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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.
Cuba Our Lady in Havana

In the months before my trip to Cuba, the question that kept popping up was whether I would be allowed into the island. Given …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

In Cuba there are no billboards for products or ads on TV. The closest thing the island has to an advertisement are its ubiquitous billboards …

Cuba Our Lady in Havana

Editor’s Note: This is the first post in the new “Our Lady in Havana” series,  featuring extensive on-the-ground reporting from Cuba.  Without ever having been …

Cuba

This article was originally published in CapX. During President Barack Obama and Raúl Castro’s joint conference in Havana, a daring journalist asked the communist …

North Korea

North Korea’s Mansudae is believed to be one of the biggest art studios in the world, and is known for crafting the most iconic …

North Korea

Today, North Korea threatens to “burn Manhattan to ashes.” Yesterday, Kim Jong-un decided to ramp-up the country’s nuclear capacities. Tomorrow, the hermit kingdom will …

Film Venezuela

Oliver Stone’s documentary Mi Amigo Hugo is exactly what you’d expect it to be: an expression of the personality cult of Venezuela’s late revolutionary …

Communism USA

This Sunday’s Super Bowl made history. Not because it was Peyton Manning’s last game or because of running back Jonathan Stewart’s stylish touchdown leap. …

China

For years now, China has imprisoned thousands of people advocating for the rule of law, religious freedom, and human rights in the communist country.

Azerbaijan

On January 20, 1990, Soviet troops entered Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan, with tanks and artillery under the direct orders of President Mikhail Gorbachev. …