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Trump Has Refrozen Relations with Cuba

July 5, 2017 // El Mundo - Spain - Spanish

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]

Batty Talk about Cuba

June 29, 2017 // El Caribe - Dominican Republic - Spanish

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]

Return to the Past

June 26, 2017 // El Pais - Colombia - Spanish

Just as he said in his campaign, President Donald Trump changed the United States’ policy towards Cuba. In addition to wiping clean one of President Barack Obama’s legacies regarding relations with the rest of America, the bully is trying to secure allies among the congressmen that support the expulsion of Cubans [Read more]

‘Now We Hold the Cards’

June 26, 2017 // Sueddeutsche Zeitung - Germany - German

During the heated phase of the 2016 election campaign, Donald Trump recruited the hard-liners among Cuban expats. On Friday, the 71-year-old returned to Little Havana in Miami as the U.S. president to keep his promise: a tightening of the U.S.-Cuba policy. In 2014, his predecessor Barack Obama relaxed the embargo [Read more]

‘Obama the Good’?

April 14, 2016 // Granma - Cuba - Spanish

This change is something important, particularly for young people whose life experiences with the neighbor to the north lack [the aura of] criminal sabotage.
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