Domingo, 21 de Enero de 2018
23:58 CET.

DDC In English

TOURISM
Maykel González Vivero | Sagua la Grande

With the International Tourism Fair just months away, there is no progress on Villa Clara's future hotels, which have even produced fatalities.

Politics
DDC | Madrid

A rundown of the candidates.

Economics
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

Cuba's sugar cane yields per hectare have gone from first in the world to one of the lowest, below even Zambia, Burkina Faso and Ethiopia.

Economics
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

Several currencies have circulated in Cuba over the course of its history, but this issue has never been as problematic as it is now.

CINEMA
Antonio José Ponte | Madrid

Adriana Bosch, an award-winning scriptwriter and documentary director of films about Eisenhower, Reagan, the Rockefellers and the Churchill, has now shot a documentary about José Lezama Lima's correspondence with his exiled family. She answers some questions.

Society
Verónica Vega | La Habana

A week later, the hum of reggaeton and soppy sounds continue to indicate that we are celebrating. Even though there is nothing to celebrate.

Latin America
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

Current challenges may be compounded by other greater ones, in the form of old and new tyrannies, for which we must be prepared.

HOUSING
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

While the military and repressors enjoy priority, families who want to build homes go without.

Society
Yunia Figueredo | La Habana

Parents whose children have birthdays in December have their hands full. The situation can be truly upsetting.

Society
Frank Correa | La Habana

'I began to question the babalaos of today, because before they asked for whatever the godson could give, but today it's a fixed fee,' says one interviewee

ECONOMICS
Rafael Almanza | Baracoa

With fragments of wood from Hurricane Mathew, crafted by his own hands, Arístides Smith has built a ranch in front of the Baracoa pier, where his vegan restaurant stands.

HEALTH
Osmel Ramírez Álvarez | Madrid

The Government has not reported on the impact of this crisis on morbidity and mortality rates.

Society
Yunia Figueredo | La Habana

Mothers are prevented from obtaining legal residence in the capital through their newborn children.

Opinion
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

Two Human Rights activists, one Cuban and one Mexican, the risks they run, and the State.

FIDEL CASTRO'S 'DEATHDAY'
DDC | Madrid

A year after the dictator’s death several activists and their families still suffer reprisals for refusing to mourn his passing: Eduardo Cardet Concepción, Carlos Alberto González, Darío Pérez Rodríguez, Luis Andrés Domínguez Sardiñas, El Sexto and the Leyva Family.

Society
Yusimí Rodríguez López | La Habana

Michel Matos, Director and Founder of the event, talked to the DDC about the artists that will participate, the city chosen, and their decision to remain in Cuba.

Politics
Pedro Campos | La Habana

A regression in gestures towards reform, deterioration in relations with the US, and repression. State Security is in charge of political affairs, and the Armed Forces are handling the economy. Such is the state of affairs.

Politics
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

'If you celebrate tributes to a workers' revolution, but bite your tongue while a regime represses specific workers in the country where you live, what kind of Left is that?'

Politics
DDC | Madrid

Economic profitability and propaganda are the cornerstones of Cuba's service export policy.

Repression
DDC | La Habana

They deployed a force in the young man's studio, where a press conference was to be held.