Almost without warning, issues that have long been on the agenda between the US and Latin America are alive again as Barack Obama looks to his second term.
The November 6 US elections may open the door to addressing contentious issues between the United States and Latin America.
On April 25, the Inter-American Dialogue hosted a conversation on the Cuba’s evolving political and economic situation and how the Catholic Church views its role in the country.
The Summit of the Americas was marked by discord between the US and Latin American countries. What did it accomplish, if anything?
Will Washington or Havana make a move toward warming relations?
Will Cuba be able to safely regulate its oil industry?
When Yoani Sánchez started blogging, she probably did not anticipate the worldwide impact that her portrayal of life in Havana would have.
On May 21, 2010, the Dialogue and the Cuban Research Institute at Florida International University jointly sponsored an event on gender equality in Cuba. Cuba has a solid record on gender equality based on some social indicators, with higher percentages of women involved in politics than most of its Latin American counterparts, but lacks women in the highest tiers of power.
If Spain fails to have the Common Position lifted or if it succeeds and Havana again turns down European economic cooperation, then Cuba wins once more.