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Raúl Castro

José Martí’s Portrait

Honor to the One Who Deserves It

Throughout the history, numerous Cuban personalities have been asked what they thought of José Martí, what he was like. Enrique Collazo, Gonzalo …

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 …

Portraits painted by Juan Abreu. Courtesy of the artist, martinoticias.com

The Portrait of Nelson

26-year-old Nelson Rodríguez Leiva was executed in the La Cabaña fortress in 1971. The same fate awaited his soulmate friend, Angelito de …

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 …

Poster announcing Viridiana in Cuban cinemas

Buñuel’s Banned Film

Back in the early 1960s, Cubans were given an opportunity (perhaps by mistake) to watch the latest films directed by Luis Buñuel …

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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 …

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, …