The Cuba Fixation

The Cuba Fixation

+ The hatred of Cuba by the ruling class of the US is a kind of political neurosis. It’s visceral, irrational and violent. Cuba poses no threat to the US, militarily or economically, Yet its very existence seems to drive US policy makers crazy. This week the mayor of Miami, an anti-Trump Republican, suggested that it…

Cuba: US-Backed Color Revolution or Legitimate COVID-Inspired Protests?

Cuba: US-Backed Color Revolution or Legitimate COVID-Inspired Protests?

The domestic consequences of the global economic crisis caused by the world’s uncoordinated response to COVID-19 are being exploited as a cover for carrying out a US-backed Color Revolution attempt in Cuba, meaning that while some demonstrators might have legitimate grievances as do most of their peers across the world during this difficult time, there…

US Concern for Cuba, Latin America is Spin for Intervention

US Concern for Cuba, Latin America is Spin for Intervention

The US government says it is going to help Central America fight corruption, will combat the “root causes” of migration in Mexico and Central America, and it wants to help the Cuban people with freedom too. But the US’s domestic and foreign track record demonstrates that it isn’t qualified to teach anyone about democracy, combating…

Destabilizing Cuba: Sanctions, Pandemic Hardship and Social Media Onslaught

Destabilizing Cuba: Sanctions, Pandemic Hardship and Social Media Onslaught

Uncle Sam is not going to like Moscow and Beijing making inroads into his self-declared “backyard”. But Uncle Sam has lost all moral authority to make serious objections. A rash of public protests to hit Cuba was described by the White House as “spontaneous expressions of people exhausted with economic mismanagement and repression”. President Joe…

The UN Fails Cuba, Again

The UN Fails Cuba, Again

The UN wants Cuba’s freedom to occur only on U.S. terms – through foreign intervention and against the will of the Cuban people. The UN proves itself more farcical with every passing year, particularly through its non-binding resolutions. For the 29th year, the international community has voted to lift the illegal U.S. blockade on Cuba,…