Although many Cubans on both sides hope for an improvement in US-Cuba relations, and although the vast majority of them are asking for this in a hurry, the truth is that it is not clear when the new US president will address the measures implemented by Trump against Cuba
Will Biden change US policy towards Cuba? Is it a priority?
In a paper by EFE News, William LeoGrande, professor at American University in Washington and author of “Covert Diplomacy with Cuba: A History of the Secret Negotiations between Washington and Havana” stated that ” Biden can immediately reverse each of Trump’s sanctions using his executive powers, because that is how they were imposed
However, the author himself said that “ it may take a few months to remove Cuba from the list of sponsors“, which would not prevent other sanctions from being lifted by signature
Carlos Fernández de Cossío, Director General for the United States of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, shared a message on Twitter appealing to the “empathy” of the Americans with respect to Cuba
This is how it was expressed:
“ Empathy: ability to feel the emotions of other personalities. Asking me if Americans have the capacity to put themselves in the shoes of Cubans. In the last 4 years alone, 240 coercive measures aimed at breaking the economy and making life miserable, but if