Castro and Cuba in Slate.

Castro and Cuba in Slate.

Castro and Cuba in Slate.

Events beyond our borders.
Aug. 2 2006 12:59 PM

Castro's Cuba

Slate's take on the island and its maximum leader.

"The Man in Havana: How has Fidel Castro stayed in power so long?" by Ian Bremmer. Posted Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2006.

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"Democratic Cuba: Why Bush isn't bringing it any closer," by Jacob Weisberg. Posted Friday, June 3, 2005.

"Free at Last!: What Raúl Rivero's release from prison means for Cuba," by Paul Berman. Posted Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2004.

"The Cult of Che: Don't applaud The Motorcycle Diaries," by Paul Berman. Posted Friday, Sept. 24, 2004.

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"The Cuban Baseball Crisis: The world finds Cuba's quest for gold easy to ignore," by Josh Levin. Posted Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2004.

"Welcome to Cuba's Gulag: A weeklong journal of a journalist in Cuba," by Eric Umansky. Posted Aug. 2-5, 2004.

"Fidel and Me: Cuba's maximum leader drafts Chatterbox," by Timothy Noah. Posted Thursday, July 29, 2004.

"Oliver Stone's Twist: Is the director's latest film soft on Castro?" by A.L. Bardach. Posted Wednesday, April 14, 2004.

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"Can Americans Travel to Cuba?" by Kate Taylor. Posted Tuesday, May 14, 2002.

"How Did the U.S. Get a Naval Base in Cuba?" by Chris Suellentrop. Posted Friday, Jan. 18, 2002.

"What If the Cuban Missiles Hadn't Been a Secret?" by Tom Blanton. Posted Thursday, April 19, 2001

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"Long Live Elián González: Juan Miguel's choice," by Jefferson Morley. Posted Monday, June 12, 2000.

"The Coercion of Elián's Father," by William Saletan. Posted Wednesday, April 12, 2000.

"Cold War Follies: The Cuban missile crisis was scarier than we thought," by Warren Bass. Posted Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1997.