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With a Heavy Hand

December 2, 2017 // El Espectador - Colombia - Spanish

The period of stable diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba did not last long. The Yankee U-turn from the brief thaw could already be perceived when President Trump demanded Havana accept his demands regarding domestic policy. The refusal 15 days ago by the Cuban regime to negotiate on the right to free [Read more]

Trump Takes on Tourism

June 3, 2017 // El Universal - Mexico - Spanish

We have insisted many times before in this column that although an official stance usually places tourism as a top priority, even spelled out as such in the General Law for Tourism, in practice its effects are discreet and can be more rhetoric than action. This same thing happens in Mexico as it does elsewhere: [Read more]

US Tourism in Cuba: Noble or Subversive?

June 2, 2015 // CubaSí - Cuba - Spanish

Azel, the scholar, adds that American tourists pass on their values when they travel abroad, which 'is an authentic premise.' It is worth asking the question: And how will they manage to justify the recent murders of members of the black community at the hands of white police officers?