The dire conditions that brought waves of Cubans to the US in the 1980s and 1990s are again escalating on the communist island, provoked by Trump-era sanctions and the COVID-19 pandemic.
Some Cuban entrepreneurs are so openly anti-communist that they sound like, well, capitalists.
Cuba will not legalize same-sex marriage, as gay activists hoped. But its new constitution adds greater protections for LGBTQ people and for women, and gives Cubans the right to own private property.
Cuba has a new president — and for the first time in six decades his last name is not Castro. Who is Miguel Díaz-Canel, the man who inherits a Cuba born of Fidel’s 1959 revolution?
As president, Donald Trump has taken a harsh stance toward Cuba. But his real estate company has tried twice to open Trump properties on the Communist island, allegedly even skirting the law to do so.
Miguel Díaz-Canel, a 57-year-old engineer and Communist Party loyalist, is expected to succeed Raúl Castro as president of Cuba. Will change bring prosperity or instability to the Cuban people?
The president restored restrictions on Americans’ travel to Cuba and prohibited transactions with its military. Here’s why, and what’s to come.
Fidel Castro was no fan of his brother’s plans to normalize relations with the US or open the economy. Does his death suggest those plans might accelerate?
Critics point to low income and food shortages, but when judging the Cuban leader it’s important to look at the whole story.