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A new documentary draws on Silvio Rodríguez’s recollections of Cuba’s 1961 literacy campaign, offering an intimate gaze of the humanitarian initiative.
The United States must abandon Cold War-era foreign policies and accept that Cuba is a sovereign nation free to define its political future— even if that means continuing socialism.
How Fidel Castro came to embrace revolutionary violence and understand the limitations of democratic movements– and what it means today.
Whether Cubans on the island worship Fidel Castro despite his flaws, loathe him, or are indifferent to a figure they now regard as a historical anachronism depends more on their age than anything else.
Fidel Castro represented the authenticity of Cuban historical aspirations to sovereignty and self-determination.
The committment of Fidel Castro and his generation to the building of an alternative model of a socialist society is a memory well worth keeping alive.
Obama sought to “bury the last remnants of the Cold War” in Havana last week, but the path to reconciliation will be long and challenging.