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Trump and Cuba Today

Hopes that the new Republican administration might exert any major effort to overthrow the Cuban dictatorship are scarce. The only reasonable thing …

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Burglars in uniforms

The tropical totalitarianism has one speciality that has recently gained strength and clearly will recur. I am referring to criminals who enter …

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Granma and One-Party System

The leadership of the Communist Party of Cuba have once again declared against other political organizations that have nothing to do with …

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Money for a Virtual War

Raudel Luna Morffi is a Cuban plumber who works in the tourist center Jardines del Rey in the Ciego de Ávila province, …

Cuba Raw

Obama and the Trip to Havana

The news about the eventual visit of the North American leader to Cuba before the end of the first quarter of 2016 …

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, …

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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 …