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Who is the winner in the Obama/Raul match?

When you throw the first punch in a fight, your chances of winning are enhanced. Nevertheless, you would be responsible for any collateral damage that you may have caused. With the above in mind, Cuban Government officials threw the first punch when they confiscated the holdings of U.S. businesses shortly after Fidel rose to power […]

Fidel reacts to Obama/Raul pact

We finally hear from Fidel regarding his reaction to the Obama/Raul Pact. He indicated that he always supports "a pacific solution to the conflicts." ???!!! See http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2015/01/27/after-long-silence-fidel-castro-pens-letter-statement-on-changing-us-cuban/

Very sad to think of Cuba as the next Vietnam or China

My new American Thinker post: Very sad to think of Cuba as the next Vietnam or C... http://t.co/d5MDX0jIj8 — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 23, 2015  

Looking for ‘the 53′ and lifting the embargo

Looking for 'the 53' and lifting the embargo http://t.co/DAE4USnlfQ — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 10, 2015  

Obama’s Cuba deal smells bad!

Obama's Cuba deal smells bad! http://t.co/xRxw0gbtIf — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 7, 2015  

Prediction: Not enough votes to end the U.S. embargo on Cuba

This is my new American Thinker post about Cuba: "Raúl Castro did not earn any goodwill with his speeches or arrests in Cuba since President Obama's announcement. On the contrary, Raul Castro's behavior is confirming that lifting the Cuba embargo without major concessions is very bad policy indeed." Read more.......here

The Cuba embargo with Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz & Jorge Ponce

WEDNESDAY: The Cuba embargo PLUS US-Latin America stories of the week....Listen in now at http://t.co/qosC3C3W1E. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) October 15, 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  

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 […]

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  

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  

We talk Cuba with Luis Gonzalez, author, PLUS Fausta Wertz on US-Latin America stories of the week

  WEDNESDAY: US-Latin America stories of the week.....Listen in now at http://t.co/vDqfSUahIQ. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) April 30, 2014 We will discuss the new "reforms" coming from Cuba PLUS US-Latin America stories with Fausta Wertz of Fausta's Blog. Also, Luis Gonzalez will talk about his book, "Luz". This is from his book page: […]

Raul Castro wants ‘los capitalistas americanos’ to bail out ‘los socialistas cubanos’

(My new American Thinker post) The Cuban government has just announced the latest version of "foreign investment reforms." Before you go and put a dime in Cuba's corrupt communist government, please consider what my friend Alberto de la Cruz posted yesterday: "The most important flaw that is obvious from the outset is the legal aberration of expressly excluding […]

What’s wrong with undermining a tyranny?

Earlier today, I added my thoughts to The Washington Post editorial that Alberto de la Cruz commented on. These are some of the points that I made: "There is nothing wrong with the US trying "undermine tyranny," such as the one in Cuba. Have people forgotten that Cuba is still a communist dictatorship? Or that […]

Happy # 24 to TV Marti

On this day in 1990, TV Marti was born: "The U.S. government begins the operation of TV Marti, which broadcast television programs into communist Cuba. " TV Marti's mission is to bring news to the Cuban people.   It was born a few years after Radio Marti.  We congratulate all of our Cuban friends in […]