Cuba y John Kerry: la analogía vietnamita

Pocas experiencias han formado más el carácter y la visión del senador Kerry sobre política exterior que su relación con Vietnam. Como lo ilustra el artículo Open Cuba to U.S travelers, que escribió en el 2009 para el Tampa Bay Times, esa experiencia ha jugado un papel positivo en las posiciones del senador a favor de mejores relaciones con Cuba, desde la defensa de los intereses y valores democráticos estadounidenses.

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Scholar Advocates for Increased Academic Partnership Between U.S. and Cuba

The policy changes of January 2011 are just the beginning of an urgently needed reversal of Washington's policy of isolation against Cuba. All travel controls, outside obvious national security areas, are a relic of the Cold War and an infringement of Article 13 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This is as valid for Cuba as it is for the U.S. Different from the Helsinki process in Europe, when the U.S. built bridges for a flow of people and ideas across countries, Washington has insisted on adding its own walls to those erected by Cuban communists.

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Coffee is Served! One Lump or Two? The Perverse Cuban-American Mythology

Coffee is Served! One Lump or Two? The Perverse Cuban-American Mythology

For the past two months there scarcely has passed more than a day that Cuba hasn’t been in the news. The highly covered visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the island the last week of March drew more attention than any papal visits in the recent past. The VI Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia turned out to be an unmitigated diplomatic failure that witnessed every other nation present to disagree with president Obama and his Canadian counterpart that Cuba should be denied the right to represent itself.

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