Lynn Wise is managing editor of operations for Stratfor. She is responsible for working with multiple teams to oversee and produce Stratfor's website and social media content. She also produces original content, edits analyses and hosts videos for Stratfor. Ms. Wise holds a master's degree from the University of Texas' Lozano Long Institute for Latin American Studies, where she studied Mexican asylum seekers in Texas. She also earned her bachelor's degree from the University of Texas at Austin, majoring in Spanish and Latin American Studies.
Before joining Stratfor, Ms. Wise participated in internships at KUT (Austin's National Public Radio affiliate) and at the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas. She is interested in security and criminal justice, especially concerning the bilateral relationship between Mexico and the United States, and in how political systems and institutions intersect with the daily lives of citizens.
Cuba is embarking on a new era, and the excitement is palpable in the thick Caribbean air. Last year, the United States -- Cuba's longtime political nemesis -- restored full diplomatic relations with the island nation. Soon, Washington could lift the embargo it has held over the country for more than half a century. Change is coming quickly, and with it, tourists.
By Lynn Wise