Politics Society The World In Review

April 2021: World In Review

In this series of articles, our political editor Colin McGinness provides a concise roundup of the biggest geopolitical events from the past month. Asia India continues to be racked by an enormous second wave of covid infections, with conservative estimates of over 200,000 cases per day. In the wake of the crisis, Prime Minister Modi and his […]

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Cuba: The Ultimate Socialist Paradise?

By Nikhil Bandlish Cigars, classic cars, Castro and ‘Communism’: What do they all have in common?  Just under 100 miles south of Florida lies what was once the promising socialist nation-state of Cuba. We’ve all heard the stories. The lynchpin in the Cold War during the missile crisis and the Bay of Pigs, Cuba was flying […]