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Raúl Castro intensifica la ‘diplomacia de rehenes’

Raúl Castro intensifica la ‘diplomacia de rehenes’ SOREN TRIFF | Boston | 4 de Marzo de 2017 – 09:17 CET. La ejecución extrajudicial del activista Hamell Santiago Maz Hernández es la señal escandalosa y brutal de que Raúl Castro activa la “diplomacia de rehenes” que pone la vida de un sector de la población en […] Continue reading

Carbón de marabú, “el ejemplo perfecto”

Carbón de marabú, “el ejemplo perfecto” 16 de febrero de 2017 – 14:02 El régimen de Castro ha estado muy ocupado en hacer creer que ciertos productos vienen del sector privado o de cooperativas agrícolas en Cuba Sr. Gilbert decididamente este es el “perfecto ejemplo”. Este artículo comenzó con una simple misión, la de mostrarle […] Continue reading

Cubans anxious about change in US relations under Trump

Cubans anxious about change in US relations under Trump Trump threatened to remove embassy in Havana By: PATRICK OPPMANN Updated: Feb 04, 2017 12:22 AM CST HAVANA, Cuba (CNN) – As US President Donald Trump lashes out at US enemies and allies alike, many Cubans wonder which Trump they will face. Will it be the […] Continue reading

‘El deshielo’ – recuento de una política fallida

‘El deshielo’: recuento de una política fallida A. SOSA / ANTONIO G. RODILES | La Habana | 16 de Enero de 2017 – 23:08 CET. Para sorpresa, incluso de los conocedores del tema cubano, el 17 de diciembre de 2014 el dictador Raúl Castro y el presidente Barack Obama anunciaron el restablecimiento de las relaciones […] Continue reading

Red ink – The high human cost of the Cuban revolution

Red ink: The high human cost of the Cuban revolution BY GLENN GARVIN ggarvin@miamiherald.com LINKEDIN Danilo Maldonado’s collision with the Cuban revolution is, in some ways, a silly asterisk to history. And in others, it practically defines the country’s dilemma of the past 57 years, a state that defines itself as the people’s political vanguard, […] Continue reading

Cuba pardons 787 prisoners after pope’s call for mercy

Cuba pardons 787 prisoners after pope’s call for mercy Cuba has pardoned 787 convicts in response to Pope Francis’ Holy Year call to all heads of state for acts of clemency, the ruling Communist Party newspaper Granma reported on Tuesday. Those pardoned include women, youths, people who are ill and “other categories,” according to Granma. […] Continue reading

La tercera opción

La tercera opción La representación de EEUU dialogará mañana con funcionarios de la dictadura castrista sobre derechos humanos Jueves, octubre 13, 2016 | José Daniel Ferrer García SANTIAGO DE CUBA, Cuba.- Si a Job le hubiesen dado la oportunidad de escoger entre vivir todas aquellas duras pruebas que, según la Biblia, sufrió, o sentarse a […] Continue reading

Backlash in Cuba

Backlash in Cuba Obama’s historic visit was a smash hit in Havana. Fidel Castro wasn’t going to take that lying down. By ANN LOUISE BARDACH June 10, 2016 HAVANA—These days Fidel Castro doesn’t often leave his comfortable home in Siboney, a leafy suburb west of this city. But on April 19, the 89-year-old Cuban leader […] Continue reading

La España del PP recupera a Cuba

La España del PP recupera a Cuba No fue la del PSOE ni la de Podemos jueves, mayo 19, 2016 | Miriam Leiva LA HABANA, Cuba.- Raúl Castro acogió el 16 de mayo a José Manuel García Margallo, ministro de Relaciones Exteriores de España, para abandonar 20 años de hostilidades entre la Perla de la […] Continue reading

Is Normalization With Cuba Irreversible?

Is Normalization With Cuba Irreversible? That was one of Obama’s goals in his recent trip—and he made huge progress, charming the Cuban public and establishing a rapport with Raúl Castro. By Peter KornbluhTwitterAPRIL 6, 2016 The day after President Obama ended his historic trip to Havana, Cubans turned on their TV sets and watched his […] Continue reading

Obama’s trip to Cuba provokes strong emotions

Obama’s trip to Cuba provokes strong emotions Obama will make the first visit by a sitting president in nearly 90 years Major issues still separate the two countries But progress has been made since rapprochement announced Dec. 17, 2014 BY MIMI WHITEFIELD mwhitefield@miamiherald.com Symbolic, an effort to burnish his legacy and prevent his Cuba policies […] Continue reading

Asesor de Obama – Cuba cambiará por sí sola

Asesor de Obama: Cuba cambiará por sí sola Ben Rhodes aseguró en Miami que EEUU es apenas es un “facilitador” viernes, marzo 11, 2016 | Agencias MIAMI, Estados Unidos.- El asesor adjunto de Seguridad Nacional de la Casa Blanca, Ben Rhodes, dijo hoy en Miami que Cuba va a “cambiar” por sí sola y que […] Continue reading

Raúl Borges – ¿Qué sería de mi hijo sin Radio Martí?

Raúl Borges: ¿Qué sería de mi hijo sin Radio Martí? Un padre busca, desde la oposición al gobierno cubano, la libertad de su hijo, preso desde hace casi dos décadas por intentar pasar información valiosa a los servicios secretos de Estados Unidos. Jorge Ignacio Pérez marzo 10, 2016 Ernesto Borges Pérez estuvo 10 años en […] Continue reading

Why Five Years in Cuban Prison Sold Alan Gross on Obama’s Visit

Why Five Years in Cuban Prison Sold Alan Gross on Obama’s Visit Margaret Talev March 11, 2016 — 11:00 AM CET It took five years, Pope Francis, President Barack Obama, and the exchange of three Cuban spies to get Alan Gross, gaunt and broken-toothed, out of a Havana prison. But 15 months after his return […] Continue reading

CUBA’S ‘BLACK SPRING’ STILL HAUNTS JOURNALISTS

CUBA’S ‘BLACK SPRING’ STILL HAUNTS JOURNALISTS David Soler 8 February 2016 Years after their release, two Cuban journalists look back at lost years. In March 2003 the world’s attention was transfixed on Iraq as the United States prepared to launch a divisive military assault on Saddam Hussein’s government. Meanwhile just 90 miles from U.S. shores, […] Continue reading

Resumen del año 2015

Resumen del año ENRIQUE DEL RISCO | Nueva Jersey | 31 Dic 2015 – 8:13 am. El inicio del nuevo año (y de una nueva era de felicidad universal) se adelanta para el 17 de diciembre del año anterior que es el día que eligen Raúl Castro y Barack Obama para anunciarles al mundo la […] Continue reading
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