Debuting at the Tribeca Film Festival, "Elian" depicts the international custody battle over 5-year-old Cuban Elian Gonzalez, which made for a showdown between the United States and Cuba.Read more »
The contemporary normalization of Fidel Castro is a disservice to the tens of thousands murdered or exiled because of his actions.Read more »
NYU students react to the death of Cuba's former president, Fidel Castro.Read more »
Set in Cuba, "Viva" centers on Jesus, whose father does not approve of his desire to be a drag performer.Read more »
With no chance of mobility and a pittance from the central government, the poverty-stricken population of Cuba cannot hope to escape the cycle of poverty.Read more »
A publicized presidential visit conveys good intentions, but a U.S. company creating jobs shows a deeper commitment to the Cuban people.Read more »
Is Cuba ready to be swept by the fashion world? Karl Lagerfeld says yes as Chanel plans to debut their next resort collection in the capital city of Havana.Read more »
The humanitarian situation in Cuba under US embargoes is deplorable. Congress must authorize the lifting of the embargo to improve US trade and get the nation of Cuba back on its feet.Read more »
Students have the opportunity to spend a semester studying photography, dance and video production as well as experiencing daily life in the longtime United States embargoed country, Cuba.Read more »
Last week, the United Nations General Assembly elected 14 new countries to the Human Rights Council. The council is responsible “for promoting universal respect for the protection of all human rights.” Given this responsibility, the election of Saudi Arabia, China, Cuba and Russia is paradoxical. These countries are consistently in violation of international human rights standards, and their election is evidence of a broken system. Upon electing members to the council, the General Assemb...
April 26, 2013
Filed under OPINION
Last week, President Barack Obama denied having any part in Jay-Z and Beyoncé’s trip to Cuba after lyrics surfaced from Jay-Z’s song “Open Letter” hinting that Obama may have given the supercouple clearance for their trip. Obama responded by saying, “This is not something the White House ...
As Cuba inches closer to reform, the U.S. government should look to dissidents as the potential agents of change in Cuba. In recent years, the Cuban regime has passed a series of economic and immigration policies meant to liberalize the country. Foreign governments and media outlets have looked to the...