Cuban leader Miguel Díaz-Canel votes during a referendum Sunday to approve or reject a new constitution. The constitutional reforms maintain Cuba’s single-party political system and centrally planned economy while recognizing private property.
Cuban leader Miguel Díaz-Canel votes during a referendum Sunday to approve or reject a new constitution. The constitutional reforms maintain Cuba’s single-party political system and centrally planned economy while recognizing private property. Ramon Espinosa AP
Cuban leader Miguel Díaz-Canel votes during a referendum Sunday to approve or reject a new constitution. The constitutional reforms maintain Cuba’s single-party political system and centrally planned economy while recognizing private property. Ramon Espinosa AP

Mimi Whitefield has covered Latin America and the Caribbean for more than two decades. The Miami Herald’s former Rio de Janeiro bureau chief and a 2017 winner of the Maria Moors Cabot Prize, she now focuses on Cuba coverage.