Cuba: the Latest from the Island, US-Cuba Relations, and the Perennial Embargo Debate

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Guests: Michael Weissenstein, Ted Henken, and Frank Calzon

A recent New York Times editorial calling for the US to lift its embargo against Cuba and Fidel Castro’s subsequent point-by-point response has rekindled debate surrounding the US embargo and the United States’ position on the island. In this hour of Radio Times, we’ll hear from TED HENKEN of Baruch College and FRANK CALZON, the executive director of the Center for A Free Cuba, on whether or not the United States should lift the embargo and the future of relations between the US and Cuba. But first, MICHAEL WEISSENSTEIN, Associated Press chief of bureau in Havana, will us an update of the latest news from our island neighbor.

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