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Cuba & Russia: Peeping Rauls and Vladimirs

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Rosa Maria Payá: Castro brothers killed my father, Spain helped cover it up

Elisa Vasquez in PanAmPost: Payá: Castro Brothers Killed My Father, Spain Helped Cover It Up Daughter of Late Cuban Dissident Speaks Out, Demands Independent Investigation The Payá family has not lost its nerve, nor its hope, in their struggle to clarify the circumstances in which Oswaldo Payá died two years ago. Payá was a prominent […]

The strange bed-fellowship of American “libertarians” and Castro’s Agents

The Russian media's "go-to guy," for a soft-soaping of Putin, libertarian Ron Paul. Libertarian Jeff Flake at Havana's Hotel Nacional as an honored guest of the Castro regime On right, CFR head (and traditional villain of "paleo-libertarians") David Rockefeller manifesting one of his oldest and most cherished labors of love. An extremely well-funded campaign to […]

Cuba’s War on Wi-Fi

Via Capitol Hill Cubans: Cuba's War on Wi-Fi Meanwhile, some in the U.S. propose strengthening ETECSA's monopoly and modernizing its infrastructure. Apparently, they don't understand that ETECSA is the source of the Castro regime's censorship, not the solution. Thus, the U.S. should continue finding ways to help the Cuban people get around this censorship, not […]

Release the Kraken!: Chinese dictator shadows Putin across Latrine America

Never let it be said that China's dictator Xi Jinping is a slacker. He's going everywhere Czar Vladimir Putin went last week, tracing his footsteps, stirring the pot of self-destructive Latrine idiocy and anti-Americanism. Xi is now in Castrogonia, probably striking a deal for Chinese spying facilities to rival those just re-activated by Czar Vladimir Putin. […]

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Sen. Marco Rubio: Remembering Oswaldo and Harold

A guest post from Sen. Marco Rubio paying tribute to the memory of Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero: Remembering Oswaldo and Harold By Marco Rubio Two years ago the Castro regime murdered Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero. These two men had devoted their lives to bringing freedom and democracy to Cuba, only to be fatally […]

In memory and honor of two martyrs for Cuba’s freedom: Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero

***In honor of the second anniversary of the brutal murder of these two fallen Cuban heroes, this post will remain on top all day. Please scroll down for newer posts.*** Two years ago today, Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero were ruthlessly murdered by the Castro dictatorship for their tireless struggle to end tyranny and bring […]

Dispatch from the desk of despair

Calls for investigation of the murder of Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero still fall on deaf ears two years after event A Washington Post editorial has just called attention to the extrajudicial execution of two Cuban pacifist dissidents. Will this editorial change the course of history? Dream on: it's reassuring to see the editors of […]

Thor Halvorssen Hellum 1943 – 2014

Thor Halvorssen Hellum, Latin American democracy and freedom fighter, died on July 20, 2014 at age 71 due to a head injury received from a fall in his North Miami home. We join our friend Thor Halvorssen Mendoza, Founder of Human Rights Foundation, in mourning the passing of his father. Our sincere condolences to all […]

The same old Cuba

The Editorial Board of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Same old Cuba Are those who would normalize U.S. relations with Cuba intelligent enough to decode the signal being sent by an agreement to reopen a Russian “signals intelligence” base there? Cuban dictator Raul Castro and Russian President Vladimir Putin reportedly struck the deal in Havana this month […]

Reports from Cuba: Farewell, Adolfo Suarez

By Rosa Maria Rodriguez in Translating Cuba: Farewell, Adolfo Suarez Adolfo Suarez, Spanish lawyer Catholic politician, finally extends his hand in a physical goodbye. From now on we will resort to memory, photos and audiovisuals to see him greet us with his amiable gesture of unwavering gallantry in the fight for democracy in his country. History […]

July 22nd in Miami: Memorial services on the 2nd anniversary of the murders of Oswaldo Paya and Harold Cepero

Second Anniversary This Tuesday, July 22nd at 6:45 pm At the Varela salon of the Ermita de la Caridad A premier of the documentary: "Two years without Oswaldo Payá Sardiñas" and the audiovisual presentation: "Harold Cepero" A mass will be held in commemoration of their lives at 8 pm

Death as a measure of all things Cuban

By Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo in Diario de Cuba (my translation): Death as a measure of all things Cuban We are a nation that lacks good sense, but we are also lucky. Providence has given us an idol that corresponds to our destiny. Politics in Cuba is the business of death. Without death we Cubans […]

Russia Rejoins Cuba’s Espionage Apparatchik in the Americas

Jerry Brewer in Mexidata: Russia Rejoins Cuba's Espionage Apparatchik in the Americas In order to effectively monitor aggression, hostile intelligence acts, interference, and other forms of insurgency within their homelands, democracies throughout the Americas must immediately address their governments' counterintelligence missions against those rogue and dictatorial style regimes that pose obvious threats. Russia’s recent decision […]

AP continues its questionable and highly unethical coverage of Cuba and the apartheid Castro dictatorship

Via Capitol Hill Cubans: The AP's Apparent Disdain for Dissidents In announcing its new Havana bureau chief this week, the AP wrote in its release: "AP continues to deploy top-notch journalists to tell the story of Cuba's people, culture and government with accuracy, fairness and insight." One can't help but chuckle. Many words can be […]