How Castro Held the World Hostage http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/26/opinion/how-castro-held-the-world-hostage.html?ref=opinion&pagewanted=all By JAMES G. BLIGHT and JANET M. LANG Published: October 25, 2012 Waterloo, Ontario ON Oct. 26-27, 1962, human civilization came close to being destroyed. Schoolchildren were ordered into shelters; supermarket shelves were emptied of soup cans and bottled water. It was the most perilous moment of the … Continue reading

Cuba Fund Campaign 2012

 Cuba Fund Campaign 2012  at LAWGEF  ! This is not your typical Latin America Working Group Education Fund (LAWGEF) fundraising campaign. This is a seven month long campaign-- May 2012-December 2012. We know, we're trying to pace ourselves. There will be many opportunities to join ourstellar honorary co-chairs and campaign committee  and contribute to LAWGEF over the course of these seven … Continue reading Cuba Fund Campaign 2012

Obama’s Cuban 5 Dilemma

http://tomhayden.com/home/obamas-cuban-5-dilemma.html?printerFriendly=true Tom Hayden Tom Hayden speaks at a Washington, D.C. panel on the Cuban 5, along with Netfa Freeman, Rafael Cancel Miranda, and Jose Pertierra on September 14, 2012. (Photo: Bill Hackwell)The ongoing case of the Cuban 5, convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage and murder, for monitoring and trying to prevent terrorist attacks on … Continue reading Obama’s Cuban 5 Dilemma

Cuba Proposes U.S. Release Cuban 5 In Exchange For Alan Gross

http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2012/05/10/cuba-proposes-the-u-s-release-cuban-5-in-exchange-for-alan-gross/ BALTIMORE (WJZ)– The world’s most influential leaders appeal to the Cuban government to release Alan Gross, and there are new developments from Havana. Gross could be allowed to come home to his family in Maryland and see his dying mother. But there’s a catch. Meghan McCorkell has a new message from Cuban leaders. WJZ … Continue reading Cuba Proposes U.S. Release Cuban 5 In Exchange For Alan Gross