The embargo against Cuba must end. It is the most unjust, harshest and longest-lasting unilateral sanctions regime that has ever been imposed on a country.
The world as we know it has grown accustomed to a certain type of president who engages in campaigns against presidents from other parties; they walk behind their predecessors carrying an eraser to erase or adjust what has been accomplished so far. Trump might be one of them. He is following Obama’s path with an [Read more]
Two dozen Amazon tribes people – men, women and children – camp under the open sky on the side of a freeway. The voiceover tells us that we are in Boa Vista, capital of the Brazilian state of Roraima, on the Venezuelan border. Poverty, begging and neglect; nothing new there, apart from the origin of these people, [Read more]
His political inexperience has led him to stumble again and again.
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]
It inconveniences progressives for Trump to be right, but they should know that bending to another country in this way is never advisable.
Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, Nixon, Ford, Carter, Reagan, George H. W. Bush, Clinton, George W. Bush... After almost 60 years – of blockade, assassination attempts, invasions, sabotage, exclusion, and threats directed against a socialist reality that’s 90 miles away – Obama finally recognized Washington’s [Read more]
i>The partial retreat in Washington’s relations with Havana is a serious mistake.</i>
The partial retreat, announced yesterday by Donald Trump, from the process of normalization between the U.S. and Cuba, initiated 30 months ago by his predecessor in the White House, Barack Obama, is a grave strategic and [Read more]
The Republican governors’ visit to the island reveals how the president still hasn’t finalized his attack against Obama’s strategy for compromise.