Cuba

San Juan Mayor Refuses to Criticize Cuban and Venezuelan Regimes

Says Puerto Rico endures captivity 'on a daily basis as a colony of the United States'

In an interview with Univision, Carmen Yulín Cruz, mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico, 2020 candidate for Puerto Rican governor, and co-chair of Senator Bernie Sanders's presidential campaign, had harsh words for the United States government but declined to condemn Cuba or Venezuela for their wrongdoings.

Moscow Sends Warships to Havana in Message to US

Russian transport brings additional troops to Venezuela

Russia has dispatched several warships, including one of its newer missile frigates, to Cuba in a bid to bolster the floundering regime of Venezuelan dictator Nicolas Maduro, according to a senior administration official.

Trump Lifts Ban on U.S. Lawsuits Against Foreign Firms in Cuba

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration is lifting a long-standing ban against U.S. citizens filing lawsuits against foreign companies that use properties seized by Cuba’s Communist government since Fidel Castro’s 1959 revolution, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Wednesday.

Pompeo Blames Russia, Cuba for Ongoing Crisis in Venezuela

'A match from hell'

Secretary of State Mike PompeoSecretary of State Mike Pompeo blamed the ongoing crisis in Venezuela on Russia and Cuba, which he accused of dashing the "democratic dreams of the Venezuelan people" through a series of measures meant to foment continued unrest and provide cover to embattled strongman Nicolas Maduro.

Sanders Bashed NYT in 1986 for Not Telling the ‘Truth’ About Communism

Senator said he was 'very excited' watching Castro's revolution 'rising up against rather ugly rich people'

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) in 1986 spoke of being "very excited" about watching the late Cuban dictator Fidel Castro's revolution "rising up against rather ugly rich people" and lambasted the New York Times for not telling the "real truth" about communism in Nicaragua, according to a newly surfaced video.