Here are four reasons why President Barack Obama's decision last week to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba was a good idea.
âWe canât keep doing the same thing for five decades and expect a different result. Itâs time for a new approach. We will end an outdated approach that failed to advance our interests and instead begin to normalize relations between our countries.â
The world around us is undergoing many important changes while we sit around stewing in our own juices.
US President Barack Obama is actually talking with Cubas Raul Castro, for example, but here in Greece our politicians cant seem to find any point of agreement even on the most basic issues.
The United States and Cuba made a historic breakthrough in their Cold War stand-off Wednesday, moving to revive diplomatic ties and launch measures to ease a five-decade US trade embargo.
In the wake of a prisoner exchange, President Barack Obama said the United States was ready to review trade ties and to re-open its embassy in communist Cuba that has been closed since 1961.
After 12 years in power, Turkish President Recep Tayyip ErdoÄan by now has established a good record of initiating unexpected controversies. Last week, he ignited yet another one, which went globally viral, by claiming, âMuslims discovered America, not Christopher Columbus.â
Havana dancers to hit Belgrade streets on Saturday
BELGRADE -- More than 50 dancers from Havana, Cuba, will show their dance skills in downtown Belgrade on Saturday, May 10.
They will be promoting the upcoming concert of the internationally renowned Cuban band Afro-Cuban All Stars, set to take place at the Belgrade Sava Center on May 17.