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The President Is Going to Cuba: Here’s Why

Posted February 26th, 2016 at 4:24 pm (UTC-4)
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In March, Barack Obama will be the first American president since Calvin Coolidge in 1928 to visit Cuba

Obama Marks Diplomatic Milestones with Iran, Cuba

Posted July 21st, 2015 at 12:25 pm (UTC-4)
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By Barbara Slavin Two milestones occurred in U.S. foreign policy Monday that will cement President Barack Obama’s legacy and put the United States back in step with the vast majority of international opinion. At the State Department, the flag of Cuba was quietly inserted between Croatia and the Czech Republic as the U.S. and the […]

Obama’s Cuba Policy Deserves a Cigar

Posted July 6th, 2015 at 2:01 pm (UTC-4)
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President Barack Obama’s announcement Wednesday that the U.S. will restore diplomatic relations with Cuba and reopen an embassy in Havana amounts to “unconditional surrender,” opponents say…They have it backward.

Time to Accept Change in Relations

Posted July 3rd, 2015 at 8:38 am (UTC-4)
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Cuban Americans everywhere, but especially the diaspora in South Florida, have been awakening to the reality that Cuba’s isolation was and is not a sustainable strategy.