Ramírez Álvarez | La Habana

Experts estimate that military companies already account for some 70% of the national economy.

Cuba, Donaciones, Tornado, Vivienda
Society
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

Cuban civil servants acknowledge their concern about the handling of the situation generated by the tornado in Havana.

Regla, after the tornado. (AFP)
Society
Adrián Rodríguez B. | La Habana

The Cuban government says it will subsidise the reconstruction of the houses, but victims are wary.

(ALEN LAUZÁN)
Opinion
DDC | Madrid

'Natural disasters occur everywhere. They're inevitable. But what is not inevitable is, after the natural disaster, a political one that exploits the people.'

Havana, in the wake of the tornado’s passage. January 2019. (A. ROQUE/AFP)
Opinion
Lien Carrazana | Madrid

Díaz-Canel exploiting the 'March of the Torches' and mentioning the tornado to send a tweet using the hashtag #YoVotoSí (IVoteYes) is politics.

Cuban doctors in Venezuela. (AP)
Representative Carlos Rojas García (DDC)
Politics
DDC | Madrid

In a resolution presented today in the Spanish Congress, the Party proposes giving "political asylum" and facilitating employment for those who escape abusive conditions on "missions" abroad.

Rental cars for tourists in Havana. (DDC)
Economy
Orlando Freire Santana | La Habana

The closing of agricultural markets, and 3D cinemas, legislative experiments hurting taxi drivers, and the obligation to open fiscal bank accounts: this is how the regime quells private initiative.

Castro parade, with a replica of the Granma. (NEWS.COM.AU)
Economy
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

'The regression inflicted by Castroism is such that first we will have to rebuild the country and take it to 1958, to then build modern Cuba from there.'

Hamlet Lavastida. (DDC)
12 figures reflect on the last 60 years
DDC | Madrid

Hamlet Lavastida, artist.

Abilio Estévez, writer. (EFE)
12 figures reflect on the last 60 years
DDC | Madrid

Abilio Estévez, writer.