Robert's Thoughts

Che and Chess

December 19, 2016

In April 1962, I was staying at the Havana Libre Hotel (before the Castro Revolution the ‘Havana Hilton’). One Friday, I returned to my hotel after work, but the guards at the...

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Robert's Thoughts

A New Website

November 14, 2016

My new website went online officially on Thursday, November 10, 2016. I was very excited about this and wanted to write my friends immediately to ask that they visit and browse....

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Politics

A shift to the right?

September 29, 2016

Voters in the United States are struggling to decide whether to allow the right-leaning Mr. Trump to assume the Presidency or to endorse the left-leaning policies of Mrs. Clinton....

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Business

Caveat Emptor – Buyer Beware

September 6, 2016

In late 2010, the Cuban government first detailed its plan to revitalize the moribund Cuban economy. One of its key proposals was to allow some private sector self-employment to...

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Politics

Interesting

February 16, 2014

Will the Leopard ultimately change its Spots? “Recent negotiations between the EU and Cuba do not necessarily mean that there will be an agreement or that Cuba will...

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