Jueves, 25 de Mayo de 2017
08:14 CEST.

DDC In English

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.

Opinion
DDC | Madrid

Fidel and Raúl Castro and Vilma Espín are three of the figures most responsible for repression against homosexuals in Cuba. Mariela Castro Espín is currently in charge of covering up her elders' crimes.

Repression
Waldo Fernández Cuenca | La Habana

For the Castroist elite it has always been key to monitor and mold the thinking of university students – especially those studying Law and Journalism.

Venezuela
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

Suppressing political plurality, debate and autonomy, including those of their allies: the dream of a Stalinist constitution.

Health
Gerónimo García | La Habana

This time, the health authorities are distributing brochures to 'raise awareness' amongst potential donors.

Venezuela
Juan Antonio Blanco | Miami | 1

After the scandal for drug trafficking in 1989, the Castros transferred these operations to Venezuela. Venezuela is now attempting the same relocation maneuver.

Opinion
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

A group of Cuban academics and former officials have circulated a document protesting the LASA's stance against the wave of repression and political crisis in Venezuela. 

Venezuela
Fabio Rafael Fiallo | Ginebra

In the political failure of 'castrochavismo' a key role has been played by brave Venezuelans who prefer to risk their lives demanding democracy than to die slowly of hunger, repression and insecurity.

Housing
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

The collapse at Amistad and San Miguel is a manifestation of a policy that has failed in every way.

Economics
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

Raúl Castro would have to come up with 3,7 billion dollars just to buy the oil no longer sent by Venezuela and import food.

Opinion
Pedro Campos | La Habana

Madrid jockeys to access the Castro clan's 'business portfolio.' In their eagerness they overlook the fact that their investments could serve to prop up one of the most undemocratic and corrupt governments in the history of the Americas. 

Music
Manuel Guerra Pérez | La Habana

You hear it on buses, in coffee shops, schools... anywhere there is a device that can play it – despite the government's disapproval.

Economics
Roberto Álvarez Quiñones | Los Ángeles

The regime inflates revenues received from its export of doctors and health personnel. The reality is that the country will depend more and more on the flow of foreign currency from the 'Empire.'

Opinion
Armando Chaguaceda | Ciudad de México

'I find strange and unfortunate the decision by a group of prominent activists and academics of the Cuban racial cause to exclude their counterparts from a forum in the US.'

Politics
Dimas Castellanos | La Habana

Baseball, Castroism, and a unified Cuban team: an analysis.

Politics
Yusimí Rodríguez López | La Habana | 1

For his anti-Government activism José Díaz Silva has received four jail sentences adding up to 16 years. He is the leader of various internal dissidence organizations, and frequently ends up in jail.

Venezuela
Orlando Freire Santana | La Habana

The official press is asking what Venezuela has done to deserve this war to the death.

Opinion
Pedro Campos | La Habana

To mask the bankruptcy of its monopolistic state capitalism, implanted in the name of socialism, the regime stoops to more cynicism.