Poverty & Development

Watering down a revolution: Cuba's struggle for water

Cubans face a daily battle for drinking water as the country experiences one of its worst droughts in 100 years.

Watering down a revolution: Cuba's struggle for water

Cuba

Dear Donald Trump: A letter from Cuba

Friendship has always existed between the people of Cuba and the US. We want to build bridges, not walls.

Dear Donald Trump: A letter from Cuba

Politics

From Obama to Trump: What's next for Cuba?

Cubans are watching closely as the US inaugurates its new president and wondering what it will mean for them.

From Obama to Trump: What's next for Cuba?

Latin America

US policy change leaves Cuban migrants stranded

"Wet foot, dry foot" policy that created a path to legal residency for thousands of Cubans was abruptly ended.

Human Rights

Cuban human rights and the hypocrisy of the media

'The spectrum of human rights is wide. But what [the media] do is focus ... on the bad parts and ignore the good stuff.'

Cuban human rights and the hypocrisy of the media

US & Canada

Obama ends special immigration policy for Cubans

President ends decades-old policy that allowed Cuban migrants who reached US soil illegally to stay.

Obama ends special immigration policy for Cubans

Guantanamo Bay

Guantanamo revamp raises prospect prison will not shut

Although Obama vowed to close the facility, multimillion dollar renovations including a new dining hall are under way.

Guantanamo revamp raises prospect prison will not shut

Google

Communist Cuba teams up with Google to boost net speed

Agreement signed between Google and Cuba aimed at improving its internet speed - one of the slowest in the world.

Cuba signs deal with Google for faster internet access

Cuba

A journey through Fidel Castro's Cuba

After the leader's death and before his entombment, a Cuban journalist travelled around the country to gauge the mood.

A journey through Fidel Castro's Cuba

Cuba

Remembering Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution

Elderly Cubans who lived through the revolution share their memories of Fidel Castro.

 Remembering Fidel Castro and the Cuban Revolution

The Listening Post

Fidel Castro: Contested legacy, competing narratives

We analyse the competing narratives around Fidel Castro; plus, the UK's new surveillance law, the 'Snoopers' Charter'.

The Listening Post

Remembering Fidel Castro: A contested legacy

We look at the competing media narratives around Castro's legacy - a revolutionary hero to some and a tyrant to others.

Reporter's Notebook

The Fidel Castro that I knew

What Castro really wanted was to ensure his death would serve as a tool to reignite the revolutionary fervour and commitment to socialism of the early days.

Fidel Castro

Fidel Castro accorded private funeral

Cuban leader's ashes interred in a private ceremony in the city of Santiago, ending nine days of mourning.

Cuba

Castro's global legacy

From anti-colonial struggle to healthcare, how did Fidel Castro's Cuba impact the world?

Castro's global legacy