Nine days before leaving office, Trump designated Cuba a State Sponsor of Terrorism. Two years later, Biden has kept Cuba on the terrorism blacklist. Ironically, Cuba has been a victim of U.S.-based terrorism — not a sponsor of terrorism. There is no credible evidence to support the designation, which is aimed to devastate Cuba’s economy by cutting it off from international credit and investment.
Communities across the Americas are increasingly facing more intense natural disasters amid the reality of climate emergency.
How do Cubans, under the burden of crushing U.S. sanctions, respond? With solidarity.
When Hurricane Ian ravaged western Cuba in September, Cubans’ first instincts were to help their neighbors. “This is the culture of our community,” hurricane survivor Virginia Miranda says. “Solidarity is our distinctive trait.”
The War on Cuba
This documentary series, The War on Cuba, gives an inside look on the effects of U.S. sanctions on Cuban people.