Monthly Archives: June 2017
Commentary: The real reason Trump wanted Cuba restrictions OPINION By Jonathan C. Brown – Special to the American-Statesman LYNNE SLADKY Posted: 4:00 p.m. Saturday, June 24, 2017
President Donald Trump’s reversal of his predecessor’s Cuban policies proves once again that… Continue reading
Trump, The Military And The Division Of Powers In Cuba
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 20 June 2017 — The recent decision by the president of the United States to limit commercial relations with Cuban companies controlled by the military highlights… Continue reading
Sweating Is Not For Cuba’s New Rich
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 20 June 2017 — The passenger complains of the heat while frantically moving the fan. “In a few days I will install an air conditioning,” justifies the taxi driver… Continue reading
Cuba From The Inside With Alternative Tour Guides
14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 21 June 2017 — Economic hardships turn many Cuban engineers to work as bartenders, doctors become taxi drivers and innumerable professionals become alternative guides for tourists. Among the… Continue reading
Thanks for Nothing, Trump
Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 21 June 2017 — After much media frenzy, Trump’s “new policy” toward Cuba has not gone beyond the rhetoric expected by most political analysts. His act was more a symbolic gesture towards… Continue reading
Cubans Feel Like Hostages to Both Castro and Trump / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 19 June 2017 — “Impotence.” This is the word that a performer in the Guiñol Theater (located in the basement of the FOCSA building in Havana’s… Continue reading
A Bad Bet / Fernando Damaso
Fernando Dámaso, 13 June 2017 — Of the real and supposed problems that the Cuban Revolution proposed to solve, as the basis of its historical necessity, after more than half a century of exercising… Continue reading
The Cuban Republic: Buried by Official Decree / Iván García
Iván García, 24 May 2017 — May 20 of this year with mark the 115th anniversary of the birth of the Republic of Cuba. In the Throne Room of the… Continue reading
Independent journalist detained in eastern Cuba June 23, 2017 5:12 PM ET
New York, June 23, 2017–Cuban authorities should immediately release independent journalist Manuel Alejandro León Velázquez and return his equipment, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. State security… Continue reading
Could 1 million more Cubans be deemed ineligible for remittances? BY MIMI WHITEFIELD firstname.lastname@example.org
William LeoGrande, an American University professor who specializes in U.S.-Cuba relations, says it appears there might be a “poison pill” in President Donald Trump’s new Cuba… Continue reading
Elliott Abrams: Has Trump Made the Right Move in Cuba? Elliott Abrams, Newsweek • June 22, This article first appeared on the Council on Foreign Relations site.
Congratulations to President Trump for a serious (though not total) reversal of the… Continue reading
Editorial: Trump, Obama and subjugated Cubans DDC | Madrid | 22 de Junio de 2017 – 14:21 CEST.
Cuba’s official television aired Donald Trump’s recent appearance at the Manuel Artime Theater in Miami. That makes two speeches by US presidents… Continue reading
The true face of GAESA in Havana’s Historic Quarter ROLANDO MARTÍNEZ | La Habana | 22 de Junio de 2017 – 11:27 CEST.
“What has the change from Habaguanex to GAESA been like?”
“Because the military management is… Continue reading
Editorial: Trump Gets It Right DDC | Madrid | 22 de Junio de 2017 – 11:23 CEST.
In his speech in Miami, US President Donald Trump rightly divided Cuban society into two groups: the military and the people. And his… Continue reading
Trump’s Cuba Travel Policy Leaves Heads Scratching Andrew Bender , CONTRIBUTOR I delve into the business of business travel, and often the fun too. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.
Just as travel and tourism to Cuba from… Continue reading
Will New Cuba Travel Policy Hurt U.S. Airlines? Zacks Equity Research
On Jun 16, President Trump announced some changes to current U.S. policy on Cuba, which were put into action by his predecessor Barack Obama. The new policy is in… Continue reading