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    Alan Gross Wife Plans New Freedom Push for Jew Held in Cuba

    Alan Gross Wife Plans New Freedom Push for Jew Held in Cuba Rally Will Push White House for Action By JTA Published November 27, 2013. Alan Gross’ wife and Washington’s Jewish community will call on President Obama to make a priority of securing his release from a Cuban jail on the fourth anniversary of his […] Continue reading

    Two Recent Signs of Change in Washington’s Cuba Policies

    Two Recent Signs of Change in Washington’s Cuba Policies November 22, 2013 Wilfredo Cancio Isla (Café Fuerte) HAVANA TIMES — Within a short 10-day period, US President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry have addressed Washington’s Cuba policy and have insisted on the need to update and creatively re-shape a policy implemented over […] Continue reading

    Eppur si muove

    Eppur si muove Jueves, Noviembre 21, 2013 | Por Miriam Leiva MADRID, España, noviembre, www.cubanet.org -Cuba y los cubanos han sido abordados por los tres principales dirigentes de Estados Unidos en el curso de noviembre. Inicialmente ,podía dar la impresión de que se trataba de una estrategia en la recaudación de fondos, la búsqueda de […] Continue reading

    Policies for Economic Growth – Cuba’s New Era

    Policies for Economic Growth: Cuba’s New Era By: Juan Triana Cordoví and Ricardo Torres Pérez Editor’s note: This paper is currently only available in Spanish. The English translation is forthcoming. Cuba exhibits profound paradoxes with regards to development. It has some resources, but lacks a macroeconomic or institutional framework to effectively leverage them. Similarly, it […] Continue reading

    Nuevo clima de pragmatismo impera en las relaciones entre Cuba y Estados Unidos

    18 de noviembre de 2013 • 23:42 Nuevo clima de pragmatismo impera en las relaciones entre Cuba y Estados Unidos Las relaciones entre Cuba y Estados Unidos experimentaron una sorpresiva mejoría en los últimos meses, situación que generó expectativas de eventuales acuerdos que deriven en un mayor acercamiento entre ambos países tras más de 50 […] Continue reading

    Error revela planes de Washington para Cuba

    Publicado el lunes, 11.18.13 Error revela planes de Washington para Cuba JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM Los documentos, definitivamente, no estaban clasificados como secretos. Pero contenían información detallada sobre programas del gobierno de Estados Unidos para ayudar a disidentes cubanos que el gobierno cubano ha declarado ilegales como parte de una campaña semiclandestina para derribar al […] Continue reading

    New climate of pragmatism prevails in U.S.-Cuba relations

    Analysis: New climate of pragmatism prevails in U.S.-Cuba relations BY DAVID ADAMS MIAMI/HAVANA Sun Nov 17, 2013 8:06am EST The flags of the United States and Cuba are seen flying in the Little Havana neighborhood of Miami, Florida January 26, 2012. CREDIT: REUTERS/SHANNON STAPLETON (Reuters) – U.S. relations with Cuba have undergone a surprise warming […] Continue reading

    Cuba believed to have intercepted details of U.S. aid to dissidents

    Posted on Sunday, 11.17.13 Cuba believed to have intercepted details of U.S. aid to dissidents BY JUAN O. TAMAYO JTAMAYO@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM The documents were definitely not classified as secret. But they contained detailed information about U.S. government programs to help Cuban dissidents that Havana has outlawed as a semi-clandestine campaign to topple the communist system. So […] Continue reading

    Solicitan a Obama que intervenga en la liberación de Alan Gross

    Solicitan a Obama que intervenga en la liberación de Alan Gross Se trata de doce senadores, entre quienes se encuentran los cubanoamericanos Bob Menéndez, Marco Rubio y Ted Cruz martinoticias.com noviembre 15, 2013 Doce senadores estadounidenses, entre los que se encuentran los cubanoamericanos Bob Menéndez, Marco Rubio y Ted Cruz, escribieron una carta al presidente […] Continue reading

    Catorce senadores urgen a Obama a trabajar por la liberación ‘inmediata e incondicional’ de Alan Gross

    Catorce senadores urgen a Obama a trabajar por la liberación ‘inmediata e incondicional’ de Alan Gross DDC | Washington | 16 Nov 2013 – 12:15 am. Catorce senadores demócratas y republicanos urgieron este viernes al presidente estadounidense, Barack Obama, a continuar trabajando por la liberación “inmediata e incondicional” del contratista Alan Gross, preso en Cuba […] Continue reading

    Is Washington Letting This American Rot in a Cuban Jail?

    Is Washington Letting This American Rot in a Cuban Jail? Havana keeps saying that it’s willing to let this U.S. contractor go. But the White House and Congress keep rejecting the offers. BY YOCHI DREAZEN | NOVEMBER 15, 2013 Four years ago, Cuban security agents arrested an American subcontractor named Alan Gross, accused him of […] Continue reading