Under Trump’s New Rules, American Travelers To Cuba Must Be Accompanied And Surveilled For Compliance

Under Trump’s New Rules, American Travelers To Cuba Must Be Accompanied And Surveilled For Compliance

In an effort designed to protect Americans from the ills of communism, U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration announced it is implementing changes that will “channel economic activities” away from Cuba’s security infrastructure and impose travel and business limitations on Americans who travel there. Cuba is the only country in the world (other than N. Korea) … Read more

More Than 50 Years OF Questions, Conspiracies And Cuba: The JFK Files

More Than 50 Years OF Questions, Conspiracies And Cuba: The JFK Files

Last week, the U.S. government released thousands of pages of previously classified documents about the investigation into the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Almost all of the documents were released automatically under the President John F. Kennedy Assassination Record Collections Act of 1992. Trump confirmed on Saturday that he would allow for the release … Read more

Regret And Hope Define Latest Move By U.S. State Department To Expel Cuban Diplomats

Regret And Hope Define Latest Move By U.S. State Department To Expel Cuban Diplomats

Earlier this week, the most recent conflict between the U.S. and Cuba escalated to include the expulsion of 15 officials from the Cuban embassy in Washington, D.C. A senior State Department official told reporters Tuesday the Cuban diplomats have seven days to leave the country. The announcement comes less than a week after the U.S. … Read more

Annenberg Space for Photography Opens Cuban Photography Exhibit

Annenberg Space for Photography Opens Cuban Photography Exhibit

On September 9th, the Annenberg Space for Photography opened an exclusive exhibit called Cuba Is. The show is part of the Getty-led Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA initiative presenting the work of Latino and Latin American artists in more than 70 museums and cultural institutions across Southern California. The Cuba Journal spoke with the exhibit’s curator, … Read more

Mission Log: Cuba’s Deep Seaweed Scene

Mission Log: Cuba’s Deep Seaweed Scene

By Beatriz Martínez-Daranas, Professor & Researcher, Center of Marine Research, University of Havana (CIM-UH). Originally published by NOAA. Seaweeds are among the most ancient organisms on Earth. When we are looking at the display during our remotely operated vehicle (ROV) dives, we are anxious to discover what is the maximum depth where seaweeds can live. … Read more