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Cuba's Capitol building

Obama opened a door between Cuba and the US. Why is Biden closing it again?

News from Cuba | Wednesday, 27 March 2024

n 6 April 1960, the US diplomat Lester D Mallory wrote a memo advocating an embargo “denying money and supplies to Cuba, to decrease monetary and real wages, to bring about hunger, desperation and overthrow of government”. Sixty-four years later and the policy that Cubans call el bloqueo (the blockade) is still in ... read more

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How can socialist films reach audiences?

Campaign News | Tuesday, 12 March 2024

Tania Delgado was, until last year, vice president of ICAIC, the Cuban film Institute, and she is justifiably proud of its history. Founded on March 24 1959, in the immediate aftermath of the revolution, it was the first cultural organisation created in the new state, demonstrating the high esteem in ... read more

U.S. intelligence operation against Cuban finances revealed.

News from Cuba | Thursday, 7 March 2024

The U.S. intelligence community is carrying out a strategy to distort Cuban finances, as part of the U.S. economic war against the Caribbean nation. Recently leaked information shows a series of maneuvers carried out to induce inflation within the Cuban market. The strategy is divided into four stages: shortages, induced inflation, ... read more

Faced with the tightening of the blockade, Cuba expands its cooperation with the World Food Programme

News from Cuba | Thursday, 7 March 2024

Cuba has maintained a long-standing relationship with the World Food Programme (WFP), from which it has received support and response in situations of natural disasters and other emergencies that have impacted the country. This relationship began in 1963, with an emergency operation that provided assistance to the people most affected by ... read more