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The Bay of Pigs, the Brigade 2506 and Trump’s promise

The Bay of Pigs, the Brigade 2506 and Trump’s promise

On April 17th, 1961, the Cuban-exile invasion force, known as Brigade 2506, landed at beaches along the Bay of Pigs. Late last year, the Brigade 2506 Veterans Association formally endorsed Donald Trump for president. Trump promised that if elected he would undo the Obama opening to the Havana government.

Cuba should prepare for the Trump hard line

Cuba should prepare for the Trump hard line

After saying he was generally supportive of Barack Obama’s Cuba policy during the Republican primaries, by the time of the US election Donald Trump had changed his tune and promised he would roll back the Obama-era opening to the island. In the next few weeks, the White House is expected to announce its post-Obama Cuba…

‘Trumpfoolery,’ or the art of the lie

‘Trumpfoolery,’ or the art of the lie

Donald Trump has uttered such a constant torrent of lies, distortions, and false promises that a weighty book already could be assembled describing them and debunking them. The lies could be classified by categories. Most would be self-serving and cruel.

The Republican Convention debacle

The Republican Convention debacle

Last week was filled with good news for progressives. It started Monday in Cleveland with the disastrous kickoff to the Republican National Convention that would officially elect Donald Trump the party’s nominee for the presidency.

Trump: All bluster with little, if any, substance

Trump: All bluster with little, if any, substance

Donald Trump has, in every possible way, shown himself or has been exposed by journalists to be a whacko, a bigot, and a fraudster, among his many other virtues. Quite a few people look at the prospect of a Trump presidency with horror.

What do Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Trump have in common?

What do Justin Bieber, Rihanna and Trump have in common?

The imminent choice of Donald Trump as the Republican candidate for president of the U.S. got me thinking about those ‘famous’ pop music characters, Justin Bieber and Rihanna. It reminded me of a presentation last February by Abel Prieto, former Minister of Culture and currently advisor to Cuba’s president Raul Castro.

Helen Aguirre Ferré: From Anastasio Somoza to Donald Trump

Helen Aguirre Ferré: From Anastasio Somoza to Donald Trump

Helen Aguirre Ferré was named head of Hispanic media relations for the Republican National Committee. Her job is to assure that Donald Trump – the man who has referred to undocumented immigrants from Mexico as criminals and rapists, and spares no words when attacking prominent Hispanics – is elected president.

A tale of two countries

A tale of two countries

Donald Trump wants to ban every last Muslim from entering the United States. Exactly what terrorists want… Where did the convictions inscribed in the Statue of Liberty go? Perhaps they migrated north.

Trump’s card

Trump’s card

Trump detected the dirty little secret that establishment Republicans try to hide with empty talk about “outreach” to Hispanic voters: a xenophobic heart beats strongly among the core of the Republican party.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

Donald Trump

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