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Cuba Santeria

Complicated Cuba

Mary J. Loftus | Posted 07.11.2014 | Travel
Mary J. Loftus

My college-aged son is standing on the balcony of our room at the Habana Libre, made famous as the hotel where a young Fidel Castro set up camp for a few months after the 1959 RevoluciĆ³n. Havana stretches out before him, luminous in her dilapidated splendor.

Cuban Counterpoint: The Vatican Two-Step in Oriente, Cuba

Luis Perez-Simon | Posted 05.26.2012 | World
Luis Perez-Simon

Pope Benedict XVI can speak out against the U.S. embargo and against Marxist ideology, but the goings on at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay are not on his agenda. Human rights, quite simply, are off the table.

Cuba Santeria Priests Reject Doomsday Prediction

AP | Posted 01.02.2012 | World

HAVANA -- A body of top Afro-Cuban priests is predicting a year of change and upheaval in 2012, but the group says fears the world will end are wrong....