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<a href="http://cnnespanol.cnn.com/2015/08/18/exclusivo-video-de-conversacion-de-leopoldo-lopez-con-daniel-ceballos-en-prision/">video de conversación de Leopoldo López con Daniel Ceballos en prisión</a>

video de conversación de Leopoldo López con Daniel Ceballos en prisión

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<a href="http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/blog/ellen-bork/shortsighted-cuba">Shortsighted on Cuba</a>

Shortsighted on Cuba

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<a href="https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-us-outrageously-snubs-cuban-dissidents/2015/08/13/1f1f81ec-41f8-11e5-846d-02792f854297_story.html">The U.S. snubs Cuban dissidents</a>

The U.S. snubs Cuban dissidents

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<a href="http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-08-10/cuba-arrests-90-dissidents-at-protest-march/6684596">Cuba detains dozens of activists during anti-Castro, anti-Obama protest ahead of John Kerry visit</a>

Cuba detains dozens of activists during anti-Castro, anti-Obama protest ahead of John Kerry visit

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<a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/world/americas/venezuela/article30440097.html">Report: Even low-profile critics in Venezuela being muzzled by courts</a>

Report: Even low-profile critics in Venezuela being muzzled by courts

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<a href="http://www.economist.com/news/americas/21660569-south-american-union-faces-test-venezuela-edifice-search-function">An edifice in search of a function: The South American Union faces a test in Venezuela</a>

An edifice in search of a function: The South American Union faces a test in Venezuela

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<a href="http://blogs.cfr.org/abrams/2015/08/06/john-kerry-george-shultz-and-the-kerry-visit-to-cuba/">Former Officials: State Dept’s Politicized Trafficking Report Could ‘Kill Credibility’</a>

Former Officials: State Dept’s Politicized Trafficking Report Could ‘Kill Credibility’

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<a href="https://www.hrw.org/news/2015/08/05/bolivia-restrictions-interfere-human-rights-work">Bolivia: Restrictions Interfere With Human Rights Work</a>

Bolivia: Restrictions Interfere With Human Rights Work

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<a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/post-partisan/wp/2015/08/05/why-boycotting-cuba-makes-sense/">Why boycotting Cuba makes sense</a>

Why boycotting Cuba makes sense

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<a href="http://www.dw.com/en/rights-group-cuba-arrested-674-dissidents-in-july/a-18628220">Rights group: Cuba arrested 674 dissidents in July</a>

Rights group: Cuba arrested 674 dissidents in July

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<a href="http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2015/08/04/cuba-removed-from-us-human-trafficking-blacklist-overruling-experts-report-says/">Obama officials overruled experts to remove Cuba, others from human trafficking list</a>

Obama officials overruled experts to remove Cuba, others from human trafficking list

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<a href="http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/08/03/us-usa-humantrafficking-disputes-special-idUSKCN0Q821Y20150803">Special Report: State Department watered down human trafficking report</a>

Special Report: State Department watered down human trafficking report

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<a href="http://www.miamiherald.com/opinion/op-ed/article29668549.html">Obama’s mistaken policies could carry a heavy price</a>

Obama’s mistaken policies could carry a heavy price

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Has Obama Forgotten About Human Rights in Cuba?

Has Obama Forgotten About Human Rights in Cuba?

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<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/24/opinion/effects-of-our-cuba-policy.html?_r=0">Effects of Our Cuba Policy</a>

Effects of Our Cuba Policy

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<a href="http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/coffeehouse/2015/07/cuba-the-perfect-holiday-destination-for-poverty-fetishists/">Visit Cuba – it’s the perfect holiday destination for poverty fetishists</a>

Visit Cuba – it’s the perfect holiday destination for poverty fetishists

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<a href="http://www.foxnews.com/world/2015/07/23/cuban-dissidents-feel-sidelined-as-us-politicians-stop-visiting-focus-on-ties/">Cuban dissidents feel sidelined as US politicians stop visiting, focus on ties with government</a>

Cuban dissidents feel sidelined as US politicians stop visiting, focus on ties with government

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<a href="http://news.yahoo.com/rights-group-says-ecuador-denying-justice-162025502.html">Rights group says Ecuador denying justice</a>

Rights group says Ecuador denying justice

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<a href="http://theweek.com/articles/567363/democracy-next-cuba-dont-count">Is democracy next for Cuba? Don’t count on it.</a>

Is democracy next for Cuba? Don’t count on it.

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<a href="http://news.investors.com/ibd-editorials/072015-762555-what-does-the-us-get-out-of-obamas-restored-ties-to-cuba-nothing-good.htm?p=full">What Does The U.S. Get Out Of Obama’s Restored Ties To Cuba? Nothing Good</a>

What Does The U.S. Get Out Of Obama’s Restored Ties To Cuba? Nothing Good

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During the last several decades, the United States has invested billions of dollars in trying to help the governments of Latin America and the Caribbean deliver better lives for their citizens. This has meant helping them increase internal security by combating the illicit growing and trafficking in narcotics and the activities of terrorist groups, as well as helping them to shore up their democratic and free market institutions.

Unfortunately, in recent years, continued progress in these areas has been threatened, not least by the elections of radical populist governments in Venezuela, Bolivia, and Ecuador. These governments have instituted retrograde agendas that include the propagation of class warfare, state domination of the economy, assaults on private property, anti-Americanism, support for such international pariahs as Iran, and lackluster support for regional counter-terrorism and counter-narcotics initiatives.

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