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30 Jun 2020
Cuba seems to have the pandemic under control, but its already dismal economy is set to weaken further. Supply shortages are becoming more acute; plummeting foreign remittances and a lack of tourism aren't helping.
2 Apr 2020
For about 60 years, Cuba has been sending healthcare professionals around the world. This is done in solidarity with those in need, but also as part of a concerted campaign of medical diplomacy and to make money to help the country survive an ongoing US embargo.
26 Mar 2020
Cuban doctors are renowned for their expertise with epidemics. As COVID-19 spreads, Brazil is considering giving medical licenses to thousands of Cuban physicians in the country. This one is waiting for his chance.
29 Sep 2019
Protest in Nigeria against U.S. economic blockade on Cuba
28 Sep 2019
The tech behemoth Amazon has joined the list of international firms being sued for profiting from lands confiscated from Cubans after the revolution. The lawsuit was lodged in a Miami court by a US citizen.
26 Sep 2019
Cuba is currently mired in an energy crisis, forcing some farmers to plow their fields with oxen. Experts, however, have downplayed fears that the country's current woes are as severe as they were during the 1990s.
13 Jun 2019
Idamelys Moreno trains relentlessly to become Cuba's boxing champion. Ironically, Cuba, the world's power in boxing, doesn't allow women to get into the ring for competitions
5 Jun 2019
The US is no longer allowing people-to-people educational travel to Cuba. The Trump administration says that the Caribbean country has a "destabilizing role" in the region.
1 Jun 2019
Thousands of Cubans who built their own data networks at home can now apply for a license, but control over the internet itself stays under state control. Cuba has been one of the least-connected places on the planet.
20 May 2019
In Cuba putting food on the table has become increasingly difficult, as Venezuela cuts back on oil shipments. Now that Cubans have access to the internet, they are raising their voices on social media.
4 May 2019
The EU says a move by the US to fully implement the Helms-Burton Act on Cuba violates international law. European companies could be affected by lawsuits resulting from Washington's decision.
13 Jan 2019
The Organization of American States voted not to recognize the legitimacy of Maduro's second, six-year term. Cuba, Bolivia and Georgia were among the few states to send delegates to the swearing-in ceremony.

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