This Is Not the 'End of an Era' in Cuba

Cuba’s new president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, boasts relative youth and Castro-free genes. But the myth that his election will yield significant change on the island is flat-out wrong.

Senate Passes Resolution Honoring Late Cuban Dissident Oswaldo Payá

U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), and Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) applauded the passage of a bipartisan resolution honoring the legacy of  Cuban dissident Oswaldo Payá on the sixth anniversary of his death, and calling for an impartial investigation into the circumstances surrounding it.


Marquito Affair.  The political trial in March 1964 of Marco Armando Rodríguez (“Marquito”) whom the Directorio Revolucionario had discovered to have revealed their leaders’ hideout to the police in 1957 leading to the assassination of several students. 

Cuba Insight: "Cuba's Fake Tweets"

Members of the Cuban Democratic Directorate (CDD), a human rights and political activism group based in Miami, have uncovered evidence of fraudulent twitter accounts that have been feverishly campaigning in support of the Cuban government and the recently held parliamentary and provincial elections. 

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By February 26, 1898, the biggest circulation duel between the New York powerful newspaper publishers, Joseph Pulitzer (The World) and William Randolph Hearst (The Journal) was in full swing.  

JUST IN: State Department issues Cuba Travel Advisory- Level 3: Reconsider travel to Cuba due to health attacks directed at U.S. Embassy Havana employees.

Reconsider travel to Cuba due to health attacks directed at U.S. Embassy Havana employees.

Over the past several months, numerous U.S. Embassy Havana employees appear to have been targeted in specific attacks. Many of these employees have suffered injuries as a consequence of these attacks. Affected individuals have exhibited a range of physical symptoms including ear complaints and hearing loss, dizziness, headaches, fatigue, cognitive issues, visual problems, and difficulty sleeping.