Cuba

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 ...

Media Downplay Any Talk of 'Socialism'

Obama's old radio comments make discussion a key election issue, if journalists will actually ask the questions.

NYT vs. "Hard-Line" Anti-Castro Activists in Little Havana

More wishful thinking by the Times: "Will Little Havana Go Blue?"

Cramer: 'Come on Man, Let Them Drill'

CNBC 'Mad Money' host lashes out at politicians for touting a 'windfall profits' tax and for not drilling domestically.

'Nightly News' Calls Cuban Defections a 'Setback'

Segment about Cuban circus romanticizes life under authoritarian socialist rule.

The "Credible" "Innocents" of Guantanamo Bay? Former Inmate Becomes Suicide Bomber

While Nicholas Kristof fretted over the abuse of innocent prisoners at Guantanamo Bay, a colleague revealed that a released inmate was a bomber tied to suicide attacks in Mosul.

CBS Calls Fidel Castro 'Revolutionary Hero,' Touts Brother's Reforms as 'New Era'

'Early Show' reports changes in Cuba as milestone toward liberalization, but restricted Communist economy remains.

CBS May Day Bouquet to the Castros

On The Early Show, correspondent Liz Palmer describes Fidel Castro as Cuba's revolutionary hero and lauds new dictator Raul Castro's efforts to improve workers' lives.

Kudos: The Times Takes on NYC's "Fascination with Che T-Shirts"

A profile of Carmen Palaez, an anti-Castro playright: "The play was her retort to the fascination with Che T-shirts, solidarity tours to Cuba and the endless praise of the revolution's twin ...
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