Ron DeSantis was a 27-year-old Navy lawyer fresh out of Harvard Law School when he arrived in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, amid an escalating crisis at the U.S. military base.
Hundreds of “enemy combatants,” held without charges, had gone on hunger strikes.
Attend in-person or virtually, Saturday & Sunday March 11-12; the annual UN-sponsored International Cuba Conference takes place during the UN Commission on the Status of Women (formerly International Women’s Month) activities.
The remarkable story of how a small island nation developed its own COVID-19 vaccines and then helped vaccinate the world
It’s a bit chaotic in the band room of the Guillermo Tomas music school, on the outskirts of Havana, where scores of young players tune up their instruments, ready to learn some new music. Troy Andrews, aka Trombone Shorty, the busy New Orleans musician, is sitting on the front row to take in the performance.
Mexican President Andrés Manuel López Obrador vowed over the weekend to lead a worldwide movement to end the 61-year U.S. embargo of Cuba.
Cuba sends healthcare workers to Turkey and Syria, joining a growing group of nations providing rescue and medical aid to the region after a devastating earthquake.
The 2023 May Day Brigade runs April 23rd-May 7th — apply by March 30th.
Noche de Cine! Screening of MAESTRA, Catherine Murphy’s 2012 documentary that explores the experience of nine women who, as young girls, taught on the Cuban Literacy Campaign of 1961.
In 2022, an unprecedented number of Cubans arrived in the United States through irregular, or ‘illegal’ channels. Historically the United States has encouraged and weaponised Cuban emigration. Cuban migrants fuel US propaganda about the failure of socialism and about political persecution and the lack of freedom and human rights on the island.
Spaces still available for March travel: this educational program centers solidarity and promotes practices of decolonization and anti-imperialism. The program is rooted in values of anti-racism, queer and trans positivity, and economic social justice.
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