Archive | Otros Idiomas

09 February 2016 ~ 0 Comments

A “Cuban” in the White House?

by Carlos Alberto Montaner In a fit of anger, Donald Trump had decided not to attend a debate among Republicans on the Fox network. Facing that situation, Chris Matthews, a renowned U.S. television journalist, blurted a racist comment on camera: "Who’s going to watch a debate between the two Cuban guys?" Later, he apologized and […]

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31 January 2016 ~ 2 Comments

Reflections of a Cuban Revolutionary

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19 December 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The rotten leg

by Carlos Alberto Montaner I write on the eve of the Spanish elections. According to the polls, bipartisanship is over. The great political forces are fragmenting into four. Regrettably, one of the legs of that new bench brings within itself a serious destabilizing factor. Let me explain. After the death of Franco, from the restoration […]

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30 November 2015 ~ 1 Comment

Thank God for the market and freedom

by Carlos Alberto Montaner It was a paroxysm of consumption. The night of Thanksgiving, the last Thursday in November, tens of thousands of Americans slept by the doors of stores to carry off everything they could in the so-called “Black Friday.” The partying continued during a weekend when the price reductions and competition between stores […]

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24 November 2015 ~ 2 Comments

Another sad chapter in the tale of Cuban emigration

by Carlos Alberto Montaner (Miami Herald) Another stampede of Cubans. It happens every so often. An editorial in Costa Rica’s La Nación firmly describes how that nation’s government reacted: “Our first duty is to protect the victims.” The Costa Ricans issued the Cubans transit visas and, because the Cubans are marooned on the border with Nicaragua, they […]

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23 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

The sad ballad of Cuban emigration

por Carlos Alberto Montaner Another stampede of Cubans. It happens every so often. An editorial in Costa Rica’s La Nación firmly describes how that nation’s government reacted: “Our first duty is to protect the victims.” The Ticos [Costa Ricans] issued the Cubans transit visas and, because the Cubans are marooned on the border with Nicaragua, they quickly […]

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16 November 2015 ~ 3 Comments

The best president of the United States

by Carlos Alberto Montaner I hope that Mr. Donald Trump will not be the Republican candidate, much less the next President of the United States. Not only because of his deplorable way of dealing with the problem of immigration. That is unpleasant and absurd, but not his worst feature. His worst characteristic is that he […]

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04 November 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Gulliver against 12,000 dwarfs

by Carlos Alberto Montaner Cuba 191, the United States, 2. That’s called a diplomatic thrashing. One hundred and ninety-one countries voted at the United Nations in favor of a resolution introduced by Cuba against the economic, commercial and financial restrictions imposed by the U.S. upon the Castro brothers’ government since 1961. Only two nations voted […]

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24 August 2015 ~ 3 Comments

Montaner urges caution over business opportunities in Cuba

(Liberal International) The Honorary President of the Unión Liberal Cubana (ULC – LI full member) and one of Latin America’s most prominent liberals, Carlos Alberto Montaner, has warned foreign investors of the risks associated with new business opportunities in his native Cuba, amidst the country’s receding international isolation. “The government of Raúl Castro clearly does not want regime change but […]

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19 August 2015 ~ 2 Comments

TO INVEST OR NOT TO INVEST THAT IS THE QUESTION
CUBA IN ITS NEW STAGE: A SWOT ANALYSIS

by Carlos Alberto Montaner Business Council of Latin America Annual Conference: Latin America and International Trade San Juan, Puerto Rico, Aug. 14, 2015 Precisely today, Aug. 14, 2015, the Stars and Stripes will be raised in Havana, formally reestablishing diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba, interrupted on Jan. 3, 1961, 54 years ago, […]

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