Yale Professor Reflects on Life in Cuba Under Fidel Castro via National Catholic Register

November 30, 2016

Carlos Eire has firsthand experience with the reality of life in Cuba under the communist rule of Fidel Castro. The Riggs Professor of History and Religious Studies at Yale University is the author of two acclaimed memoirs, Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy, which describes his childhood in Cuba, and Learning to Die in Miami: Confessions of a Refugee Boy, which traces his struggle to adapt to American life, after he is sent with his brother at age 11 to the United States in 1962 to escape Castro’s Cuba. Read the full story at National Catholic Register.