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.
An $18 million suit alleges that 24-year-old Cincinnati Reds pitching ace Aroldis Chapman sold out two men to Cuban authorities in order to get back in the good graces of President Raul Castro, then defect to the U.S. where he could secure a multi-million dollar pro baseball contract.
Pope Benedict XVI begins a six day trip to Mexico and Cuba tomorrow. This is the Pope’s first trip to both countries. Officially, the Pope’s trip will coincide with the 400th anniversary of the discovery of the statue of the Virgin of Charity.