Sunsets, funerals & kava on Vanuatu's Pentecost Island.

August, 2017. 

On assignment for Al Jazeera, I discover a remarkable but troubled corner of paradise. 


    Western populists should learn from Cuba's mistakes.

    Huffington Post, 29 November, 2016. 

    Traveling to Cuba the week before the death of Fidel Castro, I reflect on the challenges facing the island nation, and the lessons to be learned from its mistakes.