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Why Will The U.S. Talk To North Korea And Not Cuba?


June 14, 2018 

This week president Donald Trump traveled to Singapore to meet with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in an historic meeting, the first one since the end of the Korean War in 1953. Though the U.S. did not gain much from the talks other than a vague promise to try and denuclearize, it is still….

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Miguel Diaz-Canel Named President Of Cuba


April 19, 2018 

As comes as no surprise to anyone, Miguel Diaz-Canel was unanimously named the new president of Cuba today after president Raul Castro stepped down. He was the only candidate of the only party so he kind of had to be elected. You’ll recall that Raul took over for his brother Fidel in 2010 and before….

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Cuba Will Have A Non-Castro President Starting Thursday…But Who?


April 17, 2018 

For the first time since the 1959 revolution, someone who is not Fidel and Raul Castro will be the leader in Cuba. On Thursday, 86 year old Raul Castro will step down as president. He took over for his brother Fidel in 2010 after Fidel’s health began to seriously decline. Raul ushered in a detente….

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U.S. Government Infiltrates Cuban Hip Hop Community


March 09, 2018 

An Associated Press report blew the lid off of a USAID program which sought to infiltrate the Cuban hip hop scene to create a youth movement to overthrow the Cuban government. Millions of American tax dollars were spent sending operatives to encourage young Cuban rappers to criticize the government and call for democratic reforms. This….

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U.S. Withdraws Embassy Personnel From Cuba


September 29, 2017 

Months after mysterious attacks on American embassy personnel was first reported, the White House has withdrawn 60% of the Cuban embassy staff and issued a travel warning to all Americans. It all began almost a year ago when several members of the embassy staff began having strange symptoms including hearing loss and brain injury with….

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