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Archive for May 19th, 2016

El Chapo, NAFTA, Trump and other stories from Mexico with Allan Wall

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May 19, 2016 at 9:00 pm

Jose Marti would say NO to shaking hands with the Castro regime

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(My new Babalu Blog post)

We remember that Jose Marti died on May 19, 1895.   It’s an important date for most Cubans.

How should we remember Jose Marti or live up to his ideals?

We can do two things.

First,  support Cuban bloggers, dissidents & “Las Damas”.   They are persecuted by the Castro dictatorship for posting their thoughts online or expressing them in public.   

Second, don’t legitimize the Castro brothers by treating them like elected leaders or representatives of the Cuban people.  They don’t deserve it.   The Cuban people have never selected this regime.   In fact, thousands have fled the regime over the years.

Sitting down with dictators like Fidel and Raul Castro?   Jose Marti would say no!   

P.S. You can listen to my show (Canto Talk) and follow me on Twitter.

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May 19, 2016 at 3:49 pm

Bernie’s message is more like ‘lethal sun-bern’

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And there is Senator Sanders promising what he can’t deliver, what the U.S. cannot afford or a president could not pass even if he has 60 votes in the U.S. Senate.……

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May 19, 2016 at 6:38 am