Cuba – December 2010

  • 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 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 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 13, 2010   BY Talea Miller  

    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 6, 2010   BY Ray Suarez  

    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

  • December 3, 2010   BY Ray Suarez  

    Streets of Havana. (Photo by Andy Squires). All the stereotypes are still in place: Cubans love cigars, rum, music, and baseball. 1950s Chevys, Buicks, Plymouths, and 1970s Ladas and Zils from the Soviet Union still drive on the streets of … Continue reading