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Oppenheimer, Andres Overview. Most widely held works by Andres Oppenheimer. Reported from inside Cuba by Pulitzer Prize-winning Miami Herald correspondent Andres Oppenheimer in the wake of the Soviet bloc’s collapse, this is a book whose extraordinary disclosures and engrossing detail tell a remarkable story.

Oppenheimer’s lively narrative opens with the firing-squad execution ddsunidos Cuba’s most decorated army general, a hero of the Cuban Revolution.

It was the first sign of a rift in Castro’s ranks as glasnost and perestroika burst onto the world stage. Oppenheimer reveals the drug scandals that plagued the upper reaches of Castro’s regime, and proves that there were layinoamerica political motivations behind subsequent executions of Fidel Castro’s top military aides. From there, we are drawn into the fascinating behind-the-scenes story of the demise of Castro’s dream.

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Among the book’s astonishing revelations: How Cuba knew in advance of the U. How Castro secretly tried to scuttle the Nicaraguan elections ofand how, years earlier, Nicaragua and Cuba planned an invasion of their Central American neighbors.


How the Cubans and Soviets despised one another despite thirty years of touted socialist brotherhood. How the Soviet pullout prompted Castro to implement his doomed survival plan–Opcion Cero, “zero option”–A program that would thrust Cuba back into the Middle Ages.

How, in a last-ditch attempt to save the country from its dire slide inCastro’s top aides pushed a never-reported plan to strip Castro of some of his powers.

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Oppenheimer’s tireless investigative work shows us a desperate Cuba few outsiders have witnessed: This is a book enriched latinoamericaa telling and often amusing anecdotes, and is informed by more than interviews inside Cuba–featuring exclusive exchanges with Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega and Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega, as well as Soviet officials, prominent Latin Americans, and top members of the Cuban Politburo.

It is an unprecedented and intimate portrait of communism’s final hour in Cuba. Based on secret polls estasos Mexico’s three largest political parties and in-depth interviews with intellectuals such as Nobel laureate Octavio Paz, Oppenheimer shows that Mexico is much more pro-American than generally believed, and suggests that the ruling elite has long used a warped version of Mexico’s nationalism to negotiate with Washington.

But Oppenheimer sees amid the decay the seeds of a modern democracy in little-noticed phenomena, such as the growing political and economic influence of Mexico’s northern states and the emergence of an increasingly vocal civic society.


Mexico’s roller-coaster journey toward prosperity by Andres Oppenheimer Book 5 editions published between and in English and held by WorldCat member libraries worldwide Chronicles and examines the chaotic events that shaped Mexico politically, economically, and socially during the s, including guerrilla fighting, assassinations of political leaders, political corruption, and economic collapse.

esfados Sozo ka shi ka: Raten amerika ni kibo o umu kakushin no 5tsu no kagi by Andres Oppenheimer Book 2 editions published in in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Raten amerika no kyoiku senryaku: Kyuseicho suru shinkokoku tono hikaku by Andres Oppenheimer Book 2 editions published in in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Raten amerika no kikenna suitai to beikoku no yuutsu by Andres Oppenheimer Book 2 editions published in in Japanese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.

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The Colombian elections: V Book 1 edition published in in Spanish and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide. Explains the importance of the United States’ southern neighbour in the post-cold war era.

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