Cuba

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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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The Guardian view on Cuba’s protests: people deserve better from their leaders – and the US
Editorial: Despair and frustration have exploded into unrest. Demonstrators should be heard, not exploited

Editorial

14, Jul, 2021 @6:00 PM

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Cuba protests: one man killed and more than 100 missing in historic unrest
A 36-year-old man died during clashes with police on the outskirts of Havana on Monday, says ministry

Tom Phillips and Ed Augustin in Havana

13, Jul, 2021 @4:56 PM

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Why have Cuba’s simmering tensions boiled over on to the streets?
Anti-government protests have rocked the communist-ruled island, supercharged by shortages, social media and sanctions

Ed Augustin in Havana

13, Jul, 2021 @3:43 PM

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Cuban president claims protests part of US plot to ‘fracture’ Communist party
Cuban officials blame the US for Sunday’s demonstrations as Biden calls on island’s leaders to hear citizens’ ‘clarion call for freedom’

Tom Phillips and Ed Augustin in Havana

12, Jul, 2021 @5:45 PM

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Bay of Pigs veteran among victims of Miami condo collapse as toll rises to 94
Juan Mora, 80, who died with his wife and son in the Surfside disaster, took part in the abortive 1961 invasion of Cuba

Ed Pilkington in New York

12, Jul, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Tropical Storm Elsa makes landfall in Cuba after 180,000 evacuated
Florida governor declares state of emergency in 15 counties, including site of collapsed condo

Edward Helmore and agencies

05, Jul, 2021 @7:01 PM

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Experience: I was an imam at Guantánamo Bay
The official military line was that torture did not happen. As an insider, I knew this was a lie

James Yee

04, Jun, 2021 @9:00 AM

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