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If Venezuela Goes to Hell, Will Things Look Bad for Cuba? / Iván García

Ivan Garcia, 28 April 2017 — Soot covers the unpainted facades of buildings on Tenth of October Boulevard. Old American cars from the 1950s, rebuilt with… Continue reading

Cuba Controls Electronic Eavesdropping Center in Venezuela, Says Former Chavez Official

Raúl Castro and Nicolás Maduro on the 22nd anniversary of the Bolivarian Alliance of the Peoples of Our America. (@PrensaPresidencial) 14ymedio, Madrid, 5 April 2017 — Cuba controls everything… Continue reading

Travelling the dichotomy of Cuba, from the beautiful beaches to the mainland Nancy Truman, Special to National Post | January 24, 2017 3:16 PM ET More from Special to National Post

Just weeks after Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro was… Continue reading

Fidel Castro: The Tyrant Exits but the Damage Remains / Jeovany Jimenez Vega

Jeovany Jimenez Vega, 29 November 2016 — The dictator Fidel Castro died last Friday at the age of 90. The extensive news coverage was to be expected.… Continue reading

Cuba’s opening to the world has a problem much closer to home than Donald Trump Christopher Woody

Donald Trump’s denunciations of Obama’s opening to Cuba while on the presidential campaign trail and his continued insistence on getting a “better deal”… Continue reading

The One Who Left Ashes / Miriam Leiva

Cubanet, Miriam Leiva, Havana, November 29, 2016 – Fidel Castro died on November 25 at 10:29 p.m. and, according to his own will, his remains will be cremated, according to the brief… Continue reading

What’s next for Cuba? Updated December 19, 2016 11:34 AM By Alvaro Vargas Llosa, InsideSources.com

One would think there is no doubt in anybody’s mind about Fidel Castro’s horrific legacy. And yet we have heard important leaders say some outrageous… Continue reading

Reversing Cuba policy seen as a punch in the gut to Latin America BY FRANCO ORDOÑEZ fordonez@mcclatchydc.com

WASHINGTON One of the most significant effects of the U.S. détente with Cuba had less to do with relations between the two countries… Continue reading

The Seven Phases of Fidel Castro / Iván García

Ivan Garcia, 10 December 2016 — In a country sculpted by slogans, intolerance and symbols, the departure of Fidel Castro — absolute ruler and founding father of the Cuban Revolution —… Continue reading

“There Is Nothing Worse Than An Artist Who Collaborates With A Repressive Government” / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez

14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 7 December 2016 – He has a Polish last name, a first name of Hebrew origin, and Venezuelan blood… Continue reading

Torricelli: After meeting Castro, I have no regrets choking Cuba | Opinion Updated on Nov 30, 2016 at 11:07 PM EST By Robert Torricelli

The death of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro raises once again the issue of the American embargo.… Continue reading

Will history absolve Fidel Castro, or will he end up vilified? BY ANDRES OPPENHEIMER aoppenheimer@MiamiHerald.com

How will Fidel Castro be remembered? Will history absolve him, as he defiantly proclaimed as a young revolutionary in the early 1950s? Or will he… Continue reading

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