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  • Tarter: How to help U.S.-Cuban relations
    When you hear that Cuba was actually considered for statehood by one of our founding fathers, it’s hard to reconcile that country’s present pariah status in its relationship with the United States. In 1820, Thomas Jefferson wrote that Cuba was “the ...

  • Cuba's Culture of Violence: A Dangerous Spiral
    A woman hits a child, who appears to be her son, on one corner. The passersby who see it don't get involved. A hundred yards further on, two men get in a fight because one stepped on the other's shoe. I arrive home thinking about this aggressiveness, just ...

  • From Cuba to the majors: Yasiel Puig’s harrowing story
    Yasiel Puig’s tangled trail from Cuba to Los Angeles entailed a stealth speed boat ride from the island, weeks holed up in a Mexican motel and shady smugglers haggling over a lucrative payout for the future baseball star. The story, outlined in a federal ...

  • White Sox, Furthering Legacy, Provide Warm Home for Cubans Amid Chill
    The lineup sheet offered warmth — on the inside, anyway. For the second time this season, it included four players from Cuba: Ramirez at shortstop, Dayan Viciedo in right field, Adrian Nieto catching and Jose Abreu, who signed for six years and $68 ...

  • Means and ends: Tensions with USAID’s efforts in Cuba
    My maternal abuelos arrived in Miami in 1961. They fled Cuba after my grandfather was thrown in prison for a month, accused of working against the government. My father’s family fled to Mexico City in 1962 before settling in South Florida later that year.

  • As explosive reports on Dodgers' Yasiel Puig illustrate, making move from Cuba has always been rocky proposition
    For nearly two weeks in late 2003, after their boat’s motor gave out and they were left adrift in the ocean, seemingly far from the shores of their native Cuba, the men finally saw the lights from a distant land mass. Were they floating back toward the ...

  • Condom shortage strikes Cuba
    Maybe this time it is a sexual revolution. Cuba is running out of condoms as providers cannot keep up with demand. The horny Cubans, used to shortages for many basic goods, are running out in various towns around the communist island. Health workers have ...

  • The Longform Guide to Cuba
    The story of William Morgan: American, wanderer, Cuban revolutionary. For a moment, he was obscured by the Havana night. It was as if he were invisible, as he had been before coming to Cuba, in the midst of revolution. Then a burst of floodlights ...

  • Number of U.S. travelers going to Cuba is on the rise, report says
    More Americans are going to Cuba, which makes the U.S. the second tourism source for the island nation after Canada, according to a new report. Despite a travel embargo that's been in effect for half a century, 173,550 Americans went to Cuba in January ...