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Punishing Cuba 50 Years On

3 years agoNews : The Coming Crisis

With the media happily fixated on the sex scandal swirling around the U.S. Secret Service, the Sixth Summit of the Americas held in Cartagena, Colombia over the weekend was left to collapse with little notice. The inability of the some 30 heads of American states to even issue a final declaration on Sunday derived primarily from the growing regional frustration with U.S.
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Summit sex scandal takes shine off Colombia efforts

News : The Newsroom (3 years ago)

CARTAGENA, Colombia (Reuters) - Gracing the cover of the latest Time magazine and trumpeting his nation's security achievements, President Juan Manuel Santos had hoped the Summit of the Americas would showcase the modern face of Col... Read Post

Secret Service agents, military personnel accused of hiring prostitutes in Colombia

News : Field Notes (3 years ago)

Updated 6:25 p.m. ET: The Secret Service has recalled a dozen personnel preparing for President Barack Obama’s arrival at the Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia, after allegations surfaced that some may have brought prost... Read Post

Cartagena Summit’s Other Outrage: Obama’s Indifference to Latin Issues

News : The Daily Beast (3 years ago)

Never mind the Secret Service scandal in Colombia. The real news out of the Summit of the Americas was the strained relations between the U.S. and its southern neighbors. Vertical deck: Mac Margolis on Cartagena’s real scandal—the s... Read Post


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