Cuban armed forces – USAID’s new target?

Last fall, the U.S. Agency for International Development awarded the Digital News Association $410,710 to promote human rights in Cuba. USAID in recent weeks changed the description of the grant from “Promoting Human Rights” to “La Gente Sabe – Military Exposure in Cuba.” Anyone know what that means? During the Trump presidency, U.S. authorities tried … Read more

The democracy business in Cuba is bustling

A sprawling network of U.S. government-financed groups sends cash to thousands of Cuban democracy activists, journalists and dissidents each year. At any given moment, dozens of organizations manage democracy programs on the island. Public records reveal only fleeting glimpses of the mosaic. Some programs are so secret that the recipients of funds are never disclosed. … Read more