cuba

  • December 29, 2010   BY Ray Suarez  

    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   BY Cat Wise  

    On Wednesday’s NewsHour, Ray Suarez wraps up his series on Cuba with a look at its medical diplomacy efforts around the world. HAVANA, Cuba | In an old naval academy on Havana’s western shore, thousands of low-income students from around … 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   BY Cat Wise  

    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 Tom LeGro 

    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   BY Cat Wise  

    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   BY Ray Suarez  

    Ray Suarez’s three-part Cuba series begins Monday night on the NewsHour. When I returned from Cuba recently, I was struck by the intense level of curiosity about the place, and the air of mystery the United States trade embargo and … 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 17, 2010   BY Talea Miller  

    The NewsHour is airing a three part series on Cuba next week, beginning on December 20. Ray Suarez and the global health team traveled to the island nation earlier this month to report on signs of possible economic change, the … Continue reading