Havana, Cuba.- Expecting the international impact of the unpredictable policies by the new U.S. government, the members of the Association of Caribbean States (ACS) are tuning up the stances that they will debate here at the 12th Meeting of their Ministerial Council on March 8.
- English version of the Spanish-language presentation given as part of the panel titled "Fidel, Builder of the New Society" at the "Fidel, Politics, and Culture" Symposium held February 10–11, 2017 during the Havana International Book Fair.
The arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump to power seems to stimulate some sectors in Washington who try to reactivate their anti-Latin American stands, closer to the new airs blowing in the White House.
Before leaving Montreal for Havana in March 2016 to cover the Obama trip, I wrote an article on Cuba–US relations. Referring to the cultural war to include, in the broad sense of the term, ideological and political aggression, I asked: