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Cuban dissident Daniel Llorente Miranda, an anti-communist, pro-American protester, has been placed in one of the nation’s most notorious mental institutions following his interruption of the annual May Day parade, where he ran down the parade route waving an American flag.

Quoting Jefferson and Demanding His U.S. Flag Back, Cuba’s May Day Protester Freed

The government of Cuba released Daniel Llorente, an independent dissident, from a notorious mental hospital where he was detained for more than a year after being diagnosed with “believing in God.” Llorente was arrested after interrupting the 2017 May Day parade in Havana, waving an American flag and demanding freedom for Cuba.

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Distributor: Cuba Blocking Modern Translations Despite End of Bible Ban

A Bible publisher protested this week that the Cuban communist regime has prevented them from distributing 17,000 copies printed for the island of the New International Version of the text, an update only legally available to Cuba since the regime lifted its ban on printing new Bibles in 2015.

Kenyan nurses and other health-workers demonstrate over low pay at Uhuru Park in downtown Nairobi, Kenya Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016. All doctors and nurses from public hospitals across the country have gone on strike, leading to a crisis in the health sector and putting emergency cases at higher risk of …

Unemployed Kenyan Doctors Outraged as Government Imports Cuban Slaves

Medical organizations in Kenya condemned a government plan Monday to import doctors from Cuba to address the nation’s vast shortage of medical professionals, citing that more than one thousand ready-to-work Kenyan doctors are still unemployed in the country.

US Senator Patrick Leahy is such a huge fan of Batman he has made cameo appearances in five of the franchise's movies

Congressional Democrats Condemn Trump Policy on Cuba After Meeting with Raúl Castro

Cuban dictator Raúl Castro welcomed a delegation of American Congresspersons this week led by Senator Patrick Leahy (D-VT), who used the opportunity to disparage their own government as “stupid” for maintaining sanctions on Havana and defend the communist regime from evidence that it allowed an attack on U.S. diplomats that resulted in brain damage.

FILE - In a Friday, Sept. 29, 2017 file photo, staff stand within the United States embassy facility in Havana, Cuba. The terrifying attacks in Cuba overwhelmingly hit U.S. intelligence operatives in Havana, not ordinary diplomats, when they began within days of President Donald Trump’s election, The Associated Press has …

Study: ‘Novel Mechanism’ for Brain Damage May Have Hurt U.S. Diplomats in Cuba

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Thursday reveals that 21 of the Americans complaining of hearing loss, balance problems, and other cognitive issues after working at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba suffered “widespread brain network dysfunction” of an unknown cause.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a Canada-Hong Kong business lunch held by the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong during his visit on September 6, 2016

Justin Trudeau Wants Cuba Involved in North Korea Talks

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau proposed introducing Cuba into multi-lateral talks with the rogue regime in North Korea on Thursday, citing Cuba’s established friendship with North Korea and claiming that Canada must “play a role that the United States has chosen not to play” in the crisis.

FILE - In this Nov. 29, 2016, file photo, Cuba President Raul Castro speaks during a rally in Havana, Cuba. Raul Castro appeared as alarmed as the Americans. The United States, his nation’s sworn enemy until recently, was demanding urgent answers about a spate of U.S. diplomats harmed in Havana. …

Cuba: Raul Castro Skips Mandatory Fidel Commemoration Ceremonies

Cuban dictator Raúl Castro did not attend Cuba’s major remembrance ceremonies for older brother Fidel, who died one year ago on November 25. Enthusiastic mourning of Castro is mandatory for Cuban citizens, and some remain imprisoned for refusing to participate.