Cuban President Raúl Castro said Friday that he's going to retire. He didn't give a timeline but suggested he's going to make an annuncement Sunday. In the meantime, his most likely heir -- Ramiro Valdés, the island's most feared man -- is moving into position.
Three of Soy Cuba's stories are set in Havana and use spectacular modern architecture as a backdrop. It's architecture few people in this country have seen, despite Cuba being as close to American shores as Milwaukee is to Chicago.
You’ve probably seen pictures of classic cars on the streets of Cuba, seemingly frozen in time. But the embargo has put a freeze on other aspects of island life as well. Cuba enjoys many ecological riches that some of its Caribbean neighbors don’t.