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Seven years without Fidel

In past, people used to wonder how the island of Cuba would be able to navigate without its captain Fidel Castro. Now …

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Elections. What for?

Havana, Sunday, April 19, 2015. That was the day when lawyer Hildebrando Chaviano and activist of the Independent and Democratic Cuba movement …

by CubaRaw

Havana-Santiago by Train

The railway track from Havana to Santiago is the main transport line stretching all along the largest of the Caribbean islands, Cuba. …

Activist Licet Santos

Pardon or Parole?

Raul Castro is not going to make any substantial changes in the policies used by the government to maintain order in Cuba, …

by CubaRaw

Cubans and Americans

According to the government propaganda, Cuban people happily received the news about restoration of relations with the United States. The official TV …

by María Villares

The Bards of Havana

They can be thought of as bards of the present era. Despite living in the 21st century, they represent the old-time, propped-up …

by CubaRaw

Besieged (Not Only by Water)

The young man implored me not to disclose his name. He is scared. He believes that the Political Police has almost godlike …

Freedom in Their Hands

The recent release of reporter Juliet Michelena doesn’t imply any significant change in the repressive environment. The one-party regime may have slightly …

by CubaRaw

Living on Luck

Everyday from morning to night, the whole Cuba impatiently waits for a piece of news – a particular one: three numbers, the …

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Silvio Rodriguez, The Dissident

My first and last encounter with Silvio Rodriguez, a great music artist and master of poetic forms, who, thanks God, belongs to …

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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 …