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    A new sponsor for Castro?

    A new sponsor for Castro? ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 3 de Octubre de 2016 – 09:51 CEST. The Castro regime is immersed in an intense propaganda and diplomatic offensive preparing its usual draft resolution in the UN General Assembly to condemn the US trade embargo against Cuba. This time, however, Havana harbors […] Continue reading

    Cuba is in trouble

    Cuba is in trouble Economic reforms have stalled — and Cubans are running out of patience Jonathan Manthorpe Foreign Policy Under the Castro brothers’ brand of feudal Marxism, Cuba has always needed a sugar daddy. It hasn’t helped the island’s economic well-being, of course, that since Fidel and Raul Castro captured the island in 1959 […] Continue reading

    Backlash in Cuba

    Backlash in Cuba Obama’s historic visit was a smash hit in Havana. Fidel Castro wasn’t going to take that lying down. By ANN LOUISE BARDACH June 10, 2016 HAVANA—These days Fidel Castro doesn’t often leave his comfortable home in Siboney, a leafy suburb west of this city. But on April 19, the 89-year-old Cuban leader […] Continue reading

    In Cuba, a Potential for Prosperity

    In Cuba, a Potential for Prosperity Analysis AUGUST 5, 2015 | 09:15 GMT Print Text Size Forecast – Cuba and the United States will continue to strengthen political ties in the coming months and years. – In the short term, Cuban tourism revenue could increase and certain financial restrictions ease, but the country may still […] Continue reading

    Cuba trade embargo fate hinges on Havana human rights progress

    Cuba trade embargo fate hinges on Havana human rights progress By Guy Taylor – The Washington Times – Monday, June 8, 2015 President Obama’s policy shift on Cuba could soon lead to the opening of a U.S. embassy in Havana, but analysts and congressional insiders say it could be years before the decades-old embargo on […] Continue reading

    Deal with Cuba benefits only the Castros

    Deal with Cuba benefits only the Castros February 04, 2015 12:00 am • MONA CHAREN Cuban President Raul Castro has issued new demands for normalizing relations with the U.S. He wants us to lift the trade embargo, remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terror and give Cuba the U.S. naval base at […] Continue reading

    Hillary Clinton secretly pushed the Obama Cuba deal

    Hillary Clinton secretly pushed the Obama Cuba deal BY JOSH ROGIN BLOOMBERG NEWS 12/21/2014 7:52 PM 12/21/2014 7:52 PM Although President Obama is taking the credit for Wednesday’s historic deal to reverse decades of U.S. policy toward Cuba, when Hillary Clinton was secretary of state, she was the main architect of the new policy and […] Continue reading

    The Cuban Economy is Still a Matter of Improvisation

    The Cuban Economy is Still a Matter of Improvisation December 2, 2014 Dariela Aquique* HAVANA TIMES — In its efforts to “refashion” economic and political concepts and practices on the basis of the Party’s Economic Guidelines, the Cuban State has declared that these weren’t valid at other points in history because of the impact the […] Continue reading

    US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy

    Posted on Monday, 08.04.14 US sent Latin youth undercover in anti-Cuba ploy BY DESMOND BUTLER AND JACK GILLUM AND ALBERTO ARCE AND ANDREA RODRIGUEZ THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — An Obama administration program secretly dispatched young Latin Americans to Cuba using the cover of health and civic programs to provoke political change, a clandestine operation […] Continue reading

    Jackson – Crist’s Cuba visit would send a message

    Jackson: Crist’s Cuba visit would send a message THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: June 1, 2014 It’s traveling season once more for restless Americans, especially those sick to death of “staycations” and one-tank getaways. With a little more jingle in our pockets and wanderlust in our eyes, AAA says we’re ready to hit the road in […] Continue reading

    Cuba Focusing on Transparency

    Cuba-United States: Focusing on Transparency / Ivan Garcia Posted on May 7, 2014 There are not always good arguments for trampling on the jurisdiction of a foreign nation. The Cold War mentality is still latent in the behavior of certain U.S. institutions. If a government believes in democracy and political freedom, it shouldn’t go around […] Continue reading