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A look at US-Cuba talks plus Elian Gonzalez

Guest:  Alain Castillo, young Cuban American, joins me for a chat about US-Cuba talks plus the emergence of Elian Gonzalez, the young boy found floating off the Florida coast in 1999......we remember that Elian's mother drowned so that she could bring her son to the US..........Click to listen: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cantotalk/2015/05/26/a-look-at-us-cuba-talks-plus-elian-gonzalez

Elian betrays his mother’s sacrifice

Elian betrays his mother's sacrifice....... http://t.co/iJnwH55glQ — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) May 21, 2015  

Marquette and some of the idiots teaching our kids today

We are happy to report that Marquette University in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has removed the mural honoring the woman who killed a New Jersey state trooper.  This is the same person hiding from US law for years and living in the island with the blessing of the Castro dictatorship.    This is the latest from Milwaukee: […]

The life and times of Jose Marti

GUESTS:  Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer and contributor to Babalu Blog, joins me for a chat with Professor Alfred Lopez about his new book, "Jose Marti, a revolutionary life"..........the book is in English and offers many Cuban Americans an opportunity to read about Marti........ click to  listen: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cantotalk/2015/05/20/the-life-and-times-of-jose-marti-with-professor-alfred-lopez

A word about Jose Marti

Jose Marti was killed on May 19, 1895. His death on the battlefield came after years of speeches, articles and contributions to the cause of Cuban independence from Spain.  His life was short but very consequential: “Sometimes called the Apostle of the Cuban Revolution, José Martí was born on January 28, 1853. He showed a talent for […]

Halperin vs Cruz, “Castro’s double life” plus US-Cuba talks with Jorge Ponce

Guest:  Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer and contributor to Babalu Blog, joins me for a look at the latest in US-Cuba talks......Raul Castro visits with Pope Francis and makes some rather remarkable remarks about his faith.......talk of an embassy in Cuba......a new book about Castro's wealth and our reaction to the Halperin-Cruz interview........Click to listen: […]

Obama vs. Cuban Workers

Obama vs. Cuban Workers........ http://t.co/uhEiIItf6x — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) April 22, 2015  

The latest in US-Cuba talks with Jorge Ponce

GUEST:   Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer and contributor to Babalu Blog.....we will take another look at the Castro-Obama talks, repression in Cuba, fugitives from US and other international law, Cuba and Venezuela, Raul Castro's rant against the US in Panama plus other issues ...... Click to read: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cantotalk/2015/04/21/the-latest-in-us-cuba-talks-with-jorge-ponce#

No “cake de bodas para gays” in Cuba

Can you imagine President Bush reaching out to a regime that treated "gays" like second class citizens? At the very least, we would hear expressions of outrage. Remember the left's outrage over Pinochet in Chile?   They claimed violations of human rights and zero tolerance for lifestyle choices.  or Franco in Spain? Where is their […]

1980: Mariel and how it impacted me

In 1980, the Mariel boatlift began: “On April 20, 1980, the Castro regime announces that all Cubans wishing to emigrate to the U.S. are free to board boats at the port of Mariel west of Havana, launching the Mariel Boatlift. The first of 125,000 Cuban refugees from Mariel reached Florida the next day.” Mariel brought thousands […]

A show from 2011: The 50th anniversary of “The Bay of Pigs” with Humberto Fontova

Guest:   Humberto Fontova, Cuban-American leader and author of "Che" plus a few other books.   Click to listen: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cantotalk/2011/04/18/the-political-report  

Do we really want to tell Putin that the Monroe Doctrine is Over?

(My new American Thinker post) We hear from the Obama corner that it’s time to remove Cuba from the list of terror nations.   Has anyone told the terrorists and fugitives living on the island?   Cuba looks like “la isla bonita” for a few bad guys, such as James Kirchisk wrote this week: Cuba was originally placed […]

The Panama summit and other US Latin America stories of the week

GUESTS:  Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz, the editor of Fausta's Blog......plus Roger Mailhot, a Canadian businessman with vast Latin America experience and currently living in Lima, Peru.......we will discuss the Latin American summit in Panama....the US-Cuba talks.....President Obama and Raul Castro.....the US-Venezuela rift.....more marches in Brazil.......the continuing crisis in Argentina....the murder of Alberto Nisman......and other US-Latin America stories […]

The latest on the US-Cuba talks after the Panama meetings with Jorge Ponce

GUEST:  Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer and contributor to Babalu Blog, joins me for a discussion of US-Cuba talks and the meetings in Panama....we will speak about the Castro-Obama meeting, Raul Castro's rant against the US, the US-Venezuela rift and President Maduro bashing President Obama.....how will all of this play in 2016? Click to listen: […]

Castro bashes US but absolves Obama

(My new American Thinker post) The incredible “Panama show” concluded with Cuban dictator Raul Castro’s speech: Castro, in a meandering, nearly hour-long speech to the summit, ran through an exhaustive history of perceived Cuban grievances against the U.S. dating back more than a century — a vivid display of how raw passions remain over American attempts […]