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Fidel and Raúl Castro. Photo: Tania Díaz Castro

The man who has always ruled

As he has always ruled with his brother, Raúl Castro did not need to wait for power. Instead, he preferred to walk …

Buses in Cuba. Photo: Iris Mariño

Changes in Transport

Over the last few days, the inhabitants of Havana have seen a higher number of buses circulating through the city. This has …

Havana in Ruins. Photo: PIN

Changes in Cuba’s Economy

Time and again it has been shown that the chances for continuation of socialism in Cuba are in inverse proportion to the …

Logo: Association of Former Draftees of UMAP

Past Stories, Present Realities

A sixteen-year-old Cuban boy who has just started discovering the world cannot believe that back in 1965 it was impossible to freely …

Bety, la loca. Photo: Frank Correa

Experts Gone Mad

The increase in the number of Cubans suffering from insanity is a consequence of a crisis faced by the affected, which may …

Book Cover, Cuba: The Pursuit of Freedom by Hugh Thomas

Our Essential Books

Among the books on Cuba which I consider absolutely essential is the monograph entitled Cuba: The Pursuit of Freedom written by Hugh …