Cuba

Fifth Cuban General Dead Since Protests Began

Cuban Brigade General Armando Choy Rodríguez died on Monday night, the fifth general on the island to do so since ongoing protests began against the communist regime nationwide on July 11. He was the second Cuban general declared dead on Monday.

Armando Choy

Student Groups Condemn Penn State’s Plan to Remove Fidel Castro Quote

Student groups are pushing back against the removal of a quote by Cuban dictator Fidel Castro from a wall on Penn State’s campus, citing racial “concerns.” According to the students, the decision “reveals the hypocrisy of University administration and lack of support for students of color at Penn State.” The Campaign to remove the quote was organized by a Venezuelan student.

HAVANA, CUBA: Cuban President Fidel Castro (R) and Cambodia's Prime Minister Samdech Hun Sen (L) salute a passing honor guard during a welcome ceremony at the State Council in Havana 09 September 1999. Hun Sen is on a four-day official visit to Cuba following Castro's invitation. (ELECTRONIC IMAGE) AFP PHOTO/ADALBERTO …

Republicans Demand Meeting with Joe Biden Regarding Cuba

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and the Leaders’ Advisory Team on Cuba sent a letter to President Joe Biden requesting a meeting to discuss how they can work together to end the “oppressive regime in Havana and liberate the Cuban people.”

A protester dresses as the Statue of Liberty as others wear Cuban flags during a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington DC, on July 25, 2021. - Rallies are taking place around the world as Cuba endures its worst economic crisis in 30 years, with chronic shortages …

Watch: ‘I Voted for You’ – Cuban Americans Turn on Biden

Tensions rose in front of the White House Sunday as two separate groups of protesters gathered to protest in support of the Cuban people. One group, which included many self-proclaimed socialists, called for ending the embargo while a group of Cuban Americans called for freedom from communism.

A protester dresses as the Statue of Liberty as others wear Cuban flags during a demonstration in front of the White House in Washington DC, on July 25, 2021. - Rallies are taking place around the world as Cuba endures its worst economic crisis in 30 years, with chronic shortages …