The internal blockade: "You keep squeezing people and they will get tired."

Last week, actor Luis Silva, who plays the character of Pánfilo in "Vivir del Cuento" (a widely acclaimed Cuban TV satirical show), lost his temper on Facebook, as he reacted to a rumor saying that, beginning in September, ...

Miguel Diaz-Canel: A Look at the New Shadow Puppet President of Cuba

  When Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermuúdez assumed the office of President in Cuba, some were hopeful that a departure from the Castro family might allow for reforms and democratization efforts. Unlike his withdrawn, secretive ...

Cuban Entrepreneurs Are Earning Money and Spreading Capitalism: How They're Doing it

Photo by: Pawel Gruszka “Running a business is always like swimming upstream. In Cuba, it’s in a boat without oars in a current twice as turbulent.” -Sasha Ramos, owner of El Cocinero in Havana, Cuba....

Is Cuba a Democracy or Dictatorship? A Modern Analysis

On April 2018, Miguel Díaz-Canel became Cuba’s new president after six decades of oppressive rule by the Castro family, but it is still politics as usual on the island....

BEING A CUBAN REPRESSOR IS NOT GOOD BUSINESS

For decades, Cuba’s State Security officer Saul Santos Ferro applied himself to keep the enemies of the Revolution at bay in the prisons of western Cuba. They were sent to penitentiaries like Taco-Taco, located in the ...

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