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The Cuban flag. (Paul Brennan / Pixabay)

The island nation of Cuba has seen unprecedented demonstrations amid the country’s worst economic crisis in decades — and nearly 60 years into the United States’ embargo on the nation.

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Poll workers Janice Meeks and Marco Rivera at El Mexico Moderno Ballroom in West Humboldt Park on Election Day, Nov. 3, 2020. (Evan Garcia / WTTW News)

Latinos played an important role in local and national elections this year — what their impact tells us about diversity within the community. 

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In this March 24, 2019 photo, Chicago mayoral candidate Lori Lightfoot, right, participates in a candidate forum sponsored by One Chicago For All Alliance at Daley College in Chicago. (AP Photo / Teresa Crawford)

Whether Lori Lightfoot or Toni Preckwinkle becomes the next mayor of Chicago, the 2019 runoff is one for the history books. We take a deep dive into the political significance of this election.

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President Barack Obama addressed the Cuban people early Tuesday during his historic trip, saying, “I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War.”