Cuba stresses its programme to send doctors abroad is based in solidarity. But there are diplomatic and economic reasons too.
To foreigners, he was a fellow traveler who recognized the plight of the oppressed.
One way in which Latino voters vary is where they or their forebears came from. In states like Florida, that difference matters.
The US is demanding the 'immediate' release of a Cuban activist jailed since Oct. 1. But allegations of violence and fraud suggest the charges against José Daniel Ferrer are criminal, not political.
Land reform has always been closely tied to shifts in the wider political economy of countries.
A former congressional staffer says withholding damning evidence from Congress and using civilians to carry out presidential or intelligence agency agendas links the Ukraine crisis to other scandals.
Some Cuban entrepreneurs are so openly anti-communist that they sound like, well, capitalists.
Multiple sclerosis and endometriosis in women both used to be diagnosed as hysteria. The same could be happening with 'Havana syndrome.'
Walls needn't be impenetrable to divide people, as Cuba's Trocha made all too clear.
The ugly turn in Canadian-Cuba relations stemming from Canada's new visa requirements puts at risk decades of creative, productive connections between Cuban and Canadian people.
The Trump administration has declared the most severe new sanctions against Cuba since President John F. Kennedy imposed an economic embargo banning all trade with the communist island in 1962.
A first-ever official royal visit now signals a sea change in British foreign policy towards post-Fidel Cuba.
Cuba will not legalize same-sex marriage, as gay activists hoped. But its new constitution adds greater protections for LGBTQ people and for women, and gives Cubans the right to own private property.
Are you heading to Cuba this March break? Think carefully before you bring home your souvenirs. Many of them contain old racist imagery.
Cuban exiles in the US may soon be able to sue companies that use property seized from them in the Cuban revolution. If Trump moves to allow that, it could slow economic development in Cuba.
Urban farming can make it easier for city residents to obtain healthy, affordable food. But to raise big yields from small pieces of land, farmers need training and support.
At the turn of the century, the greatest threats were posed by infectious diseases today, the biggest threats are posed by lifestyle diseases.
No records of the size of Native American populations before 1492 and the arrival of Europeans survive. A new study has found answers.
60 years ago a revolution began within the revolution for Cuba's film industry.
On Dec. 10, 1903, the US military leased 45 square miles of Cuban territory to build a naval base. How did Guantanamo Bay become an infamous prison for alleged terrorists?