How Cubans deliver culture without internet.
From government employees in censored newspaper chains, to rebellious internet bloggers, Cuba is in the midst of an information revolution.
Pulitzer Center launches its newest e-book: To End Aids featuring stories, photographs and video by our grantees. Also included: a timeline, interactive maps, a glossary, and resources.
With the passing of Fidel, a young generation of Cubans worries that the nascent rapprochment with the U.S. may be stalled or worse. Some worry that their future is bleak.
PBS NewsHour's Nick Schifrin was on hand as Cuba's longtime ruler Fidel Castro was buried in Santiago, where he launched his revolution more than half a century ago.
Fidel Castro was laid to rest on Sunday during a private ceremony that capped nine days of mourning in Cuba. Castro ruled the island nation for 49 years before he stepped down in 2008.
For many, Castro was a symbol of Cuba's hope for strong leadership in a new era of prosperity. But for others, his legacy represents unfulfilled promises and relentless control.
The US FDA recently approved a clinical trial of a lung cancer vaccine made in Cuba. But American cancer patients are already smuggling the vaccine into the country in refrigerated lunch boxes.
Cuban-Americans' relatives back home are acquiring expensive tastes.
Cuban politics, law and culture are changing for the LGBT community. TransCuba, an activist network for trans-people, is bringing attention to tolerance and broadening the conversation.
Alan Robock thought his "nuclear winter" research was big news, and in one corner of the the world it was.
The 'Christian Dior of Cuba' looks back on bittersweet memories from his time living in a housing facility for people with HIV.
About two decades too late, the Internet is cautiously breaking Cuba's spell of isolation. What impacts on culture and identity does the island's defiant re-connection to the outside world bring?
While many in Cuba mourn the passing of Fidel Castro, others are more than ready for change.
The US and Cuba are poised at the alter, prenuptials in hand. But as headlines forecast the fruits of the union and tourists flood Havana, there are already signs of unease.
Cuban sanitariums are the government quarantine facilities for HIV positive people—critics called them prisons; supporters say they controlled the epidemic. Former residents say "it's complicated."
Cuban communism is in flux. Citizens own businesses and property; some are even allowed to protest. Yet reminders of the regime are a constant presence.
The U.S. and Cuba are emerging from decades of Cold War hostility, raising expectations of sweeping change. Will Cuba’s restless 20-somethings stick around to see how their nation evolves?
Farm workers at Organoponico Vivero Alamar, an organic, sustainable farm in Cuba can earn more than government employees. This project explores what other countries can learn from Cuba's model.
The tribunal of Noor Uthman Muhammed, the first terrorism suspect to be tried at Guantánamo Bay.
After decades of isolation, the U.S. Naval Base in Guantánamo Bay, Cuba, has become a de facto nature refuge. What will this mean for the base’s post-detention future?
The U.S. government spends millions of dollars every year to boost Cuba's beleaguered pro-democracy movement. Is the money having any impact?
Six months after Fidel Castro's exit, Lygia Navarro explores the hidden epidemic of depression in Cuba. With the wait for social and economic transformation dragging on, many Cubans find escape from the difficulty of day-to-day life in black-market sleeping pills. Although Cuba's medical system is lauded internationally, the government...
Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin traveled to Cuba after Fidel Castro's death to report on the cruelty and charisma with which he ruled, and why Cubans do not predict his death will lead to major change.
Tracey Eaton discusses his project, "Cuban Youth: A New Dawn?" Eaton, the former Havana bureau chief for the Dallas Morning News, interviewed 20-somethings about their hopes and dreams for the future.
A life straddling communism and democracy fine-tuned Yana Pasova to receive and record all the parallels between present day Cuba and her native Bulgaria, pre-1989.
The famous image "Guerrillero Heroico," captured in 1960 by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda, has become an international symbol of revolution. But has it been taken too far out of context?
Castro's legacy in Cuba, China's Charter 08 civil rights manifesto, and changes in India's cotton farming.
This week: lung cancer patients travel to Cuba for a promising vaccine, South Africa is challenges the stigma attached to HIV/AIDS, climate change in Greenland is causing drought for farmers.
Both Costa Rica's president and grantee Jason Motlagh see a Cold War-era law as driving migration through the region.
2016 fellows report on a range of complex issues from around the world—from global health and perceptions of identity to environmental degradation and innovation.
Grantee Sally Jacobs discusses Obama's trip to Cuba with reporters Christopher Muther and Doug Struck.
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Fragments of a Soviet-era Bulgaria linger in present-day Cuba.
Cuban communism is in flux. Yet reminders of the regime remain.
Nearly two dozen Campus Consortium student fellows undertake reporting around the globe in 2013.
Pulitzer Center Senior Editor Tom Hundley highlights this week reporting on human rights in Turkey and Cuba.
Elon University Student Fellows Rachel Southmayd and Kassondra Cloos traveling to Cuba to report on a sustainable farming program outside Havana.
Pulitzer Center grantee Tracey Eaton highlights recent interviews with Cuba experts, including an economist and a former security agent, and the posting of the 100th video to his Cuba Money Project.