Tag: Cuba

Socialism consistently doesn’t work. Nearly 9 out of 10 people in this country live in poverty

Socialism consistently doesn’t work. Nearly 9 out of 10 people in this country live in poverty

The results of the socialist order established in Cuba decades ago are increasingly taking their toll on its residents. Currently almost 90 percent citizens live in severe poverty. The report published on Tuesday by the independent Cuban Observatory for Human Rights (OCDH) shows that 88 percent of Cuban citizens live in extreme poverty. The island […]

USA, “Cuba’s agent for decades”. The scandal involves a former ambassador

USA, “Cuba’s agent for decades”. The scandal involves a former ambassador

A former ambassador, Manuel Rocha, was arrested in the United States on charges of having been a “clandestine agent” for Cuba for decades. According to what was announced by the US Department of Justice, the 73-year-old diplomat was discovered during a secret operation for more than a year, with an FBI agent posing as a […]

Former US ambassador to Bolivia captured in Miami for alleged espionage

Former US ambassador to Bolivia captured in Miami for alleged espionage

Rocha developed his diplomatic career over a quarter of a century and served under administrations both Democrats and Republicans, especially in Latin America during the Cold War, a period marked by sometimes harsh US policies and military actions. His diplomatic positions included a stint in the Interests Department USA in Cuba, at a time when […]

One person dies and several people are trapped when a building collapses in Havana

One person dies and several people are trapped when a building collapses in Havana

Rescue efforts continued this morning despite heavy rainfall, as EFE was able to verify on site. According to the first reconstructions of the events, a small initial collapse was followed by another It also left members of the rescue teams trapped. The collapse, which occurred around 11:00 pm local time (03:00 GMT Wednesday), hit a […]

Cuba denounces a “terrorist attack” on its embassy in Washington

Cuba denounces a “terrorist attack” on its embassy in Washington

“Today evening, September 24, the Cuban Embassy in the United States was the target of a terrorist attack by an individual who two Molotov cocktails. There were no injuries among staff. The details are being specified,” wrote the Cuban Foreign Minister, Bruno Rodriguez, in social networks. Rodríguez and the Cuban president, Miguel Diaz-Canel, They returned […]

‘Patria y Vida’: from the veto in Cuba to the nomination for the Latin Grammy

‘Patria y Vida’: from the veto in Cuba to the nomination for the Latin Grammy

“At a time when art and social justice intertwine their voices, Homeland and life: the power of music resonates strongly and receives its well-deserved nomination in prizes They will be delivered for the first time in Seville (Spain) in November. next, the PR firm said Tuesday. Directed by Spanish singer, songwriter and actress Beatriz Luengo. […]

Cuba hits Russia. Eliminates illegal practices related to the war in Ukraine

Cuba hits Russia. Eliminates illegal practices related to the war in Ukraine

Cuba has uncovered a human trafficking ring forcing its citizens to fight for Russia in the Ukraine war. The Cuban foreign ministry said so, adding that the government was “neutralizing and liquidating” the organization. In a statement quoted by Reuters, the Cuban foreign ministry did not reveal many details. It was only reported that the […]

Idalia is about to become a hurricane as it approaches Cuba

Idalia is about to become a hurricane as it approaches Cuba

A tropical storm becomes a hurricane when maximum sustained winds reach 119 km/h. He National Hurricane Center (NHC, the abbreviation in English) of the US indicated in its bulletin at 8 p.m. local time (Tuesday 00:00 GMT) that Idalia is about 30 kilometers southwest of the western tip of Cuba and 70 miles (110 kilometers) […]

US nuclear submarine in Cuba. The movement that plunges everyone into the crisis

US nuclear submarine in Cuba. The movement that plunges everyone into the crisis

Cuba denounces the entry of a US nuclear-powered submarine into Guantánamo Bay, stressing that this constitutes “a provocation on the part of the United States, with unknown political and strategic motivations.” The Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced in a statement that the submarine entered the bay on July 5 and remained until July 8 […]

Cuban writer and journalist Carlos Alberto Montaner has died

Cuban writer and journalist Carlos Alberto Montaner has died

The death occurred this Thursday of “a gentle way“. On his behalf, his wife Linda, his children Gina and Carlos and his granddaughters Paola, Gabriela and Claudia thank the Spanish public health professionals, the Right to Die with Dignity Association and all family members and friends who have shown so much affection in the last […]

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