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Cuba news and analysis from The Nation
June 15, 2017
Normalization With Cuba Has Been a Smashing Success—but Trump Wants to Destroy It
Obama’s rapprochement has overwhelming support from Cuban-Americans, the US business community, and the Cuban people.
June 8, 2017
Tell Your Senators: Don’t Let Donald Trump Take Our Cuba Policy Backwards
A bipartisan group of senators has introduced a bill that would guarantee Americans the right to travel to Cuba.
June 2, 2017
Trump Threatens to Rescind Obama’s Cuba Engagement—and Activists Fight Back
The advocacy community now includes travel agencies, airline and agricultural companies, and a growing number of politicians.
April 11, 2017
Just a Few Hundred Miles From Mar-a-Lago, the View of Trump Is Very Different
A trip to Cuba reminds us of the delicate nature of American politics.
January 30, 2017
John Kerry Was One of the Most Significant Secretaries of State in the Last 50 Years
Can his legacy survive the Trump administration?
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January 6, 2017
Trump Is Threatening to Roll Back Normalization With Cuba—Here’s What’s at Stake
Obama’s Cuba policy opened a new era of peaceful coexistence. Can it survive President Trump?
December 9, 2016
What’s Next for Cuban Sports?
Here’s a perspective from Baltimore Orioles owner John Angelos, who attempted to use baseball to liberalize relations between the two countries.
November 30, 2016
How Cubans See Fidel Castro and His Revolution Is Tied to How They See Themselves
It’s no surprise many beam with pride when they talk about the “triumphs of the revolution.”
Andrés S. Pertierra
November 26, 2016
After Fidel Castro, What Comes Next?
Castro’s death comes at a particularly delicate stage in the ongoing effort to normalize Cuba-US relations.
November 26, 2016
Fidel Castro, 1926–2016
The Cuban revolutionary almost outlasted 11 US presidents.