Hopes are increasingly being dashed that reforms in Cuba following the end of the Castro dynasty would lead to more freedoms and respect for human rights.
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News about the struggle for democracy in Cuba. Cuba is not a functioning democracy. There is a one-party system, in which the party controls all government and most civil institutions. There is a full ban on all political opposition or protest. Also see our articles on the Castro brothers and democracy in the Caribbean.
America hit Venezuela with a new round of sanctions Tuesday targeting the crisis-battered country’s ties with Cuba which supports Nicolas Maduro in Caracas.
On how to save venezuela, Andres Velasco has argued that “the international community [must] provide support in at least three key areas.
Some 14 Cuban non-governmental organizations have declared a new “iron curtain of information” is descending in Cuba as government censors increase.
A special report in the Associated Press has argued for a Cuban taught Venezuelan repression, coining the term “Cubazuela”
A blustering bureaucrat fills a form out with your personal details and hands you a badge declaring you an inspector qualified to police Communist-run.
Cuban government held a Constitutional referendum that included reforms like recognition of private property and presumption of innocence in Cuban courts.
Cellphone internet access bringing changes fast to Cuba as residents used social media to assess damage and organize solidarity to help those in need.
For the first time since the 1959 Revolution, Cuban voters on Sunday may express significant dissent, when they go to the polls to ratify new constitution.
Cuban President Miguel replaced his transport and finance ministers this week in his first Cabinet reshuffle since forming his own government in July.