Cuba

Meet Havana’s Acapulco Skateboarding Team

Teenagers in Havana and other Cuban cities have created skater communities as a way to express themselves.

/ September 3, 2017


Let’s transcend partisan politics on Cuba

Giancarlo Sopo: Our community’s future is inextricably linked to Cuba’s. Don’t let partisan politics undo years of progress.

/ June 16, 2017


Letter from a Cuban-American Millennial: Keep the doors to Cuba open.

Alexa Ferrer: It may be too late for my grandparents to reconnect, but the window has just opened for my generation.

/ June 15, 2017


Is Miami ready for a film about Elián? Because it’s here.

Five-year-old Elián’s fate tore Miami apart in 2000. In 2017, a documentary forcing us to remember.

/ June 1, 2017


Church hits the road in this Cuban cycling club

The Parochial Cycling Club, based in a small town in central Cuba, takes its members out on the road to bring them closer to their faith.

/ March 15, 2017


Seven steps to making your Cuba trip finally happen

Sure you can buy a ticket to Cuba now, but the whole thing is still SUPER confusing. We broke it down.

/ February 27, 2017


Dispatch from Havana: Six Cubans on the end of ‘wet foot, dry foot’

Some are worried about their family. Some are worried about those caught en route (others say good riddance). Some are hoping this means more legit visas for Cubans.

/ January 23, 2017


What it means that Obama just ended ‘wet foot, dry foot’

The gist of it: Cubans are going to face the same policies that other immigrants now face. Mostly.

/ January 12, 2017


Aja Monet: Fidel Castro was neither a saint nor the devil.

For Afro-Cubans and black Americans, Fidel Castro was a dictator – but one who tried to bring them equality.

/ December 1, 2016


Three must-reads on Castro’s death

Fidel Castro, Havana1978 (Courtesy of Marcelo Montecino/Flickr Creative Commons) Fidel Castro’s death reverberated throughout Miami today. Here are three of the best obituaries and articles we read on his life and legacy. Fidel Castro is dead The Miami Herald Fidel Castro, who towered over his Caribbean island for nearly five decades, a shaggy-bearded figure in […]

/ November 27, 2016