A platform for essential voices and trends transforming Cuban society. / Una plataforma para las voces esenciales y tendencias transformadoras de la sociedad cubana.
All posts published in English and Spanish. / Todos los artículos son publicados en inglés y español.
Cuba, a country with a rapidly aging demography, is experiencing a growing migratory wave, that started before the Covid-19 pandemic, due to its overlapping social, economic, and political crises. Most of those who emigrate form part of the country’s economically active sectors. Among their motivations for migrating is to help support their families on the […]
In June of 2020, the Cuba Study Group launched Nuevos Espacios as a platform for essential voices and trends transforming Cuban society. Over the past two years, we published blog posts authored by Cuban authors, professionals, and journalists like Carlos Manuel Alvarez, Ricardo Torres, Manuel Cuesta Morúa, Carlos Lechuga, Miriam Leiva, Glenda Boza, Maria Lucia […]
I Since the end of 2019, humanity has been devastated by a terrible pandemic. Among its consequences, a collapse of the most solid health care systems, seemingly entrenched governments fallen like houses of cards, and countries famous for their stability experienced social upheavals. Cuba was no exception. The pandemic proved a severe test for the […]
Cubans who live on the island frequently come across messages like the one that titles this article. For many, it is not a problem, having already resigned themselves to living with endless restrictions, including virtual ones. But, what happens when entrepreneurs in Cuba need “unavailable applications”? There are numerous mobile and web applications (or “apps”) […]