Freyre: Odds & Ends, Mid Summer Edition

Welcome to this month’s column of odds and ends. To say that the political landscape has been hot, very hot would be too much of a cliché. But with the upcoming Presidential elections and with the recent US Supreme Court rulings, the Spanish word ‘caliente‘ (or hot) would be an understatement. With the Iowa caucuses and …

Elian Gonzalez’s “Health Advisor” to Get Medal of Freedom?

And, just in case you are wondering about Elian Gonzalez’s fate since returning to Cuba, be advised that he has been well attended to by the Ministry of the Interior. Indeed, just today the Cuban Communist Party announced that Elian had just joined Cuba’s Youth Communist Union. The Medal of Freedom for Shalala? Come on. …