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Katarina Hall is a Research Associate for Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation. She is a graduate of Universidad Francisco Marroquin in Guatemala, where she studied economic history.

During the last day of his historic visit to Cuba in 2016, President Barack Obama gave a televised speech in Cuba that made the …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

Cuba’s iconic communist leader Fidel Castro died last weekend, 57 years after he turned one of Latin America’s most prosperous countries into a brutal …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

Cuba boasts that it has one of the world’s best healthcare systems and that it provides some of the best doctors out there. But …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

Since the Revolution of 1959, Cuba has been deprived of information. Media and newspapers are heavily censored. Only Party officials, embassies, and a few …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

It is no surprise that Cuba is ranked as one of the most censored countries of the world. According to Freedom House, “Cuba has …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

Lots of things are forbidden in Cuba: unfettered Internet access, leaving the country without authorization, and free protest, just to mention a few. Some …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

From city views to daily life, these pictures of Cuba will give you a better idea of what life is like on the socialist …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

The fall of the Soviet Union marked not only the disappearance of communist Cuba’s primary economic patron, but also the appearance of a whole …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

Cuba’s most famous museum, the Museum of the Revolution, is exactly what you’d expect it to be: a temple to the Communist Party of …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

If you visit Cuba, you should expect additional fees wherever you go. Extra fees can be charged anywhere, from getting permission to enter the …