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Guillermo A Belt
Guillermo A Belt
Guillermo A. Belt received a Doctorate in Law from the University of Villanueva, Havana, Cuba. He was a staff member of the Organization of American States (OAS), Washington, DC, participating in several Inter-American political missions from 1961 until retirement in 1998.


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Jul. 27, 2010 4:59 pm
For the past 57 years two men, and only two, have addressed the people of Cuba on July 26, the date that marks the beginning of a revolution that long ago became in fact the longest family-run regime in the world. Fidel Castro and on occasion his brother Raúl have on that day handed down the political and economic guidelines that everyone is to follow, no questions asked. Not so this year. Fidel...  Read More
Jul. 20, 2010 6:05 pm
These days there is plenty of news from Latin America. Here are a few items. Colombia . On July 20 the country celebrated the 200 th anniversary of its independence from Spain. However, the shadow of renewed conflict with Venezuela hangs over the festivities. President Álvaro Uribe, who in a few days will hand over the government to Juan Manuel Santos, democratically elected in a landslide,...  Read More
Jul. 12, 2010 9:59 am
After 135 days on a hunger strike, kept barely alive by a team of doctors, the Cuban prisoner of conscience Guillermo Fariñas has decided to interrupt his act of protest until November when he and fellow dissidents will determine whether the Castro regime does indeed live up to its promise to release 52 of the political prisoners who have been jailed under the worst conditions since the mass...  Read More
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