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Naïve New York Times Fails to Recognize Cuba’s Real Enemy

By Karel Becerra in Panam Post: Naïve New York Times Fails to Recognize Cuba’s Real Enemy If Economic Pressure Forces Reforms, Up the Pressure A few days ago the New York Times asked for an end to the “embargo on Cuba.” However, they should have asked for an end to the embargo on Castro. Cubans […]

Cuba and Ebola: The New York Times goes Duranty

Fausta Wertz on Fausta's Blog: Cuba: NYT goes Duranty on ebola Walter Duranty, arguably the New York Times’s most [in]famous correspondent, earned his reputation as Stalin’s apologist. In keeping with this tradition, the NYT editorial board is touting Cuba’s Impressive Role on Ebola, actually parroting Cuba’s Communist propaganda (from the mouth of José Luis Di […]

Down and out in Caracastan: Maduro’s government forced to import oil

Talk about bringing coals to Newcastle! Other nations are now selling oil to Venezuela, the one nation on earth with the largest oil reserves. The reason for this is that Venezuela is not able to produce enough light oil to mix with its very thick crude reserves. This is a most unnerving sign for Emperor […]

Reports from Cuba: What happens if Ebola comes to Cuba?

By Jeovany Jimenez Vega in Translating Cuba: What Happens If Ebola Comes To Cuba? The Ebola outbreak on the world epidemiological scene will obviously involve a huge challenge for every country that is reached by the current epidemic, already registered as the greatest in history and that in recent days has reached about 9000 confirmed […]

#SOS from #Cuba: Prisoner of conscience brutally beaten in prison

Important news from Cuba you won't read about in the NYT's, or hear from the so-called "Cuba experts". Via the Twitter accounts of John Suarez and Yris Perez Aguilera, we learn that Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Iván Fernández Depestre, who was arrested during a peaceful march in July 2013, and currently serving a three-year […]

Politicizing everything about Cuba

Garrincha in Martí Noticias: "Jeez, you people are always politicizing everything!"

Down with the embargo, long live the embargo

Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo in Translating Cuba: Down With the Embargo, Long Live the Embargo Graphics by El Sexto The New York Times is not in favor or against the American embargo of the Cuban government. The New York Times is simply in favor of what in every circumstance is most convenient to the Castro […]

European double standard redux: Che si, Hitler no!

Hoooo weeeee!  Hot diggetty dawg, what the blazes is goin' on over there in the Old World?  Or as some of 'em might say:   Was ist los? Europeans are incensed over the marketing of coffee cream packets that contain an image of Adolf Hitler! It's a "sick joke...absolutely evil and outrageous," said one German. […]

Latin America’s largest hotel company is owned by Cuba’s apartheid Castro dictatorship

Just another among the many pesky facts that contradict the apartheid Castro dictatorship's propaganda narrative as disseminated by its American "Cuba Experts" and their all too willing media accomplices. So tell me again how sending millions of U.S. tourists to vacation in Cuba in one of the Castro mafia's hotels or resorts helps the enslaved […]

U.S. Embargo, Who’s Leading Who?

Despite repeated cries by some Cuban-Americans and Americans that it’s time to lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba that has been around since 1962, the answer still remains that it would be advantageous for the United States to keep the embargo in place. To those who claim that the embargo is a figment of someone’s […]

Worst news of the day: Canadian cold-blooded murderer and his victim identified

*&^%$#@!  Can't print what I'd like to say, even though I could use my brain injury as an excuse........ Here we go again.  The monster who shot dead a Canadian soldier in Ottowa today has been identified by Reuters as 32-year-old Michael Zehaf-Bibeau, a recent convert to Islam. A Twitter account linked to ISIS apparently tweeted a […]

When “those blockheaded Cuban-exile hard-liners(!!!)” tried warning “The Best and Brightest” of the greatest military threat in U.S. history

(These missiles are) "nothing but refugee rumors. Nothing in Cuba presents a threat to the United States. There's no likelihood that the Soviets or Cubans would try and install an offensive capability in Cuba." (a sneering National Security Advisor, McGeorge Bundy, on ABC's Issues and Answers, October 14, 1962.) "There's fifty-odd-thousand Cuban refugees in this […]

The implications of ending the embargo on Cuba’s apartheid Castro dictatorship

The University of Miami's Dr. Jaime Suchlicki in the Institute for Cuban and Cuban American Studies' Focus on Cuba: Implications of Ending the Cuban Embargo If the U.S. were to end the embargo and lift the travel ban without major reforms in Cuba, there would be significant implications: Money from American tourists would flow into […]

Cuba boasts the largest hotel chains in Latin America

(Shareholders annual meeting) "Don't you hard-lining blockheads realize that opening Cuba to tourism will sweep away Cuban Communism?" According to the top source on the matter (Hotels Magazine) Cuba's military-owned hotel chains--Cuba Gaviota, Grupo Cubanacan and, Grupo Hotelero Gran Caribe--nowadays comprise the largest hotel chains in Latin America, topping anything in Mexico. (they've held this […]

WaPo: Cuba should not be rewarded for denying freedom to its people

The Editorial Board of The Washington Post: Cuba should not be rewarded for denying freedom to its people THE OTHER day, Fidel Castro wrote an opinion column for Cuba’s state-run newspaper, Granma, as he has done periodically from retirement. He lavished praise on an editorial in the New York Times that called for an end […]