Ability to buy and sell property set to transform Cuba’s economy
For the first time since the revolution, Cubans are now allowed to trade and sell their homes and cars.
Despite a suffering economy, Cuba boasts a successful health care system
Cuba is classified as a developing country, and it has more than its share of poverty, so its success in its health sector is all the more noteworthy.
A hero of a reporter, who covered wars, 80 years old and still writing
Marta Rojas is unknown to most Americans, but is celebrated for her daring work as a journalist during the onset of the Cuban Revolution.
Cuba: The cradle of Latin-American music
By Kevin Lizarazo Cuban society, with its free healthcare and education, has something else to boast…
Cubans imagine a world where old enemies come together
Bartender RIcardo Borges embodies a revolution — a man who has much more to offer his customer than a Cuba Libre.
Cigar making at Casa del Habano
Mario Perez Fundora makes hand-rolled premium cigars for tourists at the Hotel Habana Libre.
Michigan college baseball players find surprises during trip, games in Cuba
Grand Valley State’s Lakers became part of an opening in relations between two nations that for over half a century have teetered on the brink of warfare.
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Stony Brook’s students arrived in Cuba at a watershed moment where capitalism is meeting socialism and where U.S. democracy is bumping
Since Fidel Castro took power in Cuba in 1959, relations with the United States have gone from bad to worse, and back to bad again.
From day one, the students at ELAM are taught how to be part of their community.
Damas de Blanco march along Fifth Ave. in protest against the repression and imprisonment of their families.
In West Havana, there is a town called Lawton, with murals lining the streets, covering the cracked and tainted walls.
The United States and Cuba do not officially recognize each other; and so they do not have embassies or ambassadors in each other’s countries.
Cuban revolutionary leader Che Guevara has become one of history’s most lionized figures
In Cuba, there are no campaigns. No televised debates. No Republicans vs. Democrats. But there are, in fact, local, state and national elected officials.
One of the biggest questions about Cuba is whether the United States will lift its embargo against the country anytime soon.
On our second day in Havana, I met a man named Walter who had a private business selling boxes, bookmarks and vases made of recycled cedar.
Until a planned fiber optic cable from Venezuela is fully operational, Cuba will likely continue to lag behind most of the world in communications.
U.S. diplomats point out that there is a $1 million reward out for a former Black Liberation Army foot soldier Assata Shakur.