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Cuba "experts" smitten with Oliver Stone's Castro infomercials
You will never guess who screened and hailed Stone's Castro infomercial "Looking For Fidel" promptly upon its release in 2004...Yes Julia Sweig made sure the screening was at the Council on Foreign Relations..
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Real Clear Politics
The Futility of Sanctions on Russia
In 1980, after the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan, President Jimmy Carter came up with a way to retaliate: stopping grain sales to Moscow.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Miami Herald
Andres Oppenheimer: Mexico's new friend: Castro's Cuba
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Oliver Stone Does Venezuela
Famous foe of imperialism Oliver Stone just premiered his documentary "Mi Amigo Hugo " in the Cuban colony of Venezuela .
Fri Mar 07, 2014
The Miami Herald
Cuban cultural exchange in Key West draws ire from some exiles
Renowned contemporary Cuban artist Roberto Fabelo gazed at his painting of a large rooster with two nude women riding it like a horse.
Reports from Cuba: Fidel, the Lawyer Who Never Won a Case
The awarding of the National Law Prize to Fidel Castro-who abolished the judicial branch, established "revolutionary courts," did away with procedural guarantees, and outlawed unfettered advocacy-is a mockery of justice.
National Review Online
Thoughts on Venezuela
Sanguinary events in Venezuela this past week - with more, surely, to come - have led to talk in Washington of some sort of sanctions.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Louisiana Children's Museum will host Children's World Fair ...
The Louisiana Children's Museum will present Children's World Fair XVI on March 22 at noon in New Orleans .
***Breaking News***Cuba's Castro dictatorship is manipulating its health care statistics
Well, it isn't really breaking news because we have known this for decades. But for the vast majority of Americans who only have the likes of the New York Times and Michael Moore as their sole source of information and news on Cuba, this will come as a shocking surprise.
Lake Chelan Mirror
The Democrats' war on business
Democrats are quick to accuse Republicans of waging a "War on Women" or a "War on Immigrants".
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Ann Coulter: Crimea River
It's pointless to pay attention to foreign policy when a Democrat is president, unless you enjoy having your stomach in a knot.
The Otago Daily Times
Chavez still 'alive' in Venezuela a year after dying of cancer
A woman holds a poster of Venezuela's late President Hugo Chavez at the 23 de Enero neighbourhood in Caracas.
Globe and Mail
Entrepreneurs who fled Cuba are returning to help
Many of the first Cubans to leave after Fidel Castro took over are beginning to come back, reuniting with the island they left in bitterness and anger, overcoming decades of heated opposition to its leaders and partnering with Cubans in direct new ways.
Bacardi clan selling Castro to the U.S. with the help of The New York Times
Above: A Vilma Espin Sandwich. A year earlier the world's most lavishly-funded intelligence agency crafted the foreign policy of the world's guardian against communism on the solemn word of this Bacardi Duchess that: the gentlemen sandwiching her had NO COMMUNIST SYMPATHIES WHATSOEVER!!! A few months earlier Vilma Espin helped arrange the famous ... (more)
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Art theft experts offer to help Cuba recover missing works
One of the world's leading databases of stolen works of art is offering to help the Cuban government recover dozens of modernist works missing from Havana's National Museum of Fine Arts.
The Becker Posner Blog
The Embargo of Cuba: Time to Go- Becker
The US embargo of Cuba began in 1960, a year after Fidel Castro turned this island toward communism.
Ex-CIA agent gives firsthand view of history
CIA agent Col. Felix Rodriguez speaks to the Politically Incorrect Club on Monday morning at the University of North Georgia's Gainesville campus in the school's Continuing Education building.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
"Gosh! But a hard-line U.S. policy will push the Castros...
"Gosh! But a hard-line U.S. policy will push the Castros further into the arms of Venezuela!" "Venezuela's problems are "precisely why Cuba has tried - in its own prickly, nationalistic way - to open the door to the US, and why the US needs to move forward rapidly with its rapprochement [to Cuba] ...If the US can ease the sense of insecurity that's ... (more)
The Globe and Mail
Onetime Castro lieutenant Huber Matos Benitez sought democratic Cuba
Huber Matos Benitez had a falling out with Fidel Castro over the direction of the Cuban Revolution and was jailed for 20 years before his release in 1979.
Georgian Court Welcomes 'Castro's Daughter' March 11
Georgian Court University welcomes Alina FernAˇndez, daughter of Fidel Castro , Tuesday, March 11 at 5:30 p.m. The event is open to the public, and tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door.