Tag Archives: Cuba

Fidel Is Dead. Long Live Fidel — or Not

Granma (above) vs. todos los demás…

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Fidel Castro Is Dead, Because 2016

On November 25, 2016, at around 10:00 PM local time, Raúl Castro confirmed the dead of Fidel Castro, the Cuban revolutionary who was the nemesis of 11 U.S. presidents. He was 90. This blogger has yet to process this information, and … Continue reading

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President Obama Does Latin America; Has more Fun than you

After a historic visit to Cuba, where he posed next to El Ché, learned how to salsa, sipped mojitos and smoked cigars, President Barack Obama this week made his way to Argentina, his first official visit to the South American country. Barely hours after the Air … Continue reading

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OK, ‘New York Post’ You Win Today: Clap, Clap, Clap

I’m even willing to overlook that CHE sans accent but OK

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Obama Talks to Pánfilo: It’s not Que Bolá, It’s Qué Bolá. Qué Lío

Oh yes! Before his historic (and hysterical) trip to Havana, Cuba, President Obama called Luis Silvia (aka Pánfilo), a retired, not-too-bright Cuban man who plays a (subtle) satire of how Cuban people often have to use their wits to escape the poverty and absurdity of life … Continue reading

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Obama Goes to Cuba; Cubans Brace for the Dunkin’ Donuts Cuban Sandwich

It’s all over now. President Barack Obama is set to arrive Sunday, March 20 in Cuba, marking the first time a sitting U.S. president visits the island in nearly 90 years. And this, my friends, only means one thing. It means the … Continue reading

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U.S.-Cuba: The Thaw in Today’s Newspapers [photo gallery]

Click on each paper (below) to see full gallery… I will be adding more as time -and energy- allow.

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