Towering cranes dot the Havana skyline as communist-run Cuba races to build luxury hotels, amid indignation among some residents and concern that U.S. President Donald Trump might reverse a detente that fueled the tourist boom.

Swiss-based Kempinski Hotels SA will inaugurate its Gran Hotel Manzana in the heart of the capital on Wednesday, billing it as Cuba's first true luxury hotel.



Recent Articles

Date Title
6/30/17 Under Trump’s revised policy, black Cubans will get left behind, again
Alejandro de la Fuente, Miami Herald
6/29/17 Cuban migrants stranded in Panama live and work secretly
Mario J. Pentón, Miami Herald
6/29/17 First Tampa to Cuba Carnival cruise leaves today
Avery Cotton, WFLA
6/28/17 Does the Cuban Military Really Control Sixty Percent of the Economy?
William M. Leogrande, Huff Post
6/28/17 Southwest Airlines to Scale Down Cuba Flights
Reuters, New York Times
6/27/17 New Trump Rules on Cuba Travel Leaves Winners and Losers
Andrea Rodriguez and Beth J. Harpaz, U.S. News and World Report
6/27/17 Can Trump Compete With Obama on Cuba?
Jorge Dominguez, New York Times
6/27/17 US airlines plan next move after Trump announces new policy toward Cuba
Hatzel Vela, WLRN
6/26/17 Cuba debate has come too far to relapse now
Andrew Otazo, Sun Sentinel
6/25/17 Could 1 million more Cubans be deemed ineligible for remittances?
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
6/22/17 What President Trump’s new Cuba policy means for American business
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
6/22/17 Trump Panders on Cuba, Preferring Cold War Over Progress
Doug Bandow, The American Conservative
6/22/17 Minnesota Will Still Engage With Cuba Despite Trump Setback
Sarah Marsh, US News and World Report
6/21/17 Director of U.S. office that oversees Radio, TV Martí resigns
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
6/21/17 New U.S. Cuba Policy is Unpopular, Just Like President Trump
Sofia Lotto Persia, Newsweek
6/21/17 Former CANF President Alberto Hernandez dies at 84
Mario J. Pentón, Miami Herald
6/21/17 Handing Cuba back to Russia is the wrong move for the US
Max Brooks, The Hill
6/20/17 Trump Policy Could Cut Remittances to a Million Cuban Families
William M. Leogrande and Marguerite Rose Jiménez, Huff Post
6/20/17 Capitalism Should Be Our Weapon of Choice in Cuba
Rand Paul, Reason
6/20/17 Trump's Rollback on Cuba: The Consequences of Undoing the Rapprochement
Michael J. Bustamante, Foreign Affairs
6/20/17 Trump's Cuba Travel Policy Leaves Heads Scratching
Andrew Bender, Forbes
6/19/17 Can Cuba count on America as a partner or an adversary?
Micho F. Spring, Boston Globe
6/19/17 Cubans seeking status stuck in legal limbo
Rick Jervis, USA Today
6/19/17 Cuba calls Trump speech on island 'grotesque spectacle'
Francois Murphy, Reuters
6/18/17 Cuba to President Trump: We need to continue to cooperate and coexist
Mimi Whitefield, Miami Herald
6/18/17 Cuba's small businesses say they will suffer under Trump's policy changes
Alan Gomez, USA Today
6/18/17 Former Obama aide on Cuba: Trump, GOP lawmakers don’t believe in freedom
Max Greenwood, The Hill
6/18/17 Panama offers stranded Cuban migrants multiple entry visas if they return to island
Mario J. Pentón, Miami Herlad
6/16/17 Statement by the Cuba Study Group Regarding the Conclusion of President Trump's Cuba Policy Review Files
6/15/17 Trump recasts Cuba policy, takes harder line than Obama on military, travel
Patricia Mazzei and Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
6/15/17 Prominent Free Market Proponents Discourage Trump From Cuba Policy Rollback
Alex Pfeiffer, The Daily Caller
6/15/17 Inside Oval Office, Rubio and Diaz-Balart pushed Trump to crack down on Cuba
Patricia Mazzei, Miami Herald
6/15/17 Trump to face protests over rollback of Obama's Cuba opening
Alan Gomez, USA Today
6/14/17 Putin’s stake in President Trump’s decision On Cuba policy
Patrick Leahy, The Hill
6/14/17 Trump’s Conflicts of Interest in Cuba
Carolyn Kenney and John Norris, Center for American Progress
6/14/17 5 Reasons Rolling Back Cuba Policies Is Bad For U.S. Business
Robert Donachie, The Daily Caller
6/14/17 Trump’s policy changes will give new ammunition to Cuba’s dictatorship
Andrés Oppenheimer, Miami Herald
6/13/17 U.S.-Cuba policy must now move forward, not back
Mike Fernandez, Miami Herald
6/13/17 Don’t Reverse Cuba Policy
Human Rights Watch
6/13/17 High on Cuba policy proposal: restricting U.S. business deals with Cuba’s military-run entities
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
6/12/17 Drug smuggling a risk if US relations with Cuba shift, officials say
Patrick Oppmann, CNN
6/12/17 Poll: Most GOP Against Changing Cuba Policy
Curt Mills, US News
6/12/17 Your Trip to Havana Might Have to Wait. What Trump’s policies for Cuba will mean for human rights.
Marselha Gonçalves Margerin, Amnesty International
6/11/17 Congressional Republicans send letters to Trump and administration urging Cuba remain open
Serena Marshall, ABC News
6/11/17 Don’t the Cuban People Have it Tough Enough?
Jeff Flake, Medium
6/11/17 If Trump Reverses Course With Cuba, ‘It Would Be A Gift To Putin’
Robert Donachie, The Daily Caller
6/10/17 Letter by the Cuba Study Group to President Trump on the Cuba Policy Review Files
6/8/17 Did Rubio trade the integrity of U.S. for a Cuba-policy shift from Trump?
Fabiolo Santiago, Miami Herald
6/8/17 Trump might ditch the historic US-Cuba opening for slivers of support in Washington
Tim Fernholz, Quartz
6/7/17 U.S.-Cuba policy looms at aviation industry conference
Alana Wise and Brad Haynes, Reuters
6/7/17 Current Record
6/5/17 Russia, Cuba, Comey, and Trump
William M. LeoGrande, Huffington Post
6/5/17 How Cuba policy, and its inevitable drama, ensnared Trump’s White House
Patricia Mazzei, Nora Gámez Torres, Anita Kumar, Franco Ordoñez, Miami Herald
6/5/17 Undoing All the Good Work on Cuba
The Editorial Board, New York Times
6/4/17 An old affliction haunts The Cuban: Exile politics and divisions
Fabiola Santiago, Miami Herald
6/4/17 If Trump reverses the U.S. Cuba policy, airlines and cruise lines could lose $3.5 billion
Chabeli Herrera, Miami Herald
6/1/17 Cuban Parliament Approves Communist Party Roadmap
Marc Frank and Sarah Marsh, Reuters
6/1/17 Curbelo supports tax on agricultural exports to Cuba
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
6/1/17 Cuban Entrepreneurs Start First Private Business Group
Andrea Rodriguez, U.S. News and World Report