Persecution Grows Against Independent Journalism In Cuba
14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 26 June 2017 — Independent communicators
in Cuba are victims of an escalating repression, according to a
complaint filed Monday by the Cuban Observatory of Human Rights (OCDH),
based in Madrid. The alarm sounded by the organization coincides with an
increase in complaints from journalists on the island as… Continue reading
Editorial: Cancer patients stand to lose if Trump blocks Roswell Park’s
work with Cuban institute
By News Editorial Board
Published Mon, Jun 26, 2017
President Trump’s plan to revise his predecessor’s overtures to Cuba
carries a significant risk for Buffalo. A promising partnership between
Roswell Park Cancer Institute and a Cuban research institution could be
endangered if Trump isn’t careful.… Continue reading
New Trump Rules on Cuba Travel Leaves Winners and Losers
The Trump administration’s new policy on travel by Americans to Cuba is
creating winners and losers.
June 27, 2017, at 11:01 a.m.
By ANDREA RODRIGUEZ and BETH J. HARPAZ, Associated Press
President Donald Trump’s new policy on travel to Cuba has winners and
losers: Group tour operators could sell more… Continue reading
Cuba should return its terrorists to US, terror victim’s son says
By Eric Shawn Published June 26, 2017 Fox News
They sought safety on the shores of Cuba from American justice.
Now Joe Connor wants them back.
“Get these guys back, as a starting point for any further opening up of
Cuba,” Connor insists.
An estimated 70 fugitives, including terrorists,… Continue reading
Caribbean hotel association criticizes Cuba rollback
By Gay Nagle Myers / June 27, 2017
The Caribbean Hotel and Tourism Association (CHTA) joined the chorus of
industry critics denouncing Trump’s Cuba policy, saying that the
re-imposed restrictions could stall or reverse the progress made in
The Trump administration has banned individual people-to-people travel
to Cuba, only allowing such visits… Continue reading
Violent Weekend in Cuba: 30 Ladies in White Arrested Again Trying to
by FRANCES MARTEL26 Jun 2017
Over thirty members of the Ladies in White, a peaceful Catholic
dissident group in Cuba, were violently arrested over the weekend for
attempting to attend Sunday Mass, including leader Berta Soler.
The Cuban government recently banned Soler from leaving the country… Continue reading
Alabama wondering what about Cuba trade in Trump era
BY MARY SELL
Agriculture officials and industry leaders in Alabama for years have
lobbied for expanded exports to communist Cuba, a country they see as a
promising market for this state’s poultry products.
Now they’re waiting to see what President Donald Trump’s recent, more
restrictive policy change… Continue reading
Cuba and the United States Return to the Trenches / Iván García
Iván García, 19 June 2017 — For both countries it amounts to a remake of
the Cold War, this time in version 2.0. It will take time to determine
the scope of the contest or if the new diplomatic battle will involve
only bluffs, idle threats and blank… Continue reading
Trump, The Military And The Division Of Powers In Cuba
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 20 June 2017 — The recent decision
by the president of the United States to limit commercial relations with
Cuban companies controlled by the military highlights a rarely explored
corner of the national reality.
Anyone who knows the Island minimally knows that there is nothing like… Continue reading
Thanks for Nothing, Trump
Cubanet, Miriam Celaya, Havana, 21 June 2017 — After much media frenzy,
Trump’s “new policy” toward Cuba has not gone beyond the rhetoric
expected by most political analysts. His act was more a symbolic gesture
towards his faithful than any practical novelty. In short, those who
expected an announcement of truly transcendental changes in the policy… Continue reading
Uncertainty whittles away hope for Cuban migrants stranded in Panama
BY MARIO J. PENTÓN
The color green seems to fill everything in Chiriqui, the western
province of Panama where the government is holding 124 undocumented
Cuban migrants. The morning’s quiet amid huge pine trees is broken only
by the hum of insects that torture at dawn and… Continue reading
Could 1 million more Cubans be deemed ineligible for remittances?
BY MIMI WHITEFIELD
William LeoGrande, an American University professor who specializes in
U.S.-Cuba relations, says it appears there might be a “poison pill” in
President Donald Trump’s new Cuba policy that potentially could cut off
remittances to more than 1 million Cubans.
The memorandum on strengthening Cuba policy that… Continue reading
Director of U.S. office that oversees Radio, TV Martí resigns
BY NORA GÁMEZ TORRES
The director of the Office of Cuba Broadcasting, the U.S. federal body
that oversees Radio and TV Martí as well as the Martí Noticias website,
resigned last week amid complaints by some dissidents and exiles about
OCB’s editorial line.
“Every pressure cooker needs an escape… Continue reading
KO y una nueva trumpada, editorial 486
20 Junio, 2017 8:13 pm por Primavera Digital en Cuba
La Habana, Cuba, Redacción Habana, (PD) El régimen militar totalitario
castrista ha reaccionado como era de esperar frente al anuncio hecho por
el presidente estadounidense Donald Trump de la nueva política que
llevará adelante su administración sobre el tema cubano.
Una Declaración dada… Continue reading
Trump’s Cuba Travel Policy Leaves Heads Scratching
Andrew Bender , CONTRIBUTOR
I delve into the business of business travel, and often the fun too.
Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own.
Just as travel and tourism to Cuba from the United States was heating
up, President Donald Trump made an announcement last Friday that will
cool it down, probably… Continue reading
Will New Cuba Travel Policy Hurt U.S. Airlines?
Zacks Equity Research
On Jun 16, President Trump announced some changes to current U.S. policy
on Cuba, which were put into action by his predecessor Barack Obama. The
new policy is in line with Trump’s promise during the campaigning phase.
In fact, Trump had reportedly tweeted in November last year that he… Continue reading
Trump’s travel changes for Cuba won’t take effect soon
Bart Jansen , USA TODAY Published 4:29 p.m. ET June 16, 2017 | Updated
5:49 p.m. ET June 16, 2017
Travel to Cuba won’t be changing soon.
While President Trump announced Friday that he is “immediately”
canceling Obama’s deal with Cuba, the reversal relies on regulations
that could take months —… Continue reading
ARMANDO CHAGUACEDA | Ciudad de México | 21 de Junio de 2017 – 10:47 CEST.
Donald Trump’s announcement of an alteration of his country’s policies
towards Cuba caused a great stir. Despite its limited scope – in terms
of affecting Obama’s legacy and the foreseeable impact of the measures –
adversaries and officials in Havana were quick to… Continue reading
Consensus and Dissent in the Face of Trump’s Cuba Policy
14ymedio, Reinaldo Escobar, Havana, 19 June 2017 – Over the weekend the
official media have repeated ad nauseam the declaration of the
government in response to Donald Trump’s speech about his policy toward
Cuba. The declaration’s rhetoric recalls the years before the diplomatic
thaw, when political propaganda revolved around confrontation… Continue reading
Trump Rolls Back ‘Completely One-Sided’ Cuba Policy
By TERESA FRONTADO & NANCY KLINGENER & ADRIANNE GONZALEZ & HOLLY PRETSKY
& ISABELLA CUETO • JUN 16, 2017
President Donald Trump Friday announced new restrictions on travel and
business with Cuba, reversing some of the relaxed new relations
instituted two years ago by President Barack Obama.
“Effective immediately, I am canceling the… Continue reading
Changes To Cuba Policy Met With Mixed Reactions
Capitol Hill Reporter
3:52 PM 06/19/2017
President Donald Trump’s changes to the United State’s policy on Cuba,
which tightens restrictions on travel and business transactions between
countries, has been met with mixed reactions by congressional Republicans.
Proponents of the adjustments argue it’s necessary for the U.S. to take
a stand… Continue reading
Cuba Won’t Negotiate Trump’s New Policy
At a Monday news conference, the nation’s foreign minister called the
latest deal “a grotesque spectacle straight from the Cold War.”
ARIA BENDIX JUN 19, 2017 NEWS
Speaking at a news conference in Vienna, Austria on Monday, Cuba’s
foreign minister, Bruno Rodriguez, said his nation was not interested in
negotiating with the Trump administration… Continue reading