Jeffrey H. Boutwell
Articles and Publications:

Cuba, Sports, and International Affairs

Cuba

Hemingway's bar La Terraza in the fishing village of Cojimar, Cuba, inspiration for The Old Man and the Sea
Hemingway as Naturalist: Preserving Marlin and Tuna in the Florida Straits

An article in the November 2014 issue of FishMonster magazine describing our Hemingway Commemorative trip to Cuba in September 2014 with Hemingway grandsons John and Patrick which included meetings between Cuban and U.S. marine scientists about how best to protect shared ocean resources.
Opinion Piece on how the politicization of the death of a Cuban dissident, 31-year-old Wilman Villar Mendoza, in January 2012, is yet one more reason to end the failed 50-year-old US trade embargo and travel restrictions on Cuba. 
[February 2012]
El Morro Castle, Havana
Basketball

Have you ever wondered why basketball - the most American of games - has embedded in it the most un-American of principles, double jeopardy?  Think about it. A player commits a foul, the result of which is both free throws or ball possession for the other team, plus the prospect of an early exit of the player from the game.  Why?
[March 2011]

Nuclear Weapons
in the 
Middle East

This article from the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists surveys the prospects and obstacles to meaningful progress towards a Middle East free of weapons of mass destruction (WMD).
[January 2011]
Suleiman Mosque, Cairo, Egypt