Tag Archives: Cuban Embargo

Tom Hayden :
The U.S.-Cuba deal is a victory for the
Cuban Revolution

The embargo is going to be hollowed out from within, with American tourist and investment dollars permitted to flow. By Tom Hayden | The Rag Blog | December 17, 2014 No one in the mainstream media will acknowledge it, but … Continue reading

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Harry Targ : Diplomatic Rejection at Cartagena Summit Reflects U.S. Decline

Is U.S. image fading? President Obama on giant screen at Americas Summit in Cartagena, April 14, 2012. Photo by John Vizcaino / Reuters.Occupy Latin America:Changing relations in the hemisphere Latin America’s rejection of U.S. diplomatic dominance at the Cartagena, Colombia, … Continue reading

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Margarita Alarcón : 50 Years of Cuban Embargo is Enough

Cuban president Raul Castro at Cuba’s National Assembly in Havana. Photo by Ismael Francisco /AFP/ Getty images.‘Four Riders’ and the Cuban embargo:Fifty years should be enough By Margarita Alarcón / The Rag Blog / November 6, 2010 In 1992, a … Continue reading

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Cuba-U.S. Talks : No Preconditions Required

Graphic circa 1902.U.S. and Cuba to restart negotiations without preconditions. The fact is that Cuba does not pose any danger to the United States. A continuation of the embargo and failure to normalize relations, does nothing to protect the United … Continue reading

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Oil: The Equalizer in US/Cuba Relations?

Cuba’s Undersea Oil Could Help Thaw Trade With U.S.By Nick Miroff / May 16, 2009 Deep in the Gulf of Mexico, an end to the 1962 U.S. trade embargo against Cuba may be lying untapped, buried under layers of rock, … Continue reading

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Peter Coyote in Cuba : A State of Grace With the Requisite Complexities

“Jose Marti Dove Hands,” Oil on Canvas portrait of Jose Marti by Rene Mederos from the Hernandez-Miyares collection. Marti was ‘widely revered as a poet and an intellectual, a soldier and resistance fighter, a lover of women, and a politician.’Does … Continue reading

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