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“No Dogs or Cubans allowed” (Says Cruise Line)

According to Cubatur, one of the Castro regime's official tourism entities, they are giddily expecting over 200 cruise ships -- carrying 2,000 mostly European and Canadian passengers -- to arrive in Cuba this winter season. The pamphlets marketing these Cuba cruises shamelessly state: "The Cuban authorities will not permit any person of Cuban citizenship, regardless […]

What is it about Senator Jeff Flake and Rep. Jim Mc Govern that makes….???

“Cynical, ego-centric people who can look into your eyes with angelic expression and tell you a lie — these are the most recruitable people for us; people who suffer from exaggerated self-importance. These are the people the KGB wants and finds easiest to recruit.” (KGB defector Yuri Bezmenov, 1984) "My job was to bug their […]

Con-artists of the world bow before the MASTERS: Sergio Bendixen and Fernand Amandi!!!

(The first one is Charles Ponzi, by the way) "The ANTI-Embargo message won in Miami-Dade" reads a headline in today's El Nuevo Herald: According to exit polls Crist got 50 % of the Cuban-AMerican vote and Scott 46 %, according to Fernand Amandi of the polling firm Bendixen & Amandi International. “Según las encuestas de […]

The New York Times and Angela Merkel commemorate “Horror” of Berlin Wall (where 138 people died attempting to escape communism)

German Chacellor Merkel warmly greets Cuban dictator Raul Castro during Latrine-American summmit last year in Chile. (A reminder: An estimated 50,000 plus Cubans have died attempting to escape a Communist regime that relies on the New York Times as a branch of of its propaganda bureau and on Germany for trade and for among its […]

Cuban dissident Miriam Celaya aghast at a gathering of U.S. Cuba “Experts”

Move over Dorothy. Move over Alice. Move over Dana Wynter in The Invasion of Body Snatchers. You see, Cuban dissident Miriam Celaya (who actually lives and reports from Cuba) recently found herself in a place more surreal and terrifying than you will ever know. Nothing made sense. Everything was upside-down, phantasmagorical and worse...hideous and fantastic […]

Cuban Intelligence Denounces Townhall columnists as “Chancleteros!” (but also as shamelessly wealthy and devilishly influential?)

"Tremendo Chancletero!" (ese Fontova!) Also "an ultra-slick and schmoooozing millionaire lobbyist..." (well which one, Cuban Intelligence???) Is he a "scummy Bambi-murdering Cajun?" Or an "ultra-wealthy and slick lobbyist?" Cuban intelligence can't make up their minds about Humberto Fontova. From the Castro regime’s captive (literally!) newspaper Cubadebate: "Instead of his proper name, wherever the words Humberto […]

Che Guevara hagiographer Jon Lee Anderson’s latest The New Yorker article gratefully and gleefully run by Castro’s Granma

Che Guevara hagiographer Jon Lee Anderson just wrote an article for The New Yorker on Castroite human trafficking that Granma highlighted with enormous fanfare. In a time-honored tradition by New York-based publications that cater to the "ultra-educated and ultra-sophisticated," the article is essentially a hand-out from a Stalinist regime's propaganda bureau. As usual, not one […]

Electoral “expertise” from CNN and assorted “experts” on the Cuban-American vote.

"Cuban-Americans have had an outsized influence in keeping the U.S. embargo since Fidel Castro seized power. Now a younger generation, with strong familial ties there but far removed from the memories of Castro's revolution, want the embargo to end. "Asking whether someone is for or against the embargo was a good question in 1962," said […]

The two faces of media and Cuba “expert” reaction to south Fla. election results

Some scold. Some weep. Some do both. Take (PBS affiliate) WRLN's Tim Padgett and his pet Cuba expert (for this episode) the ICCAS' Dr. Andy Gomez. Padgett, a party-line anti-embargoist holy-roller and longtime proponent of the Cuban-American "generational shift" superstition, naturally appears very well-connected to the rapid-response-brigades apparently bankrolled by Carlos Saladrigas. To this end, […]

New York Times comes completely out of closet (joins “Free The Cuban Five” orgy)

"Twice I almost incinerated I publicly insulted and humiliated Herbert Matthews in front of his professional peers at the Overseas Press Club!" "YES!--YES! We know! We're the ones who reported on the Manhattan bomb plot during Thanksgiving 1962!--as Humberto Fontova reported on Glenn Beck TV recently!......How deliciously EXCITING!!! MORE PLEASE!...any other little thing you […]

Castro’s STASI-trained secret police sets up false twitter accounts,” says Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas. (Babalu warned of this months ago when they pulled it on me)

From El Nuevo Herald: "On his (genuine) Twitter account and on Youtube Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas denounces the action of Cuban security of setting up a false twitter account for him as (@cocofariñas32) at the beginning of October." (His genuine twitter is @cocofarinas) ("El opositor cubano Guillermo Fariñas denunció en su cuenta de Twitter, y […]

John Kerry Lauds Cuba’s Magnanimous Contributions Against Ebola

"Already we are seeing nations large and small stepping up in impressive ways to make a contribution on the frontlines…Cuba, a country of just 11 million people, has sent 165 health professionals and it plans to send nearly 300 more.” (U.S. Sec. of State John Kerry as quoted by Reuters, Oct. 17) “Jorge Perez, (Communist […]

Isn’t the NY Times’ Ernesto Londono’s obsession with succoring Castro getting a little creepy?

Yet another NY Times editorial by Ernesto Londono (on right) pleading for a U.S. financial bail-out of the Castro regime appeared just yesterday. That makes FIVE in three weeks! just wondering....?

Surprising expertise by a British Cuba “expert” (somebody screwed up)

Apparently Cuba experts across the big pond need more "dialogue" and "engagement" with their U.S. counterparts. The two sets of experts have their talking points oddly out of sync. To wit: Putin's Ria Novosti (his regime's propaganda organ) just published this interview with Univ. of Kent's Dr.George Conyne--and Castro's CubaSi reprinted it. Didn't The New […]

Both the Castro regime and its “dissidents” back the same U.S. political party (any more questions?)

The Castro family's (from Mariela's to Fidel's himself) endorsements of Obama need no elaboration hereabouts--I hope. And now famous Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas has endorsed Democrat Joe Garcia against Republican Carlos Curbelo--to the point of headlining in a TV commercial for the Democratic candidate. And why shouldn't he? Farinas is acting perfectly rationally. Simply follow […]