Slate magazine reports that Cuban state employees are abandoning their jobs for higher-paying occupations in the private sector.
Vivala Magazine reports on the dilemmas faced by the descendants of Cuban exiles as they contemplate a visit to the island that made their elders feel unwelcome and turned them into exiles.
The distinguished Cuban collector and independent researcher Emilio Cueto was awarded a doctorate in humane letters from St. Thomas University. Mr. Cueto has been a frequent lecturer at FIU and was the organizer of three concerts for the Classically Cuban series.
An exile's vacillating search for a second home: this is the overriding theme of Dr. Gustavo Pérez Firmat's two most recent books.
Drawing on a broad range of sources—songs, movies, ads, novels, tourist brochures—this lecture by Dr. Gustavo Pérez-Firmat will explore the large role that the small island of Cuba—so near and yet so foreign—has played in America's psychic life.
FIU will hold a panel discussion on Cuba's relations with the United States and the European Union, as part of the efforts to showcase FIU's preeminent scholarship and global successes.