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Wolf Grabendorff – Obama`s Latin American Excursion: Coping with the past and praising the future

President Obama had few choices where to go in his probably last visit to Latin America, though a quick trip to Colombia, if and when the peace agreement will finally be signed, could still be in the cards. Most countries in the region had to be excluded from any politically successful itinerary because of internal turmoil or the lack of international projection of a visit there. The final choice of combining Cuba and Argentina did make sense in the context of intending “historical visits”.

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Timothy A. Ridout – Civic Discourse Among Nations: Interpreting President Obama’s Visit to Cuba and Argentina

In Havana, President Obama told an audience at the Gran Teatro, “I have come here to bury the last remnant of the Cold War in the Americas.” He went on to discuss the troubled past between Cuba and the United States, in addition to extolling the virtues of multiparty democracy. In Buenos Aires, the president discussed the U.S. role in the early years of Argentina’s Dirty War, saying, “There’s been controversy about the policies of the United States early in those dark days, and the United States, when it reflects on what happened here, has to examine its own policies as well and its own past… Democracies have to have the courage to acknowledge when we don’t live up to the ideals that we stand for.”

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Luis Fernando Ayerbe – Obama en Cuba y Argentina: pragmatismo y busca de liderazgo hemisférico

En la etapa final de su mandato, el presidente de Estados Unidos Barack Obama realiza visita oficial a Cuba y Argentina, en que se materializan objetivos estratégicos de su política hemisférica: retomar un liderazgo comprometido por el creciente aislamiento de los años recientes, efecto combinado de las prioridades atribuidas por la administración Bush a la llamada “guerra global contra el terrorismo”, con énfasis al protagonismo en Oriente Medio, y la emergencia de gobiernos latinoamericanos de posturas a la izquierda del espectro político, proyectando en las relaciones exteriores una creciente autonomía con relación a Estados Unidos.

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José Antonio Sanahuja – Obama y América Latina: reverberaciones en Europa

El viaje del Presidente Obama a Cuba y Argentina en marzo de 2016 confirma el giro estratégico de Estados Unidos hacia América Latina, una región que ese país ha descuidado desde el final de la guerra fría.

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Regiane Nitsch Bressan – Fim de um período à Cuba e novo momento à América do Sul?

A visita histórica do presidente estadunidense Barak Obama à ilha Cubana foi marcada por divergências e esperanças no mês de março de 2016.