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Daily Archives: October 13, 2014

Young Cuban Denounces New Human Rights Violation / Cubanet, Yusmila Reyna Ferrer Posted on October 13, 2014

SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba, 12 October 2014, Yusmila Reyna Ferrer — The Island’s government has denied the right of Carlos Amel Oliva Torres,… Continue reading

Cubans Can Again Apply For Dutch Scholarships / 14ymedio Posted on October 13, 2014

Cubans are once again eligible for Netherlands Fellowship Programs (NFP) scholarships, after a decade of exclusion. The modification of Dutch regulations allows citizens on the island… Continue reading

What Isn’t Working? / Fernando Damaso Posted on October 12, 2014

Let’s take a look at four different situations.

In the case of the national railway, the authorities in charge claim that its problems are due to outdated equipment and… Continue reading

No Legitimacy for Cuba’s Dictators Frank Calzon is the executive director of the Washington-based Center for a Free Cuba. OCTOBER 12, 2014

There is no useful purpose served by legitimizing the Castros’ communist dictatorship in Cuba and giving it an… Continue reading

Democracy Can’t Take Root in Isolation

Christopher Sabatini is the senior director of policy at the Americas Society and Council of the Americas and founder and editor in chief of the hemispheric policy magazine Americas Quarterly. He also chairs the… Continue reading

Cuban-Americans Want More Engagement Ric Herrero is the executive director of #CubaNow. UPDATED OCTOBER 13, 2014, 1:37 AM

For as long as I’ve been alive, U.S.-Cuba policy has been largely dictated by South Florida politics. Legislation passed in the 1990s… Continue reading

U.S. Engagement With Cuba Is Worth the Risk

Ted Henken, an associate professor of sociology and Latin American studies at Baruch College, is a co-editor of “Cuba in Focus” and a co-author of “Entrepreneurial Cuba: The Changing Policy Landscape.” He… Continue reading

Cuba Doesn’t Deserve Normal Diplomatic Relations

Carlos Alberto Montaner is a Cuban-born author, journalist and syndicated columnist. His work appears in The Miami Herald and other publications throughout Latin America, the United States and Spain. His latest novel is “Tiempo… Continue reading

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