Last week, Miami Marlins’ manager Ozzie Guillén told Time magazine that he “loves” Fidel Castro, and saluted the elderly leader… Read more Love and loathing in Latin America’s second capital (it’s Miami)
I took an extended vacation from blogging this summer,* and this felt okay until last week, when someone tweeted that… Read more After Fidel?
When I met Roger, a blogger and IT specialist in Cuba, we sat and talked in a little park in… Read more All politics are local, and maybe personal too
This week on Global Voices I interviewed Tracey Eaton, a journalist and blogger who recently began the Cuba Money Project,… Read more This Cold War isn’t over yet
In my last post, I argued that Cuba’s lack of a real civil society creates a poor groundwork from which… Read more It’s hard to bite the hand that feeds you
In the last few weeks, reports of Egypt’s revolution, ranging from NYT articles to the ecstatic messages of MENA region… Read more Cuba is not Egypt (and Miami is not Cuba)
President Obama signed an executive order on January 14 that will ease embargo restrictions on travel to Cuba for academic,… Read more On Global Voices: Obama eases restrictions on travel, remittances, airplanes