Category Archives: Cuba

What Cuban American views on the embargo and global warming have in common

What do Cuban American views on the embargo and global warming have in common? They are shifting at about the same pace, 1.3° per century. Think about it, there has been a U.S. foreign policy position in place for over … Continue reading

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Leftist Administration gets an election year fix

Lefties in the Obama Administration [redundant?] are no doubt constrained by reelection efforts, so at this stage they are reduced to using visas as a way expressing their solidarity with all things on the left. The Wall Street Journal’s Mary … Continue reading

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How Do I Lift Thee, Let Me Count The Ways

To say that getting the United States to lift their economic sanctions against Cuba is an article of faith to some on the left, is a comical understatement.  Perhaps fueled by guilt, given their complicity in giving Fidel Castro a … Continue reading

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Castro Proposes Post-Death Limits For Public Office

Havana, Cuba (CNN) — Cuban President Raul Castro on Saturday proposed setting post-death limits for public office in a country where two brothers have ruled for more than 50 years. “We have arrived at the conclusion that it is advisable … Continue reading

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Abuelo’s ALF Spells Trouble for Cuban Goverment

Recently, a Cuban government ministry [i.e. the Castros] issued a comically ungrateful statement bemoaning the fact that the recent Obama administration loosening of travel restrictions did not go far enough. It made me wonder what a Cuban government official would … Continue reading

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Castro Brothers To Sue Over H.R. 4645 Debacle

The news Tuesday from the House Foreign Affairs Committee was just too much to bear. Yesterday, the Castro brothers, on behalf of the Cuban government, filed suit in the United States Federal District Court of Connecticut yesterday alleging gross negligence … Continue reading

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Miami Herald Editorial Board vs Sarah Stephens

The Miami Herald is no apologist for the Castro regime, Sarah Stephens is. For a while now, I find myself in complete agreement with the Miami Herald editorials about Cuba. Here is what they wrote today about the recent pronouncements … Continue reading

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Cuban Catholic Hierarchy: Wheat or Chafe?

Please read the recent post by Robert Molleda over at his Searching for Signs blog. I agree with Robert’s thoughts on the topic of the failure of the ‘Cuban Ecclesiastical Hierarchy.’ It is tempting to compare this ongoing failure of … Continue reading

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Cuba: Those Who Speak Outand the Catholic Cardinal Who Won’t

Every now and then, someone in the political arena make a point so seemingly simple and effective, you wonder how the other side can rebut it. I thought that the WSJ columnist, Mary Anastasia O’Grady, made one in addressing the … Continue reading

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The Moral Relativism of the DeWolf Perry Family

James DeWolf Perry VI – a Harvard University Ph.D. candidate concentrating on the Rhode Island slave trade – traveled to Cuba recently and saw “pure evil.” Alas, it had nothing to do with the Castro regime’s treatment of political dissidents … Continue reading

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