Belly of the Beast Presents ‘The War on Cuba’

An up-close look at how US policies – and elections – impact the Cuban people

  • Oct 9, 2020
  • 12:15 PM

Group of Independent Journalists Create Online Platform ‘Belly of the Beast’ to Tell Cuba’s Untold Stories

“We seek to fill the void left by media coverage of Cuba by investigating the impact of U.S. policy towards the island and the money and interests driving that policy,” the founders told Latino Rebels.

  • Jun 17, 2020
  • 4:57 PM

Cuban Little League to Make History With First-Ever World Series Appearance

For the first time in history, Cuba will be represented in the Little League Baseball World Series in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. A new documentary by Havana-based media organization Belly of the Beast, titled ‘Little League Dreams,’ showcases the young players and their individual journeys.

  • Aug 15, 2023
  • 11:50 AM

Brownlisted: What I’ve Read, Seen and Heard This Week (OPINION)

The first of a weekly column by senior editor Hector Luis Alamo in which he gives an overview of the most interesting and important things he’s read, seen, or heard during the past week, providing his thoughts on them.

  • Nov 18, 2022
  • 1:47 PM

The War on Cuba (EPISODE 5)

Most media organizations portrayed the unprecedented protests that erupted across Cuba on July 11 as a cry for freedom against Communism. But Episode 5 of Belly of the Beast’s documentary series “The War on Cuba” shows that the reality was far more complex.

  • Nov 18, 2021
  • 4:46 PM

The War on Cuba (EPISODE 4)

The first episode of season two of Belly of the Beast’s “The War On Cuba” centers on the so-called “Havana Syndrome,” in which U.S. diplomatic personnel in the Cuban capital reported “sonic attacks” that caused health issues, and the “flames of hysteria” fanned by the U.S. media.

  • Nov 5, 2021
  • 1:34 PM

Puerto Rico Cannot Become Another Hawai’i (OPINION)

What do the people of Puerto Rico have to lose by abandoning their century-old resistance to American domination? Ask the Hawaiians.

  • Dec 11, 2020
  • 1:38 PM

The War on Cuba (EPISODE 3)

The final episode of this docuseries explores Cuba’s healthcare program and medical brigades.

  • Oct 30, 2020
  • 3:54 PM

‘The War on Cuba’ (EPISODE 2)

This episode explores the impact of the U.S.-imposed oil blockade on Cuba and the ways in which Cubans are finding alternatives to scarcities caused by U.S. sanctions.

  • Oct 19, 2020
  • 4:19 PM

‘American Dirt’ and Beyond Superficial Diversity and Inclusion

Even when entities present themselves as coming in peace, there’s always a caveat, or worse, a double-edged sword that we hastily and clumsily forged ourselves.

  • Jan 22, 2020
  • 7:12 PM

The Era of Cultural Accelerators

The time is now.

  • Dec 6, 2018
  • 4:01 PM

Racism and Southern Politics: A Song Stuck on Repeat

I see and hear that voice of hate, and yet I will happily participate in the democratic process.

  • Oct 24, 2018
  • 11:19 AM

If Tyranny Is Law, Revolution Is Order (Don Pedro Albizu Campos)

The left is whimpering, hobbled by civility, and thinking voting is the only way.

  • Oct 1, 2018
  • 10:13 AM

Rebel Diaz Releases Unapologetic Music for Puerto Rican Independence

“We see that Hurricane America is really the disaster that hit Puerto Rico.”

  • Sep 28, 2018
  • 9:24 AM

Latina Poeticians Rebel Through Music

Contemporary music has often boxed women —particularly Latinas— in the “saleable themes” structure: sex, beauty, love, parties and branded entertainment.

  • Mar 21, 2017
  • 10:06 AM

No Amnesty? #NoMames

Yesterday groups like the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR), Center for Immigration Studies, Eagle Forum, Heritage Action, Heritage Foundation, NumbersUSA, and ProEnglish (many of which are part of the vast neonativist and racially-tinged anti-anything-immigration network formed by John Tanton) decided to hold a #NoAmnesty Twitter party. We decided to crash the party, along with […]

  • Jun 22, 2013
  • 3:32 PM

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