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US-Cuba Relations: A Step in the Right Direction

SIMON MORALES – In early June, President Obama restored diplomatic ties between the United States and Cuba.[1] Shortly thereafter, on August 31, 2016, the first flight in over fifty years, landed in Santa Clara, Cuba.[2] A clear win for our foreign relations ties with Cuba. But is it? While many Cubans rejoiced to the idea of […]

Cuba Opens Up to the World. Should the United States Respond?

BY TRIET LEMINH – On Tuesday, October 28, 2014, the United Nations General Assembly will try yet again to urge the United States to end the 52-year-old trade embargo against its Caribbean neighbor. Amid strong opposition in the assembly, with last year’s vote at 188-2[1], the United States looks to remain steadfast in keeping the embargo. […]