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#CubaNow Statement on the Thanksgiving Holiday

#CubaNow Statement on the Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov 26, 2014

#CubaNow Press Release

#CubaNow Executive Director Ric Herrero issues a statement on the Thanksgiving holiday and remembering those who will not have the same opportunity.

Cuba Policy Hardliners Get "Rehmed" On NPR

Cuba Policy Hardliners Get "Rehmed" On NPR

Nov 19, 2014

#CubaNow Blog Post

It’s not often enough that we see US-Cuba relations debated and discussed on a national level. Fortunately, a one-hour segment on yesterday’s The Diane Rehm Show demonstrated what happens when proponents of our status quo policy towards Cuba leave their echo chamber and find themselves on the spot trying to defend ineffective sanctions.

Myanmar Holds Lessons On Engagement And Human Rights

Myanmar Holds Lessons On Engagement And Human Rights

Nov 14, 2014

#CubaNow Blog Post

Principled international engagement was in focus this week as President Obama’s trip to Asia took him through Myanmar, a long-isolated country struggling to follow through with democratic reforms that have stalled since his last visit in 2012. The visit presents an opportunity to examine our own relations with Cuba and what happens with increased ties.

#CubaNow Recap: Getting The Job Done On Updating Cuba Policy

#CubaNow Recap: Getting The Job Done On Updating Cuba Policy

Nov 12, 2014

#CubaNow Blog Post

The message sent to the White House after this midterm election was clear: Americans want to see our government “get stuff done.” We share those sentiments.

Exit Poll Shows Status Quo Advocate Rick Scott Lost Cuban-Americans in Florida

Exit Poll Shows Status Quo Advocate Rick Scott Lost Cuban-Americans in Florida

Nov 5, 2014

#CubaNow Press Release

Despite winning the gubernatorial race in Florida yesterday with a strong performance in the I-4 corridor, exit polling shows that Governor Rick Scott lost Cuban-Americans to Governor Charlie Crist 50% to 46%.

Herald vs. Herald vs. Herald

Herald vs. Herald vs. Herald

Oct 27, 2014

#CubaNow Blog Post

This weekend, the editorial board of The New York Times highlighted the shifting politics of Cuba policy, continuing to document the growing momentum in favor of a new approach that has been evident not only in nationwide editorial pages and letters to the President, but also in polls conducted by a variety of highly regarded institutions over recent years. Not surprisingly, the Miami Herald’s editorial board hastily reacted by throwing together a sloppy piece late Saturday that took it back to a Cold War-era posture difficult to reconcile with today’s realities.