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Why the hell haven’t we ended the Cuba Embargo?

Cuban people are suffering under pointless, ineffective U.S. sanctions. It’s well past time to end this six-decade-old Cold War battle. Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty 14…

Obituary: José Luis Cortés – Cuban Bandleader (90)

His music, Timba, was ‘fast, loud, and characterized by its multiple overlapping rhythms and deep booming bass lines’ Photo: José Luis Cortés leading the band NG La Banda…

Op-Ed: JFK’s economic embargo is still making Cubans go hungry

Sixty years on, the country fighting to ‘save’ Ukraine is still punishing Castro on a daily basis Photo: Cuban Flag 23 March 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper…

Clipper Music: Harold López-Nussa

Cuban jazz pianist Harold López-Nussa performs live at WGBH’s Fraser performance studio in Boston with his brother, Ruy López-Nussa 19 February 2022 | James Porteous | Clipper Music…

Watch: The sights, sounds and music of Santiago de Cuba

21 December 2021 | James Porteous | Clipper Media Yes, dear friends, as you will see here, Cuba is an actual country with actual happy people who live…

Is the US organizing a ‘spontaneous,’ colour revolution in Cuba on 15 November 2021?

“The U.S. shares the vision of the Cuban people: democracy, prosperity, and human rights…” 01 November 2021 | Alan Macleod | Mint Press News HAVANA — The United States…

Mexican President asserts his country’s right to send fuel to Cuba

Photo: Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador delivers a speech. REUTERS/Edgard Garrido President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has criticized the U.S. embargo against Cuba, calling it ‘inhumane.’ 27 July…

Is U.S. State Department still waiting for Cuba’s ‘Stockholm Syndrome’ moment?

Photo: Cuban Americans demonstrate outside the White House in support of demonstrations taking place in Cuba on July 12, 2021 in Washington, DC.Win McNamee | Getty Images “We…

Cuba’s ‘tobacco factory readers’ are a unique part of Cuba’s culture

Photo: Odalys de la Caridad Lara Reyes entertains employees by reading to them as they work making cigars at the La Corona Tobacco factory in Havana.(Ismael Francisco /…

US votes against UNGA resolution to end economic embargo on Cuba for 29th time

Photo: A 2015 photo shows the US embassy in Havana. Photograph: Yamil Lage/AFP/Getty Images 23 June 2021 | Michelle Nichols | Reuters NEW YORK, June 23 (Reuters) – U.S….

The Bay of Pigs – 17 Apr 1961

Sixty years after the Bay of Pigs invasion – the failed attempt to overthrow Fidel Castro’s regime in Cuba – the island continues to celebrate its victory while…

Fidel Castro Speech Database

This database includes speeches, interviews, etc., by Fidel Castro from 1959 to 1996. All texts are in English. 31 March 2019 | Latin American Information Center | Castro…

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