Reports: U.S. to evict most of Cuba’s embassy staff in Washington

Reports: U.S. to evict most of Cuba’s embassy staff in Washington

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty U.S. news agencies are reporting that the United States plans to expel about 60 percent of Cuba’s embassy staff in Washington after announcing it would pull its own personnel out of Havana following a series of unexplained “attacks.” The Associated Press and Reuters news agencies, citing […]

U.S. issues travel warning for Cuba, pulls staff after mystery attacks

U.S. issues travel warning for Cuba, pulls staff after mystery attacks

by WorldTribune Staff, September 29, 2017 The United States has issued a travel warning advising U.S. citizens to avoid visiting Cuba and has called for non-emergency U.S. Embassy staff in Havana to leave the country, the State Department said on Sept. 29. In the past several months, 21 U.S. Embassy employees in Cuba have suffered […]

Kim Jong-Un sends ‘deep consolation and sympathy’ to Castro after Irma’s rampage

Kim Jong-Un sends ‘deep consolation and sympathy’ to Castro after Irma’s rampage

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2017 In a rare message of condolence to a foreign leader, Kim Jong-Un sent his sympathies to Cuban dictator Raul Castro over the devastation caused in Cuba by Hurricane Irma. “Receiving the news of the causalities and losses of many materials caused by the recent hurricane in the eastern and […]

Amenities for travelers to Castro’s Cuba do not include drinkable water, toilet paper, mosquito repellent

Amenities for travelers to Castro’s Cuba do not include drinkable water, toilet paper, mosquito repellent

by WorldTribune Staff, June 11, 2017 The man who helped drive former President Barack Obama to cozy up to the communist Castro regime claims Americans are lining up in droves to travel to Cuba. “Few issues have as much bipartisan support as promoting freedom of Americans to travel to Cuba. Restricting travel is restricting freedom,” […]

Comment: Media ignores growing national security threats

Comment: Media ignores growing national security threats

Special to WorldTribune.com By Frank Vernuccio, New York Analysis of Policy & Government newsletter The United States may be heading into one of the most dangerous periods in its history. The Obama Administration’s disinvestment in American national security came at precisely the same time that Russia, China, and North Korea dramatically increased their militaries. Insufficient […]

Fidel, the patron saint for the Left, had few equals in terms of sheer brutality

Fidel, the patron saint for the Left, had few equals in terms of sheer brutality

by WorldTribune Staff, May 2, 2017 Despite an almost unequaled cruelty and repression to his own people – “he murdered more Cubans in his first three years in power than Hitler murdered Germans during his first six” – Fidel Castro remains a shining socialist beacon to U.S. liberals. “Viva Fidel! Viva Che!” (Two-time candidate for […]

Obama parting gift to Castro regime creates havoc for Cubans seeking freedom

Obama parting gift to Castro regime creates havoc for Cubans seeking freedom

by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2017 President Barack Obama on Jan. 12 repealed the “wet foot, dry foot” policy in which any Cuban who reached U.S. soil was allowed to stay while any picked up at sea was returned. The Cuban government hailed Obama’s parting policy act. “It was creating serious problems for the security […]

Communist Cuba has a modest plan to pay off Czech Cold War debt: Rum

Communist Cuba has a modest plan to pay off Czech Cold War debt: Rum

by WorldTribune Staff, December 20, 2016 Cash-strapped Cuba has proposed paying off a large Cold War-era debt to the Czech Republic with rum. Cuba owes some $270 million to the former Czechoslovakia, Havana’s ally during the Cold War. There’s no word on whether the Czechs are going to take the deal. Czech Finance Ministry spokesman […]

Latin American liberal tide wanes after subdued Castro funeral, Trump win

Latin American liberal tide wanes after subdued Castro funeral, Trump win

by WorldTribune Staff, December 15, 2016 Latin America’s “pink tide” of liberalism has receded with the death of Fidel Castro and the rise of Donald Trump, analysts say. “The band of union leaders, ex-guerrillas and other left-wing rabble-rousers that dominated Latin American politics for more than a decade has fallen from favor as the region’s […]

Cuba festival bans film spotlighting Fidel Castro’s intolerance toward gays

Cuba festival bans film spotlighting Fidel Castro’s intolerance toward gays

by WorldTribune Staff, December 9, 2016 A film that exposes the horrendous treatment of homosexuals during Fidel Castro’s reign has been banned from a Cuban film festival. “Santa et Andres,” a film by 33-year-old Cuban Carlos Lechuga, was barred from the International Festival of New Latin American Cinema in Havana due to a “question of […]

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