PINAR DEL RIO


support babalú


Your donations help fund
our continued operation

do you babalú?

what they’re saying


bestlatinosmall.jpg

quotes.gif

activism


ozt_bilingual


buclbanner

recommended reading





babalú features





recent comments


  • asombra: Fidel looks like such a pimp in that photo: “Yeah, this here is Gabo, my Colombian bitch.”

  • asombra: Is it me, or does Gabo look retarded? Or is it just a certain kind of ugly? Cretin.

  • asombra: Dilma can’t help it, you see. It’s just a Latrine thing.

  • asombra: Elemaza, I sympathize and understand completely. Just seeing their faces is viscerally repugnant.

  • asombra: Such pretty people, the Kennedys; such packaging. No doubt that was helpful and/or profitable for some, but it was hardly useful...

search babalu

babalú archives

frequent topics


elsewhere on the net



realclearworld

Why shake hands with the leader of “the island of lies”?

President Obama shook hands with Raul Castro, the leader of a country that denies its citizens human rights.

He sent the Churchill bust back but shook hands with Raul Castro?

My Canadian friend Brian Lloyd French, author of "Mojito", wrote "The island of lies" a couple of years ago:

"Lies are a permanent part of life on the Castros' island paradise lost.

Younger Cubans have to lie about their opinions of the government, its leadership and their opinion of the United States. Old Cubans lie about Fidel Castro because those lies are the only opinion they've ever been allowed to have.

The Cuban politburo lies about everything it does, and just about everything everyone else does; especially the USA.

The Castros spew lies constantly but are so absent from reality that they seem to believe them."

Why would President Obama elevate a liar like Raul Castro?

Click here for my chat with Brian, and specially his thoughts on how black Cubans are discriminated against in the island:

Comments are closed.