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North America Politics

Cuba’s economic potential: Beyond hype and wariness

On March 20th, President Barack Obama achieved yet another diplomatic milestone by becoming the first U.S. leader to visit Cuba in 88 years. Obama’s visit has so far been the

Latin America Security

Shaken truce in Colombia casts doubt over peace negotiations

Both ends of the negotiating table in Colombia will have to persuade their own ranks to prevent further clashes and keep negotiations afloat. Peace negotiations will likely delay any prospective treaty to

Economics Latin America

Cuba’s reforms need more power to attract investment

Cuba has undergone reforms during Raul Castro’s presidency, but they continue to progress slowly and lack substance. Still, the atmosphere is right for Cuba to make some improvements to its