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    Travelling the dichotomy of Cuba, from the beautiful beaches to the mainland

    Travelling the dichotomy of Cuba, from the beautiful beaches to the mainland Nancy Truman, Special to National Post | January 24, 2017 3:16 PM ET More from Special to National Post Just weeks after Cuba’s former president Fidel Castro was laid to rest on December 3, 2016, I found myself on the largest island in […] Continue reading

    The Legacy of Fidel Castro and the Future of Cuba

    The Legacy of Fidel Castro and the Future of Cuba / Iván García Iván García, 6 December 2016 — Some large scale political events, the ones where people are weeping over the death of a “venerated leader” or yelling slogans like ventriloquists, are really smoke and mirrors. A dishonest trick. On April 7, 1957, a […] Continue reading

    Leftist allies fly in to pay tribute to Cuba’s Castro at mass rally

    Leftist allies fly in to pay tribute to Cuba’s Castro at mass rally Raul Castro swears allegiance in front of Fidel Castro’s urn By Sarah Marsh | HAVANA (Reuters) – Leaders of Cuba’s leftist allies and other developing countries arrive in Havana on Tuesday for a mass rally commemorating Fidel Castro, the rebel who seized […] Continue reading

    Cubana’s fleet – VIPs come first

    Cubana’s fleet: VIPs come first MICHEL SUÁREZ | Madrid | 21 de Noviembre de 2016 – 23:11 CET. Cubana de Aviación has blamed its disastrous state (once again) to the US embargo. “There are no aviation supply companies in the world that dare to sell direct to Cuba,” the company’s director recently alleged. As he […] Continue reading

    US-Cuba Deal at One Year – Castros Stronger than Ever

    US-Cuba Deal at One Year: Castros Stronger than Ever / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on December 16, 2015 Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, Reykjavik, 15-December 2015 — A non-interventionist US president, a Peronist Catholic pope, and a right-wing military dictator exalted by the Latin American left was bound to be a winning ticket. And so […] Continue reading

    Racial Prejudice Begins in Childhood

    Cuba: Racial Prejudice Begins in Childhood / Ivan Garcia Posted on April 28, 2015 Iván García, 29 April 2015 — The first time that Yumilka, a teacher, felt discriminated against because of the color of her skin she was only four years old. “It was in the daycare center. I remember coming home crying. A […] Continue reading

    VP Ramiro Valdes: Cuba will not Return to the Past

    VP Ramiro Valdes: Cuba will not Return to the Past Juan C. Domínguez Taño / Saturday, 26 July 2014 09:48 Cuban Vice-president Ramiro Valdes Menendez that gave the main speech of the main rally for Cuba’s National Rebelliousness Day, hosted by province of Artemisa, extolled why the called Generation of the Centennial attacked the garrisons […] Continue reading

    OLPL Speaks at Johns Hopkins

    OLPL Speaks at Johns Hopkins / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo Posted on May 17, 2014 Speech by OLPL in Kenney Auditorium, Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies, Washington DC, 16 May 2014. Dear friends: As a Cuban from the Island —and all Cubans are, no matter how far and how much time has […] Continue reading

    Mandela Has Died – Hopefully One Day His Real Thoughts About The Dictator Fidel Castro Will Come To Light

    Mandela Has Died: Hopefully One Day His Real Thoughts About The Dictator Fidel Castro Will Come To Light / Angel Santiesteban Posted on December 22, 2013 I always assumed, out of respect and ethics, not to speak disparagingly of the dead. This time I will not. To this I will turn to a literary level […] Continue reading

    RIDING MISTER ROJAS / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo

    RIDING MISTER ROJAS / Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo
    Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo, Translator: Joanne Gómez

    In art, like in politics, the speeches of epigones, now free of the
    original guilt of the Messiah, start attempting a liberal rereading of
    the revolutionary scripture and end up being pure fascism. The Cuban
    intellectual Fernando Rojas, beyond his high… Continue reading

    The End of the End of the Revolution

    The End of the End of the Revolution
    By ROGER COHEN
    Published: December 5, 2008

    ON MY FIRST DAY IN HAVANA I wandered down to the Malecón, the world's
    most haunting urban seafront promenade. A norte was blustering, sending
    breakers crashing over the stone dike built in 1901 under short-lived
    American rule. Bright explosions of spray… Continue reading

    US Media's Faustian Bargain with Castro

    US Media's Faustian Bargain with Castro

    Reports coming out of Castro's "workers' paradise" are laughably
    simplistic and shallow.
    July 15, 2008 – by Henry Gomez

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    Thomas Jefferson eloquently stated that "our liberty cannot be guarded
    but by the freedom of the press." Yet along with the rights granted to
    the… Continue reading

    Cubans buy into Raúl's new consumer freedoms

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    Cubans buy into Raúl's new consumer freedoms
    Cubans have enthusiastically embraced Raúl Castro's lifting of
    restrictions on products such as cellphones and TVs.
    Posted on Sun, May. 18, 2008
    BY MIAMI HERALD STAFF
    Cuba@MiamiHerald.com

    HAVANA —
    Buses are running, household goods are flying off store shelves, and
    Cubans are giddily comparing their latest cellphone features.… Continue reading

    US wants bold Cuban reforms before engagement

    US wants bold Cuban reforms before engagement
    Published on Monday, April 7, 2008
    By Sue Pleming and Arshad Mohammed

    WASHINGTON, USA (Reuters): Cuba must make bolder reforms, free political
    prisoners and improve human rights before Washington can engage
    President Raul Castro and end a half-century of isolation, a US official
    said.

    In an interview with Reuters… Continue reading

    Cuba: Blocking Bloggers

    Cuba: Blocking Bloggers
    Cuba Published by Janine Mendes-Franco March 28th, 2008 Share This
    Tags: block, bloggers, Cuba.

    Want to get the Cuban blogosphere talking? Block access to a popular
    blog. Ever since Cuban authorities did just that to several
    less-than-supportive Havana-based blogs earlier this week, the blogging
    diaspora have come out in full support of Cuban… Continue reading

    Cuba's revolution not worth price

    THE OPPENHEIMER REPORT
    Cuba's revolution not worth price
    Posted on Sun, Feb. 24, 2008
    BY ANDRES OPPENHEIMER
    aoppenheimer@MiamiHerald.com

    MEXICO CITY — Now that Mexico is officially describing Cuba's newly
    retired President Fidel Castro as an ''outstanding figure,'' the
    Brazilian president calls him a ''mythical'' leader and the world media
    are doing verbal pirouettes to avoid calling… Continue reading

    THE MYTH OF CUBAN HEALTH CARE, MICHAEL MOORE GIVES IT A POWERFUL BOOST

    CUBA: THE MYTH OF CUBAN HEALTH CARE, MICHAEL MOORE GIVES IT A POWERFUL BOOST
    2007-07-13. National Review / Digital, July 30 , 2007,

    www.nationalreview.com
    Jay Nordlinger

    MICHAEL MOORE has made another piece of pure propaganda. This film,
    called Sicko, attacks the American health-care system. You will agree
    that there is a lot to attack. But Moore… Continue reading

    Cuba: What a Great Place to Visit! Never Mind the Dictatorship

    Cuba: What a Great Place to Visit! Never Mind the Dictatorship
    NBC's Matt Lauer points to tourism numbers as a sign that Cuba is
    flourishing under Fidel Castro's regime.
    By Jeff Poor and Amy Menefee
    Business & Media Institute
    6/5/2007 4:39:31 PM

    Cuba's a great place to live and visit – that's the word in the… Continue reading

    NBC's Matt Lauer Touts Tourism to Island Dictatorship

    NBC's Matt Lauer Touts Tourism to Island Dictatorship
    Posted by Julia A. Seymour on June 5, 2007 – 17:36.

    To hear the media tell it, Cuba is a great country to live in and visit.
    With propagandist Michael Moore's "Sicko" soon to debut and glorify the
    Cuban health care system, NBC "Today host Matt Lauer broadcast… Continue reading

    Tourism has proven to be Cuban lifesaver

    Tourism has proven to be Cuban lifesaver
    But it is a cornerstone of a corrupt dictatorship
    By D'Arcy Jenish – Business Edge
    Published: 12/22/2006 – Vol. 6, No. 26

    This is the time of year when the travel sections of the Saturday
    newspapers start to become thick with ads for packaged holidays to warm
    and sunny… Continue reading