Martes, 27 de Junio de 2017
01:49 CEST.

DDC In English

Politics
Pedro Campos | La Habana

The reactions of the FEU and FEEM to Trump's speech lacked any signatures, which has implications.

Corruption
Rolando Martínez | La Habana

'We don’t need repressors, but better salaries,' says an ex-employee of Habaguanex S.A. in reference to the military personnel that now control the business.

Opinion
DDC | Madrid
CUBA-US RELATIONS
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

'Is the Treasury Department responsible for failing to achieve the promised monetary unification and appreciation of the peso, the cause of the famous economic recession of 2016?'

Tourism
Francisco Almagro Domínguez | Miami
The Army
Carlos Trujillo Herrera | La Habana

'I often get tense because, if someone does something wrong, they ask him if he's a faggot. They also say the Army is for real men,' says one recruit.

Economics
Elías Amor | Valencia

Electricity consumption in 2016 dropped to levels from more than a decade ago. An economic standstill seems imminent.

Opinion
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

After a 20th century rife with horrors perpetrated in the name of liberation, it is hard to believe that there are still people who call themselves both poets and militants.

Business
Adriana Zamora | La Habana

In the area trees have disappeared, there are more police, and parking has been prohibited. But the changes do not extend to the ramshackle buildings nearby. “That's part of the folklore they sell to foreigners," says a resident.

The Army
Carlos Trujillo Herrera | La Habana

The phenomenon has been on the rise, especially in the capital.

Politics
Boris González Arenas | La Habana

Regime journalists parrot the language of el chavismo, calling their opponents 'terrorists', and protestors, 'fascists'.

Society
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

An incident in the historic center of Old Havana illustrates the ongoing apartheid between Cubans and foreigners.

Opinion
DDC | Madrid | 1

Withdrawing support from those who fight for democracy in Cuba would mean leaving them completely at the mercy of their repressors.

Agriculture
Osmel Ramírez Álvarez | Holguín

Instead of addressing the unfair payment, which affects hundreds of families, the authorities are more concerned about impeding the alternative media from reporting the problem.

Opinion
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

Iran and Cuba share two processes of similar origins, and are associated states, but feature different political behavior —starting with their elections.

Economics
DDC | Madrid

'Raúl Castro has been attempting economic reform for ten years. Is Díaz-Canel going to achieve what the general could not in an entire decade?'

Politics
Pedro Campos | La Habana

What should the role be of the different opposition and dissident agents, given that Raúl Castro and his gerontocracy show no signs of undertaking this task?

Venezuela
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

Proud of the Bolivarian Constitution of 1999, the Venezuelan leader never before spoke of revising it. According to him, the people were in power.

Society
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

Residents of the Habana locality complain about the scant attention the authorities show some neighborhoods, which are increasingly marginalized.