Celia Cruz immigrated to the U.S. following the Cuban Revolution, going on to become a cultural icon and the "Queen of Salsa."
Hundreds of political prisoners in Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are subjected to torture and other human rights abuses.
After the historic July 11, 2021, protests across Cuba, the government has cracked down on its citizens for demanding essential human rights.
The U.S. embargo against Cuba still allows nongovernmental organizations, private citizens and religious groups to send aid to Cuba.
A new State Department report will inform global efforts to fight human trafficking. Learn more about the heroes who are supporting victims.
The authoritarian regimes in Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are cracking down on their citizens' freedoms of speech and of the press.
Cuba wants a seat on the U.N. Human Rights Council. Find out why its government's human rights record makes it such a poor candidate.
Authoritarian rulers in Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela are suppressing religious freedom. Learn more about these regimes' attacks on religion.
Learn how Cuba's state-dominated economy funnels revenue from tourism, rum and cigar sales to a regime that abuses its people.