Articles of Ricardo Alarcon

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“Obama’s Chance to Distance Himself from Bush”

Ricardo Alarcón considers that Obama can open a new stage in his administration if he decides to release the four Cuban prisoners and allows René González to return home.

Thanksgiving is near and, following an old American tradition, President Barack Obama might decide to release the four Cubans accused of espionage who are jailed in different US prisons, on the basis of documents of the Court of Appeals and the Justice Department. The documents concluded at the time that there was no evidence that the arrested Cubans had spied on the government and that the sentences passed by the Miami court were illegal and disproportionate.

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Cuba-Mexico Interparlamentary Meeting Ends Today

Cuba - México

Topics related to Latin American integration, the situation in the Caribbean and Cuba will be discussed on Saturday, the last day of the XII Mexico-Cuba Interparliamentary Meeting. The meeting, in session since last Thursday in the city of Merida, state capital of Yucatan, aims to deepen the relationship between the two nations, mostly in areas of economic cooperation, tourism, climate change and natural disaster prevention.