So geographically distant from Cuba, and yet present Russia and previously the Soviet Union, as it usually happens between friends, have maintained close brotherly relations, of collaboration and mutual benefit.
The imperialist "axis of evil" expression, used to refer to countries and governments that do not adhere to the dictates of Washington, was coined by David Frum, former Bush speechwriter
The strange story of U.S. diplomats suffering hearing loss and other damage to their health, while working in Cuba burst into the media this past August.
"Saldremos adelante!" ("We can only move forward!"). This is what a colleague exclaimed during one of my several phone calls to Havana in the days after Irma unleashed its wrath on the capital.