After Hurricane Ian left Cuba in the dark, protesters took to the streets

After Hurricane Ian left Cuba in the dark, protesters took to the streets

CNN — Protesters in Cuba who have taken to the streets after Hurricane Ian damaged the island’s already shaky power grid may face criminal charges, Cuba’s attorney general’s office said Saturday. In a memo published in the island’s Communist Party newspaper, Granma, prosecutors said they were investigating cases of arson and vandalism of state property, … Read more

Gay couples in Cuba get married under new law

Gay couples in Cuba get married under new law

Serious, standing upright and dressed in long gala dresses – despite the Cuban midday heat – Lisset and Liusba walk quietly up the ten steps of the notary’s office with clenched and shaking hands. Less than a few meters ahead, their two young daughters walk. Almost an hour later, as they walked out the doors, … Read more

Biden’s New Boundary Record – WSJ

Biden’s New Boundary Record – WSJ

A group of migrants stand next to the border wall as a Border Patrol agent takes a head count in Eagle Pass, Texas, on May 21. Photo: Dario Lopez-Mills/Associated Press President Biden did not mention this at his media event on Friday, but his administration can take credit for a new record: more than 2.7 … Read more

Illegal border crossings to the United States from Mexico hit high every year

Illegal border crossings to the United States from Mexico hit high every year

SAN DIEGO (AP) – A surge in migration from Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua in September brought the number of illegal crossings to the highest level ever recorded in a fiscal year, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The year-end figures reflect deteriorating economic and political conditions in some countries, the relative strength of the … Read more

New York City opens giant tent shelters for migrants bussed in from southern border states

New York City opens giant tent shelters for migrants bussed in from southern border states

Temporary shelter for migrants opens Wednesday on Randall’s Island Temporary shelter for migrants opens Wednesday on Randall’s Island 02:27 New York – A complex of giant tents built on an island is set to open Wednesday as New York City’s latest temporary shelter for an influx of international migrants being bused into the city by … Read more

Vatican Missile Crisis – WSJ

Vatican Missile Crisis – WSJ

Pope John XXIII is carried through St. Peter’s Square in Vatican City on October 11, 1962. Photo: Girolamo Di Majo/Associated Press Pope John XXIII opened the Second Vatican Council on October 11, 1962. Three years of preparatory work had set the stage for an extraordinary five-hour event as 2,500 Catholic bishops, each wearing white robes … Read more

Biden flirts with tropical tyrants

Biden flirts with tropical tyrants

At first glance, Vladimir Putin and Hurricane Ian seem to have little in common. But the American left is using both as excuses to push for an American return to Obama-era policies of treating governments in Venezuela and Cuba more normally. The Biden administration is signaling that it can go along with this mental gymnastics … Read more

2 bodies found, 16 still missing after migrant boat sinks off Florida during Hurricane Ian

2 bodies found, 16 still missing after migrant boat sinks off Florida during Hurricane Ian

Two people have been found dead and 16 others were still missing two days after one boat with 27 Cuban migrants sank off the Florida coast as Hurricane Ian barreled into the state, the U.S. Coast Guard said Friday. After the boat capsized Wednesday, four of those on board swam to Stock Island, just east … Read more

Cubanerne lider, mens strømafbrydelsen forårsaget af orkanen Ian trækker ud

Cubanerne lider, mens strømafbrydelsen forårsaget af orkanen Ian trækker ud

Ivette Garrido skyndte sig i sidste uge for at få de 13 pund subsidieret kylling tildelt hendes familie af Cubas regering og lægge den i fryseren, glad for at have kød at komme igennem Orkanen Ian. Nu overvejer hun at give hønen til sine tre hunde, inden det går dårligt som en kæmpe strømafbrydelse forårsaget … Read more

Enduring Lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis

Enduring Lessons of the Cuban Missile Crisis

In October it will be 60 years since the Cuban missile crisis, which has been called the most dangerous crisis in recorded history. The Soviet Union had secretly placed missiles in a base in Cuba; the U.S. discovered them through secret aerial photographs. What would President John F. Kennedy do, less than two years into … Read more