The War on Cuba (EPISODE 6)

Cuban journalist Liz Oliva Fernández exposes the striking disconnect between U.S. policy and Cuba’s reality, revealing the absurdity of Biden’s offers to “help” the Cuban people with donations of vaccines, Internet access and remittances that bypass local financial institutions.

  • Nov 23, 2021
  • 1:28 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

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

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

Trump Is Courting Florida Cubans, But His Past Words Are a Loud Warning (OPINION)

There is nothing inconsistent about Trump’s relationship with an older generation of largely conservative, mostly white Cubans.

  • Sep 28, 2020
  • 11:54 AM

Miami Sees a Return to Cold War Cultural Hard Line on Cuba

MIAMI (AP) — Platinum-selling reggaeton act Gente de Zona were barred from a New Year’s Eve concert in a Miami park. The mayor of Miami declared another Cuban singer persona non grata and her concert in a private club was canceled. Fellow artists Jacob Forever y El Micha were shut out of a July 4 concert the neighboring South Florida city of Hialeah last year.

  • Feb 4, 2020
  • 8:40 AM

Cuban Foreign Minister: Warming With US Is Irreversible

NEW YORK (AP) — Cuba’s foreign minister said Tuesday that he believes improvements in relations with the United States are irreversible despite the Trump administration’s hardening of the embargo on the island.

  • Oct 1, 2019
  • 1:52 PM

Trump Declares Economic War on Cuba

The harsh new sanctions reverse “the disastrous Obama-era policies, and finally end the glamorization of socialism and communism,” national security adviser John Bolton said.

  • Apr 22, 2019
  • 11:40 AM

No Castro in Power Should Lead to New US Posture Toward Cuba

Rightly or wrongly, this is the moment many Cubans in exile have been waiting for since the early 1960s.

  • Apr 6, 2018
  • 3:32 PM

Obama’s Next Steps Toward Gaining Cuba’s Trust

When the White House recently announced it was entering into a period of détente with Havana, I had just finished Fidel’s 2007 autobiography. I remember putting the book down and wondering when Cuba was going to release Alan Gross, a contractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development. Washington still maintains Gross was never a spy but was […]

  • Jan 31, 2015
  • 10:33 AM

Planned Opposition Protests in Cuba Flop

Foreign Minister Bruno Rodríguez called the protests an “absolute failure” in an interview on Tuesday. He also criticized U.S. President Joe Biden for not yet addressing the embargo and continuing with Trump-era policies that have exacerbated the country’s shortage of basic goods.

  • Nov 22, 2021
  • 12:51 PM

What Defines a Free Cuba? (OPINION)

Freedom and liberty in Cuba mean different things based on who you ask in the majority Black and Mulatto island nation

  • Nov 18, 2021
  • 2:25 PM

Puerto Rican Utopia, Cuba Redux (OPINION)

History has a way of repeating itself, and in many ways Batista’s Cuba is echoed in today’s Puerto Rico.

  • Nov 17, 2021
  • 1:48 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: Anti-Blackness in the Cuban Diaspora

Racism is a deeply rooted issue that is widely ignored among Cuban Americans.

  • Jul 30, 2021
  • 4:59 PM

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: 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

From EL FARO ENGLISH: The Cuba Question in Central America

Some long-time leftists say that old regional alliances and unwavering support for the Cuban regime are cracking.

  • Jul 16, 2021
  • 10:33 AM

The Cuba Protests

Latino Rebels: July 15, 2021

  • Jul 15, 2021
  • 4:34 PM

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