The Cuban Republic: Buried by Official Decree / Iván García
Iván García, 24 May 2017 — May 20 of this year with mark the 115th anniversary of the birth of the Republic of Cuba. In the Throne Room of the… Continue reading
Trump’s Cuba Travel Policy Leaves Heads Scratching Andrew Bender , CONTRIBUTOR I delve into the business of business travel, and often the fun too. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.
Just as travel and tourism to Cuba from… Continue reading
You Can Still Visit Cuba—Here’s How Patrick Allan
President Trump recently announced that the U.S. will be re-instituting travel restrictions to Cuba, partially canceling Obama’s previous policy changes. So, can you still visit Cuba? It depends.
First, let’s clear up… Continue reading
Trump’s Cuba policy tries to redefine ‘good’ U.S. tourism. That includes putting them back on tour buses. By Nick Miroff June 17 at 2:43 PM
The American traveler in Cuba — sweating, disoriented and probably a bit woozy from the… Continue reading
Populism Cuban Style: Conquests, Threats and Leadership
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, 6 June 2017 — The leader speaks for hours on the platform, his index finger pointing to an invisible enemy. A human tide applauds when the intonation of a phrase… Continue reading
Cuba: From Worse to Impossible (and We Haven’t Hit Bottom Yet) / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 3 June 2017 — In coming days when the administration of the unpredictable Donald Trump, following four months of review, announces its Cuba policy,… Continue reading
Havana: a city of colour and surprises The buildings in Cuba’s capital may be crumbling yet there is a great sense of civic pride Conor Horgan
Cuba is full of surprises. On my first morning in a Havana casa particular… Continue reading
Reinaldo Escobar: The Unqualified Cuban Truth / Somos+
Somos+, Leyla Belo, 23 MACH 2017 — Those who ever speak with Reinaldo cannot deny his innate genius, his sense of humor and gentleness of expression. A matter of decorum, isn’t it?… Continue reading
Luxury hotels arrive in Cuba despite fears Trump may hurt tourism boom By Sarah Marsh | HAVANA
Towering cranes dot the Havana skyline as communist-run Cuba races to build luxury hotels, amid indignation among some residents and concern that U.S.… Continue reading
The FAR does ‘patriotic work’, but its officers are quitting CARLOS TRUJILLO HERRERA | La Habana | 5 de Junio de 2017 – 12:53 CEST.
Although the Revolutionary Armed Forces (FAR) strive to project an image of strength, especially in… Continue reading
Danger, Men At Work
14ymedio, Luz Escobar, Havana, 29 May 2017 — They call him “Manolo 440” because a few years ago he had an electrocution accident in a building under construction. He managed to survive and has since been… Continue reading
Cuba: More Castroism but Without the Castros / Iván García
Iván García, 17 May 2017 — In front of an old mansion on 17th Street in Vedado that now serves as the headquarters of the Union of Writers and Artists,… Continue reading
In The Bank or Under the Mattress? Where Do Cubans Keep Their Money?
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 25 May 2017 — Finding a little bottle filled with coins that her father hid in the patio was something that happened to… Continue reading
Cuba Fails To Eradicate Smoking In Schools
14ymedio, Havana, 23 May 2017 — Images of students who smoke during recess or between breaks in class, and teachers who light up their cigarettes in the classroom are common in Cuban schools.… Continue reading
Getting Dressed in Cuba / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 15 May 2017 — The plastic drawers holding garments for men and women give off the usual scent of things that have have been in storage for a long time. We… Continue reading