Lisa Chiu
  • Cubans react to Obama’s visit From the warmth of the initial handshake to sharing the excitement of a baseball game, U.S. President Barack Obama’s historic trop to Cuba was full of symbolism for the start of a new era.
  • The Heat: US-Latin America relations It’s a week of firsts for U.S. President Barack Obama. When he set foot on Cuban soil, he became the first sitting United States President to do so in 88 years.
  • Rural farmer in Cuba adds popular organic restaurant to repertoire Cuba is well-known for its organic farming. Now an enterprising private farmer in one of Cuba’s top rural tourist centers, Vinales, has converted his farmhouse into a popular organic restaurant. It’s proving a huge success.
  • Young Cubans react to President Obama’s visit Although major differences remain between the U.S. and Cuba, the two nations are united in their love of baseball. Thousands watched the exhibition match between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national team on television.
  • Obama speech to Cubans aims at burying Cold War tensions U.S. President Barack Obama left his most important speech for his final day in Havana, a televised address shown live in Cuba outlining his vision of the future. With Cuba’s President Raul Castro and his cabinet looking on, Obama stressed that the United States would not impose change on Cuba, that was up to the […]