Cuba

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As independent media blossoms in Cuba, journalists face a crackdown
‘Chilling’ new criminal law penalizing internationally funded journalism comes as repression in the country is on the rise

Ed Augustin in Havana

20, Jan, 2023 @10:15 AM

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For peace in Haiti, first win the war on hunger | Letters
Letters: The millions of Haitians facing food insecurity need our help, says Jean-Martin Bauer of the UN’s World Food Programme, while Selma James urges robust reporting on the crisis

17, Jan, 2023 @5:45 PM

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Biden’s ‘carrot and stick’ approach to deter migrants met with anger
Advocates attack president’s failure to uphold campaign pledges ahead of first visit to southern border since he took office

Edwin Rios

08, Jan, 2023 @8:00 AM

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Pablo Milanés obituary
Cuban singer, songwriter and guitarist who was one of the founders of the nueva trova musical movement

Robin Denselow

07, Dec, 2022 @5:47 PM

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Pablo Milanés, legendary Cuban singer-songwriter, dies aged 79
Internationally famous musician known for hits such as Yolanda, was a supporter of Cuban revolution

Sam Jones in Madrid and agencies

22, Nov, 2022 @4:15 PM

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Cuban missile crisis, 60 years on: new papers reveal how close the world came to nuclear disaster
In 1962, a Soviet submarine commander nearly ordered a nuclear launch, newly translated accounts show, with modern parallels over Ukraine all too clear

Julian Borger in Washington

27, Oct, 2022 @5:22 AM

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Cuba’s top ballerina takes reins amid crumbling theatres and talent exodus
Viengsay Valdés, 44, has the difficult task of renewing the Cuban National Ballet’s reputation as country finds itself mired in crisis

Ruaridh Nicoll in Havana

23, Oct, 2022 @11:00 AM

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US will give $2m to Cuba in emergency relief funding for Hurricane Ian victims
The money will be used in work with independent organizations like the Red Cross and not go through the Cuban government

Julian Borger in Washington

18, Oct, 2022 @11:13 PM

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Cuban missile crisis, 60 years on: what the Russians left behind
Villagers became enmeshed in a battle for nuclear dominance – with the showdown leading Cuba to become one of the most militarised states in the world

Ed Augustin in Santa Cruz de los Pinos

16, Oct, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Abyss: The Cuban Missile Crisis 1962 by Max Hastings review – the eve of destruction
The historian’s incisive account of the standoff between the US and Russia has chilling and timely lessons 60 years on

JS Tennant

16, Oct, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘There will be more failures’: frustration as Cuba’s infrastructure crumbles
Countrywide blackout after Hurricane Ian was the latest disaster straining Cuba’s already disintegrating infrastructure

Ruaridh Nicoll in Havana

05, Oct, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Cubans protest over power outages four days after Hurricane Ian
City residents block roads and confront authorities over lingering problems with electricity and internet

Ed Augustin in Havana

02, Oct, 2022 @9:52 AM

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