Articles by: Michael J. Bustamante

October 9, 2017

In the wake of mysterious “acoustic attacks” on U.S. diplomats in Havana, normalization efforts further unravel.

July 11, 2017

In this episode of NACLA Radio, Mike Bustamante discusses Trump’s Cuba policy, and the future of economic initiatives on the island as Raúl Castro’s retirement approaches.

March 29, 2016

Obama sought to “bury the last remnants of the Cold War” in Havana last week, but the path to reconciliation will be long and challenging. 

September 28, 2014
New import restrictions strain the transnational people-to-people flow of goods on which government economic reforms unofficially depend.
February 6, 2014

The once stalwart funder of anti-Castro causes, subject to allegations of labor exploitation in the Dominican Republic, sugar magnate “Alfy” Fanjul is now investigating prospects in Cuba. The historical and political ironies are unmistakable.