Since the early 1960s, Cuba and the United States have been mutually isolated in terms of political, diplomatic, and economic relations, and the growing Cuban community in the US. has maintained limited contact with the island's population, especially due to the US. embargo against Cuba and to the political contradictions between Cuba's government and the Cuban elite in Miami. There is, ... [Show full abstract] nevertheless, a growing transnational space of, especially, "common Cubans." This article discusses Cuban transnational space from different perspectives, including history, economy, and politics, and it is argued that newer migration waves and economic reforms have contributed to the creation of such space. Furthermore, if this dynamic continues, such a space can become an important factor in the current transformation process that Cuba is undergoing, confirming in this way a historical tradition: since the 19 th century, i.e. before independence, all major transformation processes in Cuba have included an important transnational dimension.