Barack Obama to Visit Cuba in March

US President Barack Obama will be visiting Cuba in March, he announced over Twitter on Thursday morning. The visit was first reported by sources on Wednesday, and then confirmed in a Medium post by Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes. “14 months ago, I announced that we would begin normalizing relations with Cuba – and … Read more

Mick Jagger Visits Cuba

By the Cuba Journal staff Legendary rock star Mick Jagger visited Cuba this weekend. Jagger was reportedly on a “private visit,” according to an official report. Jagger posted a photo of his trip to his Twitter account, writing “On a break in Cuba!” But other reports suggested he was scouting the area for a possible … Read more

John Kerry: Why I’m In Havana

By John Kerry In 1961, three U.S. Marines lowered the American flag at the U.S. Embassy in Havana.  Today, they’ve returned to Cuba to raise the flag once more. Fifty-four years ago, the United States broke diplomatic relations with Cuba, and three young Marine guards volunteered for one final act of duty: lowering their country’s … Read more