Saturday, July 24, 2021
President Barack Obama must decide on 14 September if he renews the embargo against Cuba. Amnesty international explains why he should lift the sanctions againts the island.
Huge crowd in Havana greets shorter than usual speech by Cuba's former president who appears in rude health.
Announcements that thousands of Cubans will need to look for work in the private sector as they are laid off from state employment has provoked many different reactions in Cuba.
Potential entrepreneurs queue for government gazette detailing the most significant economic changes on the island since the 1990s.
Cuba intends to cut 20% of all jobs and radically revise its economic model as fast as possible. There is already inequality, and soon that may be legal within the constitution.
As Haiti's population continues to battle the cholera epidemic, Cuban medics rally to help with trained personnel. Having established a presence in the country 12 years ago during Hurricane George they know the landsape they are operating in

Cuba: Reform or Death!

The author argues that the very survival of the Cuban revolution depends on urgent economic reforms
Recent easing of travel restrictions for US citizens going to Cuba have provoke different responses from both sides of the fence. Whilst Cuba reads it as an ongoing defeat of US policy, the US argues it is a tactic to promote democracy.
Fibre-optic cable laid from Venezuela brings the promise of speedy internet to one of the world's least connected countries.
The Campesino-to-Campesino agroecology movement of ANAP in Cuba:  Sustainable peasant agriculture, which first arose in Cuba in response to the economic crisis in the early 1990s, has been going from strength to strength.

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