President Carter-s Visit to Cuba

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On his first day in Havana, the first US President to visit Cuba since Calvin Coolidge in the 1920-s has already met with dissidents and toured a bio-technology lab. Jimmy Carter also has cast a spotlight on the chasm that exists between the current President and the Congress, whose Senate and House majorities both want to ease the trade embargo imposed on Fidel Castro-s Cuba during the Eisenhower administration. We get an update on the Carter visit, then discuss trade and travel, freedom and democracy, and their impact on midterm and Florida politics, with Arizona Congressman Jeff Flake, representatives of the Cuban American National Foundation and the Council on Hemispheric Affairs, and a Cuban-American columnist in South Florida.
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The Carter Center

Council on Hemispheric Affairs

Cuban American National Foundation

Cuba Working Group

South Florida Sun-Sentinel

The Varela Project

Jerusalem Report

Likud Party



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