Protesters gathered in Sydney to demand the United States government end its 60-year-old illegal blockade of Cuba, in the lead up to another United Nations vote on the issue. Jim McIlroy reports.
Cuba’s tourism industry has been picking up after the COVID-19 pandemic brought it to a halt, but the United States' latest aggressive action seriously threatens its viability, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Cuba's world-leading disaster management system sprang into action when Hurricane Ian struck the country’s western province of Pinar del Río, on September 27, report Vijay Prashad and Manolo De Los Santos.
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.
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.
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.
Cuba and China have recently agreed to expand and strengthen relations, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
ING Group, the Dutch multinational banking institution, has bowed to pressure from the United States and is blocking donations to support Cuba's vaccine solidarity, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
The Cuban government has accused the United States of being behind protests planned to take place in the country on November 15, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Ian Ellis-Jones writes that the United States' ban on remittances to Cuba has had a detrimental impact on the standard of living of Cuban families, compounding the impact of the decades-long economic blockade.
Ross Davidson presents two new free publications that provide some essential background to the Cuban Revolution and Washington’s implacable hostility to it.
The tourist industry in Cuba has been hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic and the United States’ economic, financial and commercial blockade, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
United States president Joe Biden has imposed further sanctions on Cuba — targetting two leaders of the Cuban national police as well as the organisation as a whole, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
The Cuban government gave the green light, on August 6, for the creation of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs), reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
For six decades now, the United States has unsuccessfully sought to achieve regime change in Cuba, writes Ian Ellis-Jones.
In the face of a deep economic and political crisis, Venezuela’s government has turned right on policy while repressing the left. Antonio González Plessmann speaks to Green Left about the situation.