giovedì 16 marzo 2017

Cardinal’s secret US visit paved way for Obama-Castro détente. Influential Cuban cleric Jaime Ortega warns of new uncertainty in US-Cuban relations
(Ruadhán Mac Cormaic) In May 2014, Cardinal Jaime Ortega, the long-time archbishop of Havana and one of the most influential political figures in Cuba, travelled to Washington to give a speech at Georgetown University. Unbeknownst to all but a small number of people, however, the Georgetown event was a hastily-arranged cover story to mask the real purpose of the cardinal’s visit. (...)