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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


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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11 May 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Elections in Spain
Pablo Iglesias and the time to hurl the stones

by Carlos Alberto Montaner The Center for Sociological Research (CIS) in Madrid says that the Popular Party and the PSOE [Socialist Workers Party] are losing a large percentage of their voters. That was predictable, following the corruption scandals. Fortunately, however, it seems that the neocommunists of Podemos will gather only about 15 percent of the […]

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02 May 2015 ~ 1 Comment

Don Francisco and Mario Kreutzberger

by Carlos Alberto Montaner The only D. Francisco in Latin America was the host of Sábado Gigante, until Argentine Cardinal Jorge Bergoglio took that name when he assumed the Papacy. Now there are two. Chilean-born Mario Kreutzberger is known by everyone in Latin America as “Don Francisco from Sábado Gigante,” the television program that has […]

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12 April 2015 ~ 30 Comments

Montaner: “Obama se ha arrodillado ante el régimen cubano”

Traducido del Alemán por Karen Hollihan (Tages Anzeiger) La cumbre de las Américas se define como histórica antes de haber empezado. ¿Usted esta de acuerdo? CAM: No. Que Obama y Castro se abracen no cambia nada la dictadura cubana. Lo que me parece cuestionable y peligroso, además, es la nueva táctica de Obama, de hacerles […]

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17 March 2015 ~ 3 Comments

Yes, Venezuela is a security threat

by Carlos Alberto Montaner President Obama signed an executive order last week declaring the regime in Venezuela a danger to U.S. security. Why? Because it violated the human rights of the democratic opposition. He followed up by imposing sanctions against several military officers and functionaries. A strange move. He did it a few weeks after […]

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17 February 2015 ~ 26 Comments

Después de Fidel y Raúl viene Jack Sparrow (en ruso)

Un análisis en ruso de la situación cubana por Eugenio Bai, excorresponsal de Izvestia en La Habana y gran conocedor de América Latina ( После Фиделя и Рауля придет Джек Воробей ( из Кубы) Куба после долгих лет прозябания на периферии мировых дел вновь вернулась в большую политику. Прежде мои знакомые кубинцы говорили, что для […]

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19 January 2015 ~ 2 Comments

Obama’s five mistakes in his new Cuba policy

by Carlos Alberto Montaner The upcoming January 21st visit to Cuba by U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for the Western Hemisphere, Roberta Jacobson, aimed at officially restarting a dialogue with the Castro dictatorship, will prove to be problematic. The diplomat, who has always showed concern about issues of human rights on the island, will arrive […]

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13 January 2015 ~ 4 Comments

Senator Menendez Floor Remarks on U.S.-Cuba Relations

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Ranking Member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, delivered the following speech today on the Senate Floor about U.S.-Cuba relations: “Mr. President, I rise to say that nothing has changed in Cuba since Cuban arms were captured on this North Korean ship going through the Panama Canal a year and […]

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05 January 2015 ~ 0 Comments

Pipe dreams in Greece

by Carlos Alberto Montaner The new year was an extremely unstable one in the Mediterranean, but the shockwave will envelop the planet.  The shakeup will begin in Greece with the likely election of the Syriza Party. The word is a Greek acronym that can be translated as Coalition of the Radical Left. And it sure […]

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