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No not the current governor sadly. A former Governor of Arizona Raul Castro was detained by the Border Patrol due to a medical device triggering the passive inspection. He a was allowed entry ...
by Horace Boothroyd III
Comment Count 98 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 09:47 AM PDT with 282 Recommends
Pope Francis meeting with President ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 203 comments on Wed Dec 17, 2014 at 08:57 AM PST with 190 Recommends
Guantánamo Bay Naval Base in Cuba but not Cuba, thanks to U.S. empire building. Whatever else can be said about Cuban President Raúl Castro, brother and partner of Fidel, he's right about Guantá...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 318 comments on Sun Feb 08, 2015 at 08:30 AM PST with 108 Recommends
I know the Border Patrol has a job to do, but c'mon : The wife and a friend of former Arizona Gov. Raul Castro are calling for changes in Border Patrol procedures after agents recently detained the ...
by Mother Mags
Comment Count 25 comments on Thu Jul 05, 2012 at 10:39 AM PDT with 91 Recommends
Does anyone really believe a handshake between President Barack Obama and President Raul Castro heralds a new positive direction for American foreign policy that will actually benefit the people in ...
by PeterBalesHistoryTales
Comment Count 43 comments on Sun Apr 12, 2015 at 02:06 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
I write you from Havana, where shocking news has just been given in the afternoon noticiero : Fidel Castro's most faithful Cabinet ministers, Vice President Carlos Lage, and Foreign ...
by SneakySnu
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Mar 02, 2009 at 12:12 PM PST with 46 Recommends
For nearly five decades, the United States has pursued a policy toward Cuba that could be described as incredibly stupid. That is the first line ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 41 comments on Sat May 31, 2008 at 03:44 AM PDT with 44 Recommends
There's an old saying that the United States is always fighting the last war. If so, then the apoplectic assortment of Cuban-American irredentists, aging anti-Communist crackpots and knee-jerk, Cro-
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 30 comments on Sun Dec 21, 2014 at 09:00 AM PST with 37 Recommends
January 22, 2009, Washington D.C. - In a stunning development, President Obama went on television last night, only two days after his inauguration, to assure the American people that, "Despite what ...
by NCrissieB
Comment Count 78 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2008 at 07:28 AM PST with 28 Recommends
This is absolutely huge news here in Cuba, though it doesn't seem to be making waves in the U.S. From Reuters, ...
by SneakySnu
Comment Count 64 comments on Thu Dec 18, 2008 at 02:10 PM PST with 25 Recommends
The DSCC is looking for an alternative to ...
by Jeff Singer
Comment Count 53 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 05:00 AM PDT with 24 Recommends
President Barack Obama's trip these past four days to Trinidad & Tobago for a summit with the other leaders in Latin America proved a stunning success. Perhaps not surprisingly, the mainstream ...
by Our Past
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Apr 21, 2009 at 07:43 AM PDT with 23 Recommends
Earlier this week, President Obama made a strong but cautious diplomatic gesture to Cuba. As reported by the New York Times :
by Laurence Lewis
Comment Count 110 comments on Fri Apr 17, 2009 at 02:45 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
A very interesting story. No doubt Republican Catholics will consider becoming Southern Baptists or "impeaching" the Pope. The Pope's soft liberation theology is impacting people. “ I ...
by TomP
Comment Count 22 comments on Mon May 11, 2015 at 10:35 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
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by claytoonz
Comment Count 1 comments on Mon Apr 13, 2015 at 12:32 PM PDT with 17 Recommends
Despite their decades-long record ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Dec 10, 2013 at 07:07 PM PST with 17 Recommends
OND: News That Could Only Happen Here . . .today’s peer fearless reporter casts a jaundiced eye on America’s most hap’ning city and environs, the crossroads ...
by Limelite
Comment Count 13 comments on Sat Feb 23, 2008 at 08:47 PM PST with 17 Recommends
If Castro dies, what happens? This is an old question with a variety of vague answers. In Cuba, its likely that Raul, Fidel’s brother, takes over. He’s a spry....75? Even if Raul ...
by Evolution
Comment Count 33 comments on Sat Aug 25, 2007 at 09:50 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Obama: The United States expects you to adhere to the highest moral standards with regard to human rights. Castro: You want us to take on the same standards as the US? Obama: Yes. It is ...
by Elizabeth HB
Comment Count 23 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2009 at 12:29 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
In a letter to the Cuban people published today ( Spanish /
by baudelairien
Comment Count 40 comments on Fri Jan 23, 2009 at 10:03 PM PST with 14 Recommends