In 2020, the Gender Observatory of Alas Tensas (OGAT) documented 32 femicides. Of these, 4 were vicarious femicides.
According to the data collected by OGAT, the number of femicides in Cuba increased in 2021, with 36 documented femicides.
In May, the US began processing some pending visa applications while announcing the resumption of the Cuban Family Reunification Program.
The dollar has continued to rise in the informal market. In the first week of September, the dollar reached 150 CUP.
The new Criminal Code legislation, that include too broad and ambiguous terms, limite the freedom of expression in Cuba.
“The fears of women activists for their lives and that of their children and family members is an effective mechanism for imposing censorship and removing women from the civic arena.”
Lazara Karenia Gonzalez, a 28-year-old woman, is still being held in detention after taking part in the July 11th protests in Cardenas.
On October 25, 2021 Reyna Yacnara Barreto Batista was sentenced to 4 years of forced prison labor for the supposed crimes of public disorder and assault.
Sisters have been in prison since July 15, 2021, after having taken part in the social uprising on July 11th in Placetas, Villa Clara.
Ediciones inCUBAdora have recently released the ebook Tiempo de fotografía, by Cuban artist Gilda Perez*, as part of its Documenta collection.