Analysis of President Obama’s announcement regarding the release of Alan Gross and the future of U.S.-Cuba relationsDec 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.
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Global Fellow Jorge Heine discuss China-Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) relations.
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