Miércoles, 23 de Mayo de 2018
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Díaz-Canel and authorities at the accident site. (AFP)
Opinion
DDC | Madrid

It would be appreciated if the Cuban regime publicly clarified the causes of the catastrophe, rather than seeking to cover up what happened, like it is doing with regards to Raúl Castro's health.

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez. (CUBAMINREX)
Politics
DDC | Ginebra

A glance at the most fervent speeches in favor of the Cuban regime on the Human Rights Council gives one an idea of ​​the category into which they fall.

Federica Mogherini. (SPUTNIK)
Opinion
DDC | Madrid | 1

Through its offer to Havana to mediate in the Venezuelan case, the European Union legitimizes a regime that can continue its repression in Cuba.

Ariel Ruiz Urquiola plays with his sister, who takes the picture. Behind him, his mother, Isabel Urquiola. (OMARA RUIZ URQUIOLA)
Repression
Boris González Arenas | La Habana

The mother of biologist Ariel Ruiz Urquiola joins the long list of Cubans spending this day with their children imprisoned for political reasons.

Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez (center), along with Saudi Arabia's Prince Khaled Bin Saud Bin Khaled al-Saud (der) in Havana in 2013. (EFE)
Health
Waldo Fernández Cuenca | La Habana

Some work in areas of conflict between the country and Yemen, and complain that they are now required to cover expenses with their own wages from Havana.

A Cuban emigrant stares at the Darién Gap from Capurganá, Colombia. (J. A. GÓMEZ TOBÓN)
Cuban Luis Alberto Ávila García helping in the kitchen of a small restaurant in Capurganá. (J. A. GÓMEZ TOBÓN)
Emigration
Juan Arturo Gómez Tobón | Turbo

This is the story of Luis Alberto Ávila García and other emigrants who, with everything stacked against them, persevere in their quest to reach the United States.

Miguel Díaz-Canel and Raúl Castro leading the 'March of the Torches.'
Politics
Julio González Cuesta | Madrid

The regime’s roadmap suggests that the monopoly of power in the hands of a single person has its days numbered.

A young woman on a street. (MAGAZINE)
Society
Yoe Suárez | La Habana

'It will never end,' says an insider who knows the scene. There is a 'tacit agreement' that benefits both parties and allocates the money.

The Port of Mariel's Special Development Zone. (POLITICO)
Economy
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

The greatest infrastructure work in Cuban history depends on an end to the embargo, and the country's democratization.

Al Pacino as Michael Corleone, in 'The Godfather', directed by Francis Ford Coppola.
Politics
Francisco Almagro Domínguez | Miami

Havana mirrors the famous novel by Mario Puzo and the homonymous film with a stunning similarity.

Miguel Díaz-Canel in the National Assembly. (XINHUA)
Politics
Ana Julia Faya | Cornwall

It is outrageous for the new president to state that the Revolution made no promises. And outrageous that he has not made any.

Miguel Díaz-Canel with his wife, waiting to vote in Santa Clara. 11 March, 2018. (AFP)
Politics
Agencias | Madrid

Así ha sido la transformación del primer vicepresidente y así lo recuerdan en su provincia y en Holguín.

Cuba's First Vice-president Miguel Díaz-Canel. (EFE)
Economy
Jorge A. Sanguinetty | Miami

Is Raúl Castro's likely successor a scapegoat? This is the economic scenario he will find.

Closure of the 8th Summit of the Americas. (CANCILLERÍA DE PERÚ)
Politics
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

With populism on the wane, it is unacceptable for the Castro and chavista dictatorships to continue to attend summits alongside democratic governments in the Americas.

One of those affected, in his former home. (M. A. LEÓN VELÁZQUEZ)
The land where the houses once stood. (M. A. LEÓN VELÁZQUEZ)
Evictions
Manuel Alejandro León Velázquez | Guantánamo

The Cuban government destroyed the substandard homes of more than 200 families in Guantánamo, and failed to honor its promise to give them land.

Raúl Castro, along with members of his regime. (AFP)
Politics
DDC | Madrid

Does the general want the limelight, regardless of the outcome? Is he seeking to nip dissension in the bud or to control recalcitrant sectors?

Havana's delegation to the Summit of the Americas. (ACN)
Politics
DDC | Madrid

The delegation representing 'independent civil society' flies to Lima, Peru.

Raúl Castro. (LA NACION)
Politics
DDC | Madrid

Is the general a "coward" or, truly convinced of the need for a "generational handover," less irresponsible than his brother?

A bust of Martí. (CARACOLDEAGUA)
Politics
DDC | Madrid

The censorship of patriotic symbols reflects the reduction of the Revolution's ideology to a facile nationalism.

Raúl Castro votes in the "elections" organized by the regime. (JUVENTUD REBELDE)
Politics
DDC | Madrid | 2

The DDC addresses, with the help of six analysts, several key issues before the transfer of power within Castroism. This is the first: