Useful Links


 

News and media sites

CubaNews, a monthly magazine published out of Washington, with a highly informative and analytic slant on all matters pertaining to the economy, US-Cuba relations and the diaspora: http://www.cubanews.com

Cuba-L Direct, an excellent daily news service based at the University of New Mexico: http://cuba-l.unm.edu/

Cuba’s daily newspaper Granma: http://www.granma.cubaweb.cu/

Granma International: http://www.granma.cu/

Cubanet, Miami based news resource: http://www.cubanet.org/cubanews.html

Cuba Trade and Invesatment News. Excellent source of news and infomration for businesses and investors: www.cubatradenews.com

Cuba Absolutely, Havana-based independent glossy magazine: http://www.cubaabsolutely.com/

El Economista, Cuban economics weekly: http://www.eleconomista.cubaweb.cu/

Cine Cubano, magazine from Cuban Insititue of Cinematic Arts: http://www.cubacine.cu/revistacinecubano/index.htm

El Caiman Barbudo, Cuban cultural magazine: http://www.caimanbarbudo.cu/

Contracorriente, journal of Cuban radical thought: http://www.contracorriente.cubaweb.cu

Rebelion, Cuban magazine of radical thought: http://www.rebelion.org

Revista Hispano Cubana: http://www.revistahc.com

Roberto Fumagalli, excellent Italian photographer: http://www.rfphoto.it

La Jiribilla, Cuban arts jourrnal http://www.lajiribilla.cu/

Association for the Study of the Cuban Economy, provides an email service of economic news: http://lanic.utexas.edu/project/asce/

LANIC Granma Archives, searchable bibliographic reference to articles in Granma 1965-1992: http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/cb/cuba/granma/

Le Monde Diplomatique, analytical monthly from the famous French newspaper: http://www.monde-diplomatique.fr

Radio Havana, Cuba: http://www.radiohc.org/

 

 

Resources for researchers

Biodiversity Cuba Country Study, Latin American Alliance: http://www.latinsynergy.org/index_cbcs.htm

Caribbean Resources on the Net, University of North London Caribbean Studies resource pages: http://www.unl.ac.uk/library/aishums/caribweb.shtml

Council on Hemispheric Affairs, Washington think-tank that posts frequent analyses of the Cuban issue: http://www.coha.org/

Cuba: Una Identitá in Movimento, site hosted by Italian anthropologist Carlo Nobili, with on-line texts by literary and political Cuban writers: http://carlo260.supereva.it/

Cuban Documentation Project, National Security Archive, George Washington University: http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/latin_america/cuba.htm

The Cuban Heritage Digital Collection, University of Miami: http://www.library.miami.edu/chcdigital/chcdigital.html

Cuban architcture and Culture: Database of Cuban History, Culture and Architecture: http://www.cubacultura.org

Discursos e Intervenciones del Cmdte. en Jefe Fidel Castro Ruz, full-text of various Castro speeches: http://www.cuba.cu/gobierno/discursos/index.html

Filosofía y el Pensamiento Cubano, texts by Martí, Guevara and many other contemporary Cuban thinkers: http://www.filosofia.cu/

The Hennessey Collection: Archive of materials at Nottingham University (UK): http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/hispanic/CRF/Cuba/hennessy_collection.htm

History of Cuba Virtual Library: http://www.ukans.edu/history/VL/americas/cuba.html

Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC), University of Texas: http://www.lanic.utexas.edu/la/cb/cuba/

LANIC Castro Speech Database, full English text of various Castro speeches: http://lanic.utexas.edu/la/cb/cuba/castro.html

Office of National Statistics in Cuba: http://www.one.cu/

Political Links to Cuban government departments, institutions and parties: http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/cu.html

Sources & Resources on Latin America, massive directory of internet links by country & subject: http://www.oberlin.edu/~svolk/latinam.htm

WOLA: The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) promotes human rights, democracy and social and economic justice in Latin America and the Caribbean. http://www.wola.org/

Catholic Church in Cuba: http://www.nacuba.org/

CIA World Fact Book on Cuba: http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/geos/cu.html

La Nueva Cuba: http://www.lanuevacuba.com

Medical Education Cooperation with Cuba (MEDICC). An NGO that works in field of health and publishes a quarterly peer-reviewed journal. Lots of statistics and links on this website. www.medicc.org

UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (CEPAL): http://www.eclac.cl/

US-Cuba Trade & Economic Council: http://www.cubatrade.org/

US Department of State, information on Cuba: http://www.state.gov/www/regions/wha/cuba/

Cuban Government: http://www.cubagob.cu/

General Cuba portal: http://www.cubaweb.cu/

Cuban culture portal: http://www.cult.cu/

The Benson Latin American Collection (library holdings): http://www.lib.utexas.edu/Libs/Benson/

Cuban Heritage Collection, University of Miami: http://www.library.miami.edu/umcuban/cuban.html

Cuban Poster Collection, International Institute of Social History: http://www.iisg.nl/exhibitions/chairman/cubintro.php

Cuba Coopera, website of the Cuban medical cooperation effort: http://www.cubacoop.com/cubacoop/inicio.html

 

 

Cuba and Latin American Study Centres and Associatations

ADHILAC, Association of Latina American and Caribbean Historians: http://www.geocities.com/adhilac/

British Cuban Heritage Foundation. An association based in London that promotes British and Cuban cultural links. It organises an annual film festival in London. http://www.thebritishcubanheritagefoundation.co.uk/

The Caribbean Studies Centre at London Metropolitan University. Established in 2002, building on the success of the longstanding programme in Caribbean Studies offered by the University, the only such programme on offer in the UK: www.londonmet.ac.uk/csc

Center for Cuban Business Studies, Ohio Northern University research unit engaged in commerical and business research: http://www.onu.edu/cuba

The Cuba Study Centre at Nottingham University: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/hispanic/CRF/Cuba/

Cuba Resource & Analysis Group, USA: http://www.cuba-L.com

Cuba Study Group, Florida-based business inititiative aimed at fostering negotiated settlement to U.S. – Cuba divide: http://www.cubastudygroup.org/

Florida International University, Cuban Research Institute: http://lacc.fiu.edu/cri/index.html

Universidad de la Habana: http://www.uh.cu/

Latin American branch of International Association for Study of Popular Music: http://www.hist.puc.cl/historia/programa/iaspm.htm

Jewish Cuba: http://www.jewishcuba.org/

Lafayette College Cuba Resource Pages: http://ww2.lafayette.edu/~jordanm/MapPage/cuba.html

Latin American Studies Asssociation (USA): http://lasa.international.pitt.edu/

Queens’ College, New York, Cuba Project, includes a selection on working papers on Cuba: http://www.soc.qu.edu/procuba

Institute of Romance Studies, School of Advanced Study, University of London: http://www.sas.ac.uk/irs/

Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies, University of Miami: http://www6.miami.edu/iccas/iccas.htm

Rutgers University Dept. of Latin American & Caribbean Studies: http://latcar.rutgers.edu/

Society for Caribbean Studies (UK): http://www.scsonline.freeserve.co.uk/carib.htm

Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS), UK: http://www.slas.org.uk/

The Universia Project, information for and on university study and research at Latin American universities: http://www.universia.net/

Women in Portuguese & Latin American Studies, the WISPS website: http://www.wisps.org.uk/

Cathie Marsh Centre for Census and Survey Research (CCSR) in Manchester – http://www.ccsr.ac.uk/cuba/index.htm

 

 

Blogs

Cuban posters, a blog about Cuban revolutionary, political and silk-screen posters with a lot of extremely beautiful illustrations: http://cubanposterart.blogspot.com/

The Cuban Triangle, hughly informative blog from Philip Peters of the Lexington Insititute, Washington, D.C.: http://cubantriangle.blogspot.com/

Babalú, irreverent Cuban anti-Castro: http://babalublog.com/

Cuaderno de Cuba, moderate voice from Cuban journalist resident in Florida: http://armengol.blogspot.com/

Cuba Por Dentro, U.S.-based newsblog by anti-Castro Cuban- Americans: http://www.cubapordentro.com/

Cuban Colada, blog by Miami Herald Cuba Correspondent Frances Robles: http://miamiherald.typepad.com/cuban_colada/

Cuba Polidata, anti-Castro site that reports on military and security issues: http://cubapolidata.com/

El Tono de la Voz, intellectual blog hosted by the Madrid-based Cuba Encuentro site run by Cuban emigres: http://www.cubaencuentro.com/es/blogs/el-tono-de-la-voz

Generation Y, wry and often satirical blog from young Cuban woman based in Havana: http://www.desdecuba.com/generaciony/index.shtml

Mambi Watch, a Florida-based anti-embargoist blog that informs on the activities of the anti-Castro crowd: http://mambiwatch.blogspot.com/

Circles Robinson, progressive African American who resides in Havana: http://circlesonline.blogspot.com/

 

 

Travel companies

Cuba Direct Travel company based in London run by Cubans. http://www.cubadirect.co.uk/Default.aspx

Cubanacan UK UK Subsidiary of Cuban travel company

Floridita Travel Specialist travel agency for holidays to Cuba offering tailor made trips and Cuba holidays. http://www.thecubantravelcompany.com/

Havanatour UK UK subsidiary of Cuban Travel company. http://www.havanatour.co.uk/

Old Havana Ltd/San Cristobal UK. The London-based licensed operator for Habanaguanex, the travel company that is run by the Havana City Historian’s office for the benefit of the restoration project. Boutique hotels and serene archicture. http://www.scuktravel.com/