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Cuba and the 1960 Nixon-Kennedy debates

Cuba and the 1960 Nixon-Kennedy debates http://t.co/Vo57l9TRmT via @Scantojr — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) October 7, 2014  

Let’s chat with Alina Garcia-Lapuerta, author of “La Belle Creole”

  Let's chat with Alina Garcia-Lapuerta, author of "L... by Silvio Canto Jr http://t.co/VanUnejfOj — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) October 2, 2014          

The story of “Pedro Pan” with Victor Triay, Cuban American author

FRIDAY: The story of "Pedro Pan" with Victor Triay, Cuban American author....Listen in now at http://t.co/y9bZehxPWK. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) September 12, 2014  

Dr Carlos J Finlay with Jorge Ponce and Fausta Rodriguez-Wertz on US-Latin America stories of the week

We spoke on Wednesday night with Jorge Ponce about the story of Dr. Carlos J. Finlay, the famous Cuban doctor. WEDNESDAY: US-LATIN AMERICA ISSUES OF THE WEEK........Listen in now at http://t.co/19f9jeZGO4. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) August 20, 2014  

Dr. Carlos J. (Juan) Finlay — Remembering Our History

With the 100th anniversary of the Panama Canal celebrated on August 15, 2014, let’s not forget that a Cuban physician from Camaguey was partly responsible for the completion of this feat. During the construction of the canal, yellow fever/malaria was more lethal than the current Ebola virus in Africa. It is estimated that 20,000 died […]

It’s a good thing that more and more Cuban ‘Pedro Pan’ children are telling their stories

(My new post about Pedro Pan kids) It’s an amazing story. It involved children, from 5 to 18 years old. It happened almost daily in Cuba as parents took their children to the airport, put them on plane and waved goodbye.  My parents looked into it but decided that we would leave together rather than separately. […]

“La Habana” plus other US-Latin America stories of the week

We spoke tonight with: Graciela Chelo Lodeiro, author of "Cuando La Habana era La Habana". Fausta Wertz Rodriguez, editor of Fausta's Blog. You can listen here: WEDNESDAY: US-Latin America with Dr. Graciela Lodeiro and Fausta Werts...Listen in now at http://t.co/Y5NyWbMdHJ. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) July 30, 2014

Jorge Ponce and I spoke about Moncada 1953

SATURDAY: MONCADA 1953 & other thoughts with Jorge Ponce, Cuban Am writer.....Listen in now at http://t.co/8uFM6egDNj. #BlogTalkRadio — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) July 26, 2014  

WE AIN’T GOT, NO SATISFACTION!

Mick Jagger of the Rolling Stones celebrates his seventy-first birthday today. It’s a celebration for him. But for Cuban-Americans, they get “no satisfaction” when they think about the significance that this date has for them. For Cuban-Americans, today is a sad day to remember. On July 26, 1953, a group of 135 rebels led by […]

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  

Lessons learned on Bay of Pigs anniversary

(My American Thinker thoughts about another anniversary of The Bay of Pigs) Fifty-three years ago, my father had a meeting on the other side of town in Havana where we lived at the time. Cuba was in turmoil and opposition to Castro was widespread as more and more people saw communists in positions of responsibility. […]

2014 Bay of Pigs Commemoration in Los Angeles

Southern California Brigada 2506 heroes, members of the Junta Patriótica Cubana Regional California, community leaders, friends and family gathered at Mayumba Restaurant in Rosemead on April 13, to commemorate the 53rd anniversary of the Bahía de Cochinos, the Bay of Pigs, with special guest, Maria Conchita Alonso. (In Spanish) Videos by Arturo Bueno

April 15, 1959: “El mentiroso dice mentiras” in the US

On this day in 1959, Fidel Castro visited the US and spoke at "Meet the Press" a few days later: "The trip got off to an inauspicious start when it became clear that President Dwight D. Eisenhower had no intention of meeting with Castro. Instead, Eisenhower went to the golf course to avoid any chance meeting with […]