Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: Cuba

Trump escalates economic attack on Cuba, banning Americans from educational, cultural...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed the ban is in retaliation for Cuba “providing a communist foothold in the region and propping up U.S. adversaries in places like Venezuela and Nicaragua.”

Travel to Cuba falls victim to John Bolton’s wrath

The Cuban people, and the rights of Americans, should not be held hostage to brazen partisan politics.

UN overwhelmingly votes for resolution denouncing 58-year U.S. embargo against Cuba

The two nations to vote against it were the U.S. and its ally, Israel, while Ukraine and Moldova simply did not vote.

Noam Chomsky: Members of migrant caravan ere fleeing from misery &...

National security adviser John Bolton declared Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua to be part of a “troika of tyranny” and a “triangle of terror.”

In Cuba, Trump’s hostility serves Kremlin

The Russians are emphatically back where the withering of American influence will encourage whatever mischief they mean to create not only in Cuba itself, but in the U.S. and throughout Latin America.

What Cuba can teach us about health care

Even Trump supporters agree we can learn something from the country’s universal, low-cost health care system. It’s that good.

Trump’s restrictions on Cuba are a detour, not the future

It’s unlikely the administration has either the will or the means to roll back the full suite of Obama-era reforms.

Found in Cuba: The American dream (and nightmare)

Putting Trump in perspective by going offshore.

Cuba: Now that Fidel is gone, what comes next?

The incoming Trump administration is leaning toward confrontation and not accommodation in its dealings with Havana.

Will Trump roll back efforts to normalize relations between Havana &...

Trump has vowed to withdraw from diplomatic relations if he believes his new demands go unmet in the future.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

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Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”