Monthly Archives: July 2017
The impact of Trump’s Cuba policy revisions will likely be small BY MARK FEIERSTEIN, OPINION CONTRIBUTOR – 07/11/17 05:40 PM EDT
As U.S. officials prepare to implement President Trump’s Cuba policy, the rancor over the revised course is masking an… Continue reading
How President Trump can borrow from US Cuba policy to squeeze Beijing on North Korea Asia, Foreign and Defense Policy
The New York Times reports that “President Trump, frustrated by China’s unwillingness to lean on North Korea, has told the… Continue reading
The Cuban regime and the Venezuelan transition ARMANDO CHAGUACEDA | Ciudad de México | 12 de Julio de 2017 – 11:16 CEST.
In a recent interview Venezuelan analyst Rocío San Miguel, an expert on military affairs, masterfully defined the role… Continue reading
Cubazuela, Raúl and Leopoldo JUAN ANTONIO BLANCO | Miami | 11 de Julio de 2017 – 11:02 CEST.
What does Leopoldo López’s relapse from prison and placement under house arrest entail in Venezuela’s current political situation?
It is important to… Continue reading
Food scarcity, another Castroist crime ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 10 de Julio de 2017 – 10:40 CEST.
If you were told that in a Latin American country almost 60% of the fertile land available for agriculture is… Continue reading
Convicted of Murder, and Now Swept Up in U.S.-Cuba Shift
Ishmael Muslim Ali now lives a quiet life in Cuba, where he remains wanted by the F.B.I. for aircraft piracy. Credit Cave 7 Productions For more than 30 years, Ishmael… Continue reading
Family of teen who died on grad trip to Cuba trying to bring her body home CBC News Posted: Jul 09, 2017 7:53 AM ET Last Updated: Jul 09, 2017 8:51 AM ET
Alex Sagriff was a student at St.… Continue reading
Man Gets 30 Years in Prison for Cuban Sex Trafficking A Florida man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for operating a sex trafficking ring involving women he lured from Cuba. July 8, 2017, at 10:38 a.m.
MIAMI… Continue reading
The “Undead” Market: Long-Dormant U.S.-Cuba Air Travel Market Still Isn’t Alive Dan Reed , CONTRIBUTOR I write about airlines, the travel biz, and related industries Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.
When you shoot a zombie, does it… Continue reading
Teen dies during high school graduation trip to Cuba organized by Toronto-based S-Trip tour company By Alexandra Sienkiewicz, CBC News Posted: Jul 07, 2017 6:17 PM ET Last Updated: Jul 07, 2017 6:59 PM ET
Alex Sagriff was a student… Continue reading
Tourism Boom Chokes Havana’s Airport
14ymedio, Zunilda Mata, Havana, 4 July 2017 — The passengers leave the plane and make their way around the buckets catching the leaks from the roof. They still have a long wait in at baggage… Continue reading
Cuba: More Implicated in the Interior Ministry’s Stolen Documents Case / Juan Juan Almeida
Juan Juan Almeida, 5 July 2017 — The case is notable for its strict secrecy and a degree of coercion. The highly irregular trial and mystifying… Continue reading
14ymedio, Marcelo Hernandez, Havana, 5 July 2017 — They arrived, enthusiastic and happy, to their party for the end of the school year. One mother brought a macaroni salad with mayonnaise, another brought from home some disposable plates… Continue reading
Whom Do They Serve? / Fernando Dámaso
Fernando Damaso, 28 June 2017 — Whether at the municipal or provincial level, the people’s administrative councils are supposed to be looking out primarily for the interests of their constituents and, in conjunction… Continue reading