Nov. 15: Winners and losers

By Domingo Amuchastegui

The challenge by the opposition organization Archipiélago, intended to precipitate the collapse of the Cuban government, ended up being a resounding failure.

Launched four months ago and actively supported by other opposition groups in Cuba, Archipiélago (whose name evokes more connotations with tourism than with protest) was loudly supported by Cuban exiles in Miami and their caucus in Washington, as well as — more quietly — by the European Union.

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