Raul Castro

One-Third of Cubans Refuse to Vote in Sham Communist Elections

More than a third of Cubans have expressed their refusal to participate in the Castro regime’s sham legislative elections next Sunday, as they find little to no point in casting their vote for the regime’s handpicked communist candidates, according to a poll conducted by the survey agency Cubadata published on Wednesday.

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel votes at a polling station during the first round of the municipal elections in Havana, Cuba, Sunday, Nov. 27, 2022. (Omara Garcia Mederos/Pool Photo via AP)

Report: Cuba Using 2021 Protests to Abuse Children, Seniors, Disabled

An extensive report published Thursday by the human rights organization Prisoners Defenders documented in detail the abuse of Cuban political prisoners following the nationwide protests on July 11, 2021, including torture and arbitrary detention of children, infirm seniors, and persons with documented mental illness.

People take part in a demonstration against the government of Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel in Havana, on July 11, 2021. - Thousands of Cubans took part in rare protests Sunday against the communist government, marching through a town chanting "Down with the dictatorship" and "We want liberty." (Photo by YAMIL …

Andy Garcia Calls for Demise of Communist Regime in Cuba: ’62 Years of Tyranny and Repression Must End’

Hollywood star Andy Garcia has voiced his support for protestors in Cuba while condemning the Castro regime, saying the more than six decades of Communist dictatorship must come to an end. “The Godfather III” actor is one of a handful of Cuban-American celebrities — including Gloria Estefan and Eva Mendes — to publicly comment on the demonstrations currently underway on the island nation.

Cast member Andy Garcia arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Book Club" at the Regency Village Theatre on Sunday, May 6, 2018. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

Joe Biden Lifts Sanctions on Venezuela, Giving Cuba a Lifeline

The U.S. Department of the Treasury on Monday lifted sanctions on the export of gas to socialist Venezuela, a boon the dictatorship in Caracas and its patron government in communist Cuba, which struggles to suppress mounting opposition and calls for the regime’s total abolition.

DORAL, FLORIDA - MARCH 09: Jesus Aranguren, originally from Venezuela, and others gather in front of the El Arepazo restaurant to show their support for an order signed by U.S. President Joe Biden that grants temporary protective status for thousands of Venezuelans on March 09, 2021 in Doral, Florida. The …

Coronavirus, Apathy Mar Cuban Independence Day

Cuba marked an unenthusiastic independence day on Thursday, devoid of Communist Party propaganda events due to the Chinese coronavirus pandemic and amid increasingly brazen disinterest in the “Revolution” from the general public.

An elderly person wearing a face mask walks along a street of Havana, on April 6, 2021. - Amidst long queues for food and the effects of the pandemic, Cubans view without much hope the change of baton between Raul Castro and Miguel Diaz-Canel as first secretary of the Cuban …

Cuban ‘President’ Claims to Earn Doctorate amid Pandemic

Cuba’s second-in-command, President Miguel Díaz-Canel, claimed to have successfully defended his dissertation this week for a doctorate from the Central University of Las Villas on the topic of “Science- and Innovation-Based Governance System for the Sustainable Development of Cuba.”

MEXICO CITY, MEXICO - OCTOBER 17: Miguel Diaz Canel, President of Cuba poses during a state visit to Mexico at Palacio Nacional on October 17, 2019 in Mexico City, Mexico. (Photo by Hector Vivas/Getty Images)