cuba

Argument between U.S., Venezuela puts Cuba in awkward position

Cuba tries a delicate balancing act in the middle of the escalating Venezuela-U.S. dispute.

Is Cuba on the verge of major political reform?

A Web forum on a Cuban state media site stirs speculation about possible pending reforms to the island's one-party system.

The big problem with the ‘Cuban Twitter’ plan

Cuba, USAID

This sad Facebook page may be all that remains of the ‘Cuban Twitter’ created by the U.S. to stir unrest

“Where can you pick up messages from ZunZuneo?” one woman asks in November 2012.

Remarkable photos from Castro’s first public appearance in months

The Cuban leader hasn't been seen since April 2013. He does not look great.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jan 9, 2014
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The Cuban missile crisis almost ended the world. Was it Kennedy’s fault?

Four ways to think about the crisis that almost sparked World War III.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Nov 22, 2013
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Why Cuba might not be safe for Snowden

The country pledged not to accept any more American fugitives in 2006.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Jun 25, 2013
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The idiosyncratic geopolitics of Jay-Z and Beyonce’s perfectly legal trip to Cuba

Their trip may have violated the original spirit of the 1962 embargo, but not the letter, a sign of how U.S.-Cuba relations are changing.

  • Max Fisher
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  • Apr 10, 2013
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Today’s reads: Lifting the Cuba embargo, kosher locusts

Also: the chances of hacking the papal conclave

Pope Benedict’s resignation lauded as ‘a great lesson’ in Latin America

Across Latin America, the pope’s announcement that he will step down at the end of the month is drawing official comment as well as some speculation that the next pope could come from the region.

  • Juan Forero and Nick Miroff
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  • Mexico
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  • Feb 11, 2013
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