For two months, Yunior Consuegra, 24, has been locked up along with hundreds of others arrested at historic anti-government protests in Cuba on July 11. His mother, Mayda Yudit Sotolongo, has seen him only once, and is beside herself with worry.
The Cuban government distributes food donated by other countries as the island deals with severe food and medicine shortages amid its worst economic crisis in 30 years.
As Cuba's economic crisis becomes untenable, the government is struggling to provide for the population and to quell the growing unrest amid the COVID pandemic.
Being too popular a mate can have its downsides for a species faced with extinction, as the Cuban crocodile has learned. Arduous pursuit by its amorous American counterpart has seen survival of the island species, its numbers already dwindling, further threatened by interbreeding with its relative.
Cuban and Cuban-American artists perform at a concert hosted by the City of Miami in the 'Little Havana' neighborhood in support of the historic anti-government protests in Cuba.
A double joy for the Cuban National Zoo's employees: the birth of four tigers for the first time in more than 20 years, and among them, the unprecedented presence of a white specimen, a female named Yanek.
Members of the San Isidro protest movement have expressed concern after Luis Manuel Otero Alcantar was forcibly hospitalized. The US and EU have spoken out too.
Cuba has increased the number of industries that will be free from state involvement. It is one of the biggest economic reforms for the country in years.
20 May 2018
The Cubana de Aviacion flight that crashed on Friday has left 110 people dead including five children while three others survived, said Cuba's transportation minister at a press conference on Saturday.