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lifting the Cuban embargo

US-Cuba Relations Remain Frosty at United Nations

November 10, 2015 // El País - Spain - Spanish

On Tuesday, the United States once again voted against the U.N. resolution, submitted every year by Havana, which criticized its economic embargo against Cuba and called for it to be lifted after being in place for 54 years. The international community believes that this coercive measure is unlawful due to the direct [Read more]

Change of Course

July 11, 2015 // El Comercio - Peru - Spanish

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]

Hope

January 10, 2015 // La Nación - Argentina - Spanish

Ending this embargo would not put the ball in America's court. However, for the Cuban people, it is crucial. Everyone always remembers the exact place where they received hair-raising news, such as an attack on their nation, triumph or defeat in a war or revolution, a terrorist act or the naming of a new pope. [Read more]

Cuba-US: The Rediscovery of the Americas

December 29, 2014 // L'Express - France - French

“Somos todos americanos!” That slogan will be remembered as a sort of salsa version of “Yes, we can!” This is what can fill the next two years and give a fresh boost to an Obama too often compared to Jimmy Carter.