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U.S. SENATOR BOB MENENDEZ (D-NJ) REFUSES TO PLAY BALL WITH PRESIDENT OBAMA

U.S. Senator Bob Menendez (D-NJ) broke ranks with his fellow Democrats on January 15, 2015, and criticized President Obama for negotiating with Iran over its nuclear program. President Obama reacted to Senator Menendez’ challenge by saying that as a former senator himself, he understood how outside forces -- like special interests and donors -- can […]

Joe García and President Obama can’t fool Cuban-Americans

A man, a president, a politician, and just about anybody else who cannot keep his word cannot be trusted to look after the welfare of others. If you are president of the United States, you cannot be trusted if you keep flip-flopping on your promises to them. The "audacity of hope" becomes nothing more than […]

U.S. SENATOR MARCO RUBIO ALWAYS HAS OUR BACKS!

The White House has announced that it will have as their guest at the State of the Union address on January 20, 2015, Alan Gross. We can be certain that President Obama will mention his new Cuba opening as a major accomplishment of his administration. He will brag about how this initiative will bring the […]

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND “JE SUIS” WHAT?

There has been an outpouring of support for the victims of the Charlie Hebdo’s staff in Paris, which is most often expressed by holding up “Je Suis Charlie” signs. But the free-world is wondering what kind of “Je Suis” sign President Obama wants to hold up. He has been missing in action since the Paris […]

Cuba, Venezuela and other US-Latin America stories of the week with Fausta Rodriguez Wertz, editor of Fausta’s Blog

Thursday Jan 15.........US-Latin America stories of the week........ http://t.co/DqpTFfKZNZ — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) January 15, 2015  

Once again, the lack of support from a few African American congressmen

During a visit to Cuba in 2009, Representative Bobby L. Rush (D-IL) indicated that Raul ““was very engaging, down-to earth and kind man.” On January 12, 2015, the same Representative Rush introduced H.R. 274 to lift the trade embargo on Cuba. There are no expectations that Representative Rush’s bill will garner sufficient votes to overturn […]

An update on the US-Cuba deal with Jorge Ponce

An update on the US-Cuba deal with Jorge Ponce................... click to hear: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/cantotalk/2015/01/13/an-update-on-the-us-cuba-deal-with-jorge-ponce  

U.S. SENATOR MARCO RUBIO – AMERICAN PATRIOT; CUBAN-AMERICAN FREEDOM ADVOCATE

When asked by reporters about surveys that allegedly show that the issue within Cuban-American circles on whether the U.S. Government should lift its 1962 embargo against Communist Cuba is a generational thing or not, he responded with “I don’t care if the polls say that 99 percent of people believe we should normalize relations in […]

RFK Jr. Throws Dead Kennedys Under the Obama-Cuba Bus

The title of the piece is "We have so much to learn from Cuba". Robert F. Kennedy Jr. opens his latest op-ed, this one regarding the Obama administration's diplomacy-warming of a U.S.-Cuba relationship by embargo change, by putting blame on two of his own relatives... In early December, President Barack Obama announced the restoration of […]

Hopelessnes And Change For The Worse

I haven’t been paying too much attention to current events these past few weeks. Frankly, The Obama administration’s decision to "normalize" relations with Cuba left me with the desire to crawl into a cave with a few bottles and hibernate. So as I start to come out of my temporary exile in the blissful cave of ignorance, […]

MY THOUGHTS ON THE NEW CUBA POLICY

See https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/president-obama-cuba-jorge-ponce?trk=prof-post

Saladrigas v. Calzon

  Following is an excellent debate between two Cuban-Americans, Carlos Saladrigas and Frank Calzon, on the Oscar Haza TV program. The debate centered on whether the U.S. policy towards Cuba merits revision. I've said it many times in the past that it does not matter whether one is a Democrat or a Republican, rich or […]

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 […]

The French elections and “No Che Day” with Michael Prada

Thursday: The French elections and a few other issues with Michael Prada... by Silvio Canto Jr http://t.co/ARBCUXdqUu — Silvio Canto, Jr. (@SCantojr) October 10, 2014  

Is It Time To Lift The U.S. Embargo?!!

To those who claim that it is time to lift the U.S. embargo against Cuba, please listen up: Cuban Government officials, on September 10, 2014, calculated its negative impact on the Cuban economy at more than $1.1 trillion. It was never meant as a tool to topple the Cuban regime. Those who repeat the latter […]