Ian Ellis-Jones

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.

Baby Cuban crocodile

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

Colombia’s new government, led by President Gustavo Petro, has vowed to tackle violence and illegal mining, enact drug reforms and normalise relations with Cuba and Venezuela. Ian Ellis-Jones reports.

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

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.

By any objective measure, the ninth Summit of the Americas, hosted by the United States in Los Angeles from June 6–10, was a failure, writes 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.

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 stands out as a world leader in natural disaster preparedness and recovery with its people-centred approach. Australia could learn a thing or two, argues Ian Ellis-Jones.

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.

Paula Sanchez, Juana Maldonaldo, Ian Ellis-Jones and Ben Radford discuss the rise of struggle in Latin America.

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