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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

    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

    Contributions to a dictionary of late Castroism

    Contributions to a dictionary of late Castroism BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 6 Mayo 2016 – 7:59 am. It was not difficult to foresee that Castroism, due to the way in which it had become a reflection of the political practices and personality of Fidel Castro, would slip into a deep crisis when […] Continue reading

    Obama and Cuba – Ideology Over National Security

    Obama and Cuba: Ideology Over National Security by Elliott Abrams January 8, 2016 In previous posts I’ve argued that President Obama’s “opening to Cuba” gave the Castro brothers everything they wanted and got nothing for the United States–or for Cubans struggling peacefully for human rights and democracy. But I didn’t know the half of it. […] Continue reading

    Cuba Prepares for Another Year in Isolation

    Cuba Prepares for Another Year in Isolation Analysis DECEMBER 21, 2015 | 09:15 GMT Summary Cuba has made some notable political and economic improvements in 2015, but the same will not be true in 2016. Cuba’s economy, underpinned by tourism and remittance revenues and Venezuelan energy ties, has thrived, especially after the United States re-established […] Continue reading

    Cuba One Year After Obama’s Olive Branch

    Cuba One Year After Obama’s Olive Branch Thousands of political arrests, migrants flee, and Russia wants in. Sound familiar? By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY Dec. 20, 2015 4:13 p.m. ET This month marks the first anniversary of President Obama’s unilateral rapprochement with Cuba. Upon making the Dec. 17 announcement, the Obama administration immediately moved to ease […] Continue reading

    Cuba One Year After Obama’s Overtures

    Cuba One Year After Obama’s Overtures Thousands of political arrests, migrants flee, and Russia wants in. Sound familiar? By MARY ANASTASIA O’GRADY Dec. 20, 2015 4:13 p.m. ET This month marks the first anniversary of President Obama’s unilateral rapprochement with Cuba. Upon making the Dec. 17 announcement, the Obama administration immediately moved to ease restrictions […] Continue reading

    Claimed

    Claimed When Castro took power, Americans fled Cuba and left a lot of property behind. Now the claims on these contested holdings—land, buildings, cars and more—are exciting speculators and could stand in the way of reconciliation. By Seth Stevenson Back in April, at the Nasdaq marketplace in Times Square, a few hundred interested parties gathered […] Continue reading

    Obama’s World – No People, Just Regimes

    Obama’s World: No People, Just Regimes 11:57 AM, JUL 16, 2015 • BY ELLIOTT ABRAMS Would George W. Bush have negotiated and signed the JCPOA with Iran? Even for those who (like me) worked in the Bush White House, that seems like a silly question. After all, who cares? Bush has been out of office […] Continue reading

    Cuba’s Investing Opportunities

    Cuba’s Investing Opportunities Food, telecommunications, and tourism are likely to flourish as Cuba shows signs it will embrace change. Needed: data transparency and currency unification. By DIMITRA DEFOTIS Updated July 18, 2015 1:10 a.m. ET Emerging Markets With the stars and stripes about to be hoisted over the U.S. embassy in Havana for the first […] Continue reading

    Cuba – Very big fuss over very small economy

    Cuba: Very big fuss over very small economy BY ANDRES OPPENHEIMER aoppenheimer@MiamiHerald.com President Barack Obama’s historic normalization talks with Cuba have brought about a lot of excitement in business circles, and hardly a day goes by without new reports of U.S. investors, lawyers and entrepreneurs flocking to the island. But I’m afraid most of them […] Continue reading