Radio and TV Martí, a US government operation that has delivered news and information to Cuba since the Reagan Administration, is at a crossroads. Many argue that the Martis remain critical. Others say the broadcaster is a Cold War relic and are calling for its end.
"We invite people to liberate themselves, to respect themselves. We don't want your pity. We're people with a lot of power within our bodies, our lives, and we are very valuable."
Politics among Cuban Americans are not as simple as data makes them seem. These two voices from Miami represent the opinions that polls can't reflect.
“The repression needs to stop right now, in order for this country to move forward."
Whether in restaurants or in accounting, the Cuban economy is slowly creating opportunities for entrepreneurs.
As US-Cuba ties warm, thousands of Cubans have left the island, worried the new relations will end a US policy that gives them a fast-track to a green card if they reach US soil. This is one family’s journey.
Does contact foster political change? Depends who you ask.
President Barack Obama, on his historic visit to Cuba, laid a wreath at the tomb of legendary Cuban hero Jose Marti. Marti was a poet, author and nationalist, famed throughout Latin America. He died fighting Spanish imperial control. But he also warned against US influence.
The US policy to isolate Cuba has created a unique loophole in immigration law that gives much-coveted privileges to Cubans coming to the US. How much do you know about the Cuban Adjustment Act.
Venezuela's Chavista regime took power nearly 20 years ago, causing people to flee to the US. Today, some of those immigrants — and some still at home — say economic and political conditions in their country are similar, or worse, than they were in Cuba in the 1960s.
Tonight in Austin, the first-ever SXSW Cuban showcase will take place. If you can't see these amazing musicians, just wait — the improving relations between the US and Cuba up the chances they'll be playing more often in America and elsewhere.
Cuban artist Tania Bruguera speaks her mind and was arrested three times last year in Havana. She's hoping President Barack Obama doesn't self-censor during his upcoming Cuban visit.
When Barack Obama arrives in Havana he will be only the second sitting US president to set foot on Cuban soil. The last visit was by Calvin Coolidge in 1928. That visit was marred by drunken shenanigans on the part of reporters and officials happy to get away from the restrictions of Prohibition.