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    Fidel Castro is dead – He leaves behind a dysfunctional legacy

    Fidel Castro is dead: He leaves behind a dysfunctional legacy BY ALFONSO CHARDY achardy@MiamiHerald.com During the almost five decades that Fidel Castro ruled Cuba, he steadily boasted of his revolution’s achievements in health, education and welfare. Yet Castro’s critics insist that the pillars of those achievements were hollow from the start, and crumbling by the […] 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

    Acuerdos Cuba-EE.UU – Impacto en la sociedad cubana

    Acuerdos Cuba-EE.UU: Impacto en la sociedad cubana [08-01-2015 14:56:00] Carlos Millares Falcón Analista Político y Director del Centro de Estudios Políticos y Sociales (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Cuba ha transitado a lo largo de 56 años por diferentes etapas en sus relaciones internacionales con los demás países del mundo. Desde una dependencia absoluta a los Países Socialistas y […] Continue reading

    Major Developments in Cuba for 2014

    Major Developments in Cuba for 2014 January 2, 2015 By Café Fuerte President Barack Obama in the Oval Office, during a historical phone conversation with Raul Castro on December 16. HAVANA TIMES — Below, readers will find 12 highly important events that made headlines and had a significant impact on Cuba and Cubans during 2014. […] Continue reading

    Why real change in Cuba won’t come easy or fast

    Why real change in Cuba won’t come easy or fast By WILLIAM M. LEOGRANDE Commentary Opinion Cuba Caribbean Asia Politics and Government International Sanctions Don’t expect things to change overnight with Cuba: How the next chapter in U.S.-Cuba relations could unfold Repealing the Helms-Burton Act will be far tougher than reaching agreement with Havana The […] Continue reading

    John Kerry – President Obama’s new Cuba policy looks forward, not back

    John Kerry: President Obama’s new Cuba policy looks forward, not back BY JOHN KERRY, PENNY PRITZKER AND JACOB J. LEWWWW.STATE.GOV 12/20/2014 8:09 PM 12/20/2014 8:31 PM President Obama’s decision to begin normalizing relations with Cuba will advance United States’ interests and those of the Cuban people. The 11 million people of this island nation have […] Continue reading

    TOP 10 LIES IN OBAMA’S CUBA SPEECH

    TOP 10 LIES IN OBAMA’S CUBA SPEECH by JOEL B. POLLAK 18 Dec 2014 President Barack Obama unveiled a new U.S. policy toward Cuba on Wednesday as part of a deal that brought American Alan Gross home in exchange for three convicted Cuban spies. As he has done so often in the past, Obama tried […] Continue reading

    Bill Clinton – Gross detention imperils U.S.-Cuba relations

    Bill Clinton: Gross detention imperils U.S.-Cuba relations BY JIM WYSS JWYSS@MIAMIHERALD.COM 12/11/2014 2:09 PM 12/11/2014 7:12 PM Former President Bill Clinton said the United States might be “well on its way” to ending the Cuban embargo, and that there were multiple areas where the two foes could cooperate, if the island would release USAID subcontractor […] Continue reading

    Cuba despide 2014 con reformas a paso lento pero con frutos internacionales

    Cuba despide 2014 con reformas a paso lento pero con frutos internacionales SOLEDAD ÁLVAREZ/EFE 12/10/2014 7:23 AM 12/10/2014 7:23 AM LA HABANA Cuba cierra 2014 con sus reformas a paso lento y pendientes aún de retos como la unificación monetaria o la inversión extranjera, pero que han cosechado resultados en la inserción internacional de la […] Continue reading

    Acertijos en La Habana

    Acertijos en La Habana Las audiencias de Fidel Castro revistieron históricamente un simbolismo especial, enigmático, indescifrable a veces JUAN JESÚS AZNAREZ 1 DIC 2014 – 22:24 CET11 Las audiencias de Fidel Castro en el Palacio de la Revolución de La Habana revistieron históricamente un simbolismo especial, enigmático, indescifrable a veces, propio del acertijo. Hubo encuentros […] Continue reading

    Hopes rise for release of US contractor Alan Gross in Cuba jail

    December 1, 2014 3:07 pm Hopes rise for release of US contractor Alan Gross in Cuba jail Marc Frank in Havana Alan Gross completes his fifth year in a Cuban jail on Wednesday for alleged spying, and the 65-year old US contractor insists it will be his last behind bars. The signals sent in the […] Continue reading