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7 Aug 2021
The latest sanctions on Cubaꞌs interior police follow mass protests on the island that started on July 11. Cuban-American leaders met Biden at the White House Friday.
1 Aug 2021
Russia dispatches over 88 tonnes of humanitarian aid to Cuba, according to the Russian defence ministry, following unprecedented street protests against the communist government in Havana.
31 Jul 2021
Cuba has accused the United States of encouraging such an attack through "calls for violence." Washington earlier urged Cuba to release detained protesters.
27 Jul 2021
Hundreds of Cuban Americans, political refugees and activists marched on the US capital Monday to protest against the Cuban government and its crackdown on anti-communist demonstrations earlier this month.
25 Jul 2021
President Joe Biden vowed to go after those responsible for a crackdown on civil liberties on the island, targeting a Cuban official the US says "played an integral role" in the repression of recent protests.
18 Jul 2021
The demonstrators are angered by long food lines and the shortage of medicine during the coronavirus pandemic.
17 Jul 2021
Anger over high prices, long food lines and lack of vital medicines have sparked the biggest protests in Cuba in decades. DW has the overview.
17 Jul 2021
Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel took some blame for the protests and the government announced easing customs measures after demonstrations rocked the country.
16 Jul 2021
Michelle Bachelet, the UN's top human rights official, urged Havana to free those who had been detained during the anti-government demonstrations. Cuba initially blamed the protests on social media and the United States.
14 Jul 2021
Thousands of demonstrators have taken to the streets in recent days in protest at food shortages and rising prices. The Cuban Interior Ministry said it "mourns the death" of Diubis Laurencio Tejeda.
14 Jul 2021
Cubans giver their views a day after unprecedented protests took place against the communist government and the country's president Miguel Diaz-Canel.
6 Jul 2021
Tropical storm Elsa hits Cuba with drenching rain and strong wind as it makes its way north toward the Florida Keys.

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