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In Cuba-U.S. talks, the list of disagreements is still long
In Cuba-U.S. talks, the list of disagreements is still long

For all the talk about historic talks, the list of disagreements between Cuba and the United States, which could trip up renewed ties after the first round of official negotiations this month, looks a lot like it has for many years. The moods and political will on both sides of the Florida Straits may have changed, but key issues have not, at least not in substantial ways. And where there is significant agreement, it is on topics that were already pretty much resolved. Cuban President Raul Castro, in a regional meeting this week in Costa Rica, emphasized the line between renewing diplomatic relations and the "normalization" of relations, a much broader arrangement where the...

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