Cuba – December 2010

  • December 29, 2010    

    Cuba — its past, present and future — sits comfortably in a category, along with abortion, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and now global climate change, of difficult stories to tell. No matter what the reporter writes, he or she is going … Continue reading

  • December 22, 2010  

    Ray Suarez wraps up his series on Cuba with a look at a “medical diplomacy” program that offers medical school education to low-income students from around the world. Continue reading

  • December 21, 2010    

    The second installment in a three-part Global Health series on Cuba airs Tuesday on the NewsHour. View photos from the team’s trip through Havana below and tune in to learn more about Cuba’s universal health care system and the debate … Continue reading

  • December 21, 2010   BY  

    The grand lobby of Havana’s historic Hotel Nacional de Cuba was humming with activity earlier this month as documentary filmmakers, directors, actors and producers from around Latin America gathered to pay homage to their craft at the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema.
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  • December 21, 2010  

    Ray Suarez continues his series from Havana with a report on the Cuban health care system’s emphasis on preventive medicine. Continue reading

  • December 20, 2010    

    During The PBS NewsHour’s recent trip to Cuba, we asked people what they thought was the biggest misconception Americans have about Cuba. Here are some of the people we met and their responses: Antonio Perez is a 37-year-old security guard … Continue reading

  • December 20, 2010  

    Ray Suarez and the NewsHour Global Health Unit kick off a three-part series from Cuba with a report from Havana on how the country’s economy is adapting to the gradual economic reforms of President Raul Castro — while maintaining a tradition of socialism. Continue reading

  • December 13, 2010    

    Ray Suarez is back from Havana, Cuba, where he reported on the health system, medical diplomacy and the move towards economic reforms. Watch an online-exclusive on the struggles of everyday life in Cuba and Suarez’s experience as an American reporter … Continue reading

  • December 7, 2010  

    Ray Suarez, who is reporting for the NewsHour’s Global Health Unit in Cuba, speaks with Jeffrey Brown about the country’s changing economy, its booming medical research industry and health care system. Suarez returns to Havana for the first time since the Cold War to see how it has changed. Continue reading

  • December 6, 2010    

    Sometimes being a reporter is as complicated as just paying attention to where you are. New impressions stand on the shoulders of everything you’ve learned before and create something fresh. Between the interviews and appointments and places we had to … Continue reading

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