A New Website Is Tracking Cases of People Who Have Gone Missing in Cuba Since July 11

According to the new Cuba Missing project, organizers said that they have registered 704 cases.

  • Jul 28, 2021
  • 1:46 PM

Cuba Denounces Presence of U.S. Nuclear Submarine at Guantanamo Bay

On Tuesday the Cuban government issued a statement denouncing the recent presence of a nuclear submarine at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

  • Jul 12, 2023
  • 12:16 PM

Protests and Crackdown in Cuba After Hurricane Ian (OPINION)

In the wake of Hurricane Ian last week, a series of protests have broken out in the country beginning on Thursday. Fragmented demonstrations were held in traditionally poor and marginalized neighborhoods, where lack of electricity affected the supply of water, gas, and, above all, the conservation of food.

  • Oct 4, 2022
  • 6:06 PM

Cuban Doctor Shot to Death at Mexico Hospital

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A Cuban doctor has been shot to death at a hospital in a rough neighborhood on the outskirts of Mexico City, prosecutors in the State of Mexico confirmed late Monday.

  • Aug 16, 2022
  • 3:28 PM

Anniversary of Cuba Protests Met With More US Hypocrisy (OPINION)

As Cuban Americans celebrated the first anniversary of protests in Cuba while incessantly provoking an all-out uprising, President Biden flew to meet with leaders in the Middle East, stopping in countries known for suppressing free speech and murdering journalists.

  • Jul 15, 2022
  • 2:11 PM

White House Moves to Loosen Remittance, Flight Rules on Cuba

The Biden administration says it will expand flights to Cuba, take steps to loosen restrictions on U.S. travelers to the island, and lift Trump-era restrictions on remittances that immigrants can send to people on the island.

  • May 17, 2022
  • 11:52 AM

Interview With Wife of Independent Journalist Jailed in Cuba

HOUSTON — Being an independent journalist in the U.S. is a tricky business. We regularly have our ideas and stories stolen from us. Many of us receive near-constant death threats from trolls, racists, and even cops on occasion. While you can compare what we go through to journalists in other countries, it’s rare for a […]

  • Apr 29, 2022
  • 12:10 PM

Cubans Seek Broad Reforms, Not Another Revolution (OPINION)

While many in the United States use social media information to justify a regime change, the reality is, that’s not what every Cuban wants.

  • Apr 18, 2022
  • 4:49 PM

US Remittances to Cuba Continue, Bypassing Restrictions

Ever since restrictions were placed on remittances to Cuba in October 2020, people living in the United States have scrambled to maintain the flow of money and necessities —including medicines— to their loved ones on the island, either through formal or informal channels.

  • Apr 11, 2022
  • 5:46 PM

Dozens of Cuba Protesters Face Trial This Week: Relatives

HAVANA (AP) — Relatives of Cubans arrested during the largest demonstrations in decades across the island said that at least 57 protesters are scheduled to go on trial this week, some facing sentences of up to 30 years in prison.

  • Jan 12, 2022
  • 11:28 AM

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

At Odds With Cuba’s ‘Myth’ (A Latino USA Podcast)

Carolina Barrero didn’t know that returning to Cuba after living abroad for years to join a protest movement would mean that she would witness the largest demonstrations the island had seen in decades.

  • Oct 26, 2021
  • 10:43 AM

OPINION: Will One, New Political Alternative for Cuba Actually Work?

Most of these current alternatives originate from the Cuban exile community.

  • Aug 5, 2021
  • 4:40 PM

Senator Rubio Slams Google Over Internet Balloons for Cuba

“They don’t want Internet in Cuba because they think it endangers their servers,” Rubio told Latino Rebels on Monday. “They have servers on the island. They want to do business there. That’s the problem with them.”

  • Jul 28, 2021
  • 2:58 PM

Menendez Bursts Rubio’s Internet Balloons Proposal for Cuba

“If you have balloons, it has an omnidirectional signal. I know the balloon is there. I know the signal comes down. I block it,” said Menendez, who like Rubio, is of Cuban descent.

  • Jul 26, 2021
  • 1:52 PM

Cuba: US Protest Narrative Paving Way for Military Incursion

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba criticized the United States and President Joe Biden on Wednesday for a series of statements by senior officials after the unprecedented protests on the island last week, accusing the U.S. government of seeking to justify a military intervention.

  • Jul 22, 2021
  • 12:16 PM

Virus Slams Cuba as It Races to Roll Out Its New Vaccines

HAVANA (AP) — The COVID-19 pandemic is slamming Cuba like never before, even as the country races to roll out its homegrown vaccines, the only locally developed shots being widely used in Latin America.

  • Jul 20, 2021
  • 6:21 PM

The Cuba Protests

Latino Rebels: July 15, 2021

  • Jul 15, 2021
  • 4:34 PM

Claudia Genlui: ‘The Cuban People Can’t Take It Anymore. We Have Nowhere to Go.’

On Tuesday morning, Latino Rebels spoke with Claudia Genlui, art curator and leader of the San Isidro Movement.

  • Jul 13, 2021
  • 5:29 PM

Cuba’s Internet Cutoff: A Go-To Tactic to Suppress Dissent

Restricting internet access has become a tried-and-true method of stifling dissent by authoritarian regimes around the world, alongside government-supported disinformation campaigns and propaganda.

  • Jul 12, 2021
  • 6:36 PM

Xiomara Castro Inaugurated as Honduras’ First Female President

Honduras’ first woman president, Xiomara Castro, was sworn in on Thursday at the national soccer stadium in Tegucigalpa. During her inaugural address, Castro expressed disdain for the outgoing administration’s “economic catastrophe.”

  • Jan 31, 2022
  • 11:21 AM

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