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October 15th, 2017 - 8:04 am § in Hypocrisy

Castro on Tobacco

Fidel Castro: My Life: A Spoken Autobiography  “Well, everyone knows that historically we’ve been a tobacco producer for over 500 years; it was a product native to this island, cultivated and consumed here when Columbus arrived and ‘discovered’ us, and our tobacco. We can’t give it up[...]

December 16th, 2016 - 12:14 pm § in Misc.

Entrepreneurial Failures

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November 27th, 2016 - 1:18 pm § in Misc., UW

Young Americans grateful for the opportunity to study medicine in Cuba

Young people for the U.S. studying medicine in Havana welcomed news of the visit by President Obama to Cuba, and hope that the rapprochement between the two countries is mutually beneficial. ELAM students Shaneen Whyte, Patrick Daley and Jontay Darko. Photo: Orlando Perera (courtesy of ICAP) Young p[...]

October 9th, 2016 - 4:35 pm § in Misc.

50th Anniversary of Death of Che

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April 18th, 2016 - 3:44 pm § in Misc.

US Secretly Undermining Cuba Using Hip Hop

Another USAID covert plan exposed According to an investigation by the Associated Press, the U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, attempted to infiltrate the Cuban hip-hop movement as part of a covert project to destabilize the country. Documents obtained by AP indicate that USAID hired[...]

June 14th, 2015 - 1:23 am § in America, Politics

Birthday of Che

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April 27th, 2015 - 4:59 pm § in America, Misc., The Ave Scene

Can someone call a doctor?

                    While we complain about our broken healthcare system in the United States, there are 5 billion people worldwide who lack access to surgical care. http://www.bbc.com/news/health-32452249           &nbs[...]

April 2nd, 2015 - 1:36 am § in America

Kosher and Cuban .. and it is Pesadicher too?

The Only Kosher Butcher Shop in Cuba For nearly 70 years, the privately run business has provided kosher beef to the country’s Jews, and only to the Jews—non-Jewish Cubans receive rations for pork, available in vastly limited supply elsewhere. thejewniverse.com[...]

December 21st, 2014 - 1:48 pm § in Misc.

SUNDAY REVELATIONS: The Good Pope

How the Pope Helped End the Cuba Embargo As more details emerge about the watershed normalizing of diplomatic relations between the United States and Cuba, we’re learning more about the instrumental role that Pope Francis played in helping to bring American and Cuban leaders together.  [...]

December 18th, 2014 - 9:46 am § in Misc.

Jimmy Carter “proud and grateful” for Obama’s efforts to restore ties with Cuba

President Jimmy Carter  said Thursday on MSNBC that the best way to bring democracy to Cubans is to let Americans “go there and trade and invest.” Carter says that will show Cubans that Americans are “not the enemy.”  [...]