Well-known Cuban painter, Orestes Larios Zaak, exhibits at Madison’s Goodman Community Center. The visit is sponsored by the Madison-Camaguey Sister City Association. Read more

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Ashley Seil Smith

How will the opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba affect the exchange of culture between the two nations? One thing’s for sure: Madison is awash in Cuban culture this fall. Read more

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Eloisa F. Callender

For many Americans, Cuba is the forbidden fruit that has remained off-limits thanks to a decades-old trade embargo. The veil was lifted last year when the U.S. government granted licenses to a few companies to offer "people-to-people" programs... Read more

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I remember the excitement I felt in 1975 when Madison Mayor Paul Soglin returned from his visit to Cuba, the first by an elected American official since the United States broke off diplomatic relations with Cuba in 1961. Read more