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Carlos Alzugaray on Improving U.S.-Cuba Relations


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People protest the incarceration of five Cubans accused of spying against the United States on April 1, 2013 in Miami.
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People protest the incarceration of five Cubans accused of spying against the United States on April 1, 2013 in Miami.

President Obama called for a "new beginning" between the United States and Cuba after he was elected in 2008. But former Cuban diplomat Carlos Alzugaray says that was just rhetoric, and the U.S. is still locked in a Cold War mentality that hinders any progress towards reconciliation. Treto join us to discuss what he thinks it will take to improve cooperation between the two nations.

Host: Michael Krasny

Guests:

  • Carlos Alzugaray, Cuban Political Analyst, former Cuban ambassador to the European Union.

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