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Reports from Cuba: Do Obama's measures promote democratic change on the Island?

Posted on: Jan 31 2015 - 10:55pm | #0
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Diario de Cuba , Antonio G. Rodiles, Havana, 28 January 2015 – The recent visits to Havana by American legislators and by Assistant Secretary of State Roberta Jacobson, have reawakened controversy over the transparency in the process of political dialogue between the Obama administration and the Castro regime. So far, the aim of furthering a previously determined plan has been evident, as well as raising the profile of those political actors who support and conform to this policy. Click here to read the original article...

Cuban infielder Moncada clears government hurdle

David Hastings, the agent for Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada, received a notification from the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control on Friday night stating that his player may be generally licensed as an unblocked national, according to new guidelines for a general license amended Jan. 16, 2015. The letter, acquired by MLB.com, is...

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Cubaa s dissidents and exiles seek a leadership role in the future of Cuba

Posted on: Jan 30 2015 - 6:44am | #0
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The historic Dec. 17 announcement that Washington and Havana agreed to restore diplomatic relations took members of the exile community and Cuba’s opposition movement by surprise. But now that the shock has subsided, there is a new effort underway for Cubans on and off the island to join forces and take on a greater role in both the ongoing negotiations between the two governments and in the future of Cuba. Click here to read the original article...

A Better Cuba Deal

Posted on: Jan 30 2015 - 5:44am | #0
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Cuban President Raul Castro has issued new demands for normalizing relations with the U.S. He wants us to lift the trade embargo, remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terror and give Cuba the U.S. naval...

Cubaa s latest revolutionary trend: Fine dining

Private restaurants in Havana are exploding in number and soaring in quality, providing a treat for visitors and a surprising bright spot in a nation better known for monotonous food and spotty service. Havana now boasts nearly 2,000 private restaurants offering a range of cuisine from traditional Cuban to Russian, Spanish, Vietnamese and other ethnicities. Click...

Posted on: Jan 30 2015 - 2:35am | #0
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