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Cuba envía ayuda internacional para ‘proteger la imagen de Castro’

Los médicos cubanos se ponen en fila durante una ceremonia de despedida mientras se preparan para partir a Italia para ayudar con la nueva pandemia de coronavirus, en La Habana, Cuba.
April 27, 2020

El sistema de salud cubano es reportado impecable con estadísticas de salud para apoyarlo. Sin embargo, algunos expertos sostienen que Cuba tiene un sistema de atención de salud roto con escasez de médicos...

Cuba sends out international aid to ‘protect the Castro image’

Cuban doctors form up during a farewell ceremony as they get ready to leave for Italy to help with the new coronavirus pandemic, in Havana, Cuba.
April 27, 2020

The Cuban Healthcare system is reported impeccable with health statistics to support it. Yet, some experts argue that Cuba has a broken health care system with doctor shortages and lack of supplies in...

Cuba’s historic change in power

Cuba's President Miguel Diaz-Canel during an April 23, 2018 meeting with the Bolivian president at Revolution Palace in Havana, Cuba. 
(Ramon Espinosa | Pool via AP)
For the first time since 1961, a Castro is not in control of Cuba
April 30, 2018

Cuba has new leadership, marking the first time in 60 years the nation is not being led by a member of the Castro family. The new Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, who came through the ranks of the Communist...

The forbidden land: Cuba re-opening

Painted murals are displayed on the street in Havana, Cuba. (AP Photo/Desmond Boylan)
April 19, 2015

Antonio Morales-Pita, a DePaul economics professor and former economic policy consultant in Cuba, remembers his decision to leave the country. “I poured my soul out for my country, spending years...

AP: Obama announces re-establishment of relations with Cuba

President Barack speaks in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 17, 2014, to announce the U.S. will end its outdated approach to Cuba that has failed to advance U.S. interests. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, Pool)
December 17, 2014

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations as well as an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, declaring an end to America's...

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