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by WorldTribune Staff, January 13, 2017 President Barack Obama on Jan. 12 repealed the “wet foot, dry foot” policy in which any Cuban who reached U.S. soil was allowed to stay while any picked up at sea was returned.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 […]

Adios Fidel, hola Cuba libre?

Adios Fidel, hola Cuba libre?

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — When Fidel Castro died at age 90, perhaps the greatest achievement of Cuba’s communist Commandante was to have defied ten American presidents and five decades of American opposition. During his 57 years in undisputed power, Castro excelled in playing the role of a socialist David […]

Franklin Graham compares Cuban regime to ideals preached by Democratic Party

Franklin Graham compares Cuban regime to ideals preached by Democratic Party

by WorldTribune Staff, December 1, 2016 Fidel Castro, who died on Nov. 25, was a brutal dictator who “drove the entire Cuban nation into complete poverty and oppression,” Franklin Graham said. “And to think that Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Rep. Keith Ellison and others wanted socialism as a model for our country […]

Fidel Castro ‘was a coward’: Miami columnist rejects ‘romantic narrative’

Fidel Castro ‘was a coward’: Miami columnist rejects ‘romantic narrative’

by WorldTribune Staff, November 27, 2016 Progressive lawmakers and the elite media were quick to heap praise on the “courageous” Marxist leader who they insist created a socialist paradise in Cuba. Miami Herald columnist Andres Oppenheimer was having none of it – characterizing Fidel Castro as an “egocentric coward who never dared to allow his […]

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