Cuba

Reporting How Cubans May Finally Be Able to Own Their Houses, Damien Cave Worries About 'Gentrification'

Leave it to the Times to worry about income disparity and gentrification in Cuba. In his August 3 Cubans Set for Big Change: Right to Buy Homes, correspondent Damien Cave reported on how Cubans ...

NBC Touts Cuban Celebration of Bay of Pigs Invasion Anniversary

On Saturday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt marked the 50th anniversary of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion as "one of the most infamous events in American history." In the report that ...

After Friday Sentencing, Flashback: Newspapers Painted Spies for Cuba as Endearing Elderly Couple

On Friday, Kendall and Gwendolyn Myers, who spied for Cuba, were sentenced to prison terms, an action which the Washington Post described as "a grim ending to the Myerses' idealistic embrace of ...

CBSNews.com's Birthday Gift to Fidel: A Story Devoid of Castro Critics

"As Castro Turns 83, Cuba Caught Between Past, Future," announces an August 13 headline for the CBSNews.com World Watch blog. The 10-paragraph entry by Havana-based news producer Portia Siegelbaum ...

CNN Uses Pro-Communist American to Tout Cuban Health Care

On Thursday, CNN Newsroom aired a piece of communist propaganda about how Cuba could serve as "a model for health care reform" in the U.S., complete with an authoritative soundbite from an ...

NY Times and WashPost Paint Spies for Cuba as Endearing Elderly Couple

"She fell for his worldly sophistication" while he "admired her work helping ordinary people," gushed a front page Friday NY Times story on Gwendolyn and Kendall Myers, charged with spying for ...

Obama Loosens Cuba Restrictions, Times Applauds

Guess which side reporters Sheryl Gay Stolberg (pictured) and Damien Cave are on: "Those who still support the Bush hard line denounced the decision....Yet those old animosities are giving way to ...

More NYT Gullibility on Cuba's "Advances in Education and Health Care"

Simon Romero falls for the old liberal line on Cuba's "enduring revolution."

Times Blogger Rejects Hipster Affection for Che Guevara

A Times blogger calls out ignorant admirers of Che Guevara, reminding readers of Guevara's "executions when he presided over the prison at La Cabana and his apparent "willingness to have let the ...

Still Waiting for Cuban-Americans to Forget Fidel and Vote Democrat

More hopeful thinking that Miami's Cuban-American community will drop its obsession with Communist dictator Fidel Castro: "A victory by any of the Democrats could bring to Washington a new ...
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