"No one who speaks or writes about the magnificent Cuban health system has had to have their illnesses or those of their loved ones treated here. Furthermore, many Cuban bigwigs prefer to seek treatment in other countries, even that of the enemy. There must be some reason for this." Translating Cuba: Solidarity or Propaganda? Fernando […]
That's the question of the day for the MSM and all those praising a dictator with a dismal human rights record for using a tragic health crisis for propaganda purposes. Capitol Hill Cubans: Cuba's "Doctor's Without Freedom" Perennially searching for a headline, the Castro regime mounted a press conference last week at the World Health […]
From a nursing home in Cuba, images of malnutrition and inhumane living conditions, all free, unless of course human suffering has value. From Cubanet: View more photos here.
From Translating Cuba, photo of the day by Luzbely Escobar:
Just as it has for decades, Cuba continues to engage in slimy gangster style anti-American, anti-democracy diplomacy. Sadly there are plenty of latrine leaders thrilled to support the thugs in Havana. Obama's Cuba Problem JOSÉ R. CÁRDENAS The last time President Obama met with his Latin American and Caribbean counterparts was not a particularly memorable […]
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. Shannon Lewis Adams. Stephen Adams. Ignatius Adanga. Christy A. Addamo. Terence E. Adderley. Sophia […]
According to this article in the Nuevo Herald, Ortelio Abrahantes Bacallao, an official of the Ministerio del Interior (MININT) was picked up by the US Coast Guard from a MININT sailboat. He is currently detained in the Carmichael Road Detention Center in the Bahamas.
Thor Halvorssen Hellum, Latin American democracy and freedom fighter, died on July 20, 2014 at age 71 due to a head injury received from a fall in his North Miami home. We join our friend Thor Halvorssen Mendoza, Founder of Human Rights Foundation, in mourning the passing of his father. Our sincere condolences to all […]
From the offices of U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL): Jun 11, 2014 Massive Crackdown in Cuba With The Unjust Arrests of Antunez, Yris Perez Aguilera, Berta Soler, Angel Moya, and Dozens More, Says Ros-Lehtinen “The only thing that totalitarian thugs in Havana are interested in is prolonging their stay in power and continuing to deny […]
More on the arrest of Jorge Luis Garica Perez "Antunuez", his wife Yris Perez Aguilera, and other dissidents targeted today's police repression in Cuba. Capitol Hill Cubans: Cuban Dissidents Suffer Violent Crackdown at 3:36 PM Wednesday, June 11, 2014 The Castro regime has unleashed a violent crackdown against Cuba's democracy leaders. Here's a summary: At […]
The Castro dictatorship continues violating the human rights of its citizens, and its policy of violence and intimidation against peaceful dissidents. From The Directorio, (my transalation) Placetas, Cuba, 11 de June de 2014. Directorio Democrático Cubano. In early hours this morning, 11 de June de 2014, the opposition leaders Jorge Luis García Pérez "Antunez" and […]
From Iván's File Cabinet: Internet in Cuba: A Success in Spite of Everything by Iván García Eight in the morning. On the ground floor of the Focsa building – Cuba’s Empire State – on M between 17 and 19 Vedado, in a shop between the Guiñol theatre and a beaten-up bar at the entrance to […]
Trip Advisor lists 483 things for tourists to do in Cuba, and not one of them will help promote a transition to democracy on the island. A few recommendations followed by a visitor review: Mausoleo del Che Guevara: “Respect” A place of silence, a place where Cuba shows love and respect to Che, a true […]
Internationally, Fidel Castro has exported social chaos, death and destruction, both as Moscow's proxy and independently with illegally obtained financing. He has spread violence and terror around the globe by supplying Cuban troops, military advisors, weapons, terrorist training, exported guerilla fighters, drugs, weapons and persons trafficking, and propaganda. Look at Latin America, where too many […]
By Miriam Celaya in Translating Cuba: The Embargo and Absolute Power Lifting or easing the embargo will strengthen the Castros’ power. No economic benefit justifies the absence of democracy. Lifting the embargo would allow the Cuban government to apply for credit at US banks, and would make it legal for US citizens to visit Cuba […]