British Foreign Minister Visits Cuba, Agrees to Restructure Cuba’s Debt

British Foreign Minister Visits Cuba, Agrees to Restructure Cuba’s Debt

Today, in a series of high-level meetings, the UK’s Foreign Secretary called on his Cuban counterpart Bruno Rodríguez and other government leaders to discuss the recent social and economic changes in Cuba, human rights, trade and investment, and the fight against global health threats such as the Zika virus. During the historic visit, the Foreign … Read more

Premiere of “The Forbidden Shore” At the DC Film Festival

Premiere of “The Forbidden Shore” At the DC Film Festival

The DC Film Festival this month featured the premiere of Ron Chapman’s “The Forbidden Shore”. Director Ron Chapman and his documentary capture five decades of Cuban cultural, artistic, and political stories through music.  More than 40 concerts and interviews are featured throughout the film. Forbidden Shore Trailer from CHAPMAN PRODUCTIONS on Vimeo. Award-winning filmmaker, Ron … Read more

President Obama’s Plans for Educational Exchange with Cuba

President Obama’s Plans for Educational Exchange with Cuba

One key theme in President Obama’s is to increase opportunity for Americans and improve the lives of the Cuban people, including opening the door to increased travel and commerce between the two countries. Educational exchange is a major part of this focus, and Obama has funded and organized partnerships to promote an academic and entrepreneurial … Read more

Dave Matthews Discusses Impact of Art on Relations with Cuba

Dave Matthews Discusses Impact of Art on Relations with Cuba

Dave Matthews visited Cuba this week and feel in love. The singer-songwriter was visiting as a part of the US President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities. In several different video interviews, the artist expressed hope of improved relations through mutual understanding and artistic collaboration. In one interview Matthews said,  “I think that there’s a … Read more