Views on Cuba
There are almost as many views about Cuba's past, present and future as there are individuals. Whether you were born in Cuba, have traveled there, or just learned something about the island's complex history, chances are you have an opinion about what Fidel Castro has meant to the Cuban nation and the Cuban people.
Read through this site's Interview Excerpts for comments from a distinguished group of experts. Share your own views and opinions. And read these four essays presenting four divergent perspectives.
Fidel Castro's Feat
Historian and essayist Rafael Rojas is a professor and researcher at the Center for Economic Research and Teaching (C.I.D.E.) in Mexico City.
The Right Priorities: Health, Education, and Literacy
University of Massachusetts-Boston sociologist Miren Uriarte is the author of Cuba: Social Policy at the Crossroads: Maintaining Priorities, Transforming Practice.
An Exploration into the Origins of the Cuban Human Rights
The president of the Miami-based Cuban Committee for Human Rights, Ricardo Bofill spent 12 years imprisoned in Cuba.
Cuba's Future -- or Futures
Mark Falcoff is resident scholar emeritus of the American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research, and the author of Cuba the Morning After: Confronting Castro's Legacy (Washington, D.C.: AEI Press, 2003).