Cuba: Freedom for Frank García Hernández and Other Detainees
On Sunday, Cuban communist Frank García Hernández was arrested at a protest in Havanna. The government of Miguel Díaz-Canel is attacking critical communists whose aim is to defend the gains of the Cuban Revolution.
Left VoiceJuly 12, 2021
Cuba’s Homegrown Covid-19 Vaccines Put Human Needs Before Profits
More good news from Cuba about Covid-19 vaccines, which means that help is on the way for the world’s most impoverished people who are being left to suffer and die by imperialism.
Scott CooperJuly 7, 2021
A Cuban Covid Vaccine Could Help Save the World’s Most Vulnerable
Cuba’s remarkably successful state-owned biotech sector is on the cusp of completing development of a novel vaccine for Covid-19 that it will use to immunize its own population. But its plans to produce nearly 10 times what’s needed for that, and Cuba’s long history of medical internationalism, is a promising sign for those whom capitalist vaccination programs are leaving behind.
Scott CooperMarch 1, 2021
Trump Adds Cuba to List of Countries “Sponsoring Terrorism”
The Trump administration put Cuba on the list of state sponsors of terrorism on Monday. This maneuver to punish Cuba comes amid the Far Right attack on the U.S. Capitol and is an attempt for Trump to score points with the Republicans’ social and electoral base.
Diego DalaiJanuary 14, 2021
62 Years after the Revolution: What Are the Perspectives for Cuba?
January 1 was the 62nd anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. The government of Cuban president Miguel Díaz-Canel is celebrating with austerity and economic opening. This is opening lots of debates about perspectives.
Diego DalaiJanuary 9, 2021
Trump Increases Pressure on Cuba
The State Department has once again labelled Cuba a "non cooperative" state. Although this is clearly a cynical political ploy by Trump to bolster his ratings going into the 2020 elections, it could nonetheless have dire consequences for the working people of Cuba who are already suffering under a decades-long embargo.
Diego DalaiMay 22, 2020
Bernie Sanders, Cuba and a Chance for Socialists
Bernie Sanders’ measured comments about Cuba have sent the liberal and not-so-liberal media into an anti-communist tailspin. What their comments reveal is not a fear of authoritarianism but the threat that socialism poses to capitalist interests.
Jimena VergaraFebruary 28, 2020
Castro, the Cuban Revolution, and the Permanent Revolution
The Cuban Revolution impacted 20th Century politics, and pushed the formation of alternative left policies that were critical of Soviet hegemony as well as updating the debate on Trotsky’s Permanent Revolution.
Facundo AguirreFebruary 27, 2020