“In this country, our understandings of heroism have always been informed by an ugly past of racial prejudice and discrimination.” Fidel Castro’s death saw the Cuban revolutionary re-enter the U.S. imaginary as a villain, a communist dictator opposed to core…
By Nana Brantuo
You can also pour a shot of rum to celebrate.
By Harry Zahn
This week, for the first time in 55 years, a commercial passenger jet flew from the U.S. to Cuba, and eight airlines are approved to run flights between the two countries. The breakthrough is part of President Barack Obama’s effort…
By PBS NewsHour
The United States and Cuba should be able to transform their new diplomatic relationship into a deeper commercial partnership before the end of the year, with direct postal service to begin and an agreement on regularly scheduled commercial flights between…
By Bradley Klapper, Associated Press
By Bradley Klapper, Michael Weissenstein, Associated Press
A jubilant flag-raising at the reopened U.S. Embassy in Havana is giving way to serious talk about the road ahead in improving relations between the United States and Cuba.
U.S. and Cuban diplomats resumed talks to iron out details of normalizing relations after decades of hostility. Judy Woodruff learns more from senior correspondent Jeffrey Brown, reporting from Cuba, and chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner, who has been following the…
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