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Cuba’s historic change in power

Cuba’s historic change in power

Emily McTavish, Contributing Writer

April 30, 2018

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

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

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relations as well as an easing in economic and travel restrictions on Cuba Wednesday, declaring an end to America's "outdated approach" to the communist island in a historic shift that aims to bring an end to a h...

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