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.
A great deal of thinking about Cuba's education system originated from one man. So who was José Martí, and what can his ideas about values education teach other countries?
A long time before their recent landmark concert in Cuba, The Rolling Stones played Spain: less than a year after the death of General Franco.
Cuban farming is a model of agroecology -- growing food without heavy use of fossil fuel or chemicals. But closer relations with the U.S. could push Cuba back toward large-scale industrial farming.
Cuba punches above its weight in a number of sectors and the US would be wise to take note.
Cuba's National Capitol Building has been reclaimed as the seat of the National Assembly 54 years after it was abandoned by the new revolutionary government. There are lessons in this for others.
Cuba has been reforming parts of its economy since 2008. Will the thaw in relations with its Cold War adversary and Obama's visit accelerate those changes?
How did Washington get its hands on Guantánamo Bay – and why does its presence there still cause so much trouble?