Cuba-US relations

#17D

Neither McDonald’s, nor Freedom

A year ago, at noon on 17 December, the national clock was restarted and we became a country filling the headlines and people’s expectations. With the reestablishment of relations between the ...

Cuba-US Relations

17D: How Optimism Fades

Perhaps the most visible impact of the restoration of relations between the US and Cuba, begun a year ago today, is expressed in the hopes that it awoke in third countries. Governments, businesses ...

Cuba-US relations

The Thaw and St. Lazarus Fight Over a Date: 17D

Dawn broke, this Thursday, to hundreds of pilgrims and promise keepers in the sanctuary of Rincón, south of Havana. The front pages of the world’s newspapers celebrated the first anniversary of ...

National

Independence Day

The traditional celebration offered by the US Interests Section in Havana, on the anniversary of the Independence of the United States, had on this occasion a special connotation for being the ...

Interview with Roberta Jacobson

“It is up to Cubans decide their future”

In October of 2013 I had a conversation with Roberta Jacobson, via a Google hangout (videodebate), on democracy, technology and the role of women in activism. On that occasion, we interacted ...

English Edition

Conquering Democracy is our Task

As befits the ripples derived from the polarization and the long-held political conflicts, the surprising news about the release of Alan Gross by the Government of Cuba, and of the ...

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