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The Obama/Holder way: Get Menendez but say nothing about Chesimard

On Tuesday, our friend Alberto de la Cruz posted about the Wall Street Journal editorial on Senator Menendez. It smells really bad, specially coming after Senator Menendez criticized the Obama administration approach to Iran, Cuba and Ukraine. On the other hand, the citizens of New Jersey should know that the Obama administration has not been […]

‘The ship, the ship’

(My new American Thinker post) In "Fantasy Island", the old TV series, Tattoo would look up in the sky and say "The plane, the plane".   It was an announcement that a plane carrying guests was about to arrive. In the next round of U.S.-Cuba talks, we will hear someone say "the ship, the ship", or […]

US-Latin America stories of the week with Fausta Rodriguez Wertz

GUEST:  Fausta Rodriguez Wertz, editor of Fausta's Blog... we will react to the speech by the Prime Miniser of Israel's speech......the growing influence of Iran in Latin America.....more on the death of Mr Nisman in Argentina.....the continuing crisis in Venezuela......Colombia and the FARC......the ship with arms headed to Cuba plus the latest in US-Cuba talks.......click […]

Do Younger Cuban-Americans Think Differently Than Their Parents on Cuba?

There are many out there in fantasy land who justify the Obama/Castro Accord of December 17, 2014, by saying that a majority of Americans – and they put special emphasis on the younger members of the Cuban-American community – support the opening.  Well, here is a speech by the Cuban-American Connecticut State Senator Art Linares […]

The latest on the US-Cuba talks with Jorge Ponce

Guest:  Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer and contributor to Babalu Blog, will join me for a look at the latest in US-Cuba talks........ Tuesday Feb 24: The latest on the US-Cuba talks with Jorge Ponce http://t.co/VBOUWo077x — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) February 24, 2015

The Washington Post “tiene los ojos abierto” when it comes to US-Cuba talks

We are happy to report that the editorial board of The Washington Post continues to call it right when it comes to the ongoing US-Cuba talks. Their latest editorial about "Courting the Castros" is right on target: "FOR ALL the high expectations, and deep anxieties, that surround the U.S.-Cuba thaw that President Obama announced two months ago, […]

What Is President Obama So Mad About?

President Obama kept the U.S. Congress out of the loop for 18 months during his secret negotiations with Communist Cuban officials. Why is he so upset with Speaker Boehner for bypassing the White House by inviting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to address a joint meeting of Congress on March 3, 2015? I will be watching […]

US-Cuba talks, Argentina and other US-Latin America issues of the week

GUESTS: Fausta Rodriguez Wertz, editor of Fausta's Blog AND Jorge Ponce, Cuban American writer and contributor to Babalu Blog.   Click to listen: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cantotalk/2015/02/18/us-cuba-talks-argentina-and-other-us-latin-america-issues-of-the-week

1898: Remember The Maine

On this day in 1898, US and Cuba politics came together because of the "Maine": "A massive explosion of unknown origin sinks the battleship USS Maine in Cuba's Havana harbor, killing 260 of the fewer than 400 American crew members aboard........ Within three months, the United States had decisively defeated Spanish forces on land and sea, and […]

U.S. Senate Subcommittee Holds Hearing on the New Cuba Policy

On February 3, 2015, the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on Western Hemisphere (chaired by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL)) held a hearing entitled: “Understanding the Impact of U.S. Policy Changes on Human Rights and Democracy in Cuba.” The first panel to testify before the Subcommittee was made up of: Roberta S. Jacobson, (Assistant […]

Usual Suspects in the U.S. Senate Introduce Bill to Lift the Embargo

A bipartisan group of U.S. Senators introduced a bill on January 29, 2015, to lift the U.S. embargo. This proves that the enemies of restoring freedom and democracy to Cuba come from both sides of the aisle. See http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2015/01/29/senators-unveil-legislation-to-lift-all-travel-restrictions-to-cuba/

A look at US-Cuba talks, Argentina, Mexico and Jose Marti with Fausta Rodriguez Wertz & Jorge Ponce

Wed January 28............. A look at US-Cuba talks, the latest from Argentina, Mexico and the students PLUS Jose... http://t.co/J2dwCVoX0c — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 28, 2015  

Who is the winner in the Obama/Raul match?

When you throw the first punch in a fight, your chances of winning are enhanced. Nevertheless, you would be responsible for any collateral damage that you may have caused. With the above in mind, Cuban Government officials threw the first punch when they confiscated the holdings of U.S. businesses shortly after Fidel rose to power […]

Views on Cuba held by two U.S. Secretaries of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker glorified the Obama/Raul pact during a recent NBC interview. On the day that it was announced on December 17, 2014, she pointed out that she was seated next to the Vice-Premier of China, who turned to her and told her “great, bold move!” May I point out that the […]

Fidel reacts to Obama/Raul pact

We finally hear from Fidel regarding his reaction to the Obama/Raul Pact. He indicated that he always supports "a pacific solution to the conflicts." ???!!! See http://latino.foxnews.com/latino/politics/2015/01/27/after-long-silence-fidel-castro-pens-letter-statement-on-changing-us-cuban/