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Another realistic website by Glen Roberts
On Cuba and Latin America
March 4, 2004
|The purpose of this site is to objectively fill
some of the gaping hole left by mainstream media coverage of Cuba and
Latin America. For the motives and qualifications of author Glen Roberts,
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Fidel's uniform is headlined
by confused US newspaper
5 September 2010: Appearances by Fidel are always, to US media, opportunities to demonstrate their political naiveté in general and their ignorance of Cuba in particular. Saturday's LA Times reaction to a speech by Fidel the day before, which focused mindlessly on Fidel's uniform, was an AP story without a by-line, which probably means it was written in America very slightly using some dissident's detail-free e-mail from Havana as an excuse to rehash a tired line.
Besides a photo cut-line you'd do well to cross out, which declares that "his choice of dress suggests that he may be seeking to return to a bigger political role," readers are Continue
American can go to
Cuba as his own reporter
argues that any American, even under the so-called "Cuban travel ban,"
has the existential and constitutional right to go to Cuba as his own
reporter without anyone's permission except possibly Cuba's. Read
On a 6-week
2002 tour of Cuba, I surveyed 100 random Cubans about a petition reportedly
signed by 98% of eligible voters to lock socialism into their constitution
after George Bush accused Cuba of bio-terrorism involvement and Jimmy
Carter refuted the lie from Cuba but also urged Cubans to adopt the American
way. See Survey
Intro, Interviews 1-17 Havana, 18-48
Baracoa, 49-73 on the road, 74-89
Cienfuegos, 90-100 Havana.
Santiago Ladies on May Day
by Glen Roberts
Watch me write this book
This book, based on seven visits
to the island, is being published here, chapter by chapter, as it
is written. Ten chapters were posted, 1-4 have just been combined
as a new chapter 1, a new 2 was inserted and I am writing a new
3 and 4 as you read them. Select any chapter by clicking on the
Cienfuegos high school students pack
the gazebo at Parque Marti
MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT CUBA: For a review and dismissal
of just a few common misconceptions about Cuba, click HERE.
FEB. '10: AN OPEN LETTER TO THE HAVANA
TIMES - CLICK
JAN. '08: A FRIENDLY CRITIQUE OF PRESS
FREEDOM IN CUBA - CLICK
ENERO '08: UNA CRITICA AMISTOSA SOBRE
PRENSA LIBRE EN CUBA - CLICK
2007 UPDATES FROM CUBA:
For a look at Cuba with Fidel on the bench posted from the island in
January and February 2007, click HERE.
2005: BIRDS & BRUJAS
IN ENCHANTED CATEMACO click HERE.
THREE APRIL '05 LETTERS FROM CUBA:
Self-syndicated and offered
on the dates indicated to various U.S. media I knew wouldn't print them.
"Human Rights in Cuba, April 14 from Havana,"
"Viva y Habla Fidel!, April 22 from Cienfuegos,"
"Elections in Cuba, April 29 from Havana,"
2004: SOUTH AMERICA COMPARED TO CUBA:
In the summer and fall of '04, the author toured
eight South American countries to compare the "emerging western
style free enterprise democracies" to Cuba, because, as members
of the OAS and the UN, these countries are regularly armtwisted into
censuring Cuba as the only country in the hemisphere still not "free."
In three extensive documents listed below, the author confirms that,
logically, it should be Cuba that censures the other countries, since
only Cuba is free of a significant list of oppressive attributes found
everywhere else, as these documents attest.
"From Maracaibo," click HERE.
"From the Andes," click HERE.
"From the Cone" (includes South America
Summary), click HERE.
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