Articles, Opinions and Papers

September 2018
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9/25/18 Cuba’s new president, Miguel Díaz-Canel, makes his first appearance at the United Nations
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
9/12/18 U.S. officials suspect Russia in mystery 'attacks' on diplomats in Cuba, China
Josh Lederman, Courtney Kube, Abigail Williams and Ken Dilanian, NBC News
9/12/18 Now Russia is suspected of attacks against diplomats in Cuba. Will U.S. strike back?
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
9/3/18 Microwave Weapons Are Prime Suspect in Ills of U.S. Embassy Workers
Michael J. Broad, The New York Times
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
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3/26/18 Kenya to Import 100 Doctors from Cuba
Rael Ombuor, Voice of America
3/18/18 Russian spy ship is docked in Havana harbor
Nora Gámez Torres, Miami Herald
February 2018
January 2018
December 2017
November 2017
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
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6/29/17 Cuban migrants stranded in Panama live and work secretly
Mario J. Pentón, Miami Herald
6/18/17 Panama offers stranded Cuban migrants multiple entry visas if they return to island
Mario J. Pentón, Miami Herlad
6/14/17 Putin’s stake in President Trump’s decision On Cuba policy
Patrick Leahy, The Hill
6/5/17 Russia, Cuba, Comey, and Trump
William M. LeoGrande, Huffington Post
May 2017
April 2017
March 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
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12/18/16 Reversing Cuba policy seen as a punch in the gut to Latin America
Franco Ordoñez, Miami Herald
12/15/16 Cuba wants to pay off some of its Cold War debt in rum
Ishaan Tharoor
12/14/16 Cuba and Venezuela’s Ties of Solidarity Fray
Anatoly Kurmanaev, Wall Street Journal
12/6/16 Cuban oil program accelerating
Daniel J. Graeber, UPI
November 2016
October 2016
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10/31/16 S. Korea, Cuba move to boost bilateral trade, economic cooperation
The Korea Times
10/27/16 More oil likely in Cuba
Daniel J. Graeber, UPI
10/27/16 Portugal President Meets Fidel Castro in Cuba
10/26/16 U.S. Abstains in U.N. Vote Condemning Cuba Embargo
Somini Sengupta and Rick Gladstone, New York Times
10/26/16 Cuba, France assess development projects after debt renegotiation
EFE, Fox News Latino
10/25/16 Is the U.S. trade embargo risking lives in Cuba?
Franco Ordoñez, Miami Herald
10/19/16 Amid A Struggling Economy, Cuban Real Estate Is Booming
Carrie Kahn, NPR
10/13/16 The Long Way to America
Karl Vick, Time Magazine
10/11/16 World Food Progam to help Hurricane Matthew victims in Cuba
In Cuba Today
10/10/16 Juan Williams: Cuba connection will cost Trump dear
Juan Williams, The Hill
10/9/16 Russia has its permanent air base in Syria. Now it’s looking at Cuba and Vietnam.
David Filipov and Andrew Roth, Washington Post
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
April 2016
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4/29/16 Philip Hammond 'keen to forge new links' with Cuba
4/28/16 Controversial Cuban Cardinal Jaime Ortega retires
Mimi Whitefield, The Miami Herald
4/27/16 Cardinal and Longtime Catholic Leader in Cuba to Step Down
Victoria Burnett, The New York Times
4/13/16 Cuba’s creditors hire sovereign expert for debt talks
Joseph Cotterill, The Financial Times
4/12/16 Costa Rica says its doors are closed to Cubans
Jose Melendez, The Miami Herald
March 2016
February 2016
January 2016
December 2015
November 2015
October 2015
September 2015
August 2015
July 2015
June 2015
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April 2015
March 2015
February 2015
January 2015
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1/14/15 Give U.S. and Cuba space to negotiate: OAS chief
Lesley Wroughton, Reuters
1/14/15 What If Cuba Isn't Really What It's All About?
Carl Meacham, The Huffington Post
1/6/15 Obama seeks help of Mexico’s Pena Nieto on Cuba, immigration
AP, The Washington Post
November 2014
October 2014
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10/30/14 U.S. attends Ebola meeting in Cuba called by leftist bloc
10/22/14 Lech Walesa Meets Cuban Democracy Activists in Warsaw
Yoani Sanchez, The Huffington Post
10/20/14 Cuba’s Impressive Role on Ebola
Editorial, The New York Times
10/8/14 Summit missing a strong agenda
Dan Restrepo, Miami Herald
10/8/14 US Official Downplays Cuba's Invitation to Summit
September 2014
August 2014
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8/19/14 Why Russia and Cuba Are Partying Like It's 1962
By Lucy Westcott and Bill Powell, Newsweek
July 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
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11/2/13 Mexico, Cuba sign 8 cooperation agreements
Fox News Latino - Español
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
July 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
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3/30/12 The Pope’s Historic Visit to Cuba
Tomas Bilbao, Americas Quarterly Blog
3/30/12 Judging Cuba's Cardinal Ortega and Pope Benedict's Trip to the Island
Anya Landau French, The Huffington Post
3/29/12 Pope urges greater openings in vast Cuban Mass
Anne-Marie Garcia and Nicole Winfield, AP
3/29/12 Analysis: Pope, Castros talked past each other
Paul Haven, AP
3/29/12 Pope Benedict calls for ‘change’ after three days in Cuba
Franco Ordonez and Dan Chang, The Miami Herald
3/29/12 Full text of Pope Benedict XVI’s farewell speech at Jose Marti Airport
Vatican Radio
3/28/12 Pope plays politics with Castro
John Paul Rathbone, Financial Times
3/28/12 Pope arrives in Havana; Cuban officials disavow political reform
Daniel Chang and Nancy San Martin, The Miami Herald
3/28/12 Pope prays for freedom, 'renewal' in Cuba
Peter Orsi and Andrea Rodriguez, AP
3/28/12 Cuban Official Rules Out Reforms Urged by Pope
Randal C. Archibold and Rachel Donadio, The New York Times
3/27/12 Pope Benedict XVI calls for ‘reconciliation’ on his visit to Cuba
Mimi Whitefield, Kevin Hall and Franco Ordonez, The Miami Herald
3/27/12 Benedict prays to Cuba patron Virgin of Charity
Andra Rodriguez and Peter Orsi, The Miami Herald
3/24/12 Pope Benedict: communism no longer working in Cuba
3/23/12 Pope's trip sparks hopes for change in Cuba
Jeff Franks, Reuters
3/22/12 Vatican: Pope's Cuba trip should help democracy
Nicole Winfield, The Miami Herald
3/21/12 A Cuban's Prayer for Pope Benedict
Oscar Elias Biscet, The Wall Street Journal
3/21/12 Pope Benedict and the road to reconciliation
Michael Putney, The Miami Herald
3/20/12 Pope’s visit to Cuba unites and divides
Carlos Alberto Montaner, The Miami Herald
3/19/12 Many hope Pope will address religious education, dissidents and more during trip to Cuba
Miami Herald, Mimi Whitfield
3/8/12 Cuba to skip regional summit, averting diplomatic flap
February 2012
Date Title
2/28/12 Chávez, his friends and life after death
John Paul Rathbone, Financial Times
2/21/12 Venezuelan leader Chavez faces new surgery in Cuba
Fabiola Sanchez, The Miami Herald
2/21/12 Colombia to decide Cuba's Summit of the Americas fate: OAS
Seth Robbins, Colombia Reports
2/7/12 Vatican may put Cuba’s Felix Varela on the road to sainthood
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald
2/1/12 Brazil's Rousseff meets with Fidel Castro in Cuba
Jeff Franks, Reuters
January 2012
December 2011
Date Title
12/22/11 Spain’s new foreign minister has visited Cuba many times, favored engagement and patience
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald
12/15/11 Cuba asking advice from IMF? Don’t laugh!
Andres Oppenheimer, The Miami Herald
12/8/11 Pope to visit to Cuba next year
BBC News
November 2011
Date Title
11/10/11 Pope May Visit Cuba, Mexico Next Spring
International Herald Tribune - The New York Times (Global Edition)
11/9/11 Why are Cubans learning Chinese?
BBC News
11/2/11 Brazil wants to help Cuba update its economic model
Fox News Latino
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
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8/25/11 Venezuela’s Chavez says he may undergo more chemotherapy, calls treatment ‘preventive’
Associated Press
8/24/11 Cuba Takes Over as Head of Disarmament Body
Associated Press
8/22/11 The Stomachs of Strongmen
Ann Louise Bardach, The New York Times
8/2/11 Russians look to Cuban offshore reserves
8/2/11 Drill, Bebé, Drill
By Coral Davenport, National Journal
July 2011
Date Title
7/29/11 U.S. should not retreat from the hemisphere
By Bill Richardson, The Miami Herald
7/28/11 Dutch bank ING may face U.S. sanctions
By Juan Tamayo, The Miami Herald
7/28/11 The Last Pilgrims to Havana
By Yoani Sanchez, Foreign Policy
7/25/11 Chávez Returns, Saying Cancerous Cells Not Found
By Alexi Barrionuevo, The New York Times
7/18/11 Hugo Chavez Cancer: Venezuelan President Delegates Powers To Vice President Elias Jaua
Huffington Post
7/18/11 Chávez Puts His Trust in Castro for Care
By Alexi Barrionuevo, The New York Times
7/14/11 Venezuela’s Chavez says he expects to undergo chemotherapy or radiation treatment
Associated Press
7/12/11 Chavez says cancer fight 'my longest walk'
By Christopher Toothaker, Associated Press
7/8/11 Cuba says detained US contractor Alan Gross’ appeal to be heard July 22
Associated Press
7/7/11 If Hugo goes
The Economist
7/7/11 Spain may change tone on Latin America
By Andres Oppenheimer, The Miami Herald
7/1/11 Chávez Says a Cancerous Tumor Was Removed
By Simon Romero, The New York Times
7/1/11 Cubans honor ashes of New York pastor Walker who defied US embargo with 21 aid trips to island
Associated Press
June 2011
Date Title
6/30/11 Vietnam, Cuba tighten traditional fraternity
VOV News
6/28/11 Cuba’s oil, our potential mess
By Cammy Clark, The Miami Herald
6/20/11 US pastor's ashes to be be laid to rest in Cuba
Associated Press
6/3/11 Raul Castro says he's better off than many at 60
Peter Orsi, Miami Herald
May 2011
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5/20/11 Cuban priest says he’s skeptical of talks between church and Castro
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald
April 2011
March 2011
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3/28/11 Carter in Cuba for meetings with Raúl, Ortega
Juan Tamayo, El Nuevo Herald
January 2011
December 2010
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12/15/10 EU decries no-show of Farinas for rights prize
AP, Miami Herald
November 2010
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11/24/10 China group’s Cuba oil deal
Marc Frank, Financial Times
11/17/10 Gazprom of Russia to Drill for Oil in Cuban Waters
Andres Kramer, New York Times
11/4/10 Cuba's new seminary `a future for church'
Jaweed Kaleem, Miami Herald
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December 2007
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August 2007
July 2007
June 2007
April 2007
March 2007
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3/25/07 A letter to the people of Cuba
February 2007
January 2007
November 2006
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11/14/06 Hypocrisy on Cuba
October 2006
September 2006

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