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Once upon a time in Panama: Containing China´s Latin-American Expansion

The most eagerly expected moment of the VII Summit of the Americas in Panama last week was the symbolic handshake between Barack Obama and Raul Castro, leaders of two countries separated by decades of confrontation. While Cuba was on the top of the “to-do” list for the US in Panama, it was actually part of a wider and more ambitious agenda: reestablishing US presence in South America and containing China´s growing influence over the region.

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[22 abr 2015 | Comentarios desactivados | ]
The Other Face of the VII Summit of the Americas

The importance of the central theme of the Summit – “Equity with Prosperity” – was overshadowed by the political impact of the meeting between the US and Cuba.

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[16 abr 2015 | Comentarios desactivados | ]
Once upon a time in Panama: Containing China´s Latin-American Expansion

The most eagerly expected moment of the VII Summit of the Americas in Panama last week was the symbolic handshake between Barack Obama and Raul Castro, leaders of two countries separated by decades of confrontation. While Cuba was on the top of the “to-do” list for the US in Panama, it was actually part of a wider and more ambitious agenda: reestablishing US presence in South America and containing China´s growing influence over the region.

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[14 abr 2015 | Comentarios desactivados | ]
Andrés Serbin – La otra cara de la VII Cumbre de las Américas

Nada fue como debió ser y, sin embargo, la VII Cumbre de las Américas fue un hito histórico en las relaciones hemisféricas.

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Aaron Bell and Eric Hershberg – The Summit of the Americas: Important Progress

The U.S.-Cuba rapprochement has returned the Summit of the Americas (SOA) to the way it was before George W. Bush turned it into a forum in which the U.S. was increasingly isolated – a community of vibrant but respectful debate reflecting the varied perspectives of the hemisphere. The event in Panama this past weekend was dominated by Cuba’s attendance at its first SOA and Presidents Raúl Castro and Barack Obama’s cordial public encounter and hour-long meeting, the first of its kind between the two nations’ leaders in over half a century.

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Andrés Serbin en CNN en Español – Objetivos y desafíos de la Cumbre de las Américas

El Dr. Serbin, Presidente de CRIES, participó en el programa de CNN en Español, Panorama Mundial, para hablar sobre la Cumbre de las Américas, las relaciones Cuba-EEUU y los cambios en la dinámica hemisferica. La entrevista fue en el contexto del coloquio hemisferico de expertos, redes de sociedad civil regional y think tanks que organizó CRIES los días 6 y 7 de abril de 2015 en la Ciudad del Saber, Panamá.