5 ways Cuba-US agreement will make waves The historic opening between the two countries could have an impact on travel and business in the long-term, though changes are likely to happen gradually. By Whitney Eulich, Staff writer DECEMBER 19, 2014 MEXICO CITY — US President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro made history this […] Continue reading
Cubans finding comfort, nostalgia in Russian products NORA GÁMEZ TORRES NGAMEZTORRES@ELNUEVOHERALD.COM 11/14/2014 5:05 PM 11/14/2014 11:53 PM There are many things Cubans who fled the island prefer to forget, but not all memories have a bitter taste. For those who grew up during the 1970s and ’80s, childhood memories sometimes trigger cravings for carne rusa […] Continue reading
Reforms in Cuba: The Last Utopia? September 2, 2013 Emilio Morales* (Cafe Fuerte) HAVANA TIMES – When Raul Castro initiated reforms aimed at transforming the Cuban economic model, Cuban and foreign experts hoped that they were finally glimpsing a change on the horizon following more than five decades of mistaken policies. However, despite having further […] Continue reading
Posted on Saturday, 08.17.13 The endless U.S.-Cuba chess game BY FABIOLA SANTIAGO FSANTIAGO@MIAMIHERALD.COM In the chess game that is Cuba-U.S. relations, the pieces are moving — but where to is anyone’s guess. If history provides a clue, it points in the direction of decades past: dashed hopes for change, no substantial advance toward democracy, and […] Continue reading
Disputes threaten US-Cuba detente 18 JULY 2013 Migration issues topped the agenda at the latest talks between the US and Cuba, but long-standing disputes threatened efforts to thaw relations between the Cold War enemies. Cuba repeated its opposition to the United States’ so-called wet-foot, dry-foot policy in which Cuban refugees reaching US soil are allowed […] Continue reading
Where Is Cuba Going? By JOHN JEREMIAH SULLIVAN Published: September 20, 2012 17 Comments On the plane, something odd but also vaguely magical-seeming happened: namely, nobody knew what time it was. Right before we landed, the flight attendant made a...
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