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U.S.-Cuba relations

TDC and The Hill: Trump will rollback Obama Cuba policies in June

TDC and The Hill: Trump will rollback Obama Cuba policies in June

There appears to be bad news in the horizon dealing with Cuba travel. The Daily Caller and The Hill are reporting that “President Donald Trump is set to announce a rollback of former President Barack Obama’s policies toward Cuba.” The report states that President Trump will make his decision public during a scheduled visit to Miami in June.

The Bay of Pigs, the Brigade 2506 and Trump’s promise

The Bay of Pigs, the Brigade 2506 and Trump’s promise

On April 17th, 1961, the Cuban-exile invasion force, known as Brigade 2506, landed at beaches along the Bay of Pigs. Late last year, the Brigade 2506 Veterans Association formally endorsed Donald Trump for president. Trump promised that if elected he would undo the Obama opening to the Havana government.

President Castro’s address to the National Assembly (Excerpts)

President Castro’s address to the National Assembly (Excerpts)

Excerpts from address by President Raúl Castro Ruz to the National Assembly of the People’s Power on Tuesday (Dec. 29) in Havana’s Palace of Conventions.

Josefina Vidal is a ‘global thinker’ and a top ‘decision-maker,’ says magazine

Josefina Vidal is a ‘global thinker’ and a top ‘decision-maker,’ says magazine

Josefina de la Caridad Vidal Ferreiro has been selected by Foreign Policy magazine as one of the four decision-makers most responsible “for bridging the Straits of Florida” this past year.

The skein of the blockade against Cuba

The skein of the blockade against Cuba

More than 50 years of a blockade policy accepted whatever initiative has occurred to any president, legislator, lobbyist or functionary who has wanted to take a shot at Cuba. The problem is now those who want to change this policy don’t really know how to do it.

A look at the new measures taken by Obama

A look at the new measures taken by Obama

It is still too soon to predict the real reach of the new measures, inasmuch as it would require the legal interpretations for their application, but advances are being made in the right direction.

Official statement lists Cuba’s conditions for normalization

Official statement lists Cuba’s conditions for normalization

Text of Statement by the Revolutionary Government, published in the daily Granma and translated by Progreso Weekly.

Havana, Washington set embassy openings for July 20

Havana, Washington set embassy openings for July 20

Presidents Obama and Raúl Castro on Wednesday announced that embassies in Washington and Havana will reopen on July 20.

Virginia eyes broader array of exports to Cuba

Virginia eyes broader array of exports to Cuba

A spokeswoman for McAuliffe said he’s hopeful the easing of relations with Cuba will strengthen the state’s trade relations with the country.

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