Cuba is a state in the Carribbean, located 150 kilometers (93 miles) from the coast of Florida, US. The former Spanish colony has been a Marxist-Leninist one-Party republic since 1962.
Cuba has 11 Million inhabitants, its society is multiethnic. Ist largest city, Havana, is also the capital. In the 1950 left-wing revoloutionaries around Fidel Castro and Che Guevara brought about a socialist Revolution. This page is an automatic compilation of all DW content related to Cuba.
The EU plans to use its so-called "blocking statute" to counter US sanctions against Iran. The measure was first threatened in response to US sanctions on Cuba in 1996 but never introduced. Will it now help EU firms doing business with Teheran?
On this week’s programme we’ll be introducing you to a cross-section of Cuban society. People from all walks of life but they have one thing in common. They all live, labour or languish in the vicinity of Havana’s most famous boulevard – The Malecon. We also take you to a rather unique and trendy restaurant inside a Colombian prison that's giving inmates a sense of purpose.