Viernes, 17 de Noviembre de 2017
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DDC In English

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.

Opinion
DDC | Madrid

'Cuban migration policy is dictated, not by the rights and needs of citizens on and off the island, but rather by the room for to maneuver that the US gives a regime that tramples on its people's liberties.'

Opinion
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

'Raúl Castro and his heirs need minor allies to sustain their nascent authoritarian capitalism and compensate for the national economic and demographic crisis.'

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL: THE CUBAN CREW
Neno Díaz | Pinar del Río

'All-powerful and magnanimous, two days ago the comrades of the Communist Party of Cuba opted to grant us Cubans the chance to watch the World Series, though not live.'

RACISM
Yusimí Rodríguez López | La Habana

A report by the Citizens' Committee for Racial Integration reveals the economic, political and social marginalisation of the black population.

POLITICS
Pedro Campos | La Habana

'For Latin American Democrats, the recent experiences of Cuba and Venezuela are still fresh.'

CUBA-US RELATIONS
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

With all the family remittances, packages, travel and tourism, Cuba now depends more than ever on its northern neighbor.

Opinion
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

Latin America is wary of the USA's presence and agenda, but not those of other powers, like China and Russia, increasingly present in the region.

HOUSING
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

The destruction wrought by cyclones is compounded by the construction shortages left by a State that once promised decent housing for every Cuban family.

Economics
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

Entrepreneurs in the capital claim to have lost thousands of dollars, mainly due to the days the power was out.

CUBA-US RELATIONS
Jorge Enrique Rodríguez | La Habana

Havanans and the self employed express concern about Washington's measures in response to the 'acoustic attacks.'

Opinion
DDC | Madrid

Washington has assumed its obligation to protect its diplomats and citizens. Havana, by contrast, evades its obligations to all Cubans, for whom the closure of the US embassy is terrible news.

Opinion
DDC | Madrid | 1

Cuban intelligence and counterintelligence enjoyed international renown. What will be left of that reputation now?

HURRICANE IRMA
Gabriel López Riverón | Santa Clara

'We were told, in a meeting with all the directors and staff, that misfortunes are not to be talked about,' says an employer.

HURRICANE IRMA
Verónica Vega | La Habana

'Like after the Maleconazo, the response to popular discontent is a martial reminder of the danger that subversion entails.'

HURRICANE IRMA
Osmel Ramírez Álvarez | Holguín

With retail prices so high and out of proportion to wages and pensions, more than 70% of Cubans qualify as 'social cases'.

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.