For Andrew I have writer's block. It's not that I can't find stuff to write about, but rather that everything that I write ends up in the recycle bin when I proof it. It ends up there not because it lacks substance or the delivery is less than what I set up as a standard [...]
Sign the petition calling for the release of Cuban prisoner of conscience Dr. Oscar Elias Biscet.
Cardenal Ortega is certainly looking out for his lord and master, castro, inc. After Cuban state thugs beat the defiant and now paraplegic former political prisoner, and that negative news hit the Internet, the Cardinal helped the regime see the error of their ways, and now they've had a change of heart. Bastards, the only reason he needs [...]
The Cuban political prisoners that reportedly are being freed and allowed to leave are neither. They are mere slaves in a $cam to prop up a murderous dictator for the $ake of business as usual. How is the current practice of the state selling the labor of Cuban workers , more here, and here, to [...]
Do you recognize these faces? From The Real Cuba Blog: April 24 - Four Cuban American lawyers and a Miami-based television station have launched a campaign to identify and publicly name Cuban state security agents and pro-government militants who attack dissidents on the island. Called "Cuba, Repression ID," the project that began this week solicits [...]
The roster of castro's victims continues to grow, as does our grief, but it is our duty to remember each and every one of them, and to never forget who is responsible, and to never, ever give up on insisting that justice be served. Here is the video of fidel admitting responsibility: http://www.hermanos.org/Movies/Fidel%20Castro%20Admite.mov Read more [...]
Myself with Henry Agueros, Esteban Fernandez of Periódico 20 de Mayo, and Junta Patriotica members Joel Borges and Gilberto Perez at the Jose Marti Plaza in Los Angeles. We read the manisfesto internacional por los Derechos Humanos en Cuba, 05-12-09. Nosotros, cubanos en el exilio, unidos en una cadena internacional por la libertad y la [...]
This just in, sorry it's in Spanish, I'm working on getting it translated: En prisión activista por los derechos humanos Dr. Darsi Ferrer. Por Jaime Leygonier. En La Habana, el 21 de julio de 2009, agentes en uniforme policial y verde olivo detuvieron en su hogar al Dr. Darsi Ferrer Ramírez y lo condujeron al [...]
Kendrick Meek, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Albio Sires, Lincoln Diaz-Balart, Mario Diaz-Balart, and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, all members of the Congressional Cuba Democracy Caucus, have stepped up to the plate on behalf of Cuban political prisoner Ariel Sigler Amaya. The lack of action by other members of Congress, as well as international Human Rights organizations, and the [...]
Last week Dr. Darsi Ferrer and his wife were arrested; their alleged crime? Inviting a group of friends for a walk on Havana’s Malecón. The Real Cuba has the photos showing Dr. Ferrer’s injuries and the damage done to his home by Cuban state thugs while they were detained. Click on the thumbnails to enlarge: [...]
If I didn't know any better, I would have to say that President Obama is just plain terrified of Fox News. What other reason would he and his administration have to spend so much time complaining and whining about the cable news channel? Unlike the State-run media, Fox News does not shy away from critical [...]
...you shoved him down our throats and got him elected, asswipes. I warned you, said it many many a time. Under socialism, the free press is the first victim.
Update by Gaius Pitbullius Maximus: I decided to update Val's post by including the entire text of the letter he linked to below because IT NEEDS TO BE READ AND SENT AROUND THE COUNTRY! I want one -- just one -- justification as to why this is okay to do in "post-partisan America." Just one, [...]
OK folks, after tons of hard work and running around and phone calls and emails galore, among lots of other things, we have put together a schedule of events for this year's Cuba Nostalgia Convention: Friday, May 15th: Cigar Rolling and Buy Val Mojitos day, sponsored by Cuban Crafters Cigars Swing by the Babalu Pavilion [...]
Jorge of The Real Cuba nails it: How would Mexico feel? Mexico is currently going through a crisis due to the spread of the swine-flu. More than 100 people have died; businesses and schools have had to shut down; people are living in fear; tourism is suffering, no doubt it is a complete disaster. All [...]