Cuban Dissidents Still Behind Bars Despite U.S. Deal

Castro regime has not released some political prisoners, recently detained others

Daniel Wiser The Washington Free Beacon 1/5/2014

The status of 53 political prisoners in Cuba remains in limbo despite an agreement with the United States to release them, according to reports.

President Barack Obama announced last month that he was easing travel and commercial […]

Senate Foreign Relations Chairman kept in the dark on Cuba negotiations

Megan R. Wilson The Hill 1/4/2015

Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.), the outgoing head of the Senate’s foreign relations committee, on Sunday blasted the Obama administration’s decision to normalize relations with Cuba and said it would be “difficult” to confirm an ambassador…

…Menendez says he knew nothing about the talks, which reportedly took place for a […]

Rubio: 'in the 21st century, being a communist, brutal dictatorship is an acceptable form of government'

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A reminder about life in Communist Cuba under the Castro regime, from a former political prisoner of 22 years

Benjamin Weingarten The Blaze 12/17/2014

In light of the news regarding the release of Alan Gross and America’s re-opening of diplomatic relations with Cuba, we thought it useful to provide some insight into what life has been like under the Communist Castro regime in the decades since the island’s 1959 revolution.

The horrors of the […]

Rubio: Obama's New Cuba Policy 'Puts a Price on Every American Abroad'

Susan Jones CNS News 12/17/2014

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) says he’s glad that American “hostage” Alan Gross has been released from a Cuban prison after five years, but he opposes the process by which his release was secured — “because it puts a price on every American abroad.”

“Governments now know that if they can […]

The Latino Child Eric Holder Booted Back Home

Humberto Fontova Human Events 7/11/2014

Attorney General Eric Holder can hardly contain his tears when explaining his program titled, “Justice AmeriCorps,” to provide emergency legal representation for the tens of thousands of Central American minors crashing our southern border.

“How we treat those in need, particularly young people who must appear in immigration proceedings, many […]