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Cuba news and analysis from The Nation
July 28, 2021
Democrats Are Sticking to Trump’s Cuba Policies
Party leadership blocked an amendment to roll back restrictions on the amount of money people in the US can send to their families in Cuba.
July 23, 2021
Now Is the Time for Biden to Restaff the Havana Embassy
A never-before-published letter from the US Embassy community in Cuba argues that Washington should sustain full diplomatic functions despite the risks.
William M. LeoGrande
July 20, 2021
How Far Will the US Take Intervention in Cuba?
Lawmakers in both parties are divided on whether to mend troubled relations or escalate already aggressive foreign policy.
July 13, 2021
Cuba’s Protests Are Different This Time
A shrinking economy, frightening new rates of Covid infections, and growing discontent with the government are fueling once-in-a-generation protests.
William M. LeoGrande
June 29, 2021
Biden’s Failure to End Trump’s War on Cuba Is Threatening Lives
The president promised to return to Obama’s policies of engagement with Cuba, but the embargo and other Trump-era restrictions remain in place.
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April 16, 2021
Cuba Moves Into the Post-Castro Era
On the 60th anniversary of the Bay of Pigs invasion, many US officials still can’t seem to accept a socialist country “under their very noses.”
January 22, 2021
Biden Must Reverse Pompeo’s ‘Terrorist’ Move Against Cuba
Far from being a “state sponsor of terrorism,” as the Trump administration claimed, Cuba has been an ally in fighting it.
December 21, 2020
Can Biden Finish What Obama Started With Cuba?
Here’s a smart blueprint for returning to normalized relations.
November 25, 2020
Are Cuban American Voters Really a ‘Special’ Case?
Their rightward lean of this group often mystifies and frustrates Democrats, but how unique are they really?
Andrés S. Pertierra
October 6, 2020
Will 2020 Be Trump’s Bay of Pigs?
To advance his political fortunes in Florida, Trump assaults the right to travel to Cuba.