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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  

Bob Jagers, a D-Day veteran, will return for the 70th anniversary!

Bob Jagers is a World War II veteran and was present at D-Day in 1944.    I met Bob about 5 years ago at our church.  He will be flying to Normandy for the 70th anniversary! His book is "Whales of WW 2" and you can order the book here.   I read it and […]

The war on women (Communist Cuba version)

(My new American Thinker post) The ladies in white, or “Las Damas en Blanco”, are women who march every Sunday after mass or other services.  They’ve drawn international attention because they are peaceful and simply want freedom in Cuba, or the release of their husbands, sons or brothers from political prisons. Over the years, they’ve […]

Walesa saw US leadership and does not see it now

Former President Walesa of Poland spoke for millions around the world. This is what he said: "Speaking to The Associated Press Friday, Walesa said the ‘‘world is disorganized and the superpower is not taking the lead.’’ The former Solidarity leader said that when he meets Obama in Warsaw, he wants to tell him that the […]

TUESDAY: We look at Cuba with Alberto de la Cruz, Editor, The Babalu Blog

TUESDAY: We look at Cuba with Alberto de la Cruz, Editor, The Babalu Blog.....Listen in now at http://t.co/FDsWr4u32c. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) May 21, 2014  

My “abuela” and stories about May 20, 1902

(My new American Thinker post about May 20, 1902) Another May 20th and memories of my abuela: My grandmother had a neat life. She was born in Cuba (1892) when it was still a Spanish colony. She recalls the celebrations on May 20, 1902 when Cuba finally became an independent country. She left Cuba and […]

We look at the life of Jose Marti with Fernando Hernandez, author

MONDAY: We look at the life of Jose Marti with Fernando Hernandez, author....Listen in now at http://t.co/cK6iYRmnqY. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) May 20, 2014  

The Cuba that tourists do not see with Brian Lloyd French, author

WEDNESDAY: The Cuba that tourists do not see with Brian Lloyd French, author...Listen in now at http://t.co/ngHsCLAHaj. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) May 15, 2014