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
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
Consensus and Dissent in the Face of Trump’s Cuba Policy
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 19 June 2017 – Over the weekend the official media have repeated ad nauseam the declaration of the government in response to Donald Trump’s speech about… Continue reading
The good, bad, and ugly of Trump’s new Cuba policy By Ilya Somin June 18 at 3:18 PM
Late last week, President Trump announced a change in US policy towards the communist dictatorship in Cuba. Although Trump claimed he was… Continue reading
Better ties between the U.S. and Cuba? Miami’s Cubans are divided Les Neuhaus
When President Trump scaled back President Obama’s pact that broadened relations with Cuba, he said he was “completely canceling” a “terrible and misguided deal.”
There was a… Continue reading
Trump And Cuba, Or How To Bet On The Wrong Winner
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 13 June 2017 – In less than 72 hours President Donald Trump will declare in Miami the new basis for the United States government’s policies… Continue reading
Populism Cuban Style: Conquests, Threats and Leadership
14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, 6 June 2017 — The leader speaks for hours on the platform, his index finger pointing to an invisible enemy. A human tide applauds when the intonation of a phrase… Continue reading
Amidst imminent Cuba policy announcement, dissidents express support for some change BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES email@example.com
President Donald Trump’s anticipated announcement on Cuba policy changes has unleashed an unexpected unity on the island: Cuban dissidents of various political stripes agree… Continue reading
Cuba: From Worse to Impossible (and We Haven’t Hit Bottom Yet) / Iván García
Ivan Garcia, 3 June 2017 — In coming days when the administration of the unpredictable Donald Trump, following four months of review, announces its Cuba policy,… Continue reading
The poet says… ARMANDO CHAGUACEDA | Ciudad de México | 7 de Junio de 2017 – 10:19 CEST.
Poets, they say, are usually noble people. They write of beauty and pain, rise above the banality of everyday life, and turn… Continue reading
Cuba then and now: LGBT progress is real As the country opens its doors even farther, U.S. fundamentalists are looking for influence and to proselytize — not a good omen for LGBT Cubans. Mark Segal, Philadelphia Gay News Jun 5,… Continue reading
War Vocation in the “Peace Zone”
Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 31 May 2017 — A brief note published by the official Cuban press reports the meeting held by “General of the Army Raúl Castro Ruz” with “the Chief of the… Continue reading
Editorial: An Appeal to the White House DDC | Madrid | 30 de Mayo de 2017 – 14:42 CEST.
Castroism’s plans for 2018 are clear: to officially sanction the transfer of power to the family’s heirs and double down on… Continue reading
Without concrete steps towards a democratic solution to the crisis PEDRO CAMPOS | La Habana | 24 de Mayo de 2017 – 18:28 CEST.
Raúl Castro pledged to hand over the presidency in 2018 to a new leader who, according… Continue reading
Cuba’s Proxy War in Venezuela Mary Anastasia O’Grady in The Wall Street Journal
The commitment to Maduro among soldiers and police is breaking down
Venezuelan strongman Nicolás Maduro is responding to mass demonstrations by selectively killing civilians. If, as a… Continue reading