Soon — maybe as early as Friday — President Donald Trump, with Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, is expected to announce a presidential initiative that will roll back the Obama-era efforts that loosened the 56-year-old United States embargo on Cuba. How far will the president go?
Un año atrás nadie, en ninguna parte del mundo, apostaba por que Donald Trump terminaría siendo elegido presidente de Estados Unidos. Hace doce meses era la nota excéntrica en una campaña que se veía perfilada para que Hillary Clinton le diera continuidad al legado de Barack Obama. Lo más interesante de la política, desde mi punto de vista, es la incapacidad que tienen los analistas de poder predecirla con exactitud.
President Barack Obama and his historic trip to Cuba provide the central themes on Latin Pulse this week. The program includes news about various details of Obama’s trip to Cuba and Argentina, and in-depth analysis of the political, human rights, and business changes resonating through both countries after the trip.
President Obama’s historic trip to Cuba this past week returned U.S. and world attention to the small Caribbean island of 11 million people and the long, curious history between it and the United States. It’s hard to think of a similarly sized country that has had such a memorable, tumultuous, often romantic hold on U.S. history and imagination.
Today, President Obama will stand in the Park of Memory in Buenos Aires, along the edge of the River Plate, to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the day the military seized power in Argentina, beginning the Dirty War.