Three ways to see and save the Caribbean’s imperiled reefs.
Thirty Days as a Cuban
Pinching pesos and dropping pounds in Havana. In the first two decades of my life I don’t believe I ever went more than nine hours without eating. Later on I was subjected to longer bouts—in China in the 1980s, traveling with insurgents in remote areas of Colombia and Nepal, crossing South America by motorcycle, deeply [Continue Reading]
New Tactics for an Old Regime in Cuba
With last Wednesday’s announcement of plans to release 52 political prisoners who were arrested during a 2003 crackdown, Cuban President Raúl Castro took his first major step away from decades of hardline policy. Under the deal negotiated with Cardinal Jaime Ortega of the Roman Catholic Church, five of the prisoners were to be released “within [Continue Reading]