A Talk With Wendy Navarro

Washington Project for the Arts (WPA) and Foreign Policy In Focus are excited to announce a public talk with Wendy Navarro, an independent art critic and curator currently based in Barcelona, Spain. Since the mid 1990s, Navarro has been an active curator at the Visual Art Development Center (CDAV) in Havana, Cuba, while working as an editor of the magazine ArteCubano, and lecturing about Cuban contemporary art at the Higher Institute of Art (ISA) and Havana University.

Cuba: New Corporate Utopia?

Cuba: New Corporate Utopia?

Cuba is starting to transform its state-led economy. U.S. corporations and Cuban emigres are licking their lips at the potential opportunity.

The Forever Fidel Obsession

Cuba isn’t trending capitalist, but Castro and his successors need to figure out how to fix the country’s economic woes to create a healthy, productive society.

Housing is a Human Right

Self-righteous human rights attacks on other countries don’t help mask glaring needs at home, particularly food and shelter for millions.

Film screening: What Puts Cuba on the Map for Global Health?

Film screening: What Puts Cuba on the Map for Global Health?

A timely examination of human values and the health issues that affect us all, ¡Salud! looks at the curious case of Cuba, a cash-strapped country with what the BBC calls ‘one of the world’s best health systems.’ From the shores of Africa to the Americas, ¡Salud! hits the road with some of the 28,000 Cuban health professionals serving in 68 countries, and explores the hearts and minds of international medical students in Cuba — now numbering 30,000, including nearly 100 from the USA. Their stories plus testimony from experts around the world bring home the competing agendas that mark the battle for global health — and the complex realities confronting the movement to make health care everyone’s birthright.

Milwaukee Event: Will the Real Terrorists Please Stand Up?

In 2008 Landau received Chile’s highest award for his lifelong human rights work, the Order of Bernado O’Higgins. He is the author of 15 books, including the definitive “Assassination on Embassy Row” on the unprecedented political murder in Washington D.C. of his colleagues Orlando Letelier and Ronni Moffitt.

The Foreign Policy of Baseball

The Foreign Policy of Baseball

Major league baseball and U.S. global policy have both been acting like they’re on steroids. But the similarities run a great deal deeper.

Human Rights Again?

Washington is once again spouting hypocritical protests over Cuba’s supposed human rights abuses.

The Case for a Union

A majestic region-wide union may well transform the strategic calculus of the sceptics and the spoilers.