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Five Days for the Cuban Five

A press conference held at the National Press Club on Thursday, May 30th marked the beginning of five days of action calling for the release of the “Cuban Five” and fundamental changes in U.S.-Cuba policy. The panelists included Wayne S. Smith, Senior Fellow … Continue reading

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New Rationale for Keeping Cuba on the List?

The U.S. could quickly and painlessly indicate a change in its policy toward Cuba by removing it from the list of “state sponsors of terrorism,” given that there is no valid evidence whatever that Cuba should be on the list.  … Continue reading

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The Shame and Harm of Keeping Cuba on the Terrorist List

A State Department spokesman stated on May 1 that Washington has no plans to remove Cuba from the list of state sponsors of terrorism. Hopefully, wiser heads will prevail and it will soon be removed. As CIP’s reports over the … Continue reading

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Rapprochement With Cuba

The Center for International Policy recently partnered with the Alliance for Responsible Cuba Policy to host Rapprochement With Cuba: Good for Tampa, Good for Florida, Good for America. Representative Kathy Castor (D-FL) provided the opening remarks at the Friday evening … Continue reading

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Is the New Miami Dynamic a Game Changer?

            CIP and the Latin America Working Group hosted five Cuban Americans on Capitol Hill—four of them Miamians—in two days of visits and a briefing that highlighted the changing political face of Miami.  The message they unequivocally delivered was that … Continue reading

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An Isolated and Outdated U.S. Cuba Policy

In what can only be seen as an important victory for Cuba and a rebuff to U.S. policy toward the island nation, on the last weekend in January the Community of Latin American and Caribbean states (CELAC), meeting in Santiago … Continue reading

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UN General Assembly Vote on US Economic Sanctions Again Shows The Total Isolation of U.S. Policy Toward Cuba

On November 13th, for the 21st year in a row, the UN General Assembly shot down the United States’ economic sanctions against Cuba in flames. This year, the vote was 188 to 3, with only Israel and Palau voting with … Continue reading

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