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Richard Gott

Richard Gott

    It's time to let Cuba in from the cold, and Obama is the perfect man to do it
    It's time to let Cuba in from the cold, and Obama is the perfect man to do it
    The Cuban revolution began 50 years ago just as I was starting my second term at university. As history students we were obsessed by the Spanish...
    'Axis of hope'
    'Axis of hope'
    The red tide sweeping through Latin America, checked in Peru and Mexico­, has achieved another memorable record this week in Ecuador. The...
    Castro's new soldiers
    Castro's new soldiers
    At a petrol station outside the Cuban town of Cienfuegos, half a dozen teenage girls stand languidly by the pumps, jumping to attention when a car...
    A new challenge from the South
    A new challenge from the South
    The large vote for Evo Morales, the socialist and indigenous candidate in the presidential election in Bolivia, and the expected ratification of...