CUBA

Union Leaders Embrace Return of 'The Market' in Cuba

Union Leaders Embrace Return of ‘The Market’ in Cuba

March 18, 2019

Cuba has officially passed reforms that will change economics and labor relations on the island. Union leaders told the Real News Network that the move doesn’t spell a break with socialism, but questions remain about the impacts for Cuban workers and the revolution itself

Cubans Hopeful and Cautious, as New Constitution Passed

Cubans Hopeful and Cautious, as New Constitution Passed

March 17, 2019

After months of debate, millions turned out in a historic vote on a new constitution for Cuba. The Real News Network was on the ground to hear from Cubans about the vote and the process, which marks a significant shift in the Caribbean nation.    

Cuba's New Constitution Indicates Gradual Changes Underway

Cuba’s New Constitution Indicates Gradual Changes Underway

March 6, 2019

Cubans voted 87 percent in favor of a new Constitution, which ratifies economic changes already underway, but also indicates some important social changes. Evangelical churches, though, managed to prevent the ratification of same-sex marriage, says Prof. Elizabeth Dore

Bolton Meets Far-Right President-Elect Bolsonaro to Nail Down Closer Cooperation with Brazil

Bolton Meets Far-Right President-Elect Bolsonaro to Nail Down Closer Cooperation with Brazil

November 29, 2018

National Security advisor John Bolton visited Brazil on Thursday, to find areas of agreement with Brazil’s recently elected far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro. Key targets include Venezuela and Cuba

Cuba’s New Draft Constitution: Institutionalizing Revolution and Reversing Personalization

July 25, 2018

Cuba’s National Assembly passed a new draft constitution, to replace its existing Soviet-era constitution via national referendum in a few months. Many changes are in the works, including the recognition of private property and gay marriage. But will it mean real change? We discuss the constitution with Prof. Liz Dore and James Early

America’s Regime Change Toolbox

June 30, 2018

By Barbara Koeppel / Truthdig. Regime change here, regime change there. Officials argue for or against it and the press and media routinely report on it. There are good guys (the U.S. and its current allies) and bad ones. Although the list shifts—today North Korea is trustworthy, Canada is not—one thing is unchanged: Regime change…

Exposing the OAS' Anti-Venezuela, Pro-US Bias and Right-Wing Hypocrisy

Venezuela Coverage and Analysis

May 31, 2018
Find all of our Venezuela stories here, from the current crisis to the early days of The Real News Network
The 'Bin Laden' of Latin America, Luis Posada Carriles, Dies in Florida

The ‘Bin Laden’ of Latin America, Luis Posada Carriles, Dies in Florida

May 24, 2018

Anti-Castro terror campaigner Luis Posada Carriles died in Florida at 90, after decades under CIA protection and on its payroll. He had been wanted by Cuban and Venezuelan authorities for bombing a Cuban airliner that killed 73, but the US refused to extradite him

May Day Celebrations in Cuba

May Day Celebrations in Cuba

May 2, 2018

Field Report: The average worker’s monthly salary in Cuba is around $25 a month so what are they celebrating?

Cuba’s New President Faces Many Serious Challenges

April 24, 2018

The challenges Cuba faces involve economic inequality, increasing citizen inclusion the political process, and the still-ongoing US economic blockade. Prof. Elizabeth Dore and James Early discuss the challenges President Diaz-Canel needs to address