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Not Your Grandma's Cuba: A New Day in the Caribbean

Otaviano Canuto | Posted 07.20.2016 | World
Otaviano Canuto

While many Cubans welcome change, any transition faces daunting challenges. Can Cuba liberalize commerce without inviting the staggering inequality endemic to Latin America? And can the state relinquish total power without sacrificing high quality, free public services?

Carnival Cruise Lines to Sail to Cuba: A Paradigm of Our Times

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 07.09.2016 | Latino Voices
Yoani Sanchez

Cubans don't appear scandalized when we talk about these floating behemoths that will arrive with sumptuousness and money, a lot of money. Rather, people calculate the benefit involved when the giant of the seas touches land and a flood of tourists descend with bulging wallets.

5 Things You Need To Know About Visiting Cuba

U.S. News Travel | Posted 07.20.2016 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Since President Barack Obama announced in December 2014 that the United States plans to restore full diplomatic relations with Cuba, avid travelers have been preparing to visit the small Caribbean nation. But it's not as easy as you might think.

Here's Why American Tourism Won't 'Ruin' Cuba

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 03.25.2015 | Travel

It's been roughly three months since President Obama repealed the American embargo on all things Cuba, which made travel to and from the island nation...

Americans Can Go to Cuba -- Just Don't Lay on the Beach!

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel
Medea Benjamin

On a recent CODEPINK trip to Cuba with a 150-person delegation, we found the island crawling with Americans taking advantage of the relaxation of U.S. travel restrictions and the historic thawing of U.S.-Cuban relations.

How to Travel to Cuba

U.S. News Travel | Posted 03.22.2015 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Since President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. would ease diplomatic relations with Cuba, the number of people looking to travel to the largest country in the Caribbean has steeply risen. There are still a lot of unanswered questions about how the recent decision will affect Americans traveling in Cuba, but there are reasons to be optimistic.

These Photos From Cuba Show What American Tourists Have Been Missing

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 01.04.2015 | World

As U.S. and Cuban governments announced a renewal of diplomatic relations on Wednesday, many in America may have already started dreaming of a trip to...

26 Reasons Why Traveling To Cuba Is Worth The $250,000 Fine

Kiki Von Glinow | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel
Kiki Von Glinow

While it may not be entirely legal for Americans to travel to Cuba, the "green crocodile with eyes of stone and water" (as Cuban poet Nicolás Guillén calls the island) could make the non-traditional customs experience a tempting one.

Dispelling Four Misconceptions About Travel to Cuba

Peggy Goldman | Posted 06.13.2013 | Travel
Peggy Goldman

When Beyoncé and Jay-Z recently celebrated their five-year wedding anniversary in Cuba, their trip reignited questions about whether Americans can travel to Cuba legally. There are still many misconceptions about Americans traveling to Cuba. So, here are the facts.