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    New trade-regulation debate – Should the U.S. share intelligence withCuba?

    New trade-regulation debate: Should the U.S. share intelligence with Cuba? BY FRANCO ORDOÑEZ fordonez@mcclatchydc.com WASHINGTON President Barack Obama’s new 12-page directive on trade and travel to Cuba, widely heralded for its elimination of limits on Americans’ purchases of cigars and rum, contains a largely unnoticed provision that has alarmed Cuban-Americans in South Florida. It instructs […] Continue reading

    Left-Wing Magazine Plans Posh Trip To Castro’s Cuba

    Left-Wing Magazine Plans Posh Trip To Castro’s Cuba BLAKE NEFF Reporter 11:24 AM 07/11/2015 The Nation, one of America’s premier left-wing magazines, is advertising a trip to Communist Cuba where it touts that visitors will be able to meet spies who helped kill Americans. An email sent out Friday invites loyal friends of The Nation […] Continue reading

    Top Cuban spy released by Obama says he’s ready for his ‘next order’ from Castro regime

    Top Cuban spy released by Obama says he’s ready for his ‘next order’ from Castro regime In an exclusive interview with Yahoo News, Gerardo Hernandez is defiant about his role as ringleader of the Cuban Five spy network By Michael Isikoff HAVANA — In the depths of his 16-year odyssey through the U.S. prison system, […] Continue reading

    House members question how new Cuba policy will improve human rights

    House members question how new Cuba policy will improve human rights BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM 02/04/2015 3:22 PM 02/04/2015 10:29 PM In an at-times combative hearing, the U.S. House Foreign Affairs Committee on Wednesday questioned whether the United States’ new relationship with Cuba would improve Cuba’s human rights record. During the hearing on the Obama […] 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

    President’s failure to lead

    President’s failure to lead BY CARLOS CURBELO WWW.CARLOSCURBELO.COM 12/23/2014 8:12 PM 12/23/2014 8:12 PM In my campaign to represent Florida’s 26th Congressional District in the U.S. House, I pledged that when discussing U.S.-Cuba policy, I would do so from my perspective as a proud U.S.-born citizen, seeking to advance our country’s interests, independent of my […] Continue reading

    F.A.C.E. Obama’s Cuba move is misguided

    F.A.C.E.: Obama’s Cuba move is misguided 12/21/2014 2:00 PM 12/22/2014 7:15 PM What’s next for the Cuban people? F.A.C.E., Facts About Cuban Exiles, usually does not enter the strictly political arena, but as its name implies, it is an organization that aims to tell the truth. President Obama, in his broadcast to the nation, dedicated […] Continue reading

    Opponents formulate a strategy to derail Obama’s new Cuba policy

    Opponents formulate a strategy to derail Obama’s new Cuba policy BY PAUL KANETHE WASHINGTON POST 12/22/2014 1:00 AM 12/22/2014 6:00 AM WASHINGTON Opponents of President Barack Obama’s diplomatic opening toward Cuba began plotting for the long road ahead to block the administration’s new policy, focusing on areas where congressional consent is necessary. The most likely […] Continue reading

    Fabiola Santiago – Sound bites don’t capture maturity of Cuban exiles

    Fabiola Santiago: Sound bites don’t capture maturity of Cuban exiles BY FABIOLA SANTIAGO FSANTIAGO@MIAMIHERALD.COM 12/18/2014 7:01 PM 12/18/2014 8:50 PM Ours is a weary exile community, molded by decades of searing losses and dashed hopes. In this Miami — “a profoundly American city, a place that reminds us of what Cuban people can achieve,” as […] Continue reading

    The pain of Cuban exiles

    The pain of Cuban exiles 12/18/2014 7:50 PM 12/18/2014 7:53 PM Though President Obama’s announcement of relaxed relations between the United States and Cuba spurred excitement in many circles, the news felt like a kick in the gut for many in our community. Older Cuban exiles — the ones who have never stopped chanting “Viva […] Continue reading

    In Miami, Astonishment Over Action and Disagreement Over Cuba News

    In Miami, Astonishment Over Action and Disagreement Over Cuba News By LIZETTE ALVAREZ and NICK MADIGANDEC. 17, 2014 MIAMI — From the raucous cafecito counter at Versailles Restaurant, the city’s Cuban touchstone, to the noisy streets in and beyond Little Havana, Miami’s Cuban exiles and immigrants expressed astonishment over the seismic news that the United […] Continue reading