Americas, Cuba, Life, World
Americas, Cuba, Life, Politics
What do Fidel Castro, Groucho Marx and J. Jonah Jameson have in common? They all enjoy chomping on an over-sized Cuban cigar.
Americas, Cuba, Politics
Walking down the streets of Havana, it’s difficult not to be struck by the sheer beauty of the city. The dilapidated buildings are painted all sorts of fantastic colors, from bright lime greens and oranges to deep reds and solid blues.
Americas, Cuba, Life, Science & Tech
There’s one thing we can all agree on about Fidel Castro: The fact that not everyone will ever view him the same way. Musicians and public figures lauded him for his revolutionary spirit; Tom Morello comes to mind here. But then again, when is the Rage Against the Machine guitarist NOT saying something controversial? Even the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau didn’t have too much bad to say against Castro; he said little of the horrific human rights violations committed under Castro’s regime.
Americas, Cuba, USA, Politics
In first world countries we can often tend to take the world of the internet for granted. For example, as you are reading this you probably didn’t think much about how amazing it was that you were able to easily get access to the web and read this article. However, for people in Cuba with massive restrictions, the internet can be a much more valuable commodity.
During his 2008 bid for the presidency, Obama had promised that he would close down the US-sponsored torture and prison area of Guantanamo Bay.