Life in Cuba
A decade after the Soviet Union's collapse, Cuba's communist system
has seen some market-style reforms. (7/01)
1995-2001: Years of Tension
Timeline: A look at recent events in U.S.-Cuba
from the Pope's travels in Cuba to Elian Gonzalez. (7/01)
Fidel Castro Interview
In 1985, Robert MacNeil conducted the first major American
television interview with the Cuban leader in six years. (2/85)
I: Relations with the U.S. And Soviet Union.
II: Human rights, political prisoners and dissent.
III: Revolutions in Latin America.
Capitalism in Cuba
Solman reports from Cuba on the growing
role of capitalism in the country's socialist system. Original broadcast:
July 17, 2001 (5/13/02)
Cuban Missile Crisis
Defense Secretary Robert McNamara
responds to viewer questions about the Kennedy-era
crisis with Cuba. (3/01)
Blaming the Blockade
Solman reports from Cuba on the effect
of the U.S. embargo (7/18/01)
President Bush waives the lawsuit provision of the 1996 Helms-Burton
The controversial legislation could punish foreign companies operating
U.S. Companies Make Millions
in Business Trade Show
Nearly 300 U.S. businesses, farmers and lawmakers from key farm states
visited Cuba over the weekend for the first U.S. trade show on the Caribbean
island in four decades, racking up sales of at least $66 million in
President Bush Sets Tough
Conditions to Lift Embargo
President Bush said Monday the U.S. would not end the forty-year trade
embargo against Cuba unless the Carribean nation accepted new U.S. demands
that it be "committed to real reform" to create a "new government
that is fully democratic.
The president's refusal to drop the embargo comes
just days after former president Jimmy Carter made a historic visit
to the Caribbean nation and called for the U.S. to ease its trade sanctions.
Man of the World
As former President Jimmy Carter ends his trip to Cuba, our panel of
historians assesses his post-White House work. (5/17/02)
Former President Carter
Addresses Cuban People
In a speech broadcast live to the Cuban people, former U.S. President
Jimmy Carter called on Fidel Castro to allow a referendum that would
usher in political reforms and criticized the socialist system for denying
Speaking in Spanish, Carter also called on the United
States to lift a four-decade trade embargo on Cuba and ease travel restrictions.
Text or Spanish Text: President
Carter calls for reform in a speech broadcast live to the Cuban people.
members of Congress and two Cuban activists debate the former president's
trip and what may be ahead for U.S.-Cuban relations. (5/15/02)