The End of Cuba’s Entrepreneurship Boom
It isn’t just Trump who has put the country’s small businesses under pressure. Díaz-Canel is after them, too.
Guatemala Cancels on Trump
Plus: Iran says it will talk—if U.S. sanctions end, Italy presents a migration plan, and what to watch in the world this week.
Will China and the U.S. Resume Talks?
Plus: Iran's continuing war of words, Hong Kong activists eye G20 summit, and the other stories we’re following today.
The Big Chill With China?
Plus: Mexico aims for a tariff resolution, protests in the Czech Republic, and the other stories we're following today.
A Global Call to End Online Extremism
Government leaders and tech companies convene to combat violent extremism online, an ongoing curfew amid violence in Sri Lanka, and the crackdown on Venezuela’s opposition continues.
Venezuelan Democracy Was Strangled by Cuba
Decades of infiltration helped ruin a once-prosperous nation.
Iran’s Rhetoric Heats Up
Iran responds to U.S. military presence in the Gulf, China and the United States reach a deadlock in the trade war, and what to watch in the world this week.
Trump’s Cuba Sanctions Are a Mistake
Tightening the failed embargo will push Havana into the arms of Beijing and Moscow.
Will Guaidó’s Gamble Pay Off?
Venezuela’s opposition leader has failed to gain enough military support to oust Nicolás Maduro, and Washington’s policies aren’t helping him.
Bolton Is Building a Confrontational Latin America Strategy
The Trump administration is right to call out the region’s rogues for their destabilizing behavior.
Here’s What to Expect Now That Trump Has Withdrawn From the Iran Nuclear Deal
The United States will be worse off once the smoke clears.
The Perils of a Putsch in Venezuela
Encouraging a coup in Caracas will give Russia and China a foothold in the United States’ backyard.
Cuban Communism Is at Its Reform-or-Die Moment
The country’s first non-Castro president in over 50 years has only one path to legitimacy.
Cuba Is Making the Crisis in Venezuela Worse
Putting pressure on Caracas means holding Havana accountable.
From Moscow to Havana: Secret Weapons and Diplomats
The “sonic attacks” in Cuba aren’t the first suspected instance of invisible attacks on U.S. diplomats.
U.S. Boots 15 Cuban Diplomats out of Washington
But the State Department says it’s not blaming Havana for “attacks” on U.S. diplomats’ health.
U.S. Pulls Some Staff Out of Cuba After Bizarre Health Episodes
U.S. officials are at a loss as to what’s causing diplomats to go deaf in Cuba.
If Cuba Can’t Keep U.S. Diplomats Safe, What’s the Point of Normalizing Relations?
The Trump administration should immediately reduce the U.S. embassy in Havana to skeleton staff and order the same for the Cuban embassy in Washington.
The Secret History of Diplomats and Invisible Weapons
The alleged use of a “sound weapon” against U.S. Embassy officials in Cuba harks back to a Cold War medical mystery.
Targeting American Diplomats, Cuba Is Up to its Dirty Old Tricks
It's hard to believe the level of harassment U.S. officials face in Havana.