Letter from a young Cuban to Barack Obama

A young Cuban writes a letter to Barack Obama after hearing his speech in Cuba. “Today we face a peaceful coexistence with respect and diplomacy, but the future does not scare us. The United States does not scare us, at the end of the day we are a people of Homeland or Death.”

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The siren Obama in his grand tour of Havana

Andrés Gómez writes: “I went to Havana to cover the visit of the President of the United States, Barack Obama, which, as we all know, took place March 20 to 23. It was an extraordinary historic event for numerous and important reasons.”

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What the Western Left Misses About Cuba

The recent changes in Cuba are misunderstood by many western left commentators who, like other western pundits, are absorbed in the logic of western capital and pay little regard to Cuba’s history of resistance.

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Brother Obama

Fidel Castro responds to Barack Obama’s speech in Havana: “We do not need the empire to give us anything. Our efforts will be legal and peaceful, as this is our commitment to peace and fraternity among all human beings who live on this planet.”

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Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba

President Obama’s visit to Cuba has triggered a flood of condemnations of human rights in Cuba in the U.S. media. What is the truth about human rights and democracy in Cuba?

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Obama in Havana – A Long Time Coming…

Margarita Alarcón writes about the changes that have taken place in Cuba since the last visit by a U.S. President in 1928, what Obama will see when he visits, and what he won’t see: “guns in the hands of children, hunger in the face of multitudes, fear, loathing, dismay or a lack of sovereignty.”

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