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Cuba


Cuba Venezuela

Venezuela and Cuba share the joys of a Carribean climate, the Spanish language, delicious food, and great music. But they also share the five …


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 …


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

Victims of communism who have fled to America understand what it means to fear police. In communist countries, the police abduct citizens in the …


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 …

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 is a captive nation that since 1959 has been subjected to a communist dictatorship run by the Castro family. Eleven million souls there …

More often than not the words “Cuba Libre” bring to mind that combination of good quality rum, Coke, and lime that refreshes in an …