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Ileana de la Guardia: “Castro Executed My Father Because of Rivalry” / Juan Juan Almeida

Juan Juan Almeida, 16 December 2016 — Twenty-seven years after Cause Number 1, the judicial proceedings that resulted in the deaths by firing squad and… Continue reading

Trump Could Ice Thawing U.S. Relations with Cuba By Marissa Piazzola Published December 27, 2016 Cuba FOX Business

The United States’ relationship with Cuba has thawed over the last two years, thanks in part to a December 2014 agreement between… Continue reading

Cuban President Raul Castro faces deep problems in 2017 Castro must manage economic and diplomatic challenges during a year of transition Published: 16:15 December 26, 2016 AP

Havana: Alex Romero was delighted when President Barack Obama came to Havana in… Continue reading

2016 was a truly historic year for Cuba BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES ngameztorres@elnuevoherald.com

The death of Fidel Castro marked the end of a truly historic year for Cuba.

After years of false rumors that he had died, the former Cuban… Continue reading

Billionaire philanthropist David A. Straz Jr. has spent years quietly uniting Tampa and Cuba Paul Guzzo, Times Staff Writer Thursday, December 22, 2016 11:00am

Former banker and Tampa philanthropist David Straz Jr. is interviewed in his Tampa office. Straz is… Continue reading

Opposition Leader José Daniel Ferrer Released / 14ymedio

14ymedio, Havana, 22 December 2016 — José Daniel Ferrer, general coordinator of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (Unpacu), was arrested on Thursday around one in the afternoon when he left the organization’s… Continue reading

In realist foreign policy, Obama found limits By Bradley Klapper?|?AP December 23 at 3:18 AM

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s foreign policy legacy may be defined as much by what he didn’t do as by what he did.

Over eight… Continue reading

Donald Trump and Raul Castro / Dimas Castellano

Dimas Castellano, 29 November 2016 — The great majority of Cubans were surprised by Donald Trump’s electoral victory. Surveys in other countries, and the official Cuban press, labelling Hillary Clinton as the… Continue reading

El régimen acusa a la abogada Kimberley Motley de participar en una ‘provocación organizada desde EEUU’ DDC | La Habana | 22 de Diciembre de 2016 – 13:48 CET.

El régimen acusó a la abogada estadounidense especialista en derechos humanos… Continue reading

La Habana se opone a la creación de una comisión para investigar los crímenes en Siria AGENCIAS | Nueva York | 22 de Diciembre de 2016 – 01:57 CET.

La Asamblea General de la ONU aprobó el miércoles la creación… Continue reading

We need a Cuba policy that truly serves the Cuban people José R. Cárdenas

As the 2016 presidential campaign began heating up – and Florida appeared more and more winnable – the Donald Trump campaign began increasing its criticisms of… Continue reading

Kimberley Motley: ‘Seguiré presionando por la libertad de El Sexto’ AGENCIAS | Nueva York | 19 de Diciembre de 2016 – 23:24 CET.

La organización internacional Human Rights Foundation (HRF) condenó este lunes que la abogada estadounidense Kimberley Motley, detenida… Continue reading