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National Security Presidential Memorandum on Strengthening the Policy of the United States Toward Cuba

MEMORANDUM FOR THE VICE PRESIDENT THE SECRETARY OF STATE THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL THE SECRETARY OF THE INTERIOR… Continue reading

Trump recasts Cuba policy, takes harder line than Obama on military, travel BY PATRICIA MAZZEI AND NORA GÁMEZ TORRES pmazzei@miamiherald.com

In an overhaul of one of his predecessor’s signature legacies, President Donald Trump will redraw U.S. policy toward Cuba on… Continue reading

Corruption Versus Liberty: A Cuban Dilemma / Dimas Castellano

Dimas Castellanos, 18 November 2016 — The evil of corruption–the act of corruption and its effects–has accompanied the human species since its emergence. It has been present in all societies and… Continue reading

Commentary: Social justice in Cuba? No racism? Javier Garcia-Bengochea Guest Columnist

Privacy Policy It ain’t what you don’t know that hurts you. It’s what you think you know that just ain’t so … Hall of Fame pitcher Satchel Paige paraphrasing… Continue reading

She’s aging in the hemisphere’s oldest nation and survives by digging through Cuba’s trash BY MARIO J. PENTÓN Y LUZ ESCOBAR mpenton@elnuevoherald.com

HAVANA At 67, struggling against the challenges that come with aging and a meager pension, Raquel, an engineer… Continue reading

How does Cuba manage to achieve first-world health statistics? The island’s medical system is envied throughout the region and is a major foreign revenue earner Havana 10 FEB 2017 – 16:08 CET

Cuba’s healthcare system is a source of pride… 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

Fidel’s best-sold myth ROBERTO ÁLVAREZ QUIÑONES | Los Ángeles | 8 de Diciembre de 2016 – 01:47 CET.

Free education and public health as the “genuine feat of the revolution” constitute, in my opinion, the best and most sophisticated (dual)… Continue reading

Fidel Castro is dead: He leaves behind a dysfunctional legacy BY ALFONSO CHARDY achardy@MiamiHerald.com

During the almost five decades that Fidel Castro ruled Cuba, he steadily boasted of his revolution’s achievements in health, education and welfare.

Yet Castro’s critics insist… Continue reading

A Hot Souvenir From Cuba for Some Americans: Cancer Vaccine By SALLY H. JACOBS NOV. 14, 2016

Zuby Malik is an unlikely candidate to violate international law. A 78-year-old mother of four with a crown of silver hair, she is… Continue reading

Ariel Ruiz Urquiola, who went on a hunger strike to protest the lack of medicine for his sister, talks about the irregularities affecting cancer patients BORIS GONZÁLEZ ARENAS | La Habana | 12 de Noviembre de 2016 – 09:47 CET.… Continue reading

Normalization of Relations With Cuba Is All But Irreversible Now President Obama’s new directive mandates positive engagement, as opposed to perpetual hostility, as the new modus operandi. By Peter KornbluhTwitterYESTERDAY 2:37 PM

With just under 100 days remaining in office,… Continue reading

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