A ‘nationalist’ White House resumes U.S. global leadership, including Latin America

A ‘nationalist’ White House resumes U.S. global leadership, including Latin America

Special to WorldTribune.com By Sol W. Sanders After eight years of the Obama Administration’s whining, false modesty and general incompetence, President Donald K. Trump has backed into the U.S.’ logical if not inevitable role as world leader. [Aspirations for United Nations assumption of that responsibility are at best disappointing.] It is ironic, to say the […]

Cuban diplomats shout down American ambassador in hour-long, unprecedented display

Cuban diplomats shout down American ambassador in hour-long, unprecedented display

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — What was expected to be a quiet but informational meeting on the plight of political prisoners in Cuba, was suddenly jolted into chaos by table thumping and harangues hurled at an American Ambassador by Cuban regime diplomats packing the audience. A sober human rights presentation […]

Fidel hell: USSR is dead, but Castro’s iron grip on Cuba endures

Fidel hell: USSR is dead, but Castro’s iron grip on Cuba endures

Special to WorldTribune.com By John J. Metzler UNITED NATIONS — For as long as I can remember, the phrase Castro’s Cuba was synonymous with a Caribbean island ruled by one Family. Indeed for sixty years the phrase had a certain, if unfortunate, political ring. So when Raul Castro, the second member of the ruling dynasty, […]

‘Fidelito’ Castro, 68: Like Elian Gonzalez, he was kidnapped into communism by his father

‘Fidelito’ Castro, 68: Like Elian Gonzalez, he was kidnapped into communism by his father

by WorldTribune Staff, February 4, 2018 The eldest son of former Cuban dictator Fidel Castro committed suicide on Feb. 1, according to Cuban state-run media. Fidel “Fidelito” Castro Diaz-Balart, 68, who “had been attended by a group of doctors for several months due to a state of profound depression, killed himself this morning,” the Cubadebate […]

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Who’s who: Vote tally on UN resolution slamming U.S. on Jerusalem

Special to WorldTribune , December 21, 2017 Yes: 128 No: 9 Abstain: 35 Y  AFGHANISTAN Y  DOMINICA Y  LITHUANIA SAO TOME AND PRINCIPE Y  ALBANIA A  DOMINICAN REPUBLIC Y  LUXEMBOURG Y  SAUDI ARABIA Y  ALGERIA Y  ECUADOR Y  MADAGASCAR Y  SENEGAL Y  ANDORRA Y  EGYPT A  MALAWI Y  SERBIA Y  ANGOLA EL SALVADOR Y  MALAYSIA […]

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 […]

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