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    Bob Menendez says Obama administration’s Cuba policy is ‘one-way street’

    Bob Menendez says Obama administration’s Cuba policy is ‘one-way street’ By Elizabeth LlorentePublished August 20, 2015 Fox News Latino Sen. Robert Menendez took aim at what he sees as velvet-glove treatment of the Castro regime in Cuba by the Obama administration, saying that all the U.S. overtures toward the communist nation have made zero difference […] Continue reading

    A Secretive Path to Raising U.S. Flag in Cuba

    A Secretive Path to Raising U.S. Flag in Cuba By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and PETER BAKERAUG. 13, 2015 WASHINGTON — Before the United States and Cuba could seal a historic diplomatic rapprochement brokered in 18 months of secret talks, they first had to hide a pregnancy. Late last year, when President Obama and President Raúl […] Continue reading

    Left-Wing Magazine Plans Posh Trip To Castro’s Cuba

    Left-Wing Magazine Plans Posh Trip To Castro’s Cuba BLAKE NEFF Reporter 11:24 AM 07/11/2015 The Nation, one of America’s premier left-wing magazines, is advertising a trip to Communist Cuba where it touts that visitors will be able to meet spies who helped kill Americans. An email sent out Friday invites loyal friends of The Nation […] Continue reading

    Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassy

    Top American diplomat in Cuba in line to head new embassy BY ANITA SNOW Associated Press HAVANA From his office high above Havana, Jeffrey DeLaurentis has a sweeping view of the cerulean Florida Straits and the blood-red letters declaring Cuba’s defiance of the United States. “Homeland or Death!” reads the sign erected in front of […] Continue reading

    The Castros’ New Friend

    The Castros’ New Friend [14-05-2015 22:57:34] James Kirchick (www.miscelaneasdecuba.net).- Obama’s change of policy helps Cuba’s oppressive regime, not its democratic dissidents I’ve visited more than my fair share of dictatorships, but Cuba is the only one where travelers at the airport must pass through a metal detector uponentering, in addition to leaving, the country. Immediately […] Continue reading

    The Cuba Deal – How Raúl Castro Duped Obama

    The Cuba Deal: How Raúl Castro Duped Obama 2/27/2015 @ 2:14PM GUEST POST WRITTEN BY Néstor T. Carbonell Mr. Carbonell is an international affairs consultant and author of “And The Russians Stayed: The Sovietization of Cuba.” On December 17, following a year and a half of secret negotiations with the Castro regime, President Obama trumpeted […] Continue reading

    Rubio clashes with State Dept. at Cuba hearing

    Rubio clashes with State Dept. at Cuba hearing BY CHRIS ADAMS MCCLATCHY WASHINGTON BUREAU 02/03/2015 1:40 PM 02/03/2015 9:41 PM WASHINGTON Sen. Marco Rubio began an assault on the White House plan to relax trade, travel and diplomatic restrictions with Cuba, telling top administration officials Tuesday that he didn’t think it would be effective and […] Continue reading

    Cuba detains fewer dissidents following detente with U.S.

    Cuba detains fewer dissidents following detente with U.S. BY DANIEL TROTTA HAVANA Mon Feb 2, 2015 2:51pm EST (Reuters) – Cuban police detained 178 opposition activists in January, the lowest monthly total in more than four years as Cuba entered talks with the United States to restore diplomatic relations, a dissident human rights organization said […] Continue reading

    Boehner’s Speech Guests Include Cuban Resistance Leader

    Boehner’s Speech Guests Include Cuban Resistance Leader By KRISTINA PETERSON House Speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) will host Cuban resistance leader Jorge Luis Garcia Perez, known as Antunez, among his guests at Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. Guests connected to Cuba, with whom the U.S. is easing trade and travel rules for the […] Continue reading

    How prisoner names were drawn up in U.S.-Cuba secret talks

    How prisoner names were drawn up in U.S.-Cuba secret talks BY DAVID ADAMS, MATT SPETALNICK AND LESLEY WROUGHTON HAVANA/WASHINGTON Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:06pm EST (Reuters) – Cuba’s deal with the United States to release 53 prisoners, worked out in secret talks over many months, has left a number of political opponents still in jail […] Continue reading

    Cuba has freed all 53 prisoners as agreed in U.S. deal – U.S. officials

    Exclusive: Cuba has freed all 53 prisoners as agreed in U.S. deal – U.S. officials BY MATT SPETALNICK, DAVID ADAMS AND LESLEY WROUGHTON WASHINGTON/HAVANA Mon Jan 12, 2015 7:11am EST (Reuters) – Cuba has released all 53 prisoners it had promised to free, senior U.S. officials said, a major step toward détente with Washington. The […] Continue reading