El Toque is a multimedia platform focused on telling Cuba in its diversity, complex, creative and also sometimes painful or hidden. Our very existence is a commitment to the diversity of voices, styles and functions in the media ecosystem that they publish for Cubans. Here you can learn a little more about the Island.
Can Cuba Choose Not to Pay Off Its Debt?

Can Cuba Choose Not to Pay Off Its Debt?

It is a sovereign power of the States to pay or not to pay the debt to their international creditors. But the choice will have consequences.

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The Communist Party of Cuba’s Best Factory

The ability to produce head-on opposition members in every sector of society seems to be a recent phenomenon in the past few years.

New Requirements for Travelers to Cuba as of Jan. 23

New Requirements for Travelers to Cuba as of Jan. 23

Cuba implements digital form for in advance visitors Customs declarations as well as personal and flight information.

Political Control to Abuse of Power in Cuba

Political Control to Abuse of Power in Cuba

The ways in which power structures in Cuba control public discourse explain the extent of a domination that leads to the abuse of power and of which the official media have been a part.

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The Numbers Behind the New US Parole Program for Cubans

What were the results of the parole process applied to Venezuelans? Did the Biden Administration have evidence to claim that parole would curb the irregular arrival of Cubans to U.S. territory?

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An Exhausted Country and City

When you return to Cuba after several years away, to your sorrow and sadness, you don't always find the same city. One person tells the impressions of his return to Havana.

Exhibition of Cuban Editorial Cartoons at Miami’s FIU

Exhibition of Cuban Editorial Cartoons at Miami’s FIU

"At Pen Point", an exhibition of independent Cuban graphic humor, will be open from January 9 to 31, 2023 at Florida International University (FIU).

Q&A on the New Parole Program for Cubans

Q&A on the New Parole Program for Cubans

elTOQUE Jurídico summarizes in 11 questions and answers the most important issues that Cubans who intend to immigrate to the United States as of January 6, 2023 should be aware of.

No More Hate, Only Love Can Save Cuba

No More Hate, Only Love Can Save Cuba

The Cuban government has inoculated political hatred and confrontation, which impoverishes the exercise of citizenship of those who have been prefigured by the official manipulation. This only incorporates arrogance and victimhood, simple or absurd preaching, abandonment of real politics and ridiculous triumphalism.

The Weight of Repression in 2022 on Cuban Civil Society

The Weight of Repression in 2022 on Cuban Civil Society

2022 closes with the regency of a Cuban government that represses any sign of dissent and is incapable of offering prosperity, despite predicting a better 2023.

Women Listen to Domestic Violence Survivors

Women Listen to Domestic Violence Survivors

More than 400 testimonies collected by the project Ministerio de Mujer a Mujer and De Hombre a Hombre, allow another approach to the problem of male violence in Cuba.

When Celebrating Christmas was a Crime in Cuba

When Celebrating Christmas was a Crime in Cuba

Christmas was one of the religious holidays that, during the climax of the totalitarian state in Cuba, was suppressed from the public space in 1969.

When Cuban State Security Comes Calling

When Cuban State Security Comes Calling

Do you know what it feels like to receive a call from State Security? The person who writes this text narrates her experience of harassment and psychological torture.

Cuba’s Shortages & Blackouts: Ideal Setting for Crime Surge

Cuba’s Shortages & Blackouts: Ideal Setting for Crime Surge

News of burglaries and even murders to seize vehicles and clothing have been reported on social networks and in the media. However, little has been reported on the increase in crimes of this type in recent years or the conclusion of the cases.

State Companies’ Inefficiency and News on the Cuban Economy

State Companies’ Inefficiency and News on the Cuban Economy

Despite the constant “modernization” and “tweaking” process of socialist state companies, this figure reveals the inefficiency of its business model.

MERCADO INFORMAL DE
DIVISAS EN CUBA (TIEMPO REAL)

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1 EUR165.00 CUP
1 USD162.00 CUP
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1 MLC156.00 CUP
-1
1 CAD116.50 CUP
-1.5
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CUBA

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El Toque is a multimedia platform focused on telling Cuba in its diversity, complex, creative and also sometimes painful or hidden. Our very existence is a commitment to the diversity of voices, styles and functions in the media ecosystem that they publish for Cubans. Here you can learn a little more about the Island.

Can Cuba Choose Not to Pay Off Its Debt?
It is a sovereign power of the States to pay or not to pay the debt to their international creditors. But the choice will have consequences.

The ability to produce head-on opposition members in every sector of society seems to be a recent phenomenon in the past few years.

Cuba implements digital form for in advance visitors Customs declarations as well as personal and flight information.

The ways in which power structures in Cuba control public discourse explain the extent of a domination that leads to the abuse of power and of which the official media have been a part.

What were the results of the parole process applied to Venezuelans? Did the Biden Administration have evidence to claim that parole would curb the irregular arrival of Cubans to U.S. territory?
"At Pen Point", an exhibition of independent Cuban graphic humor, will be open from January 9 to 31, 2023 at Florida International University (FIU).
The Cuban government has inoculated political hatred and confrontation, which impoverishes the exercise of citizenship of those who have been prefigured by the official manipulation. This only incorporates arrogance and victimhood, simple or absurd preaching, abandonment of real politics and ridiculous triumphalism.
More than 400 testimonies collected by the project Ministerio de Mujer a Mujer and De Hombre a Hombre, allow another approach to the problem of male violence in Cuba.
Do you know what it feels like to receive a call from State Security? The person who writes this text narrates her experience of harassment and psychological torture.
Despite the constant “modernization” and “tweaking” process of socialist state companies, this figure reveals the inefficiency of its business model.
When you return to Cuba after several years away, to your sorrow and sadness, you don't always find the same city. One person tells the impressions of his return to Havana.
elTOQUE Jurídico summarizes in 11 questions and answers the most important issues that Cubans who intend to immigrate to the United States as of January 6, 2023 should be aware of.
2022 closes with the regency of a Cuban government that represses any sign of dissent and is incapable of offering prosperity, despite predicting a better 2023.
Christmas was one of the religious holidays that, during the climax of the totalitarian state in Cuba, was suppressed from the public space in 1969.
News of burglaries and even murders to seize vehicles and clothing have been reported on social networks and in the media. However, little has been reported on the increase in crimes of this type in recent years or the conclusion of the cases.

MERCADO INFORMAL DE
DIVISAS EN CUBA (TIEMPO REAL)

toque_logo_white
1 EUR165.00 CUP
1 USD162.00 CUP
+2
1 MLC156.00 CUP
-1
1 CAD116.50 CUP
-1.5
calendar_icon

CUBA

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