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    Cuba, Remittances, and Scrooge McDuck

    Cuba, Remittances, and Scrooge McDuck / Ivan Garcia Posted on June 12, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 10 June 2015 — A week before her Miami relatives landed in Havana, Milena hired a crew to paint the interior and the facade of her home in the bucolic Casino Deportivo neighborhood. After two coats of paint and minor […] Continue reading

    Are Cuba’s Economic Reforms For Real?

    Are Cuba’s Economic Reforms For Real? Cuba has started making concessions to capitalism, but not out of necessity. Rob Montz | December 9, 2014 Over the summer, the proletariat paradise dispatched a fleet of state-trained doctors to West Africa to care for Ebola patients as part of its long-standing “global medical diplomacy” division. Regime officials […] Continue reading

    The Last Communist City, A visit to the dystopian Havana that tourists never see

    Cuba Brief: The Last Communist City, A visit to the dystopian Havana that tourists never see [02-06-2014 14:08:24] Cuba Transition Project (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Neill Blomkamp’s 2013 science-fiction film Elysium, starring Matt Damon and Jodie Foster, takes place in Los Angeles, circa 2154. The wealthy have moved into an orbiting luxury satellite—the Elysium of the title—while the […] Continue reading

    Cost-benefit, Right-freedom / Joisy García Martínez

    Cost-benefit, Right-freedom / Joisy García MartínezJoisy García Martínez, Translator: Unstated To Tweet from a cell phone in Cuba is disproportionately costly, almost impossible, and only comparable with the draining of the Cienaga de Zapata swamp, the eradication of prostitution, computer illiteracy or the forbidden game. To write 140 characters via a cell phone in Cuba, […] Continue reading

    Cuba’s repression takes on more racial tint under Raul Castro

    Posted on Saturday, 10.15.11RACIAL INEQUALITY Cuba's repression takes on more racial tint under Raul CastroBY JON B. PERDUETwitter@jonperdue Unlike the pervasive myth of universal literacy and quality healthcare that has gone unchecked and unchallenged for decades, Cuba's fabled championing of the Afro-Cuban community is one Cuban myth that has been shattered since Fidel Castro handed […] Continue reading

    The Liberation of Women: Another Failed Dream of Cuba’s Revolution

    The Liberation of Women: Another Failed Dream of Cuba's Revolution With a very short skirt and a cell phone attached to her hip, Yanisleidy leaves her house in a crowded Havana neighborhood. She's seventeen and has a visa to emigrate to Belgium. She looks around, checking for the cops, because she doesn't want to get […] Continue reading

    Underground Cuban Rappers Live on the Edge

    Underground Cuban Rappers Live on the EdgeBy Esteban IsraelReuters HAVANA It's almost midnight at a roadside bar on the outskirts of Havana and young Cubans gather to listen to hip hop. A man with dreadlocks steps up, microphone in hand, to the roar of approval from a crowd of 150 fans. "I'm not going to […] Continue reading

    Cuba’s Long Black Spring

    Cuba's Long Black SpringFive years after the Castro government cracked down on the independentpress,more than 20 journalists remain behind bars for the "crime" offree expression. The island nation has paid the price of internationalisolation.The journalists and their families have paid in human misery. March 18, 2008 In her kitchen overlooking Havana's crumbling skyline, Julia NúñezPacheco [...] Continue reading