Fostering Hope vs. More Of The Same


Ric Herrero


Aug 13, 2014

Dear Friends,

The Obama Administration drew attention earlier this summer when senior officials reportedly described his foreign policy doctrine to reporters with four simple words: «don’t do stupid s**t.» The last couple of weeks have really highlighted why that approach has particular relevance to U.S.-Cuba policy.

Plenty of good things continue to happen, though, so let’s start there. The cover of the Miami Herald’s business section on Sunday led with an above-the-fold headline that read, “Cuba: Women Entrepreneurs Cite Success.” The article profiled a group of women visiting Miami from Havana who are examples of the growing class of independent entrepreneurs that are reshaping Cuba’s socio-economic landscape through their hard work and personal investments. Sigue leyendo