In light of the “horrible suffering” by Cuba’s “brave dissidents” nowadays, we might recall that Castro jailed and tortured 35,150 Cuban women for political crimes and many of them for over a decade, a totalitarian horror utterly unknown–not only in Cuba–but in the Western Hemisphere until the regime so “magnetic” to Barbara Walters, Andrea Mitchell and Diane Sawyer took power.
Many Cuban women were also murdered at the paredon or were beaten to death in prison.
Some of these surviving Cuban ladies suffered twice as long in Castro’s Gulag as Alexander Solzhenitsyn suffered in Stalin’s and under similar conditions. Many live in Miami today but no producer for Oprah or Joy Behar or Katie Couric, none from the Lifetime or Oxygen TV–much less the History Channel, has ever called them. No writer for Cosmo or Glamour or Redbook or Vogue has bothered either. And none have been nominated for Nobel prizes.
Shall we hold our breath for these heroic Cuban ladies to be recognized by the MSM?….