Dec 18th, 2010
Dispatches chart Cuban leader’s obsession with US president, from admiration to eventual sense of betrayal. ImagesBarack and Fidel: like so many great love affairs it was doomed. But memory of the passion, or at least infatuation, lingers. Having seen off 10 US presidents – all committed to his...
Dec 17th, 2010
President Barack Obama signed into law Friday a massive tax package that frayed his relations with liberals, caused him to abandon a pledge not to extend tax cuts to the rich and heralded a new balance of power in Washington. Dramatic both as an economic and a political accomplishment, the agreement ...