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Fidel Castro news and analysis from The Nation
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.
August 1, 2019
Congress Finally Challenges the Cuba Travel Ban
This Cold War relic is an outrageous violation of citizens’ rights.
April 20, 2018
Cubans Face the End of the Castro Era
As Raúl steps aside, the country faces transition and transformation.
October 27, 2017
The Cuban Missile Crisis at 55
The bullshit, the truth… and Trump.
James G. Blight and Janet M. Lang
October 10, 2017
The Death of Che Guevara Declassified
A top-secret CIA memo shows that US officials considered his execution a crucial victory—but they were mistaken in believing Che’s ideas could be buried along with his body.
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October 9, 2017
Che Guevara: Lessons From a Revolutionary Life
Fifty years after Che Guevara’s death,
interviews his biographer, Jon Lee Anderson.
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.
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.
December 1, 2016
Is the Recount Assuring Electoral Integrity, or Wasting Money on a Distraction?
John Nichols on the recounts, Katrin Hansing on Fidel Castro, and Walter Mosley on capitalism and socialism.
Start Making Sense
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