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Cuba’s historic change in power

Cuba’s historic change in power

Emily McTavish, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2018


Filed under Nation & World

Cuba has new leadership, marking the first time in 60 years the nation is not being led by a member of the Castro family. The new Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel, who came through the ranks of the Communist Party, has been largely unknown to the Cuban public and foreign politicians. The 58-year-old p...

The forbidden land: Cuba re-opening

The forbidden land: Cuba re-opening

Kevin Gross

April 19, 2015


Filed under Nation & World

Antonio Morales-Pita, a DePaul economics professor and former economic policy consultant in Cuba, remembers his decision to leave the country. Read More »...

AP: Obama announces re-establishment of relations with Cuba

AP: Obama announces re-establishment of relations with Cuba

The Associated Press

December 17, 2014


Filed under Nation & World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations as well as an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, declaring an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift that aims to bring an end to a h...

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