August 18, 2013
The Endless U.S.-Cuba Chess Game
Fabiola Santiago, Miami Herald
In the chess game that is Cuba-U.S. relations, the pieces are moving — but where to is anyone’s guess. If history provides a clue, it points in the direction of decades past: dashed hopes for change, no substantial advance toward democracy, and more emigration from the island to the United States. For one, the U.S. Interests Section in Havana is handing out visas as if the office were a pastelito counter.
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