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Thousands Protest In Havana Against US Embargo

Zach Young | Posted 10.21.2016 | World
Zach Young

While the normalization of relations has proceeded apace and travel restrictions have been greatly relaxed, the future of the embargo is still uncertain.

Obama Opens U.S. To Cuban Health Care Advances

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 10.14.2016 | Politics

The Obama administration is continuing to chip away at trade sanctions against Cuba, announcing on Friday a blanket exemption for joint medical resear...

Traveling To Cuba Just Got Even Easier (And Cheaper)

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 10.16.2016 | Travel

Start packing your bags. Southwest Airlines announced Thursday that the budget airline will launch its nonstop service to Cuba beginning next month, ...

Climate Change This Week: Vital Food Crops Threatened, Going Organic Solar, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 10.11.2016 | Green
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Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this leaping mangrove mudskipper...

Meatless Monday: Pulse Innovation Miami -- It's a Whole New World

Ellen Kanner | Posted 10.10.2016 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Happy Columbus Day, when we celebrate the man who discovered . . beans. And, oh, yeah, America. With beans, though, Christopher Columbus knew he was ...

1 Million Ordered To Evacuate In South Carolina As Hurricane Bears Down On U.S.

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 10.07.2016 | Green

LES CAYES, Haiti/GUANTANAMO, Cuba - Hurricane Matthew, the fiercest Caribbean storm in almost a decade, powered towards the Bahamas and the U.S. coast...

Money Trumps Loyalty: How Trump Lost The Cuban-American Vote

Alfred J. López | Posted 10.04.2016 | Latino Voices
Alfred J. López

Perhaps in 2020 the GOP's Presidential nominee will begin to heal the damage that Trump has undeniably done to the party's Cuban-American coalition.

Donald Trump's Cuban-American Problem

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 10.04.2016 | Miami
Center for Community Change Action

Trump is appealing to the same conservative Cuban-American crowd that supports an embargo against Cuba, but his promises to maintain a ban against the island nation ring hollow after his hypocrisy has been exposed.

Lessons for Sustainable Tourism From Cuba

Dr. Dave Randle | Posted 10.04.2016 | Green
Dr. Dave Randle

This past week I had the opportunity to facilitate a Sustainable Tourism and Marine Science Symposium in Havana Cuba. While many U.S. Citizens would ...

Friday Talking Points -- Trump Backs Up Titanic, Hits Iceberg Again

Chris Weigant | Posted 10.01.2016 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Trump backed his personal Titanic up again and again, and tried to just ram through the iceberg, over and over. He was even up early this morning, providing yet another day's legs for this story.

Powerful Category 5 Hurricane Matthew Heads For Jamaica And Cuba

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.02.2016 | Green

By Rebekah Kebede KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - Hurricane Matthew surged in power on Friday to become the Caribbean’s first major hurricane in four ...

Sport and Society for Arete - Fernandez and Palmer

Richard Crepeau | Posted 09.29.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

There is crying in baseball and in Miami this past week there was a flood of tears. The shocking news that Jose Fernandez had been killed in a boating...

Trump’s Reported Overtures To Cuba Could Hit Him Where It Really Hurts

The Huffington Post | S.V. Dáte | Posted 09.30.2016 | Politics

No presidential candidate wants reports about violating a trade embargo to surface weeks before an election, but for Donald Trump, Newsweek’s invest...

The Ups And Downs Of Cuban Socialism

Erik Gleibermann | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics
Erik Gleibermann

While living in Havana this summer to write an article for The Atlantic, I found myself negotiating the daily paradoxes of the Cuban system. Here's a breakdown.

Havana Noir: The Party Celebrates Art, Music, and Cuba!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 09.28.2016 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Since the 1960s, Cuba has been a pristine jewel, unaffected by the world around it. One might assume that since Cuba re-established diplomatic relations with the U.S. in July of 2015, the quaint island would have been overrun with technology by now.

Obama Nominates First Ambassador To Cuba In More Than 50 Years

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 09.28.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday nominated career diplomat Jeffrey DeLaurentis to be the first U.S. ambassador to Cuba in more...

Scholarships for Cuban Youth to Study in US Enrage Cuban Government

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 09.29.2016 | World
Yoani Sanchez

World Learning's scholarships are targeted to 16-18 year old students in Cuba. 14ymedio, Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, 27 September 2016 - The woman...

Colombia's FARC Unanimously Approves Peace Deal With Government

Reuters | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 09.23.2016 | World

YARI PLAINS, Colombia, Sept 23 (Reuters) - Colombia’s FARC rebel group voted unanimously to approve a peace deal with the government and form a new ...

What Gloria Estefan Really Thinks About U.S.-Cuba Relations

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 09.14.2016 | Latino Voices

President Obama’s move to fully restore diplomatic relations with Cuba in 2015 ended more than 50 years of Cold War hostility and historically marke...

Plight Of Stateless Child Shines Light On Cuba And South Africa's Citizenship Dispute

Quartz Africa | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 09.13.2016 | World

A little girl’s desire to go to school exposed the cracks of citizenship laws in Cuba and South Africa. The girl, now 8, was deemed stateless until ...

Book Review: Ghosts of Havana

Taylor Dibbert | Posted 09.01.2016 | Books
Taylor Dibbert

Ghosts of Havana by Todd Moss is a present-day diplomatic and political thriller. In the wake of a rapprochement between the United States and Cuba, m...

Extremist Today, Democrat Tomorrow

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 08.31.2016 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Journalist Jose Ramirez Pantoja. (Facebook) 14ymedio, Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 31 August 2016 - In the nineties, this student was one of ...

Fidel Castro Turns 90

Miriam Leiva | Posted 08.29.2016 | Latino Voices
Miriam Leiva

On his 90th birthday, the economic, political and social destruction of Cuba is Fidel Castro's great legacy.

Tell Us Why We're At War, Candidates

Peter Van Buren | Posted 08.25.2016 | Politics
Peter Van Buren

When I was a kid, successive presidents told us we had to fight in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, because if we didn't fight them over there, we'd have to fight them on the beaches of California. We believed. It was a lie.

Cuba's Best-Known Hip-Hop Group Orishas Returns

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 08.25.2016 | Latino Voices

When Yotuel Romero Manzanares picked up the phone to call his two bandmates from the long-defunct group Orishas, he hadn’t spoken to either of them ...