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The Story of Roberto Bahamonde

One morning at the beginning of March 1989, the engineer Roberto Bahamonde woke up very early. While he was having breakfast with …

Silverio Portal by Mario Hechevarría

Racism Among Us

Despite the fact that revolutionary slogans keep repeating that the fight against discrimination based on skin colour has been won, the reality …

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Dengue: A State Secret

In our country, the dengue had been wiped out by 1940, in spite of the fact that Cuba was surrounded by countries …

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Fear, Lies, and Videotapes

The period of fear in Cuba seems to be over. Or is it just an impression? The “culture of fear”, as Oswaldo …

Ever more united

Cuban dissidents are often seen as a marginalized minority, isolated from the rest of Cuban citizens, who prefer to keep their distance …

Fidel and Raul, My Brothers

JUANITA, THE “REBEL” SISTER In the context of Fidel Castro’s life, it’s been quite common to keep quiet about women. The anonymity …

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Under constant threat

Antunez, a well-known Cuban activist, was imprisoned for 17 years from 1990 to 2007. His offense? Screaming out during a demonstration in …