Administration appears to value hardline Cuba stance over ballplayer safety.
Why are we paying for a Spanish-language propaganda station in the first place?
Condoms have become a multi-purpose tool in a country that does not have much access to resources.
"Imagine: You're having sex with a consenting adult...and then you're arrested and held overnight, and your whole, entire life has been exposed on TV."
Lots of administration official log-rolling in The Final Year, but little actual analysis
Jon Alpert spent decades asking incredibly dumb questions of Fidel Castro.
Havana's stunning Gran Hotel Manzana is owned by the Cuban military, making it off-limits to Americans.
The president rolls back some of Obama's "completely one-sided deal with Cuba," reasserts that America will be a champion of liberty in "our hemisphere."
The chilling encounter was captured on video.
Another Cuban Libertarian Disappeared; His Associates Fear He’s Been Secretly Arrested [UPDATE: Activist Found, Claims to Have Been Beaten]
Nelson Rodriguez Chartrand, involved in poster campaign for previously arrested Cuban libertarians, has disappeared, his associates report.
The Party, named after famed 19th century Cuban independence fighter Jose Marti, is putting up posters of the incarcerated activists around Havana.
The Cuban defector and Chicago White Sox star's bizarre tale is indicative of how ridiculous immigration policy can be.
Eliminating 'Wet Foot/Dry Foot' has been a longtime goal of immigration reformers and restrictionists alike, though Cuban-Americans remain split.
Even with free health care and education, some Cubans are still willing to risk their life for free expression.
Turns out you shouldn't trust dictatorships to provide reliable data on health care and education.
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Cuba has a two-tier healthcare system like all communist countries, lags in other indicators, and lacks basic human rights.
There was a time when many Americans perceived Cuba's late leader as a hero.
Bad things happen when you wave off cases of individual repression, either home or abroad.
Following Fidel Castro's death, Republicans want to revert to a policy that failed for half a century.
Politicians and tyrants alike heap praise on the despot who ruled over an island prison nation.
The father-to-be was one of three killed in a late-night boating accident.
Reality TV star apparently unfazed by mass misery and decaying infrastructure.
Dictatorships may value literacy as much as democracies, but they value life a lot less.
Venerable progressive mag argues in favor of a repressive regime controlling access to information, because it beats "corporate control."
The Rolling Stones prepare their historic concert in a country that once banned the Beatles and still harasses artistic free expression
President tells Cuban people the US will not impose any system on them; calls on Castro to "not fear" democracy.
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Dictator makes incredible claim a day after scores of dissidents were arrested.
Demagogic Cuban-American demagogues in support of a failed policy
"The economic agenda *is* the human rights agenda," says Arizona's Jeff Flake.
"These aren't sanctions on *Cubans*," he says, "they are sanctions on *Americans.*"
The old rule notionally exposed Americans to criminal penalties for buying and consuming Cuban cigars while abroad.