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Change in US-Cuba relations

Written by Jan Baeverstroem The Cuban release of USAID subcontractor Alan Gross on December 17, 2014 established a new phase in the relation between the two countries as noted in President Obama’s statement that day. Economic policy reform in Cuba and a lowering support in the US for the embargo that has lasted for more … Continue reading

A new phase in EU-Cuba relations

After 18 years of restricted policy, the EU and Cuba have started negotiations towards a future bilateral agreement aiming at supporting economic and democratic reforms. With power passing definitively from Fidel to Raúl Castro, Cuba has shown more openness to modernisation of the country. This new prospect of a normalisation in EU-Cuba relations may even … Continue reading

Cuba: a slow journey towards capitalism

Since Raúl Castro took power in Cuba in February 2008, there has been a slow but steady shift in Cuban politics. The younger brother of Fidel is trying to slowly pursue reforms opposed by many in the Partido Comunista de Cuba (PCC), the only legal political party. At a closed party conference held early this … Continue reading

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