Cuba

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Baracoa review – innocently poetic journey through Cuban childhoods
This part fiction, part documentary film captures the spontaneity of young friends Leonel and Antuàn

Phuong Le

04, Oct, 2021 @2:00 PM

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Cuba review: American history of island neighbor is telling and timely
As Ada Ferrer writes, ‘Cuba – its sugar, its slavery, its slave trade – is part of the history of American capitalism’

Carrie Gibson

04, Sep, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Cuba’s health system buckles under strain of overwhelming Covid surge
A lack of medical supplies is crippling the Covid response, amid an economic crisis sparked by the pandemic and US sanctions

Ed Augustin and Daniel Montero in Havana

22, Aug, 2021 @9:15 AM

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‘New wave of volatility’: Covid stirs up grievances in Latin America
A new series on Covid’s global political impact starts by looking at how the pandemic has fuelled turbulence in Latin America and the Caribbean

Tom Phillips in Fortaleza, Ed Augustin in Havana and Dan Collyns in Lima

06, Aug, 2021 @12:51 PM

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If the US really cared about freedom in Cuba, it would end its punishing sanctions | Helen Yaffe
Critics dismiss Cuba as a failed state, but don’t accept how badly it’s hamstrung by the US blockade, says the University of Glasgow’s Helen Yaffe

Helen Yaffe

04, Aug, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Why the internet in Cuba has become a US political hot potato
After Havana shut down online access for 72 hours, the battle is on to keep the country connected

Ed Augustin and Daniel Montero in Havana

03, Aug, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Middle East problems stem from western and US interference | Letters
Letters: Readers critique the west’s actions in the region in response to an editorial on Arab democracies

Letters

01, Aug, 2021 @4:25 PM

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Five Cuban generals dead in recent days – is the Covid spike to blame?
Observers fear pandemic could be responsible for mysterious deaths, adding intrigue to freedom protests taking place in Cuba and US

Richard Luscombe in Miami

28, Jul, 2021 @7:25 PM

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Cuban leftists begin to turn their fire on the ‘harmful practices of the state’
Leading radicals are raising their voices against the demand for uncritical backing for the government

Ruaridh Nicoll

25, Jul, 2021 @8:15 AM

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A death and desperation in sanctions-hit Cuba | Letters
Letter: Medicines are exempt from embargo but my husband died after DHL returned my package, says Kathryn Riley

Letters

18, Jul, 2021 @4:47 PM

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‘I’m surprised it took so long’: Cubans find anger in their souls
Thousands took to the streets last week in unprecedented protests. Our writer meets some of those trying to force change

Ruaridh Nicoll in Havana

18, Jul, 2021 @9:00 AM

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From Cuba to Palestine, when revolutionaries end up as dictators, the people pay the price
The rise of authoritarian regimes of the left means progressives need to re-learn lessons about freedom

Simon Tisdall

18, Jul, 2021 @6:15 AM

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