The historic wounds of five decades of attempted annihilation [cannot] be healed with a single presidential visit.
<i>Obama's foreign policy justifiably sits upon realism and error proofing.</>
The undignified reception that Barack Obama was prepared for in Cuba is grist for the mill of his critics. They do not reject the reconciliation with the repressive island nation, but rather completely reproach the president of the Unites [Read more]
In Donald Trump's world, not all human beings are created equal.
<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]
<i>Imprisonment in this inhuman blockade for decades has caused so much damage to development that it is still a crime against the Cuban people. Now, it’s time to put an end to the embargo.</i>
Moments in history always project the same effects as spring sunshine: incandescent light that illuminates the present, [Read more]
It is a paradox of the normalization of relations between the two countries; while Barack Obama is visiting Havana, tens of thousands of Cubans are rushing to the United States.
“I’ve dreamt of the United States since I was very small.”* More than a year ago, Jordan Figuaroa left Cienfuegos, a city in central [Read more]
No matter what happens, the American president took a step, and that step is important for the U.S., for Cuba and for Obama himself.
A Latin American sojourn has punctuated the presidential swan songs of both Ma Ying-jeou and Barack Obama. Although different in that the former's tour of the region was a largely ceremonial affair undertaken to buttress diplomatic ties while the latter has gone to cut the ribbon of rapprochement between the United [Read more]