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Cuba
Human rights issues shade Obama's visits to Cuba and Argentina. Plus: Colombia faces peace deadline; Venezuela goes on a long holiday; and more.
A flurry of deals is expected ahead of President Obama's trip. Plus: protests in Brazil; energy crisis in Colombia; Mexico's anti-corruption effort; and more.
U.S. Companies Can Operate, But Trust Must Come First

The U.S. State Department has drawn criticism for removing Cuba from a list of countries that have failed to adequately address human trafficking.

Differences in Cuban-American views on U.S. policy aren't just about age

The U.S. and Cuba will reopen embassies in their respective capitals on July 20, officially restoring diplomatic ties.

Cuba still lags far behind its Latin American counterparts on internet access, despite this week’s announcement that the government will provide Wi-Fi access to 35 state-run computer centers. Since the country’s first, humble 64kbit/s connection was established in 1996, not much has changed. Only 3.4 percent of Cuban households are connected, and a mere five percent of the population has occasional access to the Web, thanks largely to state agencies, foreign embassies and black market deals. As a result, it’s no surprise that the country continues to rank as having one of the world’s most repressive climates for information and communication technologies.

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