Communist Cuba Officials Remain in Denial

Officials with the Cuban government met at the Department of State this week for routine migration talks. Judging from the tone of the Cuban Foreign Ministry press statement about the meeting, it appears as if the session could’ve gone better. For example, The Cuban delegation expressed deep concern over the negative impact that the unilateral, …

Communist Cuba Propaganda Ministers Have a Ghoulish Sense of Humor

Cuban regime officials are working overtime to confuse American policymakers about what may or may not have happened U.S. government personnel posted at the U.S. Embassy in Havana. Cuban officials have issued non-denial denials. They’ve published denials and even held a symposium at Howard University in Washington, D.C. During high-level talks with American officials including Secretary …

Americans in Cuba May Have Been Exposed to Soviet-era Microwave Weapons

The embedded article on the weaponization of sound and allegations of acoustic attacks at the U.S. Embassy in Havana is from the Fall 2017 edition of the AFIO’s Intelligencer: Journal of U.S. Intelligence Studies. Written by Mr. Gene Poteat, a distinguished and decorated intelligence officer, it is well worth a read. While Poteat is not scheduled …

Panama Arrests Cuban National Connected to North Korea Arms Smuggling Incident

Panama’s equivalent of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security last month announced the arrest of Omar Prieto Solís, a Cuban national wanted for money laundering. That is not really news. The Cuban regime has an extensive network throughout Latin America and the Caribbean especially designed to evade U.S. sanctions as well as mask money laundering and …

Cuban Military on US Embassy Incidents: The Cicadas Did It

Access to the U.S. market is a privilege, not a right. Visas, access to our world-class financial and legal systems, and even our airwaves are policed so that lousy actors can’t, among other things, harm or undermine U.S. national security and interests. Just 90 miles away, one would think Socialist Cuba officials would understand this …

The Cubans Grovel

Socialist Cuba is worried, as it should be. After decades of progressive hardline rule, the island is an economic and political basket case. Faced with an alleged transfer of power from a dictator to another, the situation for the hardliners is especially dire. Things must be horrible in Havana for the Cuban Foreign Minister to request …

Cuba, Pick a Lane

Hurricane Irma has reportedly caused extensive damage in the Caribbean, including Cuba. Yet whatever damage Irma may have caused in Cuba, it pales in comparison to what socialism has been inflicting since 1959 on the Cuban people and the Western Hemisphere. There is chatter about sending U.S. assistance to help the storm-ravaged Caribbean region. In …