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Jorge Ponce joins me for a look at the “kids on the border” crisis

WEDNESDAY:  A look at the border crisis with Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer...Listen in now at http://t.co/VazcoWTFTy #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) July 17, 2014  

July 2, 1964 and the day we left Cuba

Like 50 years ago, I will spend today with my parents, brother & sister. We will be at a niece's wedding and reminiscing about this day so many years ago. Once again, I thank my parents, and all of the parents of that generation, for making the tough decision to leave their homeland. It gave […]

“Cubanos” Tony Taylor & Cookie Rojas & Jim Bunning’s perfect game on Father’s Day 1964

Happy Father's Day Before he became Senator Jim Bunning of Kentucky, he was a very good major league pitcher.    He won 224 games, had a stellar 3.27 career ERA and 3,433 K's.    Bunning was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1996. On Father's Day 1964, Jim Bunning of the Phillies threw a […]

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  

My “abuela” and stories about May 20, 1902

(My new American Thinker post about May 20, 1902) Another May 20th and memories of my abuela: My grandmother had a neat life. She was born in Cuba (1892) when it was still a Spanish colony. She recalls the celebrations on May 20, 1902 when Cuba finally became an independent country. She left Cuba and […]

We look at the life of Jose Marti with Fernando Hernandez, author

MONDAY: We look at the life of Jose Marti with Fernando Hernandez, author....Listen in now at http://t.co/cK6iYRmnqY. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) May 20, 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  

Happy Mother’s Day to our “mamis cubanas”

All of us have a picture like this in our photo books. This is my mom Angela in Ciego de Avila, her hometown.   It's the kind of picture that reminds us of our elegant moms and a happier Cuba. We remembered Cuban mothers with a couple of our "cubanito friends"....... Our guests were  Amarilys Gacio […]

Embargo? What about the $7 Billion that the Castro Dictatorship Expropriated!

(My new American Thinker post) We hear that it’s time to lift the Cuban embargo. However, lifting the embargo means nothing unless you are willing to talk about the $7 billion that the Castro regime expropriated in violation of property rights and the rule of law. According to Leon Neyhakh, we must address the issue of […]

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: […]

“Palm trees in the snow” with Gloria Strassburger & Dr Gross in Cuba with Fausta Wertz

Fausta Wertz, editor of Fausta's Blog.  We will look at the major stories of the week, from Dr Gross on a "hunger strike" in Cuba, to President Correa in the US, to the continuing violence in Venezuela, the upcoming World Cup in Brazil and other front page stories in Latin America newspapers. We will also […]

A chat with Orestes Matacena & Fausta Wertz about Cuba today

A few days ago, Alberto introduced some of our readers to Orestes Matacena, the very successful Cuban-American filmmaker: "His most recently produced screenplay was "Bitter Sugar," a love story that takes place in today's tyrannical Cuba. It opened to excellent reviews and has done extremely well at the box office both in the US and […]

A “10 de Marzo” that our parents remember

Before I was born, Cuba had a complicated history, or those "gobiernos de quita y pon" that Marisela Verena sings about in "Son de cuatro decadas". Despite these political problems, the island enjoyed a lot of economic prosperity and Cubans learned to live their lives around the frequent political crisis. According to Cuba 1952-1959, this […]

The story of Desi Arnaz, born on this day in 1917

Desi Arnaz (Desiderio Alberto Arnaz yde Acha III) was born in Santiago, Cuba on March 2, 1917.  His story is one that every Cuban American should be familiar with: "His father was the mayor of Santiago. The 1933 revolution led by Fulgencio Batista had landed his father in jail and stripped the family of its wealth, property […]

Memories of Cuba and the current tragedy in Venezuela

We spoke with Victor Triay, Cuban American author, and Fausta Wertz, editor of Fausta's Blog, about Cuba, Pedro Pan, Bay of Pigs, Cuban Americans and the events in Venezuela. THE US-LATIN AMERICA SHOW OF THE WEEK....with Fausta Wertz & Victor Triay.....Listen in now at http://t.co/znKRKPQ6gN. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) February 27, 2014