US-Cuba relations

Cubans More Excited About School Reopening Than Regime Change

“If you build it, they will come,” said Kevin Costner in the Field of Dreams. In Cuba, they didn’t come. Dissidents on the island, with their U.S. backers, had been working feverishly for months to turn the unprecedented July 11…

Why Is the U.S. Fueling the November 15 Cuba Protests?

On September 20, letters began to arrive at eight Cuban municipal or provincial government headquarters announcing the holding of “peaceful” marches on November 15 by a group called Archipiélago. The motivation for these marches was a call for change. The…

How U.S. Interference in Cuba Creates a False Picture of Its Society

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) appears to be obsessed with Cuba. Every few days he takes to social media or makes remarks to the press about his desire to overthrow the Cuban Revolution. In recent months, Rubio has played a…

Let Cuba Live—The Movement Standing Up to Biden’s Maximum Pressure Campaign

On July 22, U.S. President Joe Biden and his Vice President Kamala Harris released a “fact sheet” on U.S. “measures” against Cuba. The release from the White House said that Cuba was a “top priority for the Biden-Harris administration.” On…

If You Grew Up With the U.S. Blockade as a Cuban, You Might Understand the Recent Protests Differently

During the early morning of July 17, Johana Tablada joined tens of thousands of Cubans as they gathered along the Malecón boulevard in Havana to stand with the Cuban Revolution. “We are human beings who live, work, suffer, and struggle…

Carlos Lazo: The Cuban American Leading the Charge to Transform U.S.-Cuba Policy

Carlos Lazo and a small band of Cuban Americans are on a 1,300-mile pilgrimage from Miami to Washington, D.C., to end the U.S. blockade of Cuba. Despite the blistering summer heat and occasional death threats (including a trucker who tried…

The US embargo against Cuba. Interview with Cuban Ambassador to the Czech Republic

For more than 60 years, a US economic embargo has hit Cuba and several UN resolutions have not been enough to put an end to these sanctions. The issue is also very topical because thanks to the numerous solidarity missions…

Cuba, USA may advance in areas of common interest, said Obama

Havana, Mar 21 (Prensa Latina) US President Barack Obama stated here today that despite the differences between his country and Cuba both nations can progress in areas of common interest. After a meeting of more than two hours with his…

Removal of Cuba from List of Sponsors of Terrorism Makes News in USA

Washington, May 30 (Prensa Latina) The removal of Cuba from a U.S. list of nations that sponsor terrorism was among the most significant news in the United States this week. Spokesman for the State Department, Jeff Rathke, said that the…

OPINION: Sabotaging U.S.-Cuba Détente in the Kennedy Era

By Robert F. Kennedy Jr for IPS This is the third of three articles written by Robert F. Kennedy – son of late U.S. Attorney General Robert F. Kennedy and nephew of President John F. Kennedy – which address relations…

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