Trump’s move to slam the door on advancing the process of normalizing relations with Cuba has not surprised anyone. The Republican president was especially critical of the historic thaw between the U.S. and the island, a thaw that was supported by Obama last year. Trump promised to reverse the situation if he came to [Read more]
<b>With less than a year until the end of his presidency, Barack Obama continues to add to his political legacy. He could make his chapter in Cuba the most successful, if not the easiest to write, given that in Florida, it so happens that the Cuban electorate has slowly but surely accepted the idea that the time has [Read more]
<i>The visit to Havana — the first by an American president since 1928 — exposes Obama to criticism and the Castro regime to change. It also opens the possibility for new contracts in the tourism industry.</i>
By stepping onto the tarmac at Havana Airport on Sunday, Barack Obama must have felt the weight of [Read more]
North American economist Milton Friedman said that a society's economic arrangements play a dual role in promoting freedom. First of all, economic freedom is an essential part of personal freedom, and, therefore, it is an end in itself. Secondly, according to Friedman, economic freedom is an indispensable step towards [Read more]
The deal with Washington therefore gives the Castro brothers much-needed sources of cash.
Today’s Cuba is not that of yesterday. Obama’s new politics respecting the island state are more than logical. Cuba is a bridge on which both America’s could meet.