Arts Oct 17

Alicia Alonso, grande dame of Cuban ballet, dies at 98

As founder and director of the National Ballet of Cuba, Alonso personified the island's arts program under Fidel Castro's communist rule and she kept vise-like control over the troupe past her 90th birthday despite being nearly blind for decades.

Nation Oct 11

People walk on a street in Havana, Cuba, April 10, 2019. Photo by Fernando Medina/Reuters
Trump ramps up deportations to Cuba

Since the end of the Obama administration, the number of Cubans deported from the U.S. has increased more than tenfold to more than 800 in the past year.

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