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Cuba 2016 – The Visit of Barack Obama and Death of Fidel Castro

Cuba 2016: The Visit of Barack Obama and Death of Fidel Castro / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 2 January 2017 — A spring rainstorm with light gusts of wind fell over metropolitan Havana on Sunday, March 20th, when at 4:30 PM Air Force One landed at the first terminal of the José Martí International Airport […] Continue reading

White House adviser – Obama may invoke Cuban exiles in Havana

White House adviser: Obama may invoke Cuban exiles in Havana The White House aide who’s helping Obama write his historic Havana speech visited Miami soliciting advice Ben Rhodes revealed Obama would be traveling with four Cabinet members — and the first lady Dissidents who flew in from the island were among those Rhodes met with […] Continue reading

Obama’s Cuba policy makes life worse for Cubans

Obama’s Cuba policy makes life worse for Cubans By Jeff Jacoby GLOBE COLUMNIST DECEMBER 24, 2015 WHEN PRESIDENT OBAMAdeclared 12 months ago that he intended to normalize relations with Cuba, he claimed that rapprochement with the Castro regime would uphold America’s “commitment to liberty and democracy.” Liberalizing US policy, the president predicted, would succeed “in […] Continue reading

How Cuba is, and isn’t, changing, one year after the thaw with the U.S.

How Cuba is, and isn’t, changing, one year after the thaw with the U.S. By Nick Miroff December 15 at 7:00 AM HAVANA — No event in decades shook up Cuba like the announcement last Dec. 17 by presidents Obama and Raul Castro that their countries would begin normalizing long-broken relations. In the 12 months […] Continue reading

Cubans pay the price for Obama’s ‘engagement’ with the Castros

Cubans pay the price for Obama’s ‘engagement’ with the Castros By Jeff Jacoby GLOBE COLUMNIST JULY 07, 2015 GLOBE STAFF ILLUSTRATION On July 1, President Obama announced the formal resumption of diplomatic relations with Cuba, asserting confidently that “American engagement . . . is the best way to advance our interests and support for democracy […] Continue reading

Repressors Salaries Have Been Doubled

Repressors Salaries Have Been Doubled / Angel Santiesteban Posted on June 26, 2015 Ángel Santiesteban-Prats, 6 June 2015 — In essence, the President of a country should not serve another function but, first of all, manage the assets of people with ethics, fairness and the highest honesty, and never, ever should he believe that the […] Continue reading

U.S., Cuba embark on a new future

U.S., Cuba embark on a new future BY MIMI WHITEFIELD MWHITEFIELD@MIAMIHERALD.COM 01/17/2015 7:00 AM 01/17/2015 11:39 PM Ripples of change are sweeping over Cuba and Miami as delegations from Washington and Havana meet in the Cuban capital this week to begin discussing a new relationship for two countries that have been hostile neighbors for half […] Continue reading

First Report of the Advisory Group

First Report of the Advisory Group / Cuban Civil Society Advisory Group Posted on October 26, 2013 A brief summary of topics that describe the situation of Cuba in late 2013 could be summed up in two words: reform and repression. The reforms have been directed mostly in the right direction, but in a superficial […] Continue reading

When Sandy Hit Cuba

November 4, 2012, 6:45 p.m. ET When Sandy Hit Cuba The regime in Havana would rather watch the Cuban people annihilated than risk losing its lock on power. By MARY ANASTASIA O'GRADY A day after the worst of extratropical cyclone Sandy—once a hurricane—had pulled out of town, I strolled around Lower Manhattan expecting to find [...] Continue reading

Cubans Need Help Recovering From Hurricane Sandy

Cubans Need Help Recovering From Hurricane Sandy / Yoani SanchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sanchez    How You Can Help Hurricane Sandy has devastated the city of Santiago de Cuba and caused severe damage in several towns in the east of the country. The images of destruction speak for themselves, but the cameras barely manage to capture a [...] Continue reading

Cosmetic Changes Will Not Save the Castro Regime

Cuba: Cosmetic Changes Will Not Save the Castro Regime Yonathan Amselem August 9, 2012 at 6:00 pm Today, Cubans are reportedly being allowed to listen to Gloria Estefan. She and about 50 other artists were, until this week, blacklisted and banned. However, it's not just the airwaves that are getting a facelift: Earlier this month, [...] Continue reading

Of Popes and Potatoes / Yoani Sánchez

Of Popes and Potatoes / Yoani SánchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez From Foreign Policy MagazineBY YOANI SÁNCHEZ | MARCH 23, 2012 January 1998 was a moment of discovery and creativity, of unprecedented scenes and audible prayers. John Paul II visited us, and in the Plaza of the Revolution — ground zero or, better yet, Ground Red [...] Continue reading

We Don’t Believe the Television / Yoani Sánchez

We Don't Believe the Television / Yoani SánchezTranslator: Unstated, Yoani Sánchez I often complain about this self-sufficient little fatty in every Cuban home — the television — and its excessive influence on our lives. This week, for example, the nightly programming has been saturated with political messages that we later hear repeated in schools, workplaces, [...] Continue reading
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