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  • asombra: Is O’Brien’s hair supposed to be cool? It just looks strained and stupid to me.

  • asombra: People like O’Brien live and die by image and fashion, and they’d never risk skewering a no-go sacred cow like Che...

  • asombra: Love the Che image: putrefaction green and bloody red. If it’s not deliberately subversive, it might as well be, and...

  • asombra: What’s the problem? So it’s a filthy crappy hospital in a third-world shithole. It’s supposed to be that way,...

  • asombra: Even if there were even more fugitive killers in Cuba it wouldn’t matter, just like the BTTR murders didn’t matter.

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Do Younger Cuban-Americans Think Differently Than Their Parents on Cuba?

There are many out there in fantasy land who justify the Obama/Castro Accord of December 17, 2014, by saying that a majority of Americans – and they put special emphasis on the younger members of the Cuban-American community – support the opening.  Well, here is a speech by the Cuban-American Connecticut State Senator Art Linares […]

Cuban-Americans: Who They Are and How They Are Perceived

Cuban-Americans, primarily those belonging to the Historic Exile (1959-1979), have been the target of insults lately after President Obama announced a new opening to Communist Cuba on December 17, 2014. They have been called all kinds of pejoratives – Batista sympathizers, inveterate hardliners, cavemen, reactionaries. They don’t deserve these slanderous labels. Those who mischaracterize them […]

Remembering February 24, 1996

This is my American Thinker post this morning: "Wonder why the Castro regime is on the State Department terrorist list? It earned it! Furthermore, it does not get any more criminal than the killing of civilians on a humanitarian mission." Read the full article.......here!

Remembering Luis Aguile 1936-2009

We remember that Luis Aguile was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on this day in 1936.   He died in 2009. Back in the 1960s, our family spent many cold winter nights in Wisconsin listening to "Cuando sali de Cuba".  It always put a tear in my parents' eyes. Thanks to the late Luis Aguile […]

Alain Castillo remembers a very sad day

Alain Castillo is a young Cuban American living in Texas.  This is what he wrote today to remember the events of February 24, 1996.   It's great that a young man like Alain is writing about Cuba.  It's a pleasure to introduce you to Alain.... BROTHERS TO THE RESCUE ANNIVERSARY BY ALAIN CASTILLO Today marks […]

The latest in the US-Cuba talks with Jorge Ponce

Monday Feb 9: The latest in the US-Cuba talks with Jorge Ponce by Silvio Canto Jr http://t.co/98QT8WPWze — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) February 9, 2015  

U.S. Senate Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the New Cuba Policy

On February 3, 2015, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere (chaired by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)) held a hearing entitled: “Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba.” The first panel to testify before the Subcommittee was made up of: Roberta S. Jacobson, (Assistant […]

The latest on the US-Cuba talks with Jorge Ponce

Feb 2.............the latest on the US-Cuba talks with Jorge Ponce.............. http://t.co/raSU8zXyXI — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) February 2, 2015  

In defense of ‘white and privileged’ Cuban-Americans

(MY AMERICAN THINKER POST) It's time to put the left on suicide watch, because they are saying and writing some rather stupid things. The latest is Ann Louise Bardach, author and columnist.  She just wrote an article over at the NY Times (where else?) about Cuban Americans: Most Americans are under the impression that the Republican Party is […]

The Truth About Cuban-Americans — Who They Are and How Others Perceive Them

Read my latest op-ed on this topic at https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/truth-cuban-americans-jorge-ponce

Joe García and President Obama can’t fool Cuban-Americans

A man, a president, a politician, and just about anybody else who cannot keep his word cannot be trusted to look after the welfare of others. If you are president of the United States, you cannot be trusted if you keep flip-flopping on your promises to them. The "audacity of hope" becomes nothing more than […]

Join the Vigil to Protest the Obama-Castro Pact

Here is a call to join a vigil to protest the Obama-Castro pact. The late Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., once said: “In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends." Let’s heed his powerful message, and join ranks in this vigil. When: Thursday, January 22, […]

PASSIONATE HISPANICS???

Often, Hispanics in the United States are criticized for being too passionate. Going by the quote below from British author Simon Sinek, I guess that a great many Hispanics – especially Babalugers -- are passionate lovers! I take the latter anytime over "Batista sympathizers!"

Cuban Americans remember growing up with “Los Reyes Magos”

Cuban Americans remember growing up with "Los Reyes Magos".....Listen in now at http://t.co/IxViqg4YR5. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 6, 2015  

Let’s talk about Cuba with Alain Castillo, young Cuban American

Let's talk about Cuba with Alain Castillo, young Cuban American.......Listen in now at http://t.co/kKCAxkhOu4. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) December 29, 2014