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...

The Hidden Headquarters of the Cuban Revolution

October 12, 2016

What’s there to see in Cuba? Western tourists have flocked to Cuba since the normalization of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba in 2015. The main interest for tourists is to explore the country that saw one...

The Winds of Change Are Blowing in Cuba

February 23, 2016

The most striking aspect of today’s Cuba is a people still strengthened by their revolutionary fight for true independence. Cuba has made it to 2016 with no help from the United States. Cuba today is independent, nobody is hungry, it has a 99% literacy rate, a significantly lower infant...

Cuba is Frozen in Time, But That’s About to Change

October 14, 2015

With the political opening between the US and Cuba, the appearance of this mysterious island will certainly change. On August 14, after five decades of animosity, the US flag was raised in Havana and the US Embassy reopened in...

How Cuba’s Health Care Sector Aims to Gain a Greater Foothold

February 17, 2015

Cuba’s high-quality, low-cost health care system makes it an attractive destination for medical tourism and biotech. Routinely touted as the greatest achievement of the Cuban Revolution alongside universal education, Cuba’s health care system has extended beyond the island’s shores to...