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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

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

Trump rolls back some, not all, changes in US-Cuba relations Darlene Superville, Michael Weissenstein and Josh Lederman, Associated Press, Associated Press • June 17, 2017

MIAMI (AP) — Pressing “pause” on a historic detente, President Donald Trump thrust the U.S.… 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

Trump considers reversing historic Obama-era opening with Cuba Tracy Wilkinson

President Trump is expected to roll back parts of the historic Obama-era opening with Cuba, siding with hawks who oppose detente and rejecting demands from U.S. businesses for whom the… Continue reading

Trump’s new Cuba policy: What’s at stake for the island? By Will Grant Cuba correspondent, BBC News From the section Latin America & Caribbean

Warmer ties with Cuba after almost 60 years of hostility was one of President Barack Obama’s… 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

Donald Trump to reverse Barack Obama’s Cuba policies after breakthrough of decades-old stalemate The administration has been reviewing the US-Cuba relationship since taking office Mythili Sampathkumar New York @MythiliSk

Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro visit during an exposition… Continue reading

Why Cuba’s Brain Drain Looks Different MAY 15, 2017 BY MONIKA DONIMIRSKA

COLLEGE PARK, Md., May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — Cuba is experiencing a brain drain, though it’s not the kind that forecasters were predicting when the long-closed country began… Continue reading

LGBTQ Americans meet in Havana with fellow Cuban activists BY STEVE ROTHAUS srothaus@miamiherald.com

A delegation of American LGBTQ advocates met Saturday in Havana with “leaders of Cuban civil society” who are demanding that the government there recognize marriage for same-sex… Continue reading

Number of Political Prisoners Doubles In Last Year, According To Human Rights Group

14ymedio, Havana, 8 May 2017 – The number of political prisoners has doubled this year, according to the most recent report from the Cuban Commission on Human… Continue reading

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