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The End of the Resource-Denial Policy Myth?

Tomas Bilbao | Posted 01.07.2015 | World
Tomas Bilbao

The question now is whether members of Congress will stand up to those who would have them double down on resource denial, which amounts to little more than a costly myth, or if it too will decide instead to empower the Cuban people.

Cuban Economist And Dissident Dies

AP | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ | Posted 11.23.2013 | Latino Voices

HAVANA -- Oscar Espinosa Chepe, a high-level Cuban economist and diplomat who broke with Fidel Castro's government in the 1990s and was imprisoned for...

Leading Cuban Dissident Hospitalized

AP | Posted 09.03.2012 | World

HAVANA -- A leading Cuban dissident who was once a state-economist has been hospitalized for 10 days with serious liver problems, but his wife said Mo...

PBS News Hour Responds to WSJ Criticism of its Cuba Coverage

Anya Landau French | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Anya Landau French

About two weeks ago, the PBS Newshour aired a three-part series on Cuba: its economic conditions and prospects for changes, its medical care and philo...

The House Agriculture Committee Asks America to Step Off the Sidelines in Cuba

Sarah Stephens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah Stephens

Rather than continuing the fiction that isolation will bring down the Castro government, the House Agriculture Committee proposes an entirely different approach.

It's a Small Island, We Need to Talk to Each Other, I'll Put the Coffee On

Yoani Sanchez | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Yoani Sanchez

The same thing is happening with the blogosphere as happens with other phenomena of our reality: they try to divide and separate us, throwing out epi...