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?
The Slave Societies Digital Archive documents the lives of approximately 6 million free and enslaved Africans in the Americas.
Changes that protect or increase human rights should always be welcomed – but we should check motives, too.
The new friendship between North Korea and Cuba is puzzling. The two countries should share values as socialist republics, but their brands of socialism are worlds apart when it comes to children.
Pik Botha defended apartheid and South Africa's occupation of Namibia, but in the end helped end both.
Cuba is avowedly secular. But as the country debates a new Constitution that would protect LGBT rights, churches have come out strongly against gay marriage — a sign of change on the Communist island.
The reverberations of JFK's assassination can still be felt to this day in the paranoid and racialised politics of the American right
Merchants from Brazil, Cuba, North America and the British West Indies traded goods grown by slaves on plantations, for more slaves.