The Bay of Pigs Invasion

The Bay of Pigs Invasion was an unsuccessful attempt by the United States to overthrow Cuba’s communist government. The invasion began on April 17, 1961, and lasted for three days. More than 1,000 Cuban exiles were killed or captured, and the United States withdrew from Cuba after the invasion failed. The Bay of Pigs Invasion … Read more

Cuban Missile Crisis

The Cuban Missile Crisis was a time of great tension between the United States and the Soviet Union. The United States had been monitoring Soviet activity in Cuba for some time, and when it became clear that the Soviets were installing nuclear missiles on the island, the United States reacted quickly. The United States put … Read more

Nazdarovie Case Study

During our time in Cuba, we visited many excellent restaurants and paladars that each had unique foods and atmospheres which provided a different experience every day. One restaurant that stood out to us was Nazdarovie, a restaurant that celebrates the food of Russia, Ukraine, and other ex-republics of the Soviet Union. We found that their … Read more

The Bay of Pigs Invasion

The story of the failed invasion of Cuba at the Bay of Pigs is one of mismanagement, overconfidence, and lack of security. The blame for the failure of the operation falls directly in the lap of the Central Intelligence Agency and a young president and his advisors. The fall out from the invasion caused a … Read more