Nelson Valdes

Nelson P. Valdes is Professor Emeritus at the University of New Mexico.

The Road Less Traveled: Cuba and Black America

Pop Social Darwinism in Contemporary American Capitalist Society: the Marketization of Che as Individualist Symbol

Cuba, OFAC, Fines and Extraterritoriality

Cuba: From Machistas Leninistas to Educating Homophobes

Revelation and the Fashionable: Or Writing About Cuba

Is Fidel Castro Outside or Part of Mainstream Thinking? A Selection of Quotes

Cuba and the Future: a Great Debate Has Just Begun

The Traveling Salesman President in Cuba

The Promotion of US Law in Cuba: Some Issues to Consider During the US Presidential Visit

Normalizing Relations With Cuba: Has the U.S. Learned Its Lesson?

An Internet Legend: the Pope, Fidel and the Black President

Saul Landau: Make It Better

Natural Disasters and Planning: the Cuban State and Popular Participation

Normalizing Relations With Cuba With Equivalent Humanitarian Acts

Fidel at 87

Cuba (New Mexico) Applies to USAID

The Zurbano Controversy

Fidel in Haiku Mode

The CIA and Castro: an Undying Obsession

Environmental Internationalism


Solidarity for Never

The Context of Cuba’s Crisis

The Context of Cuba’s Crisis

Leaked Cuba Memo to Raise Eyebrows

The Confessions of Roger Noriega

Castro’s "Confession"

Gross Media Negligence

Cuba’s Prisoner Release

Hillary’s "Feelings" About Cuba and the Castros

The Defense Elephant in America’s Living Room

The Rescue Operation’s Priorities in Haiti

The Rescue Operation’s Priorities in Haiti

Cyber Cuba

Cuba, Hurricanes and the Internet

Hypocrisy and the Honduran Coup

A Modest (Transition) Proposal to Obama

The OAS Charter, Cuba and the United States

When It Comes to Cuba and the Media Anything Goes

Why Obama’s New Cuba Rules Violate the Constitution

The Buying of "Democracy" Agents in Cuba

Cinco de Mayo and Cinco de Agosto

Cuba, the Beatles and Historical Context

The Imperial Branding of Simon Bolivar and the Cuban Revolution

Cuba After Fidel

Rapture Takes Leftists! (4:00 AM)

Habana Night vs. Latin American Scholars in Vegas

Iraq and the American Borg

Cuba’s Self-Reliance

Bush, Electoral Politics and Cuba’s "Illicit Sex Trade"