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Daily Archives: November 28, 2016

Despite Fidel Castro’s death, few expect rapid political changes in Cuba

Despite Fidel Castro’s death, few expect rapid political changes in Cuba Tracy Wilkinson, Patrick J. McDonnell and Cecilia Sanche For Amalia Cortes, a loyal member of Cuba’s “revolutionary” generation, there is no question that Fidel Castro helped transform the country for the better. “Of course I will be in the Plaza de la Revolución to […] Continue reading

Trump pledges to ‘terminate’ opening to Cuba absent ‘better deal’

Trump pledges to ‘terminate’ opening to Cuba absent ‘better deal’ BY PATRICIA MAZZEI pmazzei@miamiherald.com President-elect Donald Trump took it upon himself Monday to put political pressure on the Cuban government to deal with his incoming administration following Fidel Castro’s death. “If Cuba is unwilling to make a better deal for the Cuban people, the Cuban/American […] Continue reading

Cuban-American Millennials Anticipate Role in Evolving Cuba

Cuban-American Millennials Anticipate Role in Evolving Cuba By TAMARA LUSH, ASSOCIATED PRESS MIAMI — Nov 28, 2016, 7:40 AM ET Isabella Prio was born in Miami, is 20 now and a junior at Boston College who fully expects to return to Cuba someday and help shape the island’s future. But she’s never been to the […] Continue reading

Death of Fidel Castro May Pressure Donald Trump on Cuba Promises

Death of Fidel Castro May Pressure Donald Trump on Cuba Promises President-elect could face pushback from some companies regarding his Cuba policies By FELICIA SCHWARTZ and CAROL E. LEE Updated Nov. 27, 2016 11:14 p.m. ET WASHINGTON — The death of Fidel Castro is putting unexpected pressure on President-elect Donald Trump to follow through on […] Continue reading

Trump’s harsh rhetoric may put Cuba in tough diplomatic spot

Trump’s harsh rhetoric may put Cuba in tough diplomatic spot BY PATRICIA MAZZEI pmazzei@miamiherald.com Nearly two years after President Barack Obama undertook the biggest change in U.S.-Cuba policy in half a century, the island’s communist regime suddenly finds itself at a new diplomatic crossroads, awaiting a President-elect Donald Trump who has increasingly embraced the harsh […] Continue reading

Slow change after Fidel

Slow change after Fidel BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com For many, Fidel Castro’s death is like the lifting of a heavy fog, a defining moment that will carve out a new path and allow Cuba to move forward. But some analysts say the revolutionary government remains firmly in place and they see no immediate changes coming […] Continue reading

La oposición interna teme un aumento de la represión

La oposición interna teme un aumento de la represión AGENCIAS | La Habana | 28 de Noviembre de 2016 – 14:05 CET. Mientras el exilio en Miami festeja la muerte de Fidel Castro en las calles, los disidentes en Cuba se han abstenido de salir a la calle y esperan más represión. Algunos han tenido […] Continue reading

One Family. Six Decades. Myriad Views of Fidel Castro’s Revolution.

One Family. Six Decades. Myriad Views of Fidel Castro’s Revolution. By DAMIEN CAVE NOV. 27, 2016 HAVANA — When Fidel Castro rode victoriously into Havana on Jan. 8, 1959, Juan Montes Torre rushed into the streets to cheer. A poor, uneducated laborer from the eastern countryside of Cuba, he had arrived in the capital a […] Continue reading
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