Under Fidel Castro, Cuba declared itself as an atheist state. Castro's relationship with religion, however, was far more complex. It left a deep impact on the religious identity of Cuba.
A brave foreign policy changed history in Angola and South Africa.
As Cuba opens up, the country has the chance to lead a shift away from the dream of car ownership.
An American who trained to be a doctor in Cuba gives his views of the island's health service.
How the motivations of Cuban doctors choosing to go on missions abroad have changed.
More than any other, Venezuela is a country of Cuba's making. But its own national tragedy is too deep for most citizens to mourn Fidel Castro's death.
All of the world’s struggling masses owe the late Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro an enormous debt for consistently and fearlessly articulating the debilitating aspect of life under under capitalism.
Images of Castro as either a monster or saviour miss the mark, but his commitment to literacy and culture is undeniable.
A new crowdfunded show about the Cuban revolution prepares to shed new light on the leader.
A former British ambassador to Cuba, now a professor at Boston University, still has a few questions for the late Cuban leader.
Love him or loathe him, the Cuban leader's legacy cannot be denied.
The former Cuban leader, as seen through the eyes of Jean-Paul Sartre.
Fidel Castro's life and times illustrate how much the world has and hasn't changed.
The new president-elect delivered some mixed messages during the campaign.
It's important to create spaces where the global South's problems can be presented, debated and solutions developed - including some that can be applied in similar economies.
In spite of rapprochement with the US, Cuban president Raúl Castro has put his reform agenda on hold. Why the delay?
Cuba has paid special attention to rural education for decades. This focus has paid off, bringing quality schooling to often-neglected areas.
Whoever wins the keys to the White House in November, it is far from guaranteed that Barack Obama's detente with the Cubans will continue.
The Non-Aligned Movement member states enjoy cohesion on few issues. Historically, their heterogeneity ranged from absolute monarchs to socialist presidents.
The strongest resistance to the United Nations resolution to promote LGBTI rights came from Muslim and African states. Many of these countries still criminalise same-sex relationships.