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Cuba Sanctions

Truman-Era National Emergency Haunts Cuba Policy

William M. LeoGrande | Posted 12.02.2014 | World
William M. LeoGrande

In September, President Obama signed a presidential memorandum to extend the U.S. embargo against Cuba for another year, as every president since Jimmy Carter has done routinely.

Haiku Hype: The Flutter Over Fidel's Twitter-Length Reflections

Sarah Stephens | Posted 08.26.2012 | World
Sarah Stephens

What Fidel Castro says has been engaging some and enraging others since before the creation of the computer or the fax machine. Despite even more pressing high-tech business, it is no surprise that this development made news.

WikiLeaks 2009 Cuba Cable Predicts Insolvent Cuba In '2-3 Years'

AP | PAUL HAVEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HAVANA — A newly released confidential U.S. diplomatic cable predicted Cuba's economic situation could become "fatal" within two to three years,...

Cuba and the Rhetoric of Human Rights (1 of 2)

Salim Lamrani | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Salim Lamrani

One must ask why there is such stigmatization by Western media, the U.S. and the European Union. Does Cuba in fact represents a special situation with respect to human rights? Is it worse than the rest of the continent?

Cultural Diplomacy in the Caribbean: Why the New York Philharmonic Must Go to Cuba

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Arlene M. Roberts

A visit by the New York Philharmonic, patrons included, would be a continuation of the improving trend in U.S.-Cuban relations.

Lawmakers' Cuba Embargo Support Tied To Donations

McClatchy | Lesley Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Supporters of the U.S. embargo against Cuba have contributed nearly $11 million to members of Congress since 2004 in a largely successful effort to bl...

Cuba at a Crossroads

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Daniel Bruno Sanz


LinkedIn Alienates Syrian Users: Why Now?

Jillian York | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jillian York

LinkedIn is making a political point against Syria - and when people in other countries start boycotting this site, they'll realize they've shot themselves in the foot.

EU Lifts Cuba Sanctions

AP | JAN SLIVA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

BRUSSELS, Belgium — The European Union on Thursday agreed to lift its diplomatic sanctions against Cuba, but imposed tough conditions on the com...