Cuba

Sound waves in the dark. (Shutterstock)

How Canadian diplomats in Cuba are being acoustically attacked

Mysterious symptoms reported by embassy employees point to an insidious—yet time-honoured—form of warfare
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Pico Iyer on the meaning of home, in a post-Trump world

The well-travelled writer expounds on migration after Trump’s win, lauds Canada, and remembers his mentor Leonard Cohen
Reaction to the death of Fidel Castro in Little Havana

In U.S., Cubans reflect on the past—and consider the future

’It’s not a day for celebration, because Fidel still got a brother there’
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On Castro’s death, a look at Fidel and Pierre—and Justin

Author Robert Wright, who explored the Trudeau-Castro bond, explains it in the context of our present day
Still from The Skyjacker’s Tale. (TIFF)

The Skyjacker’s Tale and its plane-hijacking antihero

Accused of a massacre, Ishmael Muslim Ali allegedly hijacked a plane to flee—but says he didn’t commit the crime
Air Force One carrying Obama and his family flies over a neighborhood of Havana as it approaches the runway to land at Havana’s international airport

One picture, nearly a thousand words: Air Force One lands in Cuba

The iconic photo might have more to say about the United States than it does about Cuba
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Cuba’s evolution: Bringing change, liberty and WiFi

Allen Abel tours the Communist island to learn what Cubans hope the President’s arrival will bring
Reouverture de l’ambassade americaine a La Havane

The problem with Barack Obama’s foreign policy approach

Barack Obama has extended a hand to two old enemies in Iran and Cuba. Here’s why you shouldn’t expect them to unclench their fists.
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Is Cuba on the verge of reopening an embassy in the U.S.?

A new flagpole hints that the answer is yes
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What Cuba can teach Canada about vaccines

The majority of Cubans are knowledgeable about vaccines and their personal immunization history. How did they do it?