In Cuba’s Communist Economy, Only the Military Profit from Tourism

In a foreign policy speech on Friday, President Donald Trump is set to announce changes in the United States’ relationship with Cuba, including increased travel restrictions and an effort to stop foreign aid going to “repressive members of the Cuban

Soldiers march to mark the Armed Forces Day and commemorate the landing of the yacht Granma, which brought the Castro brothers, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and others from Mexico to Cuba to start the revolution in 1959, in Havana, Cuba, January 2, 2017. - See more at:

Iran Deal Salesman Ben Rhodes: Trump’s Pro-Human Rights Cuba Policy ‘Will Fail’

Former Obama Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes is not happy with President Trump’s moves to reverse Obama’s “normalization” of Cuba, and has penned an article in the Atlantic in which he claims it “will fail” and calls it the “last illogical gasp of a strain of American politics with a 50-year track record of failure.”

White House Deputy National Security Advisor Ben Rhodes speaks to reporters in the briefing room of the White House April 7, 2015 in Washington, DC. Rhodes was speaking about the suspected cyber attack on US government systems last year. AFP PHOTO/BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

California Cubans Celebrate Fidel Castro’s Death

Cuban-Americans in Southern California were overjoyed at the news of Fidel Castro’s death on Friday, as the dictator who clung to power for decades and drove many to flee to the United States finally passed.

(FILES) Cuban President Fidel Castro checks his watch while watching the traditional Labor Day parade attended by thousands of people in Havana's Plaza of the Revolution, May 1, 1998. Castro resigned on February 19, 2008 as president and commander in chief of Cuba in a message published in the online …

EU Chief Juncker Praises ‘Hero’ Fidel Castro

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker has praised late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro as a “hero for many”. In a statement issued by the Commission after Castro’s death, Mr Junker said the Communist dictator was “one of the historic figures of


Watch: Miami Celebrates Castro’s Death

Early Saturday morning, MSNBC captured the celebratory reaction to Cuban dictator Fidel Castro’s death. Follow on Twitter @BreitbartVideo


‘Hot Cop’ Faces Two Felony Hit-and-Run Charges

On Tuesday, Christopher Kohrs, 38, a.k.a. the “Hot Cop of the Castro,” was charged with two felony counts of hit-and-run stemming from a North Beach hit-and-run crash early Sunday morning.

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5 Things America Has Lost in Cuba

Today the Obama administration raised the American flag above the U.S. embassy in Cuba. It is unclear what, if anything, the U.S. has won in exchange for normalizing relations with the Castro regime–one of the world’s most oppressive tyrannies. It is clearer what we have lost.

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Castro Knows How to Play on Obama’s Narcissicm

The Castro brothers haven’t survived in power without being canny politicians as well as ruthless tyrants. And they have President Barack Obama pegged: they know that his ego trumps all other priorities, and are willing to flatter him to win concessions. Raúl Castro used his country’s debut at the Summit of the Americas to deliver an hour-long rant against the U.S. role in the region–then excused Obama: “I apologize to him because President Obama had no responsibility for this.”

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Marco Rubio Criticizes Cuba for Delaying Prisoner Release

There isn’t much for the United States in any of President Obama’s lame-duck fire-sale deals with foreign dictators. One of the very, very few things Cuba was expected to do, in exchange for billions of dollars pumped into the Castro’s pockets by relaxed U.S. sanctions, was release some of the political prisoners rotting in its dungeons.

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Peggy Noonan’s ‘Bitter Clingers’ on Cuba

Peggy Noonan’s praise for the Obama administration’s new Cuba policy has one particularly ugly paragraph that demands its own response. (I posted an initial criticism of her overall column on Friday, and this one paragraph has bothered me for the better

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Some Cuban Celebrities Silent about New Cuba-US Relations

Although some Cuban celebrities in Hollywood reacted with pleasure to President Barack Obama’s announcement that the United States will normalize relations with the communist Castro regime in Cuba, those who have opposed the regime simply remained silent. The publicist for


Castro to Pocket 92% of Worker Salaries from Foreign Companies

Just one day before President Obama announced sweeping changes that would allow potential American investment in Cuba, the Cuban government apparently had begun preparing itself by announcing new measures that would allow Cubans who work for foreign companies to keep only 8%

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Peggy Noonan’s Wishful Thinking on Cuba

When Wall Street Journal columnist and former Reagan speechwriter Peggy Noonan made “the case for Barack Obama” in 2008, she put his foreign policy at the top of her list: “He has within him the possibility to change the direction

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