Is it true that Washington’s policies have left Cubans both sick and hungry?
While Havana sends help abroad, medical staff at home are overburdened and under-resourced.
Legislation used to intimidate those highlighting government mishandling of the emergency.
Restrictions intended to prevent hoarding have just made matters worse.
Alternative therapy distributed as “protective” measure against the virus.
Difficulty accessing basic supplies has made it hard to institute social distancing and lockdown measures.
Havana blamed sanctions for a derailed delivery of medical supplies. But the story doesn’t stand up.
Global Voices: Latin America & the Caribbean
Activists fight traditions that exclude female worshippers from communal prayers.
The war confounds young people’s efforts to revitalise Ukraine’s embattled east and counter Russian propaganda.