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    Canadians suddenly racing not to squander head start in Cuba

    Canadians suddenly racing not to squander head start in Cuba Peter Kuitenbrouwer | January 30, 2015 7:43 PM ET Mark Entwistle could not resist a smile at lunch time Tuesday as he gazed out over a packed room at Gowlings’ head office in Toronto’s First Canadian Place office tower. He had not seen some of […] Continue reading

    Normalizing Relations With Cuba -The Unfinished Agenda

    Normalizing Relations With Cuba: The Unfinished Agenda BY WILLIAM M. LEOGRANDE 1/30/15 AT 4:48 PM On January 22, U.S. and Cuban diplomats concluded the first round of talks to implement President Barack Obama’s and President Raúl Castro’s decision to normalize bilateral relations. A second round of talks is scheduled for February. Much of the first […] Continue reading

    What Cuba-U.S. Relations Means For U.S. Industry

    What Cuba-U.S. Relations Means For U.S. Industry By Alison L. Deutsch | January 30, 2015 AAA | President Barack Obama announced the restoration of diplomatic relations with Cuba in December after 54 years of isolation. Ties with the island-nation were severed in January of 1961, one year after the first trade embargo was imposed by […] Continue reading

    Otra farsa electoral en Cuba

    Otra farsa electoral en Cuba [30-01-2015 13:01:01] Carlos Ríos Otero Centro de Información Hablemos Press (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- La Habana.- El Gobierno cubano ha lanzado otra de sus farsas electorales, y esta vez ha coincidido en el tiempo con el inicio del diálogo con los EE.UU. En medio de todo, la ausencia de los medios por parte […] Continue reading

    Congressional Oversight Needed as Obama Administration Moves to Remove Cuba from State Sponsors of Terrorism List

    Congressional Oversight Needed as Obama Administration Moves to Remove Cuba from State Sponsors of Terrorism List By Ana Quintana The Obama Administration has recently chosen to normalize relations with Cuba. In addition to establishing embassies and expanding commercial transactions, the White House has also declared that Cuba will be removed from the State Department’s State […] Continue reading

    Cuba trade backers in Senate take small steps first

    Cuba trade backers in Senate take small steps first BY LINDSAY WISE AND LESLEY CLARK MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU 01/28/2015 7:01 PM 01/29/2015 12:01 AM WASHINGTON A bill to end all travel restrictions for Americans who want to visit Cuba will be introduced Thursday on Capitol Hill, marking the opening salvo in a fight that’s brewing […] Continue reading

    Freedom House – Cuba es el único país sin libertad de las Américas

    Freedom House: Cuba es el único país sin libertad de las Américas Con 6,5 puntos de 7 posibles, en una escala donde más es peor, fue el país con la peor evaluación en el hemisferio occidental. Martinoticias.com enero 28, 2015 La entidad vigilante de las libertades en el mundo Freedom House dio a Cuba una […] Continue reading

    Congressional travel to Cuba surged last year

    Congressional travel to Cuba surged last year BY SUSAN CRABTREE | JANUARY 28, 2015 | 5:00 AM Travel by members of Congress to Cuba shot up last year ahead of President Obama’s December executive action normalizing relations with the island nation. Thirteen Democratic House members traveled to Havana in 2014 on at least three separate […] Continue reading

    Réquiem por la Ley de Ajuste Cubano

    Réquiem por la Ley de Ajuste Cubano Quién le va a creer esa preocupación humanitaria a un régimen que hundió con chorros de agua de alta presión al remolcador 13 de Marzo Waldo Acebo Meireles, Hialeah | 27/01/2015 11:37 am El subsecretario adjunto para el Hemisferio Occidental del Departamento de Asuntos del Hemisferio Occidental afirmó […] Continue reading

    Alan Gross

    Alan Gross / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on January 26, 2015 The Silence of Alan Gross Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo We live not in the civilization of media, but of the mediocre. And from there directly we inhabit the miserable. Cubans desperately need witnesses to our tragedy. In the absence of politicians on the […] Continue reading

    Jóvenes cubanos construyeron red que conectó computadores

    Jóvenes cubanos construyeron red que conectó computadores POR MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN ASSOCIATED PRESS 01/26/2015 9:18 AM 01/26/2015 10:26 AM LA HABANA Aislados de internet, varios jóvenes cubanos conectaron en sigilo miles de computadoras a una red secreta que se extiende por varios kilómetros a lo largo y ancho de La Habana, y ahora pueden chatear con […] Continue reading