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“Bachelors Degree in Tourism, a New Educational Offering in the University of Camagüey” (reports Castro’s castrati press)

"Hummmm?..Can't say that I remember any such degrees when Cuba was a "Tourist Playground?" When Cuba was a HUMILIATED(!!!) DISGRACED(!!!) and DEGRADED(!!!) "Tourist Playground" under "U.S.-Backed Dictator-Batista(!!!)"--were such disgraceful degrees offered in Cuba's many and easily-affordable institutes of higher learning?...Just asking...? A Bachelors Degree in Tourism, a New Educational Offering in the University of Camagüey

Dry foot! Slaves from Castrogonia make it to Texas

These rafters made it. All the way from the southern reaches of Cuba to Texas.  Over one thousand miles. So many try, so few actually make it. And now, after they arrive, these "refugees" can no longer bring back tons of stuff form the USA for their relatives! Those Grinches in Havana don't want the […]

Yet more blatant plagiarism of Exposing the Real Che Guevara by another “libertarian”.

We encountered this issue a few months ago, amigos. The plagiarism this time involves a long video and podcast. And again this shameless plagiarist bills himself--SURPRISE!--as a "libertarian." This means ( again like Communists) that they reject (other people's) "intellectual property rights." This also means they can scam their brain-dead cult followers into marveling at […]

Reports from Cuba’s Venezuela: Was the government ‘strengthened’ after the protests?

Juan Cristobal Nagel in Caracas Chronicles: Was the government “strengthened” after the protests? People who put all blame for the opposition’s current woes on the #LaSalida protests – we need a hashtag for them, can we call them the #2019 folks? – say that the street protests enden up “strengthening the government.” (Re. Masó, Fausto, last Sunday’s […]



Civil Rights Defenders NGO to EU: You must put pressure on Cuba to respect human rights

Via Civil Rights Defenders: The EU must put pressure on Cuba to respect human rights The EU and Cuba held subsequent negotiations concerning the possibility of future political dialogue and assistance between the two sides. To ensure that the agreement will lead to human rights improvements in Cuba, Civil Rights Defenders, together with the Cuban […]

Photo of the Day – Nothing says ‘I miss you’ better in Venezuela than paint balloons

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Sergeant honored for her role in capturing Cuban espionage agent spying in U.S.

Via Cuba Confidential: US Honors Sergeant For Role in Cuban Spy Case The National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) awarded its Bronze Medal to Master Sergeant Tessa M. Fontaine for helping lead a counterespionage investigation that resulted in a 13-year sentence for an unidentified Cuban spy. Then assigned as the chief of NRO’s Counterintelligence and Cyber-Counterintelligence Inquiries, […]

Yet another magnanimous ‘reform’ from Cuba’s repressive (but benevolent) apartheid dictatorship

Just when you thought Cuba's repressive (but benevolent, the media and "Cuba Experts" assure us) apartheid Castro dictatorship could not be anymore magnanimous and generous with their "reforms," here comes another one. Can you really have too much of a good thing? Via The Guardian: Cuba imposes restrictions on goods in travellers' luggage Government clamps […]

A smitten Diana Nyad honored with Castro-regime medal by Castro-family eunuch

Remember how her swims "had nothing to do with politics?"---just like the Juanes concert "had nothing to do with politics"? Juanes went on to sign the letter to "Free The Cuban Five. And now Diana Nyad swoons over an award personally pinned on her by the Castro family's eunuch (laughably nicknamed "Cuba's Vice President) Miguel […]

Garry Kasparov: “It’s a War, Stupid!”

Garry Kasparov is considered by many to be the greatest chess Grand Master of all time. Of course, we Cubans prefer to assign that distinction to our own José Raúl Capablanca. Kasparov  is now involved in politics and the defense of human rights, and has penned an essay for Time magazine that should be required reading […]

Reports from Cuba: Different times

By Fernando Damaso in Translating Cuba: Different Times In my far-off childhood, extracurricular organizations — whether public or private — were concerned principally with sponsoring weekend trips to interesting natural locations, cultural institutions or factories. The goal was to encourage our love of nature, expand our general knowledge, provide opportunities to attend age-appropriate entertainment events, […]

Reports from Cuba’s Venezuela: There is too much money to be made in the Bolivarian Revolution I: The Gasoline Racket

Via The Devil's Excrement: There Is Too Much Money To Be Made In The Bolivarian Revolution I: The Gasoline Racket. “You will never win this war when there is so much money to be made. Never” Jhon Popeye Velasquez alias “Marino” in an interview before he was released. To those that watched Escobar, El Patron del […]


Following declarations from Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) clearly show why he is a breath of fresh air in foreign policy discussions. He is one of those rare politicians who calls a spade a spade – regardless of the political ramifications. Here he is telling CNN Anchor Candy Crowley on August 31, 2014, what the U.S. […]

Cuba: religious freedom violations continue to rise

Frank Calzon in Democracy Digest: Cuba: religious freedom violations continue to rise The Cuban government continues to repress religious believers and its Office of Religious Affairs, responsible for official permits to worship, continues to monitors and harasses churches, according to a new report from the widely-respected, UK-based Christian Solidarity Worldwide. The well-documented report, which covers […]