John O'Donnell Rosales, Piki as we all affectionately called him, my cousin, passed away yesterday afternoon following a heart attack. It is an immeasurable loss for our family. He was the most energetic person I've ever met with an incredible love of life and family and who always faced the world with eyes wide open. […]
From our friend Michael J. Totten, at World Affairs: Vietnam’s communists are a hell of a lot smarter than Cuba’s. Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, thunders with economic productivity and bristles with new construction while most of Cuba’s capital Havana resembles a post-apocalyptic ruinscape. While civilized countries have a minimum wage, Cuba has a maximum […]
We had some major discussions here some years ago when the Bush Administration tightened the Cuba travel rules to once every three years. One guy in particular made great arguments, tugged at our heart strings by telling us how he was the only relative who could help his old, sick and frail grandmother in Cuba […]
Our very own Humberto Fontova headlines the Young America's Foundation "No More Che Day", today, 6 PM at Columbia University.
That's what I said... Hey, hey... Yeah, yeah...
The Young American's Foundation is exposing the truth about che guevara at University campuses nationwide: Che Guevara was an international terrorist and mass murderer. During his vicious campaigns to impose Communism on countries throughout Latin America, Che Guevara trained and motivated the Castro regime's firing squads that executed thousands of men, women, and children. For […]
In honor of Fathers' Day and in loving memory of Jesus Prieto, this post will remain on top all day today. Please scroll down for newer posts. Today is my first Father's Day without my old man being with us and I was going to write about and share my last moments with Dad but […]
Hilda Caballero Diaz-Balart Hilda Caballero Diaz-Balart passed away the afternoon of September 11, 2013 in Miami. She was born in the Stewart Sugar Mill in the province of Camaguey, Cuba on November 18, 1924. Hilda was the mother of Rafael, Lincoln, Jose and Mario Diaz-Balart and the grandmother of Anna Maria, Rafael Jr., Lincoln Gabriel, […]
This post will remain on top all day. Please scroll down for other stories. In memoriam. Gordon McCannel Aamoth. Edelmiro (Ed) Abad. Maria Rose Abad. Andrew Anthony Abate. Vincent Abate. Laurence Christopher Abel. William F. Abrahamson. Richard Anthony Aceto. Erica Van Acker. Heinrich B. Ackermann. Paul Andrew Acquaviva. Christian Adams. Donald L. Adams. Patrick Adams. […]
I had just gotten home from school to our small apartment near 12 avenue and 7th street and even at the age of 5 I sensed there was something wrong. Mom didn’t greet me with her usual queries about homework and my merienda wasn’t ready for me on the dinner table. She didn’t ask me […]
A great piece on Marlins All Star pitcher Jose Fernandez at Grantland: He first saw it about five years ago, while he was floating on a boat about 10 miles from shore — lights stacked on top of lights, all spread upward and outward, wrapping around a piece of land that stretched north and west […]
We miss you, Celia. We miss your smile, your laughter, your love of life, your music, your inimitable voice, and your love of Cuba and her freedom. We miss your soul, your spirit and your AZUCAR!!!!
This is a special anniversary public service announcement for all the fidel castro sycophants, fellow travelers, supporters, followers, Cuba "experts", assorted useful idiots and all communist bastards in general: We are still here after ten years and will continue to be here telling the truth and exposing your lies, hour after hour, day after day, […]