Cuba’s new constitution should do more than merely ban discrimination; it should establish more proactive measures to recognize diversity and advance equality. This is the first installment in NACLA's forum on Cuba’s constitutional reform.
Miguel Díaz-Canel’s presidency in Cuba is not so much a sign that the government recognizes the urgency of citizens’ demands for change in government, but that the state needs a new face to prepare for inevitable standoffs yet to come.
As the country prepares for a historic presidential succession, ending the Castros’ nearly sixty-year grip on the highest office, inequality is growing and ordinary Cubans are increasingly disaffected. A report from Havana.
Whether Cubans on the island worship Fidel Castro despite his flaws, loathe him, or are indifferent to a figure they now regard as a historical anachronism depends more on their age than anything else.