Millions of Cubans took to the streets on Wednesday in protest over new sanctions imposed on the Caribbean island by the Trump administration and US efforts to topple the government of socialist ally Venezuela.
Psychologist James Mitchell first met Khalid Sheikh Mohammed in a secret, overseas CIA prison in 2003, where Mitchell was part of a team that tortured him, including waterboarding him more than 180 times.
For decades, Cubans have been granted preferential treatment when immigrating to the US. Cuba scholar Rebecca Bodenheimer analyzes what moving away from Cuban exceptionalism could mean for the 2020 election.
Across the nation, Latino voters have tended to favor Democratic candidate Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. That’s not always the case in Florida, where the Latino community is very diverse and tends to lean more conservative.
Cuba stands out as a success story as it battles COVID-19. At the same time, it has seen renewed public attention around police brutality. Despite top-down efforts to silence dissent, activists say they are making some headway.
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