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  • asombra: Fidel looks like such a pimp in that photo: “Yeah, this here is Gabo, my Colombian bitch.”

  • asombra: Is it me, or does Gabo look retarded? Or is it just a certain kind of ugly? Cretin.

  • asombra: Dilma can’t help it, you see. It’s just a Latrine thing.

  • asombra: Elemaza, I sympathize and understand completely. Just seeing their faces is viscerally repugnant.

  • asombra: Such pretty people, the Kennedys; such packaging. No doubt that was helpful and/or profitable for some, but it was hardly useful...

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Hemingway’s Cuba … Things of Fiction Now

For your consideration... Finn-Olaf Jones @ The Wall Street Journal tells the story of a romantic and exotic Cuba that writer Hemingway chose for his creative and personal refuge ... the Cuba of "The Old Man and the Sea" ... that seems all but fiction over 50 years later as generations of post-Castro Cubans struggle […]

Brazil cartels announce “a terror campaign”

We've posted a couple of times about the street demonstrations in Brazil, i.e. protests related to the spending for the World Cup and Olympics! Brazil may also face a very serious terror campaign, if the cartels have their way: "Brazil's biggest drug cartel has promised a 'World Cup of terror' next year - in a […]

Two US embassy personnel shot in Venezuela

CARACAS — Two employees of the US embassy in Venezuela were shot and wounded early Tuesday in the capital Caracas, in a murky incident that local media and a police source said took place at a strip club. "We can confirm that two members of the US embassy in Caracas were injured during an incident […]

Travel Warning for Vacationing Americans

I just caught this report on Facebook and thought with vacation season upon us, I would pass it along... Concerned about the recent arrests of two vacationing Americans in the Turks and Caicos Islands on gun-related charges, U.S. Sen. Bill Nelson is calling for authorities in the British-dependent territory to properly investigate the matter. Nelson […]

“The bus always stops in front of the same building”

That's a quote by former Cuba tour guide Felix Hernandez in the award winning 1984 documentary Conducta Impropria/Improper Conduct, directed by Néstor Almendros and Orlando Jiménez Leal and produced with the support of French television Antenne 2. Yes, there have been some cosmetic changes in Cuba, including in the tourism sector, but the underlying structure […]

Backdoor Capitalism: Cuba’s Golf Courses for Elite Foreigners Get Green Light

Isn't that great? Now all those Hollywood visitors can now drag their expensive golf clubs along on these trips to paradise. Gee, I sure hope they get them completed so Obama can be the first Prezzy to golf in Cuba during the ongoing and endless "Revolution"... BBC - Five decades after Fidel Castro ordered Cuba's […]

Elitist, Happy Cuba Traveler “Shocked” at All The Backlash

Feh... Jessica Chasmar @ The Washington Times - Pop icon Beyonce called the amount of criticism she and husband Jay-Z faced for their vacation in Cuba “shocking” in an interview that aired Monday. “You know, it was such a beautiful trip. I met some incredible children. I visited some incredible entrepreneurs. I learned so much […]

In A Nutshell: “You Came to Suck The Fat of Our Land…”

Have you seen and heard the rantings of the "Jihadi Mom", Zubeidat Tsarnaev, of the terrorist Boston Marathon-bombing brothers? Well, somebody had to finally say it, and FOX's Judge Jeanine Pirro did a hell of a job over the weekend... However, FOX's resident liberal Alan Colmes insists we should show sympathy for Tsarnaevs’ anti-American, grieving […]

Actress Stacey Dash Runs into the ‘Clueless’ Twitter Twits Again

You remember pretty actress Stacey Dash during the 2012 presidential campaign voicing her support for Romney/Ryan on Twitter, and then taking a flood of vile personal attacks and even death threats via tweets from the never failing to disappoint Obama/Biden supporters. Well, they're at it again. Today Miss Dash tweeted about Jay-Z's and Beyonce's Cuba […]

The ‘Fully Licensed’ Propagandists for Castro

When asked yesterday in the daily White House briefing about the controversial Jay-Z and Beyonce anniversary vacation to Cuba Obama's Press Sec. Jay Carney deflected responsibility to the Treasury Department... The Treasury Department "fully licensed" Beyonce and Jay Z's trip to Cuba, according to Reuters. "American pop star Beyonce and rapper husband Jay Z visited […]

Taxpayers are The Butt of The TSA Joke

Just before "sequestration" the federal government agencies were prompted to intentially make some ridiculous 'cuts' that would appear to the American taxpayer(s) how painful any such cut in government spending would be. We know of the dropping of the $18,000 a week White House tours for the public ... Yet if you have the right […]

World On Fire…

First, the unfortunate faces of the foreign policy Obama has built in three years in the Muslim world... Next, I see Ziva posted: Breaking: University of Texas orders evacuation, citing ‘threats’ Drudge Report has since added these: North Dakota State University evacuated after bomb threat... 'Unspecified' threat at Valparaiso University... Also of interest during this […]

Suspicion Surrounds Canadian Man’s Death At A Cuba Hotel

What happens in Cuba stays in Cuba... A Mississauga family is seeking answers after 22-year-old Horace “Odaine” Lumley was found dead this week at a Cuban hotel. Lumley’s half-sister, Monique Lewis, said her family first heard of the death from friends Wednesday. Lumley, who was born in Jamaica and moved to Mississauga as a preteen, […]

Two tweets say a lot: Aron Modig before and after his trip to Cuba

Aron Modig is the Swede who survived the car crash that killed Oswaldo Payá and Harold Cepero. Here's what his Twitter account looked like just before he went to Cuba and just after his trip ended.

Today in Cuba news: the Carromero family hires a lawyer, a cubiche wins bronze, and opinions on Oswaldo Payá

CUBA. DESPUÉS DEL ASESINATO DE OSWALDO PAYÁ: ¿QUIÉN SERÁ EL PRÓXIMO OPOSITOR ASESINADO POR LOS HERMANOS CASTRO. VIDEO CON TESTAMENTO POLÍTICO DE JUAN FRANCISCO SIGLER AMAYA EN CASO DE SU EXTRAÑA MUERTE http://baracuteycubano.blogspot.com/2012/08/cuba-despues-del-asesinato-de-oswaldo.html Cuban opera singer challenges "jealous" bureaucrats over closed theater http://in.reuters.com/article/2012/08/01/cuba-theater-reform-idINL2E8IU8AZ20120801 Opinion: What Really Happened to Cuban Dissident Oswaldo Payá? http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/news/2012/08/01/opinionthe-legacy-oswaldo-paya/ Spaniard held […]