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Cuba's Shameful Friends / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2016 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Alexandr Lukashenko has been in power in Belarus since 1994. (CC) 14ymedio, Generation Y, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 25 May 2016 - People with whom we sh...

Partying in Havana, Chanel's Fashion Show Faux Pas

Joseph Anthony | Posted 05.24.2016 | Latino Voices
Joseph Anthony

Chanel landed in Havana, their first show in Latin America. From the moment their boat docked, loaded with aforementioned celebrities and models, Chanel put out all the stops for its "Cruise 2017" collection.

Cuba's Slow-Brewing Economy and Homegrown Opportunity

Enrique J. Rueda-Sabater | Posted 05.23.2016 | Business
Enrique J. Rueda-Sabater

Creating an environment in which returning is an attractive possibility could produce a great growth boost and reassure potential foreign investors that Cuba is a place where business can thrive.

Another Trip Across: Sailing the Gulf Stream From Key West to Havana

Blake Scott | Posted 05.20.2016 | Travel
Blake Scott

Since the shift in U.S.-Cuban relations, recreational boaters from Florida have been literally racing to Havana.

Nicolas Maduro and the Country That Is Disintegrating in His Hands

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.19.2016 | World
Yoani Sanchez

His stubbornness has led a nation rich in resources to misery and his incendiary oratory is now pushing it towards a violent explosion.

WATCH: This Is What Cuba Looks Like In 360 Degrees

RYOT | The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 05.18.2016 | World
Read More: Cuba, World News

On the day that Barack Obama landed in Cuba to become the first U.S. leader to alight here since 1928, the skies over Havana seemed to herald his arri...

What The United States Should Copy From Cuba

Robyn Stone | Posted 05.18.2016 | Fifty
Robyn Stone

When you visit Cuba you notice one thing right away: Older people are everywhere you look. Older people seem to be everywhere because they are welcomed everywhere. Unlike citizens in other Western countries, Cubans make it clear that their elders are an integral part of cultural and social life.

Ultimate Guide to Spending Your Money in 42 Countries This Summer

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel
GOBankingRates

By Andrew DePietro, Contributor More Americans are traveling abroad in part because of the strength of the dollar overseas. But knowing that your mon...

Kid-Friendly Attractions in Varadero, Cuba To Tempt You Off the Resort

MiniTime | Posted 05.17.2016 | Travel
MiniTime

Cuba's Coral Beach is one of the country's most kid-friendly attractions. (Photo: Sandra Foyt) Set amidst lush tropical gardens bordering turquoise o...

The Truth about Landmark Education. Why I Share the Landmark Forum.

Luis Moro | Posted 05.18.2016 | Education
Luis Moro

The truth about Landmark Education. Why I share the Landmark Forum. - Luis A. Moro I've written this article to address the people who ask me "Why...

Cuban schools' focus on 'good values' holds global lessons

The Conversation Africa | Posted 05.17.2016 | World
The Conversation Africa

Clive Kronenberg, Cape Peninsula University of Technology This article is a foundation essay. These are longer than usual and take a wider look at a ...

DanzAbierta in the Joyce Theater's Cuba Festival

Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn | Posted 05.16.2016 | Arts
Andrew Blackmore-Dobbyn

There's a great dance piece hidden within DanzAbierta's Showroom but Susana Pous's choreography was overloaded with extraneous and repetitious ideas. There was some fine dancing with great energy and goodwill from the performers but ultimately it was not enough to sustain the hour-long show.

Learning About Cuba's Legal System

Jose Gabilondo | Posted 05.16.2016 | Latino Voices
Jose Gabilondo

In addition to isolating Cuba from global markets and other communities, the U.S. embargo has kept U.S. lawyers and legal academics from learning abou...

The Manly Pursuit of Desire: 10 Days in Havana, Part Four

Perry Brass | Posted 05.16.2016 | Arts
Perry Brass

I spent ten days in Havana, Cuba, from February 9, 2016 to February 19, 2016--roughly a month before President Obama made his historic trip. It was my first trip to Cuba, and I kept a close journal of my time there.

The Challenges and Gifts for Sustainable Tourism in Cuba

Dr. Dave Randle | Posted 05.15.2016 | Green
Dr. Dave Randle

Richard Berman, Director of the USF Patel College of Global Sustainability (PCGS), and I traveled to Havana, Cuba, to explore the possibilities of an ...

Against All Hope: My 22 Years In Castro's Gulags

Armando Valladares | Posted 05.13.2016 | Religion
Armando Valladares

I am old enough to remember when there was no Amnesty International. I am also old enough to remember a Cuba before Fidel Castro. Indeed, my seemingly simple life trajectory dramatically changed course right as the two were coming into existence.

UN Watchdog Could Gain Access To The Most Secret Corner Of Guantánamo Bay

The Guardian | Annum Masroor | Posted 05.12.2016 | Politics

The most secret corner of Guantánamo Bay could be opened up to the UN torture watchdog for the first time, if an audacious legal gambit succeeds....

A Revolution With Promises to Keep

Barbara E. Joe | Posted 05.11.2016 | World
Barbara E. Joe

Back in June 2015, at a book talk at a New York City public library, an audience member had asked me about Sirley Avila, the first time I'd ever heard her name. She had been attacked on May 24. I'd tried to find out more, but reliable information from Cuba is not easy to obtain. Now, less than one year later, here she was, sitting with me.

Cuba-Germany: The Challenges of Rapprochement

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 05.11.2016 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

This article was written together with Rolf Otto Niederstrasser Frank- Walter Steinmeier's historic visit to Cuba on June 2015 was the first of a Ger...

Beware, Cuba: Here Come Hungry American Cruisers

Greg Schwem | Posted 05.10.2016 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

Raul Castro, have you gone completely insane? No, I'm not talking about the human rights abuses you continue inflicting on your country's residents e...

Vatican Radio Interview: Cuba and the USA

Salim Lamrani | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Salim Lamrani

"If the United States is ready to establish relations with Cuba based on international law, there will be no obstacle to reconciliation between the tw...

Talking Back to the Revolution

Anthony DePalma | Posted 05.06.2016 | World
Anthony DePalma

Everything gets old, even revolutions and the rebels that led them. That much was evident last month when the 7th Cuban Communist Party Congress focused on the need for bringing in new blood, but then re-elected for another five-year-term 84 year old Raúl Castro.

Alexander Mijares: Artist Extraordinaire

Ayana Malaika Crichlow | Posted 05.06.2016 | Arts
Ayana Malaika Crichlow

His perspectives are just as thought provoking and inspiring as his beautiful art. I hope you enjoy his interview and art as much as I did

Brace For Impact: The Kardashians Are Going To Cuba

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 05.04.2016 | Entertainment

America's most popular export, the Kardashians, will travel to Cuba this week to film scenes for Season 12 of their reality show, "Keeping Up with the...

10 Things That Will Be Cheaper (or More Expensive) if the U.S. Embargo on Cuba Is Lifted

GOBankingRates | Posted 05.02.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Barbara Friedberg, Finance Writer With President Barack Obama's recent visit to Cuba, the media is ablaze with hopes that the U.S. embargo on the ...