Refineries have gone dark. Gas rations have been slashed for hundreds of thousands of state workers. Construction materials are nearly impossible to find.

But Cuba's hotels and restaurants are packed, major U.S. airlines are adding flights and government stores are full of frozen American chicken and U.S.-made candy. So far, Cuba is weathering the storm as Venezuela's economy craters and protesters fill its streets to denounce Cuba's greatest socialist ally.



Recent Articles

Date Title
4/30/17 U.S. airlines are not giving up on Cuba after all
Hugo Martin, Los Angeles Times
4/30/17 Cuban plane crashes, kills 8 troops on board, military says
AP, CBS News
4/30/17 Ileana Ros-Lehtinen to retire from Congress
Patricia Mazzei, Miami Herald
4/30/17 Cuban activists fighting racism weigh their fragile relationship with the government
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
4/27/17 Want to Improve Border Security? Seek Better Relations with Cuba
Ted Piccone, The National Interest
4/26/17 Current Record
4/26/17 Google Global Cache is now available in Cuba
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
4/26/17 Fast-track drilling for Cuba envisioned
Daniel J. Graeber, UPI
4/26/17 Cuban sugar burns to recapture sweet smell of success
Hector Velasco, YAHOO News
4/24/17 Engagement with Cuba Is a Bipartisan Issue
William M. Leogrande, Huffington Post
4/24/17 Growth returns to Caribbean Basin, but recovery is uneven
Jacqueline Charles and Mimi Whitefield
4/24/17 JetBlue really, really wants to fly between Boston and Cuba
Adam Vaccaro, Boston Globe
4/23/17 Cuba's slick TV channel that supports 'more revolution'
Will Grant, BBC
4/22/17 Statement Upon the Death of Rolando Castañeda Files
4/20/17 Cockfighting in Cuba: clandestine venues, state arenas
Sarah Marsh and Alexandre Meneghini, Reuters
4/20/17 Trump and Cuba should start dialogue: Mississippi governor says
Sarah Marsh, Reuters
4/20/17 Retired military leaders urge Trump to engage with Cuba
Ellen Mitchell, The Hill
4/19/17 Andrew Otazo Gives Talk on the Cuban Economy at Harvard Law School
4/19/17 Cuba and the Art of the Deal
William M. Leogrande and Marguerite Rose Jímenez, The American Conservative
4/19/17 Cuba cautions against foreign meddling in Venezuela's crisis
AP, ABC News
4/18/17 Miami electric car dealer sees opportunity in Cuban gas shortage
Marc Frank, Reuters
4/16/17 In Cuba, a battle against racism persists, activists say
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
4/16/17 Spirit becomes third U.S. airline to call it quits in Cuba
Ben Mutzabaugh , USA Today
4/12/17 ‘They owe me $2,000,’ Cuban Airbnb host says of the company
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
4/12/17 In Cuba, young people are weighing professional dreams against the allure of the new economy
Deepa Fernandes, PRI
4/11/17 Under Siege At Home, Venezuela’s Maduro Gets Support From Regional Allies In Cuba
NBC News
4/11/17 Watering down a revolution: Cuba's struggle for water
Sanne Derks, Al Jazeera
4/10/17 UN expert probes human trafficking in Cuba in milestone trip
AP, Washington Post
4/9/17 Cuba's Premium Gas Shortage Leaves Diplomats Stuck
Reuters, Newsweek
4/6/17 Cuba will open up to a U.N. human rights expert for first time in a decade
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
4/5/17 Soccer beginning to gain foothold in Cuba
Tim Wendel, USA Todat
4/5/17 Cuban migrants stranded in Mexico border city may be granted political asylum
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
4/4/17 Norwegian Cruise Line announces 33 Miami-to-Cuba trips for 2018 cruise season
Emon Reiser, South Florida Business Journal
4/4/17 Trump administration continues to issue OFAC licenses authorizing business with Cuba
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
4/3/17 Cuban uses condoms, tropical fruit to make own brand of wine
Andrea Rodriguez, New York Times
4/2/17 What the tourist industry reveals about Cuba
The Economist
4/2/17 Evo Morales undergoes successful throat surgery in Cuba
AP, ABC News
4/2/17 Improvisation Is the Heart of Cuban Animation
Monica Castillo, New York Times