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Obama's Handshake With Raul Castro Is Only Offensive If You Ignore 75 Years Of History

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing & Shadee Ashtari | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

The Twittersphere went wild Tuesday morning, when President Barack Obama exchanged a brief handshake with Cuban President Raúl Castro, brother of Fid...

What Does a President Do? And What Does Raul Castro Actually DO?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 08.28.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

So far in 2012, Raul Castro has given very few signs of industriousness in office. If we count the hours he has appeared in public, the speeches he's made, and the trips he's taken... we have to conclude that his productivity is extremely low.

Why is Cuban Blogger Miriam Celaya a 'Traitor' for Speaking With Americans, but Raul Castro is Not?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 04.27.2012 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Diplomacy, despite what many think, occurs not at the level of governments or presidential palaces, but person to person.

Cubans Set For Big Change: Right To Buy Homes

The New York Times | Damien Cave | Posted 10.03.2011 | World

HAVANA -- José is an eager almost-entrepreneur with big plans for Cuban real estate. Right now he works illegally on trades, linking up families who ...

Five Years Ago Raul Castro "Inherited" a Nation and Its People; What Has He Done With It?

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 09.30.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

Raul Castro has received the inheritance of a nation, its resources, its problems and even its inhabitants. Everything he has done in the last five years stems from the imperative not to lose this family possession, passed on to him by his brother.