Posts Tagged ‘cuba’

Finally, Cuba.

Written By: - Date published: 7:45 am, December 18th, 2014 - 145 comments

I was born in June 1959. In October the following year, the United States put an embargo against Cuba, and it has remained in place ever since. Today it appears as if President Obama in the USA is intending to lift the substantive parts of the embargo. About time.

Meanwhile, in some good news…

Written By: - Date published: 7:40 am, September 28th, 2010 - 11 comments

While the Anglo – Saxon or English speaking left seems unable to shake  a deep malaise that began afflicting it some thirty years ago, the left in the Spanish speaking world is making some remarkable strides forward.

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