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Visiting Cuba Highlights The Insanity Of U.S. Foreign Policy

Laura Goldman | Posted 11.06.2016 | Politics
Laura Goldman

There was palpable excitement on the Adonia, Fathom's 704-passenger ship, as we sailed into the harbor in Havana. For many of us, it was our first loo...

You Really Need To Get To Cuba, And Here's How To Do It

Laura Goldman | Posted 11.03.2016 | Travel
Laura Goldman

There was palpable excitement on the Adonia, Fathom's 704-passenger ship, as we sailed into the harbor in Havana. For many of us, it was our first loo...

The U.S. and the U.N vote about the embargo against Cuba: Abstaining is winning.

Arturo Lopez Levy | Posted 10.26.2016 | Latino Voices
Arturo Lopez Levy

The only people in the whole world who still want to defend the embargo in the United Nations is the Miami based Cuban American lobby.

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.

Will Peace with the FARC End Violence in Colombia?

Sarah Z. Daly | Posted 09.27.2016 | Politics
Sarah Z. Daly

Exclaimed President Juan Manuel Santos to the General Assembly in New York this week. A peace accord was signed on August 26, 2016 in Havana, Cuba, between the leaders of Colombia and the FARC, Colombia's foremost opposition group, and faces a referendum on October 2nd.

Cuba: 9 Ways To Get Off The Beaten Path

Valerie Joy Wilson | Posted 08.09.2016 | Travel
Valerie Joy Wilson

During the extent of a fifty-four-year embargo, Cuba has remained a mystery to the American public, yet with the recent move to re-establish relations with the US, curiosity seekers can now see what the country really has to offer.

4 Hot Vacation Spots in North America You Shouldn't Miss This Summer

Toby Nwazor | Posted 07.18.2016 | Travel
Toby Nwazor

Credit It's the height of the summer when travelers look for new and exciting places to see. North America is not left out on the list of great place...

8 Things To Know Before You Go To Cuba (And Another 93)

Dayna Steele | Posted 07.13.2016 | Travel
Dayna Steele

After a family trip to Havana in March 2015, I returned home and added a Cuban title to the 101 Ways to Rock Your World book series. Since that time, ...

"Night Life" Was Nominated For A Hugo Award. "Night Work" Has Fidel Castro, A Body In Central Park, And An Incorruptible Cop -- And It's Even Better.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 06.15.2016 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

I don't read thrillers, and I especially don't read thrillers with police as heroes, but I read "Night Life" non-stop, and when it was over, I cheered...

How I Went to Cuba and Almost Missed It

Shauna Hoffman | Posted 06.08.2016 | Travel
Shauna Hoffman

There it was. Havana. I was about to step foot on the forbidden island. The hidden gem of the Caribbean. The island of controversy and music, art and cigars. The land of classic cars that's the dream of every car collector in the US. The day had come.

Perry Brass: The Manly Pursuit of Desire: 10 Days in Havana, Part Five

Perry Brass | Posted 06.02.2016 | Arts
Perry Brass

Inside the newly renovated Gran Teatro Alicia Alonzo. I spent ten days in Havana, Cuba, from February 9, 2016 to February 19, 2016--roughly a month...

Travel in a Changing Cuba

Paul Schmitz | Posted 06.01.2016 | Travel
Paul Schmitz

Entering a Communist totalitarian state, I expected more militaristic security personnel at the airport. Instead, we were warmly welcomed to Cuba by the female immigration and security agents wearing uniforms that included shorts and patterned fishnet stockings.

12 Books that Illuminate the Beautiful and Complex History of Cuba

Off The Shelf | Posted 05.27.2016 | Latino Voices
Off The Shelf

By Hilary Krutt | Off the Shelf Until recently, the fraught relationship between the United States and Cuba has made it difficult for Americans to fu...

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.

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...

Let's Trade with Cuba!

Rep. Charles Rangel | Posted 05.03.2016 | Politics
Rep. Charles Rangel

I am pleased that the first U.S. cruise ship to make a voyage to Cuba in almost 40 years arrived in Havana, Cuba, yesterday morning carrying 700 passengers, including Cuban Americans on board.

Perry Brass: The Manly Pursuit of Desire: 10 Days in Havana, Part Two

Perry Brass | Posted 04.15.2016 | Arts
Perry Brass

I spent ten days in Havana, Cuba, from February 9, 2016 to February 19, 2016--roughly a month before President Obama's historic trip. It was my first stay to Cuba, and I kept a journal. I also wrote poetry there, and I will include some of it in journal entries.

Gorgeous Photos Show How This Charity Is Helping Kids In Cuba 'Free Their Minds'

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 04.18.2016 | Latino Voices

Rene Lecour remembers feeling like an outsider as a teen until he found a place in what he calls the "punk rock BMX skate culture." But during a famil...

Tuck Travel: Cuba Overview

Lauran & Justin Tuck | Posted 04.12.2016 | Travel
Lauran & Justin Tuck

Photo Credit: Tatiana Teo Photography Justin and I wanted to celebrate his retirement from professional football by taking a trip. Going somewhere ne...

The Story of an Accidental Filmmaker

Harleen Singh | Posted 04.05.2016 | Media
Harleen Singh

I suppose, I am an accidental filmmaker. For it was by sheer accident that bored of making sales calls in New Delhi, I called up the offices of National Geographic, asking for a job on a Friday and started working with them a week later.

Perry Brass: The Manly Pursuit of Desire: 10 Days in Havana, Part One

Perry Brass | Posted 04.01.2016 | Arts
Perry Brass

The author near the Capitol, in Havana, with some of Cuba's famous old American cars, most of which are used in one way or another as taxis. I spent ...

A Helpful List of Havana Do's and Don'ts

Susan Portnoy | Posted 03.25.2016 | Travel
Susan Portnoy

Has the President's trip to Cuba inspired you to make your own plans to visit the Island? If so, you'll want to check out this handy list of Havana Do...

Cuban-American Photographer Shows What It Was Like To Cover Obama In Havana

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Ma | Posted 03.24.2016 | World

Behind-the-scenes photos show the stress and chaos involved in covering President Barack Obama's three-day trip to Cuba earlier this week, the first v...

An American's Havana Adventure of Discovering Cuba Through Music

Ibrahim Rashid | Posted 03.23.2016 | Good News
Ibrahim Rashid

I might look different, speak a different language, hail from a different country, and see the world from a completely different perspective than he does. But none of that mattered to Sergio; what mattered is that we both share a common passion for music.