Havana Syndrome Perpetrators Must Be Held to Account, Victims Provided the Help they Need

The Cubans knew; now they have no clue. The Russians, the Chinese, or maybe even the North Koreans, heck, perhaps the Iranians. Just about rogue or rube has been roped in by reporters, policy experts, and conspiracy theorists to explain Havana syndrome's cause. Yet, the focus must remain on what is known, particularly Cuba and [...]

Totalitarian Regime Leaders, Not U.S. Sanctions, Keep Humanitarian Trade from The People in Iran and Cuba

One of many shibboleths tossed about by opponents of U.S. sanctions policy is that it hurts the people, not the intended targets. That is one of the reasons why there have been changes in U.S. law to address this alleged argument. The real reason for changes to sanctions laws in this space: money for certain [...]

Cuba Owes Billions to American Citizens. Litigation Avoidable.

After the 1959 Cuban communist revolution, the government of Cuba confiscated properties from American citizens and others including its own people. To date, this remains the largest[1] confiscation of American property by any foreign government in history.  The unlawful land grabs were done under the color of law. At times, done by bearded thugs using [...]

Brazil to Abolish Cuban Medical Slavery

Brazil's President-elect Jair Bolsonaro appears to have accomplished what no other leader in Latin America or the Caribbean has ever done in recent memory: forced Cuba to retreat. Bolsonaro said he would abolish Cuban medical slavery and offered political asylum to Cuban doctors in Brazil. Cuban health workers who opt to stay must pass a national [...]