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Let’s meet Nilda Cepero, Cuban American poet, author & singer..

FRIDAY: Let's meet Nilda Cepero, Cuban American poet, author & singer.....Listen in now at http://t.co/46jvxQRkgc. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) August 29, 2014  

Our chat with Gloria Strassburger (“Palm trees in the snow”) & Fausta Rodriguez Wertz of Fausta’s Blog.

 Our chat with Gloria Strassburger and Fausta Rodriguez Wertz........Listen in now at http://t.co/Zz7Bw8YlQC. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) August 27, 2014  

Finally, a museum for the victims of communism

Thanks to Carlos Eire for bringing this to our attention yesterday. I wrote something about it over at American Thinker.  You can read it by clicking below Finally, a museum for the victims of communism http://t.co/Ew1noDOzk6 — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) August 26, 2014      

Dr Carlos J Finlay with Jorge Ponce and Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz on US-Latin America stories of the week

We spoke on Wednesday night with Jorge Ponce about the story of Dr. Carlos J. Finlay, the famous Cuban doctor. WEDNESDAY: US-LATIN AMERICA ISSUES OF THE WEEK........Listen in now at http://t.co/19f9jeZGO4. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) August 20, 2014  

It’s a good thing that more and more Cuban ‘Pedro Pan’ children are telling their stories

(My new post about Pedro Pan kids) It’s an amazing story. It involved children, from 5 to 18 years old. It happened almost daily in Cuba as parents took their children to the airport, put them on plane and waved goodbye.  My parents looked into it but decided that we would leave together rather than separately. […]

“Cuba adios”, a book by Lorenzo Martinez, his journey to the US

FRIDAY: "Cuba adios", a book by Lorenzo Martinez, his journey to the US......Listen in now at http://t.co/Jq7CA5Ipz3. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) August 15, 2014  

“La Habana” plus other US-Latin America stories of the week

We spoke tonight with: Graciela Chelo Lodeiro, author of "Cuando La Habana era La Habana". Fausta Wertz Rodriguez, editor of Fausta's Blog. You can listen here: WEDNESDAY: US-Latin America with Dr. Graciela Lodeiro and Fausta Werts...Listen in now at http://t.co/Y5NyWbMdHJ. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) July 30, 2014

Jorge Ponce and I spoke about Moncada 1953

SATURDAY: MONCADA 1953 & other thoughts with Jorge Ponce, Cuban Am writer.....Listen in now at http://t.co/8uFM6egDNj. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) July 26, 2014  

1969: Watching a man walk on the moon still tops my list

On this day in 1969, President Nixon & the whole world watched Neil Armstrong walk on the moon: "Nixon joined approximately 500 million people around the world in watching Armstrong and Aldrin as the astronauts left their lunar landing module and walked on the moon. (The Soviet Union and China, America's two biggest rivals in […]

Jorge Ponce joins me for a look at the “kids on the border” crisis

WEDNESDAY:  A look at the border crisis with Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer...Listen in now at http://t.co/VazcoWTFTy #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) July 17, 2014  

July 2, 1964 and the day we left Cuba

Like 50 years ago, I will spend today with my parents, brother & sister. We will be at a niece's wedding and reminiscing about this day so many years ago. Once again, I thank my parents, and all of the parents of that generation, for making the tough decision to leave their homeland. It gave […]

At this rate, every other street in Argentina will be named after Nestor Kirchner!

We Cubans know a thing or two about "el culto". Take a good look at Argentina and you will notice that just about everything is named after a guy named Nestor. Of course, we are talking about former President Nestor Kirchner who was followed by his wife, the current President Cristina Fernandez. According to Andres […]

“Cubanos” Tony Taylor & Cookie Rojas & Jim Bunning’s perfect game on Father’s Day 1964

Happy Father's Day Before he became Senator Jim Bunning of Kentucky, he was a very good major league pitcher.    He won 224 games, had a stellar 3.27 career ERA and 3,433 K's.    Bunning was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1996. On Father's Day 1964, Jim Bunning of the Phillies threw a […]

A Venezuela update with Fausta Wertz & Luisa Ravelo

We spoke about Venezuela with Fausta Wertz, editor of Fausta's Blog, & Luisa Ravelo, coordinator of RECIVEX- REsistencia CIvil de Venezolanos en elEXterior (Civil Resistance of Venezuelans Abroad) Dallas Chapter.     Wednesday: Venezuela, Brazil, Mexico and other US-Latin America issues.....Listen in now at http://t.co/QcuTALFbjM. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) June 4, 2014  

MONDAY: We will chat about Cuba with Orestes Matacena & Michael Prada

MONDAY: We will chat about Cuba with Orestes Matacena & Michael Prada.....Listen in now at http://t.co/au0cbVGBEA. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) June 3, 2014