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Michael Lima Cuadra

Researcher and director of Espacios Democráticos, an NGO dedicated to promoting solidarity in Canada with human rights defenders and civil society in Cuba. Master in Latin American History from the University of Toronto

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Flight to freedom: the triggers of the recent mass exodus from Cuba

Approximately 600,000 Cubans were intercepted at the southern border since October 2021, a higher number than any other mass exodus in Cuba's history.

Dehumanizing Discourse and Repression in Cuba

In Cuba, the official discourse of intolerance is directly intertwined with the dehumanization of those perceived as “others”, thus feeding a climate of political repression. This phenomenon is rooted in historical events that span more than six decades.