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Thaw Begins On U.S.-Cuba Relationship Frozen In Time

Jan 20, 2015
Cynthia J. Arnson is interviewed in an NPR segment on U.S.-Cuba relations.

Leonel Fernández y ex presidentes analizarán futuro de la región

Jan 20, 2015
This article mentions the participation of Latin American Program Director, Cynthia Arnson, in the III International Forum of Santo Domingo hosted by former President Leonel Fernández in the Dominican Republic. This article is in Spanish.

La hora oscura del Alba

Jan 13, 2015
En la cumbre de La Habana, la más reciente, el Alba festejó sus 10 años, pero no asistieron todos los presidentes.

Analysis of President Obama’s announcement regarding the release of Alan Gross and the future of U.S.-Cuba relations

Dec 31, 2014
The announcement by President Obama of the release of U.S. contractor Alan Gross together with a long-imprisoned intelligence asset is welcome news. Their incarceration, along with the even greater numbers of Cubans who have been jailed in Cuba for trying to exercise their rights to freedom of speech and assembly, has long been a stumbling block in the relationship.

Fixing a broken system: modernizing drug law enforcement in Latin America

Dec 30, 2014
In this article, Latin American Program Scholar Juan Carlos Garzón writes about modernizing drug law enforcement.

The next step in China-LAC links

Dec 20, 2014
Global Fellow Jorge Heine discuss China-Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) relations.

Qué armas tiene el Congreso de EE.UU. para frenar el acercamiento a Cuba

Dec 19, 2014
This article looks at how U.S. congressional leaders plan to push back on efforts to normalize relations with Cuba. Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted on the resistance of lifting the embargo. This article is in Spanish.

After Cuba Comes Iran

Dec 19, 2014
"The differences between Cuba and Iran abound. But take notice. U.S. President Barack Obama’s Cuba initiative should be a clear sign of where he might like to go with Iran on the nuclear issue in coming months," writes Aaron David Miller.

Obama signs off on sanctions against Venezuela

Dec 18, 2014
Cynthia Arnson, Director of the Latin American Program, is quoted in this article about the sanctions on Venezuela.

Colombia's war with FARC and why it might finally end, explained

Dec 18, 2014
Latin American Program Director Cynthia Arnson is quoted on the peace talks between the Colombia government and the FARC.

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