Humberto Fontova

Articles by Humberto Fontova

Christiane Amanpour's Lovefest with Castro's Daughter

Mariela Castro’s family regime has jailed and tortured the longest suffering black political prisoners in modern history, several of them suffering longer in her father’s and uncle’s dungeons than Nelson Mandela suffered in Apartheid South Africa’s.  Not that you would

The Cuba Embargo: A Foreign Policy Success Story

Last week the media was flush with stories on the 50th Anniversary of the U.S. “embargo” of Cuba. From the New York Times to USA Today, most are running AP and Reuters stories (from Havana) which begin and end with

The Cuba Embargo: A Foreign Policy Success Story

Should Mercedes-Benz Have Apologized for Che Guevara Ad Flap?

Whydid only Americans of Cuban heritage get miffed at Mercedes Benz for their Che promotional flap? From USA Today to Forbes and from the Miami Herald to The Blaze, it was the same story “Cuban-Americans angered.” Then “Mercedes apologizes to

Che Guevara Now A Pitch Man For Mercedes?

The top act at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas this week featured Mercedes Benz’ Chairman Dieter Zetsche peddling his company’s new gadgetry under a huge picture of Che Guevara, who sported the Mercedes logo on his beret. “Viva

Celebrating The Anniversary Of Che Guevera's Execution

If the Occupy Wall Street crowd thinks the NYPD is brutal, they’ve seen nothing. Che Guevara would clear the “occupation” in a New York nanosecond. His colleagues of the time recall him cheering the Soviet tanks slaughtering Hungarian freedom fighters

Ahmadinejad Humiliated In New York

As he attempted to address them this week, one third of the UN General Assembly walked out on Iranian “President” Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Then he was pointedly snubbed by all U.S. political figures and hard-balled by the media, who grilled him

Che's Failed 9/11

On the Friday after Thanksgiving 1962 Cuban agents planned to detonate 500 kilos of TNT inside Macy’s, Gimbel’s, Bloomingdale’s and Manhattan’s Grand Central Terminal. Che Guevara was the head of Cuba’s “Foreign Liberation Department” at the time. On September 11th

Hezbollah In Cuba For Attacks On Israeli Targets In the Americas

A year ago many prominent Israelis seemed smitten with Fidel Castro. “I thank you from the bottom of my heart,” wrote Israeli President Shimon Peres to Fidel Castro on Sept. 24, 2010. “I must confess that your remarks were, in

Maxine Waters Apologizes-To Fidel Castro

According to Maxine Waters the Tea party “can go straight to hell”. But “VIVA FIDEL!” she chanted during the rapturous reception that greeted the Stalinist dictator’s visit to Harlem’s Riverside Church on Sept. 9, 2000. The overflow crowd packed the

The Cuban Hostage Crisis

On August 5th Cuba’s Stalinist regime upheld their sentence of 15 years for U.S. citizen Alan Gross, a contractor for USAID jailed in Cuba since December 3rd, 2009 for bringing cell-phone and internet equipment into Castro’s fiefdom. Mr Gross was

Anders Breivik T-Shirts, Anyone?

At last count 32 year-old Anders Breivik is accused of 76 murders–to which he both confesses and boasts. According to the Black Book of Communism, the Castroite firing squads founded and lovingly mentored by Che Guevara, murdered from 12-14 thousand

Desperately Fleeing Cuba's Free And Fabulous Healthcare

Part of Adonis G.B.’s body hanging from the landing gear Last week an Iberia Airliner left Havana, landed in Madrid and found an obviously desperate Cuban stowaway. The 23 year old Cuban man named Adonis G.B. was curled in the

Anthony Bourdain Partners With Fidel Castro's Secret Police

“What?! Just look at this article’s title! Here’s typical Cuban- exile, Mc Carthyite, crackpot right-wing, Republican lunacy! Bourdain’s show is on The Travel Channel, for crying out loud! On the July 12th episode of his No Reservations , they ran

George McGovern Snubbed By 'Old Friend' Fidel Castro

This week a heartbroken George Mc Govern left Havana without a visit with Fidel Castro, who was busy tending to his cancer-stricken Venezuelan Sugar-Daddy. “Castro is very shy and sensitive,” gushed McGovern after his first Cuban visit in 1975. “I

A Grateful Cuban Refugee Says Thanks To America

When Cuban refugees by the thousands landed amidst “gun and religion-clinging people” with ingrained “antipathy to people who aren’t like them,” the potential for trouble was enormous. When young southern Americans just starting the travails (and joys) of careers and

Rapper Who Hails Stalinist Mass-Murderer Invited To White House

For inviting the rapper-“poet” named “Common,” to the White House, our First Lady is currently taking some heat. Common’s lyric, it appears, are a trifle “racy,” plus in his “poetry,” he hails Black-Panther/Cop-killer Joanne “Assata Shakur” Chesimard. But for inviting

Fidel Castro 'Horrified' By Bin Laden Death

“The assassination of an unarmed human being while surrounded by his own relatives is something abhorrent. Assassinating him and sending him to the depths of the sea shows fear and insecurity, (and) turns him into a much more dangerous figure.”

Castro and Che's Foiled (and Forgotten) 9/11

Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, a.k.a., Carlos the Jackal “I’m proud of the path of Osama bin Laden,” gushed Ilich Ramírez Sánchez from a French prison in 2002. Ramirez was also known during the 1970’s as “Carlos the Jackal,” and “The World’s

When Eric Holder Earned his Spurs (Elian Gonzalez, April 22, 2000)

The New Black Panther Party threatened Philadelphia voters with billy clubs and Eric Holder’s justice department couldn’t be bothered. CAIR was accused of fundraising for Hamas, and Eric Holder shrugged. But back when Fidel Castro demanded the return of an

Fidel Castro 'Resigns!'

The MSM is all aflutter, atwitter and agape over Cuba’s Communist Party “Congress” this week where Fidel Castro (84), former Cuban “President,” and “First Secretary of Cuba’s Communist Party,” officially “resigned” his position as “First Secretary of Cuba’s Communist Party.”

Che Guevara at the Bay of Pigs

Castro and his groupies hail The Bay of Pigs as his crowning glory: “Imperialism’s First Defeat!” Never mind that Castro’s forces got one of the most inglorious stompings in modern military history. Castro and his groupies hail Che Guevara as

Jimmy Carter Charms The Castro Brothers In Havana

Embracing a recent invitation by the Castro brothers Jimmy Carter visited Cuba this week. “We greeted each other as old friends,” gushed Carter regarding his meeting with Fidel Castro. “In 2002, we received him warmly,” reciprocated Castro. “Now, I reiterated

Castro Condemns Jewish American Aid Worker to 15 Years in Prison

On Saturday Castro’s court handed down a sentence of 15 years to Alan Gross, a contractor for USAID jailed in Cuba since Dec. 2009 for bringing cell-phone and internet equipment into Castro’s fiefdom. Mr Gross was trying to help Cuba’s

CNN's Piers Morgan: Charlie Sheen is 'the Che Guevara of Television'

Sharing the doofus gene doesn’t make Sheen Che. Last week on his show Piers Morgan Tonight, the smitten host gushed that his impromptu guest Charlie Sheen (before his complete meltdown) was “the Che Guevara of television” and “one of life’s

Castro Grabs for Americans' Wallets with Medicare Fraud

Medicare fraud costs U.S. taxpayers an estimated $60 billion a year. One third of Medicare fraud prosecutions take place in south Florida. Six of the top ten Medicare-fraud fugitives from U.S. justice are thought to be hiding in Cuba. Needless

Che Guevara's Cameo in Madison

Whew! Good thing he wasn’t a Tea-partier caught on camera saying he wants to vote for Benito Mussolini and clone Augusto Pinochet! Instead he was a union protestor in Madison Wisconsin caught on camera saying he wants to vote for

A Genuine Black American Hero for Black History Month

Black History Month ends soon – so can I nominate a genuine Black American hero for next year’s? Don’t look for this from Oprah, Tavis Smiley, The Congressional Black Caucus, or anywhere in the MSM including (especially!) The History Channel,

Castro Torture-Victim Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

When a smitten Jesse Jackson yelled “Viva Che!– Viva Fidel!” alongside the latter at the University of Havana in 1984 with Jeremiah Wright (among Jackson’s entourage) clapping wildly from the sidelines, the world’s longest suffering black political prisoner languished in