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Title:
Cuba
Publication Information:
Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, c2013.
ISBN:
9780737763089

9780737763096
Physical Description:
218 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 24 cm.
Series:
Opposing viewpoints series
Language:
English
Contents:
ch. 1. What is the state Of Cuba? Cuba is moving toward capitalist economic liberalization / Ted Piccone -- Cuba is moving toward a more flexible socialism, not toward capitalism / Marce Cameron -- Cuba continues to violate human rights / Human Rights Watch -- Cuba's government works to advance health and education / Jonathan Glennie -- Cubans accept, adapt to their iron-hard lives / Frank Barnako -- Cubans do not accept their low standard of living / Amelia Rosenberg Weinreb -- ch. 2. What is Cuba's relationship with the world? Moscow-Havana ties worry US / Paul Richter -- Cuba's ties with Russia are not a danger to the United States / Evgenij Haperskij -- Where do revolutionary doctors come from? / Steve Brouwer -- Venezuelan aid has helped Cuba's economy / Marc Frank -- Many Venezuelans resent Cuban aid and influence / The Economist -- Canada should establish closer relations with Cuba / Peter McKenna -- Canada should focus on human rights in Cuba / John Geddes -- ch. 3. What is the relationship between Cuba policy and US domestic politics? Cuba is a security threat to the United States / James M. Roberts -- Don't lump Cuba with Iran on US terror list / Jeffrey Goldberg -- Cuban Americans may be moving away from the Republican Party / Alex Leary -- Cuban American voters continue to support Republican candidates / Benjamin G. Bishin and Casey A. Klofstad -- ch. 4. What should be the US policy toward Cuba? The United States must maintain the embargo against Cuba / Humberto Fontova -- VN supports UN call for end of embargo against Cuba / Vietnamese News Agency -- US policy toward Cuba is rooted in domestic politics / Ronald Sanders -- The United States should give Guantanamo Bay back to Cuba / Julia E. Sweig -- Beneath the US obsession with Cuba / George Friedman -- The trial of the Cuban Five was unjust / Amnesty International -- The imprisonment of the Cuban Five is just / Matt Lawrence and Thomas Van Hare.
Abstract:
"Opposing Viewpoints: Cuba: Opposing Viewpoints is the leading source for libraries and classrooms in need of current-issue materials. The viewpoints are selected from a wide range of highly respected sources and publications"-- Provided by publisher.
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