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Cuban Embargo Lift

March 2016 – Some thoughts on the recent announcement on the embargo lift. First and foremost, I am not Cuban. I am a Mexican American so I cannot fully understand the emotional impact of the situation, but I do understand some things about it. 594 more words

What Fidel’s Death Means for the Future of Tech in Cuba

Though he has not led Cuba for nearly a decade, the death of Fidel Castro on Friday may open a new chapter in the island’s slow path towards political and economic liberalization. 383 more words


Sailing Cuba's Caribbean Coast

Although “vacation” and “pleasure” are not yet authorized reasons for Americans to visit Cuba, it is now possible for U.S. sailors to charter a sailboat and cruise the island’s southern coast. 65 more words

Stephen Blakely

Normalizing relations with Cuba: not so fast

Polls make it clear that the American public is way ahead of Congress in supporting normalization of relations and reopening trade with Cuba. But positive numbers from several polls  don’t mean that the normalization process will be easy or fast. 556 more words



By Christopher Romero

In the wake of the Cuban Revolution, the United States was prepared to acknowledge the new regime in Cuba. This quickly changed as it came to fear the spread of communism across Latin America as it did in Southeast Asia. 1,042 more words