Imperialism’s advance in Cuba
With his historic visit to Havana on March 22, Obama met his objective of consolidating a new policy toward Cuba – one of “dialogue and cooperation.” In doing so, he has laid the foundation for the return of North American capital – after having been expelled from the island over half a century ago – as part of the gradual process of capitalist restoration propelled by Raúl Castro.
Diego DalaiApril 2, 2016
What’s behind the Pope’s Tour to Cuba and the US?
Saturday September 19 began Pope Francis’ visit to Cuba and then, to the United States. The tour will include some important meetings, such as a meeting with Fidel Castro, a meeting with Barack Obama, and other historic visits. Pope Francis will also become the first pope to address the US Congress. As the Pope’s spokesman said, the tour will be one of the “longest and more complex”. The Pope seeks to strengthen the influence of the Vatican on Cuban "openness" and to rebuild the image of the Catholic Church in the eyes of the major world power, the United States.
Diego SacchiSeptember 21, 2015
Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism II
Illustration by Natalia Rizzo (Ideas de Izquierda) Read previous article: Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism The “thaw” between the United States and Cuba has opened a new strategic setting and is already influencing all the orders of Cuban life. It is true that the laws of blockade like the Helms-Burton Act, are still in […]
Eduardo MolinaJuly 24, 2015
Cuba: Thaw in relations with imperialism
On May 29, President Obama took Cuba off the list of the "governments that sponsor terrorism." It is a new step, politically significant, in the process of re-establishment of relations, and soon, the establishment of embassies in both capitals could be agreed on.
Eduardo MolinaJuly 7, 2015
Cuba-US relations: Embassies, Flags and Big Business
Cuba and the US agreed on the formal restoration of full diplomatic relations and also announced the reopening of embassies in both countries at the end of the month.
Celeste MurilloJuly 2, 2015
The US removes Cuba from the list of countries that sponsor terrorism
The US President, Barack Obama, had announced on April 14 that he would take Cuba off the list of countries sponsoring terrorism. A 45-day process of review, that ended this Friday, with a formal announcement from the State Department.
Juan Andrés GallardoJune 6, 2015