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The Cuban Studies Institute (Instituto de Estudios Cubanos) is a research, non-profit center, that disseminates the reality about Cuba and its foreign policy.


Latest Articles

The Enigma of The Crickets: Attacks on US Diplomats in Cubaarticle image

By Orlando Gutierrez-Boronat

A series of mysterious attacks on US diplomats from late 2016 until at least August 2017 have resulted in the downgrading of the diplomatic relationship between the United States government and the Castro regime...more.

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How Does the Cuban Economy Compare with Other Latin American Economies?

By Mario Gonzalez-Corzo

After more than three decades of gradual economic reforms, Cuba’s heavily-centralized economy remains embattled by insufficient output levels, declining levels of capital accumulation and factor productivity, the lack of global competitiveness, high levels of external sector dependency (particularly agricultural and food imports),  demographic pressures...more.

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(Testimony) The Obama Administration Rapprochement with Cuba: Anatomy of a Policy Failure

By Jaime Suchlicki

Following is a copy of my testimony “The Obama Administration Rapprochement with Cuba: Anatomy of a Policy Failure,” presented at the Subcommittee on National Security of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform Hearing held in Miami on January 16, 2018...more.

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Fidel Castro's Crimes Against American Pilots (POW'S) In Vietnam

By Pedro Roig

Cuban officials, under diplomatic cover in Hanoi during the Vietnam War, brutally tortured and killed American POW’s whom they beat brutally in a submission program ordered by Fidel Castro and sanctioned by the North Vietnamese...more.