Obama Awakens Hopes for a Thaw in Cuba Relations

HAVANA – US President-elect Barack Obama has a positive image among most Cubans, who are hopeful regarding his promises of loosening some restrictions towards the island, although the government-controlled media here have refrained from commenting on the future of relations between the two countries. The Democratic candidate who will become the first African-American president of … Continue reading “Obama Awakens Hopes for a Thaw in Cuba Relations”

Anti-Castro Groups Slam Bush Cuba Moves

The new U.S. plan to "hasten a transition to democracy" in Cuba has met with more opposition than support among the Cuban people, and even from the very dissidents it is designed to back. The recommendations set forth by the Commission for Assistance to a Free Cuba were presented to President George W. Bush last … Continue reading “Anti-Castro Groups Slam Bush Cuba Moves”