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Cuba
Cuba's rising entrepreneurs face special challenges, but their energies and creativity are recognizable the world over.
The U.S. can save the upcoming Summit of the Americas—and update its anachronistic Cuba policy—in one fell swoop.
Portraits and essays of the island's emerging leadership generation.
The non-state sector has expanded, but the red tape and bottlenecks haven't changed.
The plan to unify Cuba's dual currencies will produce winners—and losers.
The economic benefits are neither direct nor certain.
Cuba's rising entrepreneurs face special challenges, but their energies and creativity are recognizable the world over.

The United Nations General Assembly voted for an end to the U.S. economic embargo of Cuba for the twenty-third time on Tuesday.

This week’s likely top stories: Canadian businessman Cy Tokmakjian is sentenced to 15 years in Cuba; Mexico searches for 58 missing students; Venezuela’s bolivar hits a new low; Peru arrests two suspects in the murder of Indigenous activists; Colombian peace negotiator Humberto de la Calle says his e-mail was hacked.

If there are two things that inspire me it’s a ramped up, over-the-top, scurrilous AP story about democracy promotion and a Broadway musical--especially a Rodgers and Hammerstein production. 

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