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.
The president's arrival to Cuba last night extols the end of more than half a century of estrangement between the U.S. and Cuba.
The continued warming of Cuban-American relations will aid America in removing the influence of foreign powers in Latin America. This is certainly one of the most important motivations for Obama’s visit to Cuba.
The United States stokes historic territorial disputes to weaken 'adversary' governments of the region, while at the same time it rekindles divisions contrary to regional unity.
Obama is aware of the need to correct terrible mistakes from the past, and it seems his likely successor, Hillary Clinton, is too. For the good of the Middle East, we wish them success in this endeavor.
To a large extent, the rapprochement between the United States and Cuba stems from a U.S. desire to re-establish its presence in Latin America, and it is likely that the coming revitalization of the Cuban economy will bring with it intensifying competition between the two nations in the region.
In recent weeks, the [Read more]
The fascination with mimicking the U.S. and its lifestyle in Latin America has dwindled.
The reopening of the Cuban embassy in Washington D.C. and the American embassy in Havana, the result of an advanced negotiation process that's still in progress, is the realization of an agreement between both countries to normalize bilateral relations permanently.
In a lot of ways this is, indeed, a historic moment [Read more]
Family elitism seems to have invaded even the most diverse levels of the American political landscape, which makes it difficult for new candidates to climb onto the political stage.
Before analyzing the need the United States has for Hispanics, allow me to reflect: No one would grow or sell beans if people didn't like to eat them. Similarly, there wouldn't be narcotics if there were no drug addicts. The main consumer of drugs in the world is the United States, and they do not imprison anyone for [Read more]