Cuba: Causes and Consequences of July 11
In the midst of multiple crises, Cuba saw the most dramatic protests in 27 years.
Claudia CinattiJuly 25, 2021
The New Cuban Constitution Incorporates Private Property and Recognizes the Role of the “Market”
On December 22nd, Cuba's highest legislative body approved with amendments the new National Constitution that will replace the one adopted in 1976. It will become effective after being submitted to a ratification referendum on February 24.
Diego DalaiJanuary 1, 2019
The Dream of Socialism Did Not Die With Fidel Castro
The media is quick to paint the death of Fidel as the death of not only a cruel dictator, but also as the death of revolution. The youth and working class who are rising up all over the world show that this could not be further from the truth.
Tatiana CozzarelliNovember 28, 2016
Cuba: An Inexorable Spiral to Capitalism?
Is Cuba headed towards capitalist restoration? The changes in Cuba signal that the future of the Cuban revolution is at stake. Despite the fatalism of many, the final outcome is still an open question and yet to be decided. This will depend not only on what happens in Cuba, but also on international dynamics.
Claudia CinattiAugust 20, 2016
Imperialism’s advance in Cuba
With his historic visit to Havana on March 22, Obama met his objective of consolidating a new policy toward Cuba – one of “dialogue and cooperation.” In doing so, he has laid the foundation for the return of North American capital – after having been expelled from the island over half a century ago – as part of the gradual process of capitalist restoration propelled by Raúl Castro.
Diego DalaiApril 2, 2016
Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism II
Illustration by Natalia Rizzo (Ideas de Izquierda) Read previous article: Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism The “thaw” between the United States and Cuba has opened a new strategic setting and is already influencing all the orders of Cuban life. It is true that the laws of blockade like the Helms-Burton Act, are still in […]
Eduardo MolinaJuly 24, 2015
Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism
On May 29, President Obama took Cuba off the list of the "governments that sponsor terrorism." It is a new step, politically significant, in the process of re-establishment of relations, and soon, the establishment of embassies in both capitals could be agreed on.
Eduardo MolinaJuly 7, 2015
Cuba-US relations: Embassies, Flags and Big Business
Cuba and the US agreed on the formal restoration of full diplomatic relations and also announced the reopening of embassies in both countries at the end of the month.
Celeste MurilloJuly 2, 2015