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.
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.
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