Foreign Policy: US – Cuba Relations
“Nonprofit group’s ‘hackathon’ invites U.S. programmers to create apps for the isolated island.
Code for Cuba “hackathon,” organized by Miami-based nonprofit group Roots of Hope, aims to attract U.S. engineers, software developers and entrepreneurs to work.
“Our goal is to empower Cuban people as the conversation on technology there is more open now”. The idea is to create programs that can be applied in Cuba immediately.
Cuban law, which forbids satellite connection and restricts private imports of goods like wireless routers.”
We would like to see President Raul Castro taking initiatives to open up Cuba’s Market and Economy. #FreeMarketEconomyForNations
- Airbnb Just Opened for Business In a Surprising New Country [Time Magazine]
- Cuba opens up for Travel [New York Times]
“Can we get to Cuba?”
Foreign Policy: US – China Relations
- China’s Corporate Heads Start Speaking Up [Wall Street Journal]
“Chinese executives are raising their voices on social and political issues … A highly unusual move …”