US Diplomats Attacked in Cuba… by Crickets

January 09, 2019

They were sure that the Cubans, aided by the Russians, used sophisticated technology to attack the brains and nervous systems of US diplomats... until it turned out to be crickets. The New York Times now reveals that scientists have solved a two-year-old mystery that provoked a major diplomatic...

What to Expect from a Post-Castro Cuba

April 30, 2018

Cuba has a new leader, Miguel Diaz-Canel. But former President Raul Castro remains in a position of control over the key drivers of the country’s economy. For the first time in almost 60 years, a Castro is no longer Cuba’s head of state. On April 19, Miguel Diaz-Canel was sworn in as...

Cuba and the Dominican Republic: Islands in a Sea of American Indifference

March 19, 2018

Many without much of anything in America are waiting, alongside those in the Dominican Republic, Cuba and elsewhere, for a new American order, a new path forward and a new conscience to prevail. If you ever wonder how much the United States has advanced the cause of economic and social progress...