Cuba issues new decree tightening rules on social media use

Cuba introduced tighter controls on the use of social media this week, including a ban on publications that might damage “the country’s prestige,” angering many citizens and international rights activists. Decree 35, published in the official gazette on Tuesday, comes a month after the most widespread anti-government protests in the Communist-run country in decades, which… Read More Cuba issues new decree tightening rules on social media use

U.S. imposes sanctions on Cuban security minister, special forces unit over protest crackdown

The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Cuban security minister and an interior ministry special forces unit for alleged human rights abuses in a crackdown on anti-government protests earlier this month. The move marked the first concrete steps by President Joe Biden’s administration to apply pressure on Cuba’s Communist government as it faces… Read More U.S. imposes sanctions on Cuban security minister, special forces unit over protest crackdown

Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador calls for end to Cuba trade embargo following massive protests

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday the U.S. economic embargo of Cuba should be ended to help its people, after the biggest anti-government protests in decades broke out on the island fueled by anger over shortages in basic goods. “The truth is that if one wanted to help Cuba, the first thing… Read More Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador calls for end to Cuba trade embargo following massive protests