The Cuban Nationalization of US Property in 1960:…

Roxaanne | April 21, 2019 | 0

U.S. Department of State • Public domain In moving toward at least partial implementation of Title III of the 1996 Helms-Burton Act, the Trump administration has resurrected the issue of Cuban nationalization of U.S. properties in Cuba in 1960. The conflict between the United States and Cuba over the nationalized U.S. properties is a particular…

History Shows ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Can Thrive With Influx…

Roxaanne | April 21, 2019 | 0

U.S. President Donald Trump’s consideration of sending immigrants to so-called sanctuary cities represented by Democrats is more than possible retaliation against his political opponents. It also evokes an event nearly 40 years ago that to this day shapes the partisan debates in the United States and other countries about the impact of immigration.That debate focuses…

Selected Articles: The Planet Is Collapsing Before Our…

Roxaanne | April 20, 2019 | 0

Online independent analysis of US-led wars, rampant corruption, corporate greed, civil rights and fraudulent monetary transactions is invariably relegated to the bottom rung of search engine results. As a result we presently do not cover our monthly running costs which could eventually jeopardize our activities. Do you value the reporting and in-depth analysis provided by…

Links 4/17/19

Roxaanne | April 20, 2019 | 0

Notre Dame Rebuilding Notre Dame New Republic Notre-Dame saved within vital half hour BBC Incendie de Notre-Dame de Paris : ce qui a été perdu et ce qui a été sauvé Le Monde Notre-Dame n’était pas assurée : contre qui l’Etat peut-il donc se retourner ? Le Parisien In Notre Dame fire, echoes of the…

Doubts Rise About Evidence That U.S. Diplomats In…

Roxaanne | April 20, 2019 | 0

Scientists are questioning the evidence about an alleged attack on diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Havana. Ramon Espinosa/AP hide caption toggle caption Ramon Espinosa/AP Scientists are questioning the evidence about an alleged attack on diplomats at the U.S. Embassy in Havana. Ramon Espinosa/AP The claim was extraordinary. More than 20 U.S. diplomats in Cuba…

Here’s the truth about your vacation: You lie…

Roxaanne | April 20, 2019 | 0

Many Americans lie about their vacations. They say the trip was better than it was, that they did more sightseeing than they actually did, that their accommodations were great. They even lie about how much fun they have. In short, your pants are on fire. Those are the results of a survey of 4,000 Americans…

Trump’s Cuba Reversal on Seized Property Challenged by…

Roxaanne | April 18, 2019 | 0

U.S. Allies Challenge Trump’s Reversal on Property Seized in Cuba(Bloomberg) — Need to stay ahead of what’s happening in Brussels? In your inbox, every day. Sign up here.President Donald Trump’s move to let U.S. citizens file lawsuits over property confiscated in Cuba during the 1959 revolution angered European allies who vowed to challenge the reversal of more…

Flood of lawsuits, flight of investors on cards…

Roxaanne | April 18, 2019 | 0

1 / 3The Habana Libre Hotel, formerly the Havana Hilton, could face lawsuits under a newly implemented US law (AFP Photo/YAMIL LAGE)Havana (AFP) – The US decision to enforce a tough but long-delayed law in Cuba could have far-reaching effects, including triggering an avalanche of lawsuits as well as action before the World Trade Organization.President…

In possible first, Cuba allows march by animal…

Roxaanne | April 18, 2019 | 0

HAVANA (AP) — More than 400 animal-lovers peacefully marched more than a mile through Havana on Sunday, shouting slogans and waving signs calling for an end to animal cruelty in Cuba. Short, seemingly simple, the march wrote a small but significant line in the history of modern Cuba. The socialist government had explicitly permitted a…