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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 #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 #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) May 15, 2014  

“The struggle begins”: A book about Cubans in the US

Guest: Victor Andres Triay, author of "The struggle begins".  This is a Cuban story circa 1960-62. CLICK BELOW TO LISTEN: ;The struggle begins;: A book by Victor Andres Triay..... — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) December 27, 2013    

The Escambray guerillas story with Enrique Encinosa

We spoke with Enrique Encinosa, Cuban American activist.  He has written about the Escambray story. Click below for the show: The Escambray guerillas story with Enrique En... by Silvio Canto Jr — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) December 27, 2013        

Enjoy my chat with Carlos Eire about Cuba, 54 years after Castro

Our friend Carlos Eire is a real treasure.  We love his books and the many posts on Babalu. A year ago, Carlos recalled the 54th anniversary of the Castro regime: "Today is a grim day for me, and many Cubans. Every new year marks the same hideous anniversary...." We did a show about the post […]

“El jefe de Babalu” on CANTO TALK

We spoke with Alberto de la Cruz on Wednesday night. As Babalu readers know, our friend Alberto has done a great job posting about the "fake reforms" and continuing "repression". Fausta Wertz, editor of Fausta's Blog, also joined our panel.  Please check Fausta's Blog for daily coverage of US-Latin America news. Enjoy the show: WEDNESDAY: […]

Chavez Dies For Socialism…

...but NOT as he would have wanted, going down in a blaze of glory like Che Guevara, perhaps in mortal combat with U.S. Marines. Nope, the Venezuelan dictator and Numero Uno fan of the bearded beast is going down at the hands of Castro's medical machine, helpless, in pain, taking orders from Cuban state doctors. […]

Castro Healthcare Heading To Zambia

I am sure Michael Moore is busting his buttons. Well, more so than usual... MORE than 60 medical experts comprising doctors and nurses from Cuba are expected to arrive in Zambia soon, out-going Cuban Ambassador to Zambia Carmelina Ramirez Rodriguez has said. Ms Rodriguez said plans were underway to send Cuban medical officers who would […]

Chavez to Employ More CastroCare

Old Hugo is one huge cancerous growth... Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez said Tuesday he will undergo surgery in the coming days to remove a "lesion" in the same area where a cancerous tumor was extracted in mid-2011. Chavez, who faces a serious challenge as he runs for re-election this year, said the lesion was found […]

Finding Dr. Sanjay Gupta in Cuba: “I found in him a refusal to subscribe to the Oliver Stone/Michael Moore school of willful blindness…”

Frances Martel at Mediaite has written a lengthy article interviewing CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta in Havanna, Cuba. Dr. Gupta is in Cuba to investigate for himself the facts about Cuba's healthcare system that everyone seems determined to hold up as a prime example of a successful government/state-run system. Democrats, Hollywood celebrities such as Michael Moore […]

Watch On An Empty Stomach …

I don't know what is worse ... The Cuban healthcare system, or the detached leftist/liberals living in a comfort zone far, far away from it, but bowing adoringly to if from their safe distance for "the cause". Once again it's those who do not live directly under the Cuban medical system (that the general population […]

Apparently His Buddy Castro’s “Weight Loss Clinics” Aren’t Good Enough for Michael Moore

Hmm, they seem to work just fine for weight loss on the Cubans that are 'checked-into' them ... The Daily Caller tracks the tagged beached whale: It’s not even the new year yet, but Michael Moore is trying to lose a few pounds. The liberal filmmaker recently checked into a $4,500 a week luxury weight […]

Hillary teams with Cuba for “free” Haiti castrocare

The U.S. and Cuba held a rare, unusual, unprecedented meeting over at the United Nations yesterday. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's chief of staff, Cheryl Mills was there, sitting down to talks with Bruno Rodriguez, the foreign minister of Cuba. It would be normal to think the topic of this meeting would be Cuba's political prisoners, given that […]

Michael Moore proven a liar on national TV

Our friend George from The Real Cuba on the Michael Moore interview: Oct. 11 - Michael Moore was interviewed on Friday, October 9, by Sean Hannity on Fox News Channel. During the interview, Hannity played excerpts from Moore's documentary "Sicko" where he presented a false view of Cuba's healthcare. Hannity then told Moore that he […]

Amnesty International: America Makes Cuba Sick

Amnesty International released a report earlier this week indicating that the U.S. and its embargo is responsible for the deterioration of health in Cuba. I was going to post some personal thoughts on this, but after reading this piece by Sylvia Longmire at Dallas-based, I figured I'd let her explain instead: Unfortunately, the Amnesty […]