Trump and Francis may face new tensions over Cuba John L. Allen Jr.June 12, 2017 EDITOR
President Donald Trump and Pope Francis had a cordial meeting on May 24, stressing areas of agreement such as religious freedom and persecuted Christians… Continue reading
Reinaldo Escobar: The Unqualified Cuban Truth / Somos+
Somos+, Leyla Belo, 23 MACH 2017 — Those who ever speak with Reinaldo cannot deny his innate genius, his sense of humor and gentleness of expression. A matter of decorum, isn’t it?… Continue reading
Trump Will Reverse Damage Done by Obama’s Cuba Policy Jun 8th, 2017 3 min read COMMENTARY BY Mike Gonzalez @Gundisalvus Senior Fellow Mike Gonzalez is a senior fellow at the Kathryn and Shelby Cullom Davis Institute for International Studies.
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The surveilled university MICHAEL H. MIRANDA | Fayetteville | 8 de Junio de 2017 – 09:33 CEST.
Last week several photos of American students with their professors appeared on the social networks in Havana. The images would not have drawn… 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
Senators introduce The Freedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2017 The legislation repeals the Cuban trade embargo. Jun 06, 2017
A bipartisan coalition of senators have introduced legislation, The Freedom to Export to Cuba Act of 2017, to eliminate… Continue reading
Martha Beatriz Roque: “The Cuban Opposition Has Not Found The Right Path”
14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miamia, 25 May 2017 — On the verge of being operated on in Miami for a traumatic cataract caused by a punch from a Cuban… Continue reading
State Security Offensive Against ICLEP Citizen Journalists
14ymedio, Havana, 23 May 2017 — Raúl Velázquez, executive director of the Cuban Institute for Freedom of Expression and the Press (ICLEP) was released last Friday after being held for 72 hours in… Continue reading
Trump Threatens to Rescind Obama’s Cuba Engagement—and Activists Fight Back The advocacy community now includes travel agencies, airline and agricultural companies, and a growing number of politicians. By Peter KornbluhTwitterTODAY 7:00 AM
At mid-day on May 29, the conservative media… Continue reading
President Trump, citing human rights, considers reviving limits on travel to Cuba By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS, New York Times Thursday, June 1, 2017 8:19am
WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is considering reversing major pieces of the Obama administration’s opening with… Continue reading
U.S. Lawmakers Want to End Cuba Travel Restrictions, But May Face Trump Opposition Reuters • Newsweek May 26, 2017
A bipartisan group of U.S. senators reintroduced legislation on Thursday to repeal all restrictions on travel to Cuba, this time attracting… Continue reading
Reagan: Won’t visit Cuba until people are free May 30, 2017 Michael Reagan Perspective
Expedia is now booking hotels in Cuba.
American Airlines is flying American tourists from Miami to Havana.
For more than a year American-owned cruise lines have… 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