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Will Joanne greet President Obama in Havana?

  (My new American Thinker post) According to news reports, the U.S. and Cuba will be opening embassies later this month.  We even heard a rumor that President Obama may travel to Havana to cut the ribbon. Will Joanne attend the ribbon cutting ceremony? We are talking about Joanne Chesimard, a fugitive from U.S. law enjoying life […]

Che & Walmart, US-Cuba talks, Puerto Rico and US-Brazil issues

Wednesday July 1: Che & Walmart, US-Cuba talks, Puerto Rico and US-Brazil issues.... .... http://t.co/nYs2Jjc9Xe — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) July 1, 2015  

Obama throws the dissidents under “la gua gua”

The moment has arrived.   We heard a few minuts ago that Cuba and the US will be opening embassies, although it may be a bit more complicated than President Obama thinks. What did we get from Cuba?    NADA! What is Cuba getting?   MUCHOS DOLARES! As we speak, there are fugitives from US law in […]

Jerry Brewer and Obama’s Pollyanna visions

Our friend Jerry Brewer posted a good one about US-Cuba talks: “President Barack Obama chose to make the decision with little explanation or acknowledgement of the true suffering of the Cuban people, suffering due to the rueful policies and acts of the oppressive Castro brother’s unwavering allegiance to their ongoing Communist doctrine. Although no relevant concessions […]

Cuban dissident Guillermo Farinas to receive Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom

By Elizabeth Llorente at Fox News Latino: Cuban dissident, hunger strike survivor, to receive Truman-Reagan Medal of Freedom A Cuban dissident who has won numerous awards for his longtime efforts – including 23 hunger strikes, some of them near-fatal – to bring democratic changes to his homeland is expected to receive the 2015 Truman-Reagan Medal […]

Cuba and US-Latin America stories of the week

Guest:  Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz, editor of Fausta's Blog, joins me for a look at US-Latin America stories of the week......we will discuss the latest legal setback for President Obama's executive order..........what impact will it have in Central America?  The latest from Mexico's upcoming mid-term elections........Chile and the president's problems......Argentina and Mr Nisman......Venezuela and allegations of drugs......Colombia and FARC......US-Cuba talks....... […]

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 […]