Lunes, 25 de Septiembre de 2017
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DDC In English

HURRICANE IRMA
Frank Correa | La Habana

'I was perched on a closet, trying to save myself, when I heard the squeals amidst the thunder of the storm.'

Opinion
Pedro Campos | Miami

The military dictatorship, with the Castro clan at its head, has crippled the economy and impoverished Cubans, for the deliberate purpose of subjugating them.

CUBA-US RELATIONS
Francisco Almagro Domínguez | Miami
2018 "ELECTIONS"
Osmel Ramírez Álvarez | Holguín

Actor, freelancer, dissident and now independent candidate 'Proco' spoke in Mayar.

Repression
DDC | La Habana

A large group of dissidents called on Venezuelans to 'close ranks' to confront common 'enemies'.

2018 'ELECTIONS'
Frank Correa | La Habana

'He doesn't stop. He's always walking around the area, encouraging people. It's the only thing that he can give,' say residents.

Economics
Juan Antonio Blanco | Miami

What happened to that affable and reform-minded Raúl Castro they once sold to the world?

Economics
Waldo Fernández Cuenca | La Habana

'What the Government wants is for you to be penniless your whole life,' says a woman whose saw her plans to open a business frustrated.

Politics
Roberto Suárez Ríos | La Habana

'I know there was some business about a vote, but I don't know what it was.' With only the state press and Telesur informing them, the majority oscillates between disinterest and confusion.

Politics
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

If the Constitution is not amended, a civilian could be the supreme commander of Cuba's three armies, the Air Force, the Navy, counterintelligence, and intelligence.

SOCIETY
Fernando Dámaso | La Habana

We Cubans pay in CUC or CUP, depending on our places of residence.

2018 'ELECTIONS'
Osmel Ramírez Álvarez | Holguín

More than half of the respondents were not even aware of the call for 'elections.' There was no hostility towards the possibility of opposition candidates.

Opinion
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

'For our delicate democracies Cuba may constitute today a meddling interference as detrimental as the US was during the Cold War.'

Venezuela
Juan Antonio Blanco | Miami

The release of Leopoldo López does not represent a disavowal of the Cubazuela project's totalitarian objective.

Economics
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

Cuba is the only western country where the agricultural and livestock sector is not entirely in private hands.

Society
DDC | La Habana

This spawns an 'instability of trained personnel' and 'difficulties for foreign administration.'

CUBA-US RELATIONS
Juan Antonio Blanco | Miami

There are three clear substantive differences between Obama's Cuba policy and Trump's.

2018 'ELECTIONS': WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW
DDC | La Habana

The elections for delegates to the Municipal Assemblies are the only phase in which Cubans have the real capacity to propose and choose.

Politics
Hildebrando Chaviano Montes | La Habana

'The Cuban Constitution and laws are conceived as chains and bars, and the Candidature Commissions are the locks that complete the confinement.'

Economics
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

'The reconstruction of the devastated country will be a task falling to those young people who are now unemployed, who hang their university degrees on the wall, and pedal bicycle taxis ...'