Big Game-Changer in Cuban Real Estate

This past month has been an earth-quake for Cuba/US relations. On November 3rd, Damien Cave published a piece in the New York Times saying "Cuba announced a new property law Thursday that promises to allow citizens and permanent residents to buy and sell real estate — the most significant market-oriented change yet approved by the…

Cuba’s First Big Zombie Movie

It seems 2011 is the year for Cuban cinema to step up its game. Probably the most anticipated Cuban film to come out this year is Juan of the Dead. Not only is it probably the biggest action film coming out of Cuba, but also the first major zombie movie. http://youtu.be/uaUIvY3BVQc I'm sort of obsessed with…

Obama + The Embargo

Interesting article found in American Foreign Policy reads: As the presidential election of 2012 approaches, more and more critics are deriding President Obama’s pre-election vision of hope and change, targeting what they consider to be Obama’s naivete in foreign policy. This January, however, the president announced one significant foreign policy reform that he hopes will…

Obama’s New Telecom Game with Cuba

April 13th, 2009- The Obama administration said today that it was changing some U.S. policies toward Cuba, hoping to, among other things, "promote the freer flow of information and humanitarian items to the Cuban people." The news could create some major changes with regard to cellphones, computers and broadband in Cuba. The administration proposes to…