March 20, 2014

Obama Shouldn't Forget Our Man in Havana

Jeffrey Goldberg, Bloomberg


The U.S. argues -- correctly -- that Gross was not a spy, and that therefore his actions were not equivalent to those of the Cuban Five. But these sorts of trades are never neat. The U.S. should give up the Cuban Five for Gross, especially because its own incompetence caused his imprisonment. It should also negotiate with Cuba over Gross because this is the only way toward normalization.

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March 18, 2014
Castro's 'Children' Run Away from Home
Carlos Montaner, Miami Herald
Officially, Salvador Sánchez Cerén, the candidate of the FMLN, won the recent presidential election in El Salvador. So declared the country's Electoral Supreme Court in the face of challenges from the ARENA party.... more ››
March 9, 2014
Mexico's New Friend: Castro's Cuba
Andres Oppenheimer, Miami Herald
There are many theories about why Mexico is cozying up to Cuba’s dictatorship and looking the other way as Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro brutally represses street demonstrations, but I think the most credible... more ››