All posts in: Latin America

Cuba’s Potential

Writing in the July Wired, Clive Thompson suggests why Cuba could prosper in the future: Educational levels are high for a developing country, with nearly 100% adult literacy; a third of adults have high school diplomas. One of five young Cubans ...

Signs of change in Cuba

An NPR reporter in Cuba suggests that change — at least of a kind — is underway. Writes NPR, “There are signs in Cuba that Fidel Castro’s power is truly waning, despite that many Cubans have a hard time believing that his ...

Fraying Bolivia

Angus Reid polling explains why Bolivia’s constitutional troubles are “more likely to split the nation in two” than to bring it peace. As the indigenous Andean majority assert their newfound political power, the wealthier, more ...