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  • Cigars
    Cuba: A gringo opens up
    “The only thing we should have allowed is a ‘cigar exchange’ “said Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, former Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs committee. “Cubans in Miami have been secretly smoking them for years but have had...
  • Spay/neuter
    Animal advocate hopeful about Cuba
    The head of a Florida-based group that help cats and dogs in Cuba expressed optimism Dec. 19 that improved U.S.-Cuban relations will make it easier to assist those animals.“Everything we try to do for the dogs and cats of Cuba is hindered by...
  • Lame duck Obama's embargo-lifting decision on Cuba hits massive senate criticism
    Lame duck Obama's embargo-lifting decision on Cuba hits massive senate criticism
    President Obama is facing deep resistance for his lifting of the decades-long embargo against Cuba on Wednesday. The decision to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba has prompted many across party lines in the Senate to speak out.Politico...
  • Assata Shakur
    Will Cuba Extradite Assata Shakur and Other American Fugitives
    Following the release of American Alan Gross, an American aid worker who had been imprisoned in Havana, Cuba for five years on accusations of espionage, President Obama shocked the world by reviving relations between the two countries after more...
  • Obama is right on Cuba
    Obama is right on Cuba
    It has taken six years, but President Barack Obama has finally accomplished something diplomatic. His plan to normalize relations with Cuba is the right position and long overdue.“Change is hard – in our own lives, and in the lives of...
  • President Obama recognizes insanity
    It’s time for a change
    It was Albert Einstein who said in his much quoted statement, “One sign of insanity is to do the same thing over and over again and expect different results.” The US Cuba relationship over the past 50 years is the foreign policy...
  • Reclaiming the Cuban automarket
    Reclaiming the Cuban automarket
    Although the Obama administration's new move to "normalize" relations with Cuba after 5 decades is proving controversial to many in in this country, the vast majority of residents in the island nation see it as a path to improving...
  • Rubio vs. Obama, Cuba edition
    Rubio vs. Obama, Cuba edition
    In his op-ed, which is titled A victory for oppression, Sen. Marco Rubio made a powerful case for why President Obama shouldn't normalize relations with Cuba:Since the U.S. severed diplomatic relations in 1961, the Castro family has controlled...
  • Obama lifts embargo on Cuba creating large rift with some DC lawmakers
    Obama lifts embargo on Cuba creating large rift with some DC lawmakers
    President Obama may have set a new pace for diplomatic and cultural relations with Cuba, but many lawmakers in Washington aren’t buying it. Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio lambasted President Barack Obama as the "worst negotiator...
  • Pope Francis brokers deal between Cuba and the United States
    Pope Francis brokers deal between Cuba and the United States
    President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that the United States will reestablish diplomatic relations with Cuba, ending 53 years of isolation intended to punish the island state for being Communist. The agreement came after 18 months of secret...
  • Michael Moore
    Wealthy filmmaker Michael Moore congratulates Cuba for 'winning' against U.S.
    On Wednesday, outspoken filmmaker Michael Moore congratulated Cuba for "winning" against the United States in response to news that President Obama ordered the restoration of diplomatic relations with the Communist nation. The...
  • Will I Soon Be Able to Travel to Cuba: How Obama's New Policy Affects Travel
    Will I Soon Be Able to Travel to Cuba: How Obama's New Policy Affects Travel
    The Good and the Bad News for those of us eager to visit CubaBut first, a brief historyAccording to the US Department of State: Cuba's authoritarian regime assumed power by force in 1959 and has severely restricted fundamental freedoms,...
  • Celebrating a Cuban Christmas: Smoked Sausage and Cream Corn Soup
    Celebrating a Cuban Christmas: Smoked Sausage and Cream Corn Soup
    With the outstanding news coming out of Washington, DC today regarding our relations with Cuba, we thought it would only be fitting to celebrate as only we can at Casa de Cuisine and that is with food. Cuba has one of the freshest cuisines in the...
  •  Producer/Director Michael Moore
    Michael Moore crows over Obama's normalizing relations with Cuba
    According to a Wednesday story on Breitbart Big Government, leftist filmmaker Michael Moore took to twitter to crow about President Obama’s decision to normalize relations between the United States and Cuba. He also took the time to tweak...
  • President Obama speaks with Raul Castro
    Cuba tried to install Russian nukes 90 miles offshore
    When that happened in 1962, it underscored how a tiny island Latin nation could pose a strategic threat in concert with its nuclear equipped ally that was Russia. The Cuban fiasco was the product of very bad foreign policy.“Cuban Foreign...