• Arts & Entertainment

    Welcome to Guava Island!

    Childish Gambino, also known as Donald Glover, released a celebration of Caribbean culture, black life and music in the form of his top secret movie, Guava Island, on April 12. He released the movie in time with his Coachella performance on Amazon’s Prime Video for everyone not at Coachella to enjoy and it was indeed a pleasure to watch. The film was produced in secret over the course of a month in Havana, Cuba, and its production was only discovered because of a picture Rihanna took with a fan. Upon the film’s discovery, Gambino released a trailer with an unknown release date, now known to be Coachella weekend. The movie…

  • News

    U.S. re-establishes diplomatic ties with Cuba after 53 years

    President Barack Obama struck a deal with Cuban Prime Minister Raul Castro to restore diplomacy once again between the United States and Cuba on Dec. 17 after 53 years of hostility. After a year of secret talks in Canada and the Vatican, ending with an hour-long talk between Obama and Castro, the leaders agreed on a prisoner swap. The Cuban government released two people, a subcontractor who was imprisoned for five years and an unnamed intelligence asset believed to be Rolando Trujillo, a spy working for the Central Intelligence Agency, who was imprisoned for 20 years. In return, the U.S. released the final three members of a spy ring known as the Cuban Five who were…