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A liberal view of tyranny at distance

A liberal view of tyranny at distance By Michael Moynihan 11:30 AM Tuesday Oct 2, 2012 In 1933, as Joseph Stalin was busy purging his enemies and building a murderous cult of personality, the New York-based left-wing magazine The Nation advised readers interested in travelling to Moscow that Intourist, the Soviet Union's official travel agency, [...] Continue reading

Do You Remember the Revolutionary Offensive of 1968?

Do You Remember the Revolutionary Offensive of 1968? / Haroldo Dilla Alfonso Haroldo Dilla Alfonso, Translator: Unstated On March 13, 1968, Fidel Castro, in one of his miles-long speeches, announced to the Cuban people what he called "the Revolutionary Offensive*." In reality, it had nothing revolutionary about it, on the contrary, it was an essentially [...] Continue reading

Libya is no Cuba, Gadaffi is no Castro or Che

Libya is no Cuba, Gadaffi is no Castro or CheHumberto Fontova"The only real power comes out of a rifle." Joseph Stalin"Death is the solution to all problems - no man, no problem." Joseph Stalin"I trust no one, not even myself.&... Continue reading

Cuban Days: The Inscrutable Nation

Cuban Days: The Inscrutable Nation
Tom Gjelten

I made my first reporting trip to Cuba in 1994 to cover the balsero
crisis. Over a four-week period in August and September of that year,
about 35,000 desperate Cubans took to the… Continue reading

Future China of the Caribbean?

Future China of the Caribbean?
Raul rolls the dice
KONRAD YAKABUSKI
Globe and Mail Update
April 19, 2008 at 12:05 AM EDT

HAVANA — Alejandro, a 20-year-old history student at the Universidad de
la Habana, proudly shows off a sampling… Continue reading

In the last act of Castro's Cuba, a search is on for a new beginning

In the last act of Castro's Cuba, a search is on for a new beginning

In Havana last week the trucks were busy replacing vintage American and
Soviet fridges with new free models from China. Fidel Castro may have
left… Continue reading

Cuba's Dissident Movement Grows Stronger as Castro Weakens

Cuba’s Dissident Movement Grows Stronger as Castro Weakens
By Stefania Lapenna
Sunday, October 29, 2006

Despite the official claims from the communist regime in Cuba that the
tyrant Fidel Castro is recovering, and could soon return to power, the
reality… Continue reading

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