Historic Turn on Cuba. Professors Ruth Behar and María Isabel Alfonso in Radio Bilingüe.

Posted on December 22, 2014

In a historic step, President Obama announced he will normalize relations with Cuba and moved to end five decades of embargo. But with Republicans now in control of Congress, how far will Obama be able to go with his plan? Distinguished Cuban Americans share their perspective on the wide ramifications of the new dialogue with Cuba.

Guests: Dr. Ruth Behar, Professor of Anthropology, University of Michigan, Author of the book “Bridges with Cuba,” Ann Arbor, MI; Dr. María Isabel Alfonso, Professor of Literature, St. Joseph College, Member of Executive Committee of Cuban Americans for Engagement – CAFE, New York, NY.