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Cuba Venezuela

When Hugo Chávez became president in 1998, Venezuela had experienced 40 years of sustained democracy and boasted features like alternation in government, separation of …


Cuba

Next year will be a decisive one for Cuba. Raúl Castro plans to step down as leader of the communist island in 2018, at …

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


Africa Cold War Cuba

Fidel Castro played a key role in the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis, a crisis that nearly devolved into World War III and a nuclear …

As Donald J. Trump is inaugurated President of the United States and begins his first day in office, we have a message for him. …


Cuba

If your father was murdered by a totalitarian regime, would you go back to the place of the crime? That’s what Rosa María Payá …


Cuba

What constitutes subversive activity in Cuba’s paraíso de los trabajadores? Among a plethora of other things, giving presents to children is enough to land …


Cuba

Weeks before President-elect Donald Trump takes office, several former ambassadors and American diplomats released an open letter under the aegis of the Center for …


Cuba

Though the former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro has died, the tyrannical regime he built is still very much alive. During this period of forced …


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 …