US officials are proposing new measures to force Cuba to release USAID worker Alan Gross from prison, but guest blogger Anya Landau French suggests trying something different.
The US Coast Guard reports that illegal migration from Cuba is up; meanwhile, hope is dim that the release of the first 'Cuban Five' from jail would pave the way for Cuba to free American Alan Gross.
The leftists that comprise this group are, in many cases, more divergent than the right-left divide in their own countries, but from the rhetoric you would never know it.
Fidel Castro spoke to Cuba's parliament Saturday, delivering an uncharacteristically brief speech to some 600 lawmakers. Fidel Castro stepped down in 2006, ceding power to his younger brother, Raul.
Fidel Castro spoke to Cuba's Parliament for the first time in four years on Saturday, but once again failed to address domestic issues while expounding on climate change, the threat of nuclear war, and the US role on the world stage.
Readers write about youth movements in Cuba and declining foreign tourism in the US.
They just want the freedom to travel and access to the tech touchstones of their generation: iPods, Facebook, and text messages.
Many believe Fidel Castro's resignation will allow more space for debate.