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Harvard poll: President Trump approval rating at 32% with young Americans

Harvard poll: President Trump approval rating at 32% with young Americans

As the first 100 days of the administration nears, 32% of 18- to 29-year-old Americans approve of President Donald Trump’s job performance overall, according to a new national poll by Harvard Kennedy School’s Institute of Politics.

Entrepreneurship, between aspiring and being

Entrepreneurship, between aspiring and being

On Oct. 13, 2010, self-employed entrepreneurship resurged in Cuba. For the first time ever, the nation’s top leaders advocated its expansion with wide-ranging measures. However, the resurgence was different because of restrictions to the original concept. It so happens that the term, “cuentapropismo,” is too narrow for some people…

Ab-normalization: Florida imposes sanctions on itself

Ab-normalization: Florida imposes sanctions on itself

When Ringling Bros. and Barnum and Bailey Circus folded its tent last month, 400 Floridians lost their jobs. Now, Florida’s Governor Rick Scott appears determined to turn his state’s drive for jobs into a Cuba policy clown show.

Escape valve

Escape valve

One might think that Havana has drafted answers for the domestic economy that it has still not enacted. And these would be the domestic valve; our leaders need only to speed them up and give them more flexibility, without the risk of losing political control.

The Cuban economy in 2016

The Cuban economy in 2016

It’s the first drop since 1993, when the Cuban economy hit bottom during the crisis known as the ‘Special Period’. Cuba’s economic growth went into negative space in 2016. This should not be underestimated; the decline of the real GDP by 0.9 percent is an unfavorable result.

German foreign minister accepts invitation to Cuba

German foreign minister accepts invitation to Cuba

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier met Tuesday in Brussels with his Cuban counterpart, Bruno Rodríguez Parrilla, and accepted an invitation to visit Cuba later this year.

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