“Russian space center in
If you check out what the Russians are actually talking about, it’s not a Caribbean Cape Canaveral, and no launchpads seem to be involved.
This English-language opinion article from Novosti recalls last month’s visit of a Russian security chief to Cuba, the Russian desire to reassert itself in the Western hemisphere, and the Soviet-era history of space project cooperation with Cuba. What is under discussion now, the article says, is a “proposed Cuban space center [that] will process data received from Russian remote-sensing and navigation satellites,” and plans to “jointly use orbital telecommunications networks.”
See also this Novosti news article on the satellite system in question.
The whole thing sounds like a tracking, data, and communications station. But as they say, trust but verify.