Cuban-U.S. relations

  • Omar Pérez is a Cuban poet, translator, essayist, editor, ordained Zen Buddhist monk and the son of revolutionary Ernesto “Che” Guevara. He graduated from the University of Havana in 1987 with a degree in English and then went on to study Dutch and Italian. He lives in Havana. Photo by Frank Carlson
    July 7, 2015  

    When Omar Perez was 25, he found out his father was the revolutionary Che Guevara. For Perez — a poet, artist and musician — the revelation didn’t much change his outlook on life, or on Cuba. Jeffrey Brown talks to Perez in Havana about the Cuban Revolution, art and how closer ties with America may change his country. Continue reading

  • February 19, 2008   BY Admin 

    Cuban leader Fidel Castro announced Tuesday that he will not seek another term in office when the country’s parliament meets Sunday to elect a president, citing his ailing health. Castro, 81, is the world’s longest ruling leader. Continue reading