Members of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White participate in a demonstration in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday Dec. 28, 2014. The new U.S.-Cuba detente is already upending the civil society Obama hopes to strengthen. The prospect of engagement between the two former Cold War antagonists seems to be undercutting the island’s hard-line dissidents while boosting more moderate reformers who want to push President Raúl Castro gradually toward granting citizens more liberties.
Members of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White participate in a demonstration in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday Dec. 28, 2014. The new U.S.-Cuba detente is already upending the civil society Obama hopes to strengthen. The prospect of engagement between the two former Cold War antagonists seems to be undercutting the island’s hard-line dissidents while boosting more moderate reformers who want to push President Raúl Castro gradually toward granting citizens more liberties. Desmond Boylan AP
Members of the Cuban dissident group Ladies in White participate in a demonstration in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday Dec. 28, 2014. The new U.S.-Cuba detente is already upending the civil society Obama hopes to strengthen. The prospect of engagement between the two former Cold War antagonists seems to be undercutting the island’s hard-line dissidents while boosting more moderate reformers who want to push President Raúl Castro gradually toward granting citizens more liberties. Desmond Boylan AP

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