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US and Cuba Break the Ice

January 3, 2015 // Ahora - Cuba - Spanish

Yesterday was a day of celebration for the American continent. The first pope born on our land turned 78 years old and gave us the gift of the fruit of his diplomatic ability: the rapprochement between the United States and Cuba. Upon receiving Obama in the Vatican in March of this year, Pope Francis discussed the [Read more]

The Divine Surprise

December 31, 2014 // Le Devoir - Canada - French

After a half-century of relations based on dirty tricks and political anger, Presidents Barack Obama and Raul Castro have opted for normalization. In fact, unless there are major setbacks from the U.S. Congress, the embargo — the formidable weapon — as well as the remnants of the Cold War should be put in [Read more]

US/Cuba: Finally!

December 28, 2014 // La Presse - Canada - French

Finally! It’s the first word that comes to my mind with the historical thaw started yesterday between the United States and Cuba.

The End of the Final Chapter of the Cold War

December 26, 2014 // El Mundo - El Salvador - Spanish

<i>The United States and Cuba have taken an important step in ending decades of confrontation. Hopefully, it will result in Cuba having more freedom, democracy and prosperity.</i> The last chapter of the Cold War in Latin America culminated yesterday with the announcement that the United States and Cuba will [Read more]

Searching for the Enemy

December 26, 2014 // Die Tageszeitung - Germany - German

<i>Obama's new Cuba policy is a liberating move for the United States, but it raises new questions for Cuba: What happens to David after Goliath shrinks?</i> When America was still young, George Washington said in his farewell address: “The Nation, which indulges towards another an habitual hatred, or an habitual [Read more]

From the Editors: Cuba Shifts Toward Obama

December 19, 2014 // Vedomosti - Russia - Russian

<i>The bipolar world exists only in the fantasies of a few Russian politicians. </i> Barack Obama's announcement about the normalization of relations with Cuba is a bold step in internal American politics, and a powerful symbolic gesture in international politics. In "normalizing" Cuba, America removes the country [Read more]
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