Regions / Cuba
Key to the normalization of U.S.-Cuba relations was the release of three members of the Cuban 5, which IPS public scholars have been advocating for many years.
Rene Gonzalez, the only member of the Cuban Five to be released from prison since their arrest in 1998 was interviewed by IPS' Netfa Freeman at the 9th International Colloquium for the Freedom of the Five and Against Terrorism held in Holguín, Cuba,
As the Guantanamo hunger strike widens, the president deflects blame.
Come off it--Cuba is not a 'state sponsor of terrorism.'
The opportunity to redesign U.S. policy towards Cuba will not last forever.
Welcome, Beyonce and Jay-Z, to the club of those anathematized and cursed by the McCarthyist embargo supporters.
Moving toward a comprehensive policy of engagement with Cuba is in the national interest of the United States--and is certainly in the best interests of Alan Gross.
John Kerry may have bungled the lessons of Vietnam on Iraq, but when it comes to Cuba, he's gotten the message.
The Cuban missile crisis was started by imperial jockeying and resolved by genuine diplomacy.
This article examines the sixth summit of the Americas and analyzes how the event reflects a trend of Washington's declining hegemony in Latin America and the rise of unified opposition to American policies, particularly the militarization of the region, drug war and isolation of Cuba.