Saturday, October 1, 2022

Tag: Cuba

While Cuba deals with blazing fire, the US watches and waits

Withholding assistance at this critical time indicates to Cubans, Cuban Americans and the world that the Biden Administration is not really interested in the well-being of the Cuban people, despite statements to the contrary.

Cubans more excited about school reopening than regime change

“The U.S. government misread Cuba when it decided to invest so heavily in trying to instigate insurrection. We Cubans want to improve our country & move forward, not back to the times when we were the friendly playground of U.S. capital, corruption & ambition.”

Media play up protests, play down effect of US sanctions in...

While giving the protests a great deal of coverage, the corporate press across the political spectrum consistently downplayed one of the primary causes of unrest: the increasingly punitive U.S. blockade.

Biden should make normalizing relations with Cuba “a priority”

Biden would do well to heed the warning and with the stroke of a pen, lift trade and travel restrictions and allow unrestricted remittances.

The Trump administration’s parting outrage against Cuba

Just like millions of U.S. citizens, Cubans are counting the days until the Trump administration becomes history and hoping the next administration will offer some relief.

Cuba under media attack for sending doctors, not bombs, to help...

The Cuban approach stands in marked contrast to the modus operandi of the global superpower and Cuba’s primary antagonist, the United States.

Guantánamo’s indelible legacy

Or how this became a Gitmo world.

Trump escalates economic attack on Cuba, banning Americans from educational, cultural...

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin claimed the ban is in retaliation for Cuba “providing a communist foothold in the region and propping up U.S. adversaries in places like Venezuela and Nicaragua.”

Travel to Cuba falls victim to John Bolton’s wrath

The Cuban people, and the rights of Americans, should not be held hostage to brazen partisan politics.

UN overwhelmingly votes for resolution denouncing 58-year U.S. embargo against Cuba

The two nations to vote against it were the U.S. and its ally, Israel, while Ukraine and Moldova simply did not vote.

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