Dr. Carmelo Mesa-Lago, a member of the CRI Community Advisory Board, traces the recent evolution of the Cuban economy, analyzes the influence of internal and external factors on the island's economic performance, and identifies positive and negative factors that may affect economic performance in the near future.
This year's program with the Alonso Brothers was a two-piano extravaganza featuring a variety of Cuban popular musical styles such as mambo, cha cha, bolero, son, danzón, conga, and salsa, including composers like Ignacio Cervantes, Moisés Simons, Miguel Matamoros, Ernesto Lecuona, Dámaso Pérez Prado, and Tito Puente.
Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM) has just released the exhibition guide to accompany its exhibition "On The Horizon: Contemporary Cuban Art from the Jorge M. Pérez Art Collection," including critical essays by Anelys Alvarez, Jorge Duany, and Rachel Price.
FIU's Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center and Cuban Research Institute, together with the Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, will hold a post-secondary faculty seminar on Cuba in Miami.
This book by Drs. Alejandro Portes and Ariel Armony traces the history of Miami's rise and the simultaneous emergence of a highly diverse but contentious ethnic mosaic. The existential threat to the future of the city posed by a rising ocean makes Miami a key case study for the pros and cons of present day, capitalist-led globalization.
This lecture by John Vertovec discusses how new state policies and regulations in Cuba shape opportunities, challenges, and economic behaviors in unequal ways for a diverse group of self-employed people.