Fidel’s Dove is Now Maduro’s Little Bird
Foreign Policy / Latin America

Fidel’s Dove is Now Maduro’s Little Bird

The campaign for president in Venezuela began this past Tuesday with acting president Nicolás Maduro visiting Chavez’s house in the state of Barinas. During his visit, Maduro told the press another mystical story about Chavez appearing to him through a bird that flew over his head three times before delivering a message. During the interview … Continue reading

Post- Chávez Venezuela: A policy of continuity
Foreign Policy / Latin America / Politics

Post- Chávez Venezuela: A policy of continuity

The Venezuelan Comandante and President Hugo Chávez died of a heart attack on Tuesday according to his Communication’s Minister Ernesto Villegas. The rumor of his death was already circulating among Venezuelans in Miami, who have been accusing the government of infringing on their country’s sovereignty for taking decisions from Havana.  On Tuesday social media sites … Continue reading

Politics / Sanctions

Why are Cuban Americans unhappy with Chuck Hagel’s nomination?

Last week the president of the United States once more disappointed the Cuban American community by nominating an unpopular character to a key position in his administration. Chuck Hagel’s popularity among Cuban Americans has been low ever since he decided that American foreign policy towards Cuba needed a 180 degree switch. The media in Miami … Continue reading

Following the Money: The United States Agency for International Development
Foreign Policy

Following the Money: The United States Agency for International Development

The USAID provides financial assistance to a hundred countries worldwide.  There have been recent criticisms directed at the United States Agency for International Development, better known in and outside America by the acronym USAID.  Many American citizens still don’t know why the United States would allocate money to help out other countries at a time … Continue reading