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
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.
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
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
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