Cuba

  • Thaw in the time of Trump

    Cuba’s relationship with the United States of America (U.S.) has been afflicted with scepticism and antagonism since 1959. This was the year Fidel Castro and a group of revolutionaries eliminated Fulgencio Batista’s U.S. – backed regime in Havana and began reshaping the country’s social and economic systems. Establishment of...
  • Cuba: the untold story

    A dictator who committed numerous human rights violations, or a hero for his country and the figurehead for social justice and armed struggles across the developing world. Between the Cubans who celebrated the death of a dictator and those who mourned a hero, the question is what will History...
  • Keep your friends close

    In what some will see as the latest step in the political ladder to Cold War version 2.0, Russia has been denied a place on the UN’s Human Rights Council after the UN General Assembly failed to vote for it as one of 14 new members. Brazil, China, Cuba,...
  • Sailing into New Horizons

    Two weeks ago, U.S. sailors raced across the Florida Straits to participate in the first ever Havana Challenge regatta. The last regatta of this kind could not be held with formal permission due to U.S. restrictions on pleasure craft traveling to Cuba. The reunion of the sailing communities of...