Category Archives: Cuba, Libre (de los Yanquis)

History absolves Fidel at 90

I’ve been saying it for years: that Fidel Castro would live to be 100, and die thumbing his nose at Washington. I was only out by about 10 years: Last night, Fidel went marching on to victory. He was 90. … Continue reading

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Against the “leftist” case for a certain right-wing president-elect

“The end of the world as we know it” — Der Spiegel, not exactly a socialist Chicken Little, callin’ it like it really is. Of all the lame arguments I’ve ever heard, none is a bigger non-starter than “the enemy … Continue reading

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Gustavo Petro drops a bombshell: Colombia’s referendum was STOLEN!

Colombian media are in a firestorm: Juan Carlos Vélez Uribe — senator and candidate for mayor of Medellín — essentially confessing that the recent referendum on the Havana Accords, which would have put an end to the decades-old Colombian civil … Continue reading

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Cuban migrants flooding Colombia en route to the US

A group of Cuban migrants in a warehouse in northern Colombia. They are waiting for the Colombian government to resolve their situation. Meanwhile, another group of Cubans isn’t waiting. They’re making their way through the dense Colombian jungle toward Panama. … Continue reading

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For Cubans, it’s always today

Happy anniversary of the storming of the Moncada Barracks! Here are the lyrics to the song: The Moncada showed us The way that we must go And from that high example, For us it’s always the 26th. CHORUS: It’s always … Continue reading

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OAS chief meddling in Venezuela…AGAIN.

“I’m Not Almagro”, reads the paper-bag mask. Is anyone buying it? If so, I have a lovely bridge in Brooklyn that I’m looking to unload… Well might a certain OAS chief be wanting to bag his face. Because what happened … Continue reading

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El Narco’s perpetual war

Hey! Remember this guy? The one who’s so obsessed with waging war against the FARC in Colombia that he got up his own right-wing paramilitary army to murder local campesinos and blame it on the guerrillas? Yeah. HIM. Well, guess … Continue reading

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When Obama met Pánfilo: the outtakes

In case you were wondering if that meeting in Cuba really took place, here’s some snips showing the skit being rehearsed, along with a cast photo session afterwards: This should lay any doubts to rest, no?

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The Stones in Havana: Who paid for that “free” concert?

Coño, indeed. Now that all the dust has settled after the Stones oh-so-historically played in Havana, it’s time to start asking some hard questions about their “free” concert. After all, Mick Jagger is a notorious greedyguts; he’s even been known … Continue reading

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Haitian activist murdered in Venezuela

Fritz Saint Louis was a bright hope for his people in a bad time. And like so many bright hopes in Latin America and the Caribbean, he met with a violent and premature end: On Saturday night, masked men entered … Continue reading

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