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A majority of Cubans voted in favour of a new families code that allows same-sex couples to marry and adopt children. Ian Ellis-Jones reports.

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Don Fitz explores the intertwined reasons behind why life expectancy in the United States dropped almost three years between 2019–21, while, in Cuba, it rose by 0.2 years.

Baby Cuban crocodile

Cuban scientists are racing to save the critically endangered Cuban crocodile — the world’s rarest, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Craft shop in Cuba

To increase the supply of goods, especially food, Cuba is allowing more foreign investment in local wholesale and retail trade for the first time since 1959, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Matanzas fire Cuba

Extensive efforts are underway in Cuba to control a major fire that broke out at an oil storage facility in the city of Matanzas, reports Tanupriya Singh.

Matanzas

The intensification of the US blockade of Cuba, combined with the downturn in tourism as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, has caused big shortages of food, medicine, fuel and electricity, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Zhou En Lai and Che Guevara

Cuba and China have recently agreed to expand and strengthen relations, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Women in Cuba

One of the gains of Cuba's revolutionary process has been the high level of participation of women in political and public life, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

WOmen and child in Cienfuegos, Cuba

Cuba is one step closer to legalising same-sex marriage, strengthening women’s sexual and reproductive rights and guaranteeing the equitable distribution of domestic and care work in its draft new family code, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

Rosa Miriam Elizalde reports on the heroic actions of those who went out to save others after the Hotel Saratoga tragedy in Havana, Cuba.

Cuban president Miguel Diaz-Canel

Cuba is walking a diplomatic tightrope when it comes to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.

Cuban health workers

Ian Ellis Jones reviews Don Fitz's recent book about Cuba's revolutionary heath care system.

Solar PV project in Cuba

Cuba has been revitalising its energy sector for the past 25 years, reports Ian Ellis-Jones. The result has been a rise in efficiency and a significant reduction in emissions.

Cuba will host a peace conference calling for the removal of United States military bases from foreign countries and for an end to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) and the global arms race. Ian Ellis-Jones reports.

Cuba COVID-19 vaccine

Cuba was the first country in the world to begin the mass vaccination of children as young as two years old against COVID-19, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.

It all seems very outdated, but when it comes to Cuba, Binoy Kampmark argues United States President Joe Biden is keen to ensure that old, and lingering, mistakes retain their flavour.

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