2018 Cuba Trip (for Americans)

Take a break from the winter and discover Cuba. A safe, friendly and extremely interesting tour experience. I will be helping with two arts-oriented trips to the island in late…

Travel to Cuba

“In opening Cuba to travel (something enjoyed by Canadians and Europeans for years), gradually the final trenches of the cold war are being dismantled. Cuban Americans can visit friends and…

Cuban Food

Classic Cuban: meat, fried plantain, rice and beans Rice and beans? Or; Beans and rice? … Your choice!  And thus has been Cuba’s culinary reputation since Cuba began opening as…

Cuba – Shaky Times

Chavez offered Cuba a petroleum lifeline, but now Venezuela is on the verge of utter collpase Cuba The Caribbean’s defiant, communist island is returning to precarious times. Venezuela’s significant economic…

Google Analytics: Drugs & Prostitution?

The little plane for the flight over Darian: the army came out to guard it Analytics and Darian. I recently enjoyed a visit from a good friend who lives in…

Business in Cuba

Che Guevara, in Revolution Square Business in Cuba. The Great Communist Island has legalized business. Well, small and medium business, to be precise: Here is a BBC article. Of course,…

Cuba

Che Guevara’s tomb. President Obama’s recent visit to the socialist island really was a long overdue step in eliminating the final vestiges of the cold war. American citizens may now…

Cuban-American Relations: Feel the Thaw

Panama just hosted the Summit of the Americas April 10-12, 2015 and although there were presumably many subjects on the agenda, the headline grabber was indisputably the opening of relations…

Drugs, Prostitution & the American Dream

I expect I will continue to think about Darien for some time. It is quite easy to understand why a road has not been punched through to Colombia. The harsh…

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