Saturday, March 23, 2019
The absence of more open social policies and real citizen participation are some of the concerns being debated in the run-up to the Sixth Congress of the ruling Cuban Communist Party (PCC) in April.
Cuba and Venezuela must support Arab revolutions. Many on the left in Latin America have been horrified by the reluctance of Cuba and Venezuela to welcome the Arab revolutionary movements.
As events in North Africa a UN official encourages Cuba to consider democratic reforms and the problem of structural racial discrimintation on the island.
Wikileaks disclose the United States' ongoing cold war rhetoric when it comes to the Cuban question and their continued efforts to isolate this small Caribbean nation. However the tide is turning and increasingly countries refuse to follow the US lead.
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.
Fibre-optic cable laid from Venezuela brings the promise of speedy internet to one of the world's least connected countries.
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.
The author argues that the very survival of the Cuban revolution depends on urgent economic reforms
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 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.

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