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What They're Saying About The Latest USAID Program In Cuba

What They're Saying About The Latest USAID Program In Cuba

Posted on 08/08/2014 @ 01:22 PM

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Critics from right to left pan another ineffective USAID program in Cuba.

U.S. House Support for Helms-Burton Reaches An Overwhelming…4%?

U.S. House Support for Helms-Burton Reaches An Overwhelming…4%?

Posted on 08/05/2014 @ 06:01 PM

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A new letter from 17 Members of Congress shows just how far support for bad Cuba policies has dropped.

#CubaNow Recap: Ceding Our Backyard to Russia and China

#CubaNow Recap: Ceding Our Backyard to Russia and China

Posted on 07/23/2014 @ 12:37 PM

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Recent visits to Cuba from Chinese and Russian leadership show why a U.S. policy of wait-and-see only cedes our influence with the Island.

AeroMartí Flights Cancelled

AeroMartí Flights Cancelled

Posted on 07/09/2014 @ 12:28 PM

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The funding for an expensive plane program getting no bang for its buck has finally come to an end.

Recap: Why Google's Trip to Cuba Matters

Recap: Why Google's Trip to Cuba Matters

Posted on 07/01/2014 @ 12:43 PM

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The news that Google Chairman Eric Schmidt traveled to Cuba this past week, along with other notables like Jared Cohen who heads Google Ideas, highlights the stark contrast between our five-decade-old approach to Cuba and the realities of the Internet age.

Google's Eric Schmidt: U.S.-Cuba Policies "Defy Reason"

Google's Eric Schmidt: U.S.-Cuba Policies "Defy Reason"

Posted on 06/30/2014 @ 11:51 AM

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Reflecting on the changing realities he saw in his recent visit to Cuba, Google chairman Eric Schmidt calls on the U.S. to move past policies that "defy reason" and open relations with the island.

Why Can't Cuba Status Quo Advocates Just Tell The Truth? (Pt. 2)

Why Can't Cuba Status Quo Advocates Just Tell The Truth? (Pt. 2)

Posted on 06/20/2014 @ 04:19 PM

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Former congressman Lincoln Diaz-Balart takes to MSNBC to object to FIU's 2014 Cuba poll but gets the facts flat-out wrong.

Recap: Hillary Calls Embargo "Castro's Best Friend." We Couldn't Agree More.

Recap: Hillary Calls Embargo "Castro's Best Friend." We Couldn't Agree More.

Posted on 06/16/2014 @ 03:15 PM

#CubaNow

The wave of support for reforming our failed policies toward Cuba grew a lot bigger over the past two weeks, with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donohue openly calling for change.

Why Can't Status Quo Advocates Just Tell The Truth When Defending Cuba Policy?

Posted on 06/14/2014 @ 01:04 PM

It seems hardliners are incapable of make their case in favor of the status quo without distorting the positions of those who support reforming US-Cuba policy.

Clinton at CFR: Cuba Embargo No Longer Serving American Interests

Clinton at CFR: Cuba Embargo No Longer Serving American Interests

Posted on 06/12/2014 @ 12:32 PM

CubaNow

Speaking at the Council on Foreign Relations, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says the U.S. should move forward on Cuba policy and put the onus on the Cuban government to respond.

In Cuba poll story, Miami Herald buries real lede by racing for old headline

In Cuba poll story, Miami Herald buries real lede by racing for old headline

Posted on 06/10/2014 @ 09:33 AM

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A new poll by the Miami Herald shows that Cuban-Americans support a change in Cuba policy. Unfortunately, the article buries the news under a provocative but inaccurate headline.

Not Against All Cuba Sanctions, Just Dumb Cuba Sanctions

Posted on 06/09/2014 @ 11:58 AM

The Huffington Post

#CubaNow Executive Director Ric Herrero explains why outdated U.S.-Cuba policy that imposes blanket sanctions is hurting Cubans on the island who are slowly gaining autonomy.

Protestas en Cárdenas y Cienfuegos acentúan la necesidad de apoyar a los emprendedores cubanos

Posted on 06/03/2014 @ 04:51 PM

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Tanto como miles de otros cubanos, los emprendedores independientes están luchando por mas derechos a ejercer su labor libremente y aumentar su autonomía. Ellos enfrentan muchos obstáculos, y la política EEUU-Cuba no debería de ser uno más.

Carta Abierta Al Presidente Obama: Apoye A La Sociedad Civil Cubana

Posted on 06/02/2014 @ 12:33 PM

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A finales del mes pasado, una carta al Presidente Obama firmada por 44 "exaltos cargos políticos y militares en administraciones demócratas y republicanas, destacados empresarios y analistas" le pidió que tomara acciones para aumentar el apoyo a la sociedad civil cubana. ¡Léala hoy!

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donahue's Speech to the University of Havana

Posted on 06/01/2014 @ 11:19 AM

U.S. Chamber of Commerce

U.S. Chamber of Commerce President Tom Donahue visited Cuba this past week to explore economic opportunities on the island. Hear what he had to say about the next steps in U.S.-Cuba relations at the University of Havana.

Padgett Is Right, They Can't Have It Both Ways

Posted on 05/30/2014 @ 12:53 PM

#CubaNow

Hardliners can't have it both ways on Cuba

WLRN's Tim Padgett Hits The Nail On The Head On The Hardliner's Yoani Problem

WLRN's Tim Padgett Hits The Nail On The Head On The Hardliner's Yoani Problem

Posted on 05/29/2014 @ 04:38 PM

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WLRN's Tim Padgett on how defenders of the status quo on Cuba policy are trying to have it both ways.

Recap: A Wave Of New Voices Calls For Change In Cuba Policy

Recap: A Wave Of New Voices Calls For Change In Cuba Policy

Posted on 05/27/2014 @ 04:10 PM

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The momentum in favor of a new approach to US-Cuba policy reached an important milestone last week with the publication of an unprecedented letter calling on President Obama to increase support for Cuban civil society.

The lasting effects of U.S.-Cuba policy reforms

Posted on 05/22/2014 @ 05:03 PM

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An op-ed in Politico today by Chris Sabatini examines the Florida gubernatorial race amid the changing political climate in the state, particularly the lasting effects of the Obama administration's reforms to U.S.-Cuba policy.

BBC speaks to Cuban-Americans speaking out against the embargo

BBC speaks to Cuban-Americans speaking out against the embargo

Posted on 05/22/2014 @ 11:13 AM

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The BBC speaks to Cuban-Americans looking for a new direction in US-Cuba relations.