Interview on Radio Martí with Tomas Cardoso & Cary Roque Cardoso

From colleagues at Radio Martí: Tomas Cardoso y Cary Roque Cardoso hablan con el abogado Jason Poblete sobre la reunión bilateral entre los Estados Unidos y Cuba. Maria Victoria Machado madre del artista plástico El Sexto actualiza la situación de su hijo. En la segunda parte Tomas Cardoso y Omar Lopez Montenegro entrevistan al periodista independiente …

Should the UK Sever Diplomatic Relations With Ecuador?

The following post about WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was submitted by a colleague and friend in Washington, DC, Ms. Maggie Petito. Ms Petito knows a bit about the antics of the Latin American left in the Andean region and beyond. Ms. Petito is the head of a small anti-corruption rule of law foundation — Foundation …

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Around the Americas

Government of Peru Told by Hedge Fund, Pay Your Bills and forget about Peruvian laws to protect your interests. US Commerce Secretary Pritzker Goes to Cuba – an embargoed country – to ‘promote US trade’. Odd eh? Next stop, North Korea. Former Argentine Spy Chief allegedly linked to the murder of Iranian terrorist hunter and prosecutor may be hiding in …

Whitewashing and Policy Laundering Cuban Terrorism, Part II

UPDATE: Late yesterday evening, 9 Apr, The Hill newspaper reported, State Department Wants Cuba Removed From Terrorist List. Despite evidence to the contrary, the Obama Administration appears to be moving forward with removing Cuba’s designation as a state sponsor of terrorism. According to various senior government sources in town, the announcement is expected today or early …

Poblete & Poblete: U.S.-Cuba Policy, A little history and clarification are in order

The following op-ed was published in The Hill newspaper’s website this afternoon: In announcing the move to “normalize” relations with the Cuban regime, President Obama referred to U.S. policy as an “outdated approach.” This claim was reiterated in his State of the Union address, as if repeating it enough would make it true. A little history …

WSJ Op-Ed: The U.S.-Cuba Deal Heightens the Spy Threat

The following excerpt is from op-ed by Jason and Yleem Poblete that was published this morning in the Wall Street Journal editorial page: In addition to freeing three Cuban spies on Dec. 17, President Obama announced additional concessions and sanctions-easing proposals as part of his effort to “normalize” relations with the Castro regime in Cuba. Perhaps most …