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Kerry in Havana

August 18, 2015 // El País - Spain - Spanish

The majority of the Cuban population will receive John Kerry without knowing who this first secretary of state to visit the island in 70 years is.

Cuba-US: And Now What?

June 16, 2015 // La Jornada - Mexico - Spanish

It’s a fair question, because after two years of dialogue — secret up until Dec. 17, and public from then on — there have been very favorable developments, if we compare them to the state of mutual hostility that colored relations between the two countries from January 1959 until that day last December. Just [Read more]

The Seventh Summit of the Americas

April 27, 2015 // El Periódico - Guatemala - Spanish

<i>The reconciliation between the U.S. and Cuba dominated the stage.</i> The 7th Summit of the Americas gave me a strange sensation. On one hand, corruption, the topic that threatens and weighs down the most important governments in the region – Brazil, Chile, Mexico, Argentina – didn’t appear on the agenda [Read more]

The Desirable Defeat

April 19, 2015 // Excélsior - Mexico - Spanish

The Cuban averts his gaze while the first African American president seeks it, unsuccessfully. The great newspapers of the world pitch the same line: Turning the page, new era, another America. And they have a point, but the festive day also conceals and deceives ...

The Way Forward

April 19, 2015 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

As long as the general American public shows no interest in our region, there won’t be any on the part of the politicians either.

Summit of the Americas

April 16, 2015 // Prensa Libre - Guatemala - Spanish

The summit in Panama will go down in history as the first formal encounter between the U.S. and Cuba and as the continuation of the thawing process the two governments started almost two years ago with the Vatican and Canada as mediators. While Obama looked to the future, Castro began the discussion referring to [Read more]
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