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    Cuba Seizures Now Present Opportunities

    Cuba Seizures Now Present Opportunities By FRANCES ROBLESDEC. 21, 2014 MIAMI — It was a routine Saturday morning, almost two years after Fidel Castro took power in Cuba, when Lois and Roy Schechter went to check on their tobacco farm 100 miles west of their home in Havana. The American couple encountered soldiers posted outside […] 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

    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

    Obama’s decision, pro and con

    Obama’s decision, pro and con 12/18/2014 7:10 PM 12/18/2014 7:10 PM President Obama’s historic opening to Cuba is long overdue — and has a chance of hastening the Castro dictatorship’s demise. Critics of the accord should explain why they believe a policy that has failed miserably for half a century could ever work. What is […] Continue reading

    Obama gives the Castro regime in Cuba an undeserved bailout

    Obama gives the Castro regime in Cuba an undeserved bailout By Editorial Board December 17 at 5:37 PM IN RECENT months, the outlook for the Castro regime in Cuba was growing steadily darker. The modest reforms it adopted in recent years to improve abysmal economic conditions had stalled, due to the regime’s refusal to allow […] Continue reading

    Obama’s Cuba Opportunity

    Obama’s Cuba Opportunity After 50 years of perfect policy failure, the U.S. has a political opening to help a reforming Cuba prosper. By PHILIP PETERS • December 16, 2014 George Washington’s farewell address did more than warn against permanent alliances that could “entangle” our young Republic in the “ambition” and “rivalship” of others in ways […] Continue reading

    Cuba Explains Its Foreign Investment Needs to Russia Based Bankers

    Cuba Explains Its Foreign Investment Needs to Russia Based Bankers May 10, 2014 By Progreso Weekly HAVANA TIMES – Cuba will need as much as $2.5 billion in direct foreign investment to boost its economy, said Cuba’s top economist, Marino Murillo Jorge, Thursday (May 8) in Havana. “The national economy needs an annual [growth] rate […] Continue reading

    The plight of Alan Gross

    Posted on Thursday, 05.08.14 The plight of Alan Gross BY BASILIO GUZMAN CUBACENTER.ORG I sympathize with the plight of Alan Gross, a USAID contractor unjustly sentenced to 15 years in a Cuban prison. Some reports have said he is, or was, waging a hunger strike to protest his confinement; other reports say he is “fasting.” […] Continue reading

    Top EU Lawmakers Urge Own Governments to Oppose China, Russia, Cuba, Saudi in UN Rights Council Educ

    Top EU Lawmakers Urge Own Governments to Oppose China, Russia, Cuba, Saudi in UN Rights Council Educ By UN Watch (Bio and Archives) Thursday, November 7, 2013 GENEVA, – Top European lawmakers today called on their own governments to oppose China, Russia, Cuba, Saudi Arabia and other “manifestly unworthy” countries running in next Tuesday’s election […] Continue reading

    World’s ‘most flagrant abusers’ set to join UN Human Rights Council

    World’s ‘most flagrant abusers’ set to join UN Human Rights Council Among the nations poised to join the UN Human Rights Council are Saudi Arabia, China, and Russia, which have all stymied attempts by the council to look into their human-rights records. By Howard LaFranchi Saudi Arabia, China, Cuba, Vietnam, Russia – sounds like a […] Continue reading

    NGOs Release Report Urging EU & US to Oppose China, Russia, Cuba & Saudi Arabia

    NGOs Release Report Urging EU & US to Oppose China, Russia, Cuba & Saudi Arabia By UN Watch Monday, November 4, 2013 Maldives, Morocco, Namibia, South Africa, South Sudan, Uruguay are “Questionable” GENEVA, – As the U.N. prepares to elect 14 nations next week to its highest human rights body, a coalition of non-governmental human […] Continue reading