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]
The winner, without firing a shot, but also with the help of Pope Francis, is the U.S. President Barack Obama. Among the losers, a thousand miles away, is the man in the Kremlin.
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]
In Cuba’s case, the challenge is to transition from hostility to coexistence.
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.
“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.