The 'revolution' was over in 1960, it was the late 1990's before Canada stepped foot in the place. I would seriously laugh my ass off if the 'bad odors' turned out to be a lifelong infection of black mold. It it doesn't hurt Indians in the north a few white people should be able to overcome it as. A look at how long they were closed is how long nobody in the world was allowed to trade with Cuba.
Despite an economic embargo against Cuba that has existed for a half century, Americans and citizens of US allies routinely conduct business with the country, including trade and tourism.
In 1960, the Castro regime seized all American property and industry in Cuba. In response, the United States imposed an embargo against the nation. No American citizens could travel there and no American companies could do business there.
Known to Cubans as “el bloqueo” (“the blockade”), these restrictions were written into US law decades later, as the Cuban Democracy Act, passed by Congress and signed by President Bush in 1992. The goal of the law was to promote “a peaceful transition to democracy in Cuba through the application of sanctions.”
At the time, normalized trade with the US might have been a valuable incentive for compliance with the 1992 law. The Soviet Union, Cuba’s primary backer, had collapsed one year earlier, devastating the tiny nation’s supplies of medicine, food and oil.
FYI there are no Canadian owned companies, they are all subsidiaries of US Companies and they are subsidies of the World Bank, the owners if the Mafia and the entire global Black Market. Let's be clear about what went on back then and how that is still going on today. A Russian military base (for missiles) on an island in the area means no military invasion of the US anywhere in South America.
Cuba has produced a lot of doctors in the last 50 years, Canada has invaded a lot of countries based on nothing but lies and created an untold number of 'Mafia types'. Even so, a dumb fuk in the US said Iran was acting like the 'Mafia', you know the one in the US that doesn't exist let alone was running Cuba like it was their own sin-bin so IS bog wogs could rape children and not have it end up as a court case and they end up in prison or dead. Those are who you are cheering on, that makes you more immoral than Castro was. That is very sad at the same time but also explains why I keep the loco collective at arms length.
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And Our idiot Boy Justin refers to Castro- the bloody handed Soviet dictator as a close family friend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
NEWS FLASH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!
PUTIN ADOPTS CDN LIE-BERAL HABIT OF CHANGING SUBJECTS WHEN CONFRONTED!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
MHZ insists that Canada has invaded a lot of countries!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
And he wants to suggest that open trade between United States and Cuba might have benefited somebody or other!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Somehow.................MHz is being more delusional than usual!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!
Cubans themselves referred to the first year of Castro regime as "the year of the firing squad"!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
And Our idiot Boy Justin refers to Castro- the bloody handed Soviet dictator as a close family friend!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here is a nice article illustrating what a pack of vicious morons the entire Trudeau Clan was and still are! With some comments of my own in brackets!):
Trudeau hasn't fallen far from the tyrant-admiring tree. By Lorne Gunter , Edmonton Sun.
First posted: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 07:33 PM EST | Updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2016 07:47 PM EST
One of the first indications human rights organizations received of the brutality of the Castro regime came in 1966 when a report emerged about Cuban officials draining the blood from political prisoners who were about to be executed. The blood was sold, usually to North Vietnam for the treatment of Communist soldiers wounded fighting against the United States.
With practice, Cuban doctors learned they could siphon about three-and-half litres of blood out of the average adult (most have five litres) and still keep them awake to be shot.
(I have to aks: “how desperately poverty stricken and messed up does your economy have to be to persuade law enforcement officials that acting like a penny pinching vampire is a good idea?” And leftist loons like our prime minster Trudeau-both father and son- want to blame United States `imperialism` for the hunger and poverty of Castro under Cuba?)
Later in Castro’s reign, experimental drugs and medical techniques were tried first on those imprisoned for daring to speak out against “El Comandante.”
(Again I ask: “how poverty stricken and callous do you have to be to treat human beings in such a fashion? Especially when its known that their main sin is simply wanting to get AWAY from Castro and Cuba?” And Our brainless Boy prime minister considers Castro to be a great man and close personal friend? Some questions about the judgement and moral sense of Our brainless Boy and his vile family now come to mind! Especially after reading the blather his vile farther produced-scorning democracy, mocking social equality, praising Hitler and Stalin, remarking on the genius of Mao Tse-Tung in rushing thirty million Chinese to the gallows to secure his hold on power. And what of brother Sacha Trudope who has made a modest career as a film maker-cooperating with Iranian Mullahs to produce anti Jewish and anti American propaganda! Sacha considers dictator Castro to be more worthy of forming a govt than the ELECTED OFFICIALS in other South American nations! These are the people the Trudope family admires and considers to be FRIENDS!)
I guess that is one of the advances in health care (forced blood gathering) our own Prime Minister Justin Trudeau meant when praising deceased Cuban dictator Fidel Castro last weekend.
According to the Cuba Archive, an exile group that seeks to document the death of every dissident killed or “disappeared” by the Castro regime since 1959, at least 10,000 people have been executed for opposing the Communist dictator. Other researchers peg the number at nearer 70,000, out of a country with a population of about 9 million at the height of the revolution’s repression in the 1960s and 1970s.
That doesn’t include another 5,000 to 30,000 who drowned trying to escape the repression on rickety boats bound for Florida, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. Upwards of one-third of the island’s population fled over the decades.
(Communist govt has always had SEVERE trouble keeping its people down on the collective farm. The East German govt did some elementary math in the late 1940`s and figured out their nation would be virtually EMPTY of people in FOUR YEARS because so many people were fleeing WEST-unless they did something DRASTIC! So the Iron Curtain was erected-complete with search lights and machine gun towers, land mines, lethal jolts of electricity, ferocious attack dogs trained to MAIM and cripple and hordes of armed guards with orders: SHOOT to KILL anybody in the `no mans land` between East and West!)
Castro’s Western apologists – Justin and his father Pierre among them – also seldom acknowledge how their idol used boatlifts to rid his country of criminals and the mentally ill. Cuba’s reputation as a peaceful, happy country has been helped enormously not by its enlightened criminal justice and health systems, but by Fidel loading murderers, rapists, drug dealers and psychiatric patients onto rafts at the point of a gun.
Anyone – teachers, doctors, writers, journalists, priests, business owners, opposition politicians – anyone at all who called for Castro’s ouster could be sent to internment camps where they were forced to do back-breaking work (usually harvesting sugar cane or tobacco) on meagre diets.
Even regular people overheard to complain about the economy could lose their jobs and find their families evicted from their homes, their rations cut.
(And in the early 1990`s there were news articles in main stream Cdn media about how dangerously malnourished many Cubans became after the Soviet collapse and the ending of Soviet subsidies to Cuba!)
Cuban soldiers acting as surrogates for the Soviet Union during Angola’s civil war in the 1970s and 1980s butchered an estimated 70,000 civilians during that African country’s civil war.
The Cuban army often entered villages suspected of hiding opponents of the Marxist government, barricaded residents in their huts and burned them alive. Or they hacked limbs off and let villagers bleed to death. Women as young as 13 were herded into rape camps.
As recently as this spring, the Cuban government, now led by Fidel’s brother Raul, seized over 1,000 churches and confiscated the personal belongings of priests and ministers.
All of this was perpetrated by the man our own PM praised as beloved by his people and claimed as a long-time Trudeau-family friend.
This is par for the course for the Trudeau’s, though. As I have written before, the tousled-mop acorn hasn’t fallen far from the tyrant-admiring tree.
The senior Trudeau received rare permission from the Maoist government to tour China in 1960 at the height of the Great Leap Forward. Due to the forced collectivization of farms and the press-ganging of millions into unsafe factories, at least 30 million starved or were worked to death.
Pierre Trudeau must have seen the brutality, but his book on his travels mentions not a word. Instead, he praised Mao for the advancement his government had made in education and health care.
(Its worth reminding people that Our brainless Boy has expressed PERSONAL admiration for the Chinese Communist Party-for the way they get things done! It all makes the recent `elbowgate` business in which Our Boy bruised and battered Cdn members of parliament and shouted “get the **** out of my way” as he bashed his way through the crowd look rather sinister! Its worth asking: just how completely would Our brainless Boy be in subverting and abusing OUR democracy-which his father wrote of as being imperialist-if he thought he could get away with it? How far would the Trudopes go if they thought they could get away with things?)
(Pierre Trudope condemned the British and Cdn war against Nazi Germany as imperialist-he spoke of this imperialism in speeches he gave and he also wrote about it and is quoted by his chosen biographers-Max and Monique Nemni-who bill themselves as long time friends of Pierre and also as staunch LIE-berals. Even the Nemni`s were shocked by what they found in Our Pet`s papers! And how much of this crap has Our brainless Boy absorbed from Dad?)
Toronto man who allegedly wanted love advice from Trump held for mental assessment
January 4, 2019
January 4, 2019 1:43 PM EST
U.S. President Donald Trump addresses the press in the White House briefing room on January 3, 2019 in Washington, DC. (NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)
A Toronto man accused of trying to enter the White House to drink Crown Royal with Donald Trump and get his advice on love has been ordered held pending a mental health assessment.
Yianny Georgopoulos, 31, was arrested by Secret Service officers in a restricted area outside of the presidential mansion in Washington, D.C. just after midnight Wednesday. He allegedly told officers he wanted to bring two bottles of the Canadian whisky to the president and get his advice in finding a wife.
The alcoholic gift would have had little sway with the commander-in-chief, whose lifelong abstinence from alcohol is well-known.
Georgopoulos was subsequently arrested for unlawful entry under District of Columbia code.
Late Thursday, Assistant U.S. Attorney Jolie Zimmerman filed a request that Georgopoulos be held prior to trial in order to assess both his intentions and mental condition.
Toronto man busted at White House wanted to drink Crown Royal with Trump
“Without understanding the defendant’s mental health, it is impossible to determine whether the defendant intends any actual harm to the President of the United States or any other (U.S. Secret Service) protectee,” Zimmerman’s brief reads, adding that little is known about Georgopoulos’s background or criminal history in Canada.
Prosecutors were concerned that during his brief court appearance, he didn’t seem capable of following instructions from either the judge or his counsel.
Court documents state Georgopoulos, in a post-arrest interview with authorities, admitted to recent arrests for threatening family members and stalking a cousin.
The documents also state he said he wasn’t sure when he would be returning to Canada, adding that he “can’t go home” but declined to provide further details.
Georgopoulos will next appear in court on Tuesday after the mandated mental health evaluation.
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Maybe he assumes other people are paying attention on their own.
FBI: Georgia man arrested in plot to attack White House with IED, rocket
More from Associated Press
January 16, 2019
January 16, 2019 8:30 PM EST
ATLANTA — A Georgia man who had detailed plans to use an anti-tank rocket to storm into the White House was arrested in a sting Wednesday after he traded his car for guns and explosives, authorities said.
Hasher Jallal Taheb, 21, of Cumming was arrested Wednesday and is charged with attempting to damage or destroy a building owned by the United States using fire or an explosive, U.S. Attorney Byung J. “BJay” Pak said.
It wasn’t immediately clear whether Taheb had an attorney who could comment on the allegations.
A local law enforcement agency contacted the FBI in March after getting a tip from someone who said Taheb had become radicalized, changed his name and planned to travel abroad, according to an FBI agent’s affidavit filed in court.
The affidavit says Taheb told a confidential FBI source in October that he planned to travel abroad for “hijra,” which the agent wrote refers to travelling to territory controlled by the Islamic State. Because he didn’t have a passport, he couldn’t travel abroad and told the FBI source that he wanted to carry out an attack in the U.S. against the White House and the Statue of Liberty.
He met with the undercover agent and the FBI source multiple times last month and was also in frequent contact using an encrypted messaging application, the affidavit says.
During one meeting with the agent and the source, Taheb “advised that if they were to go to another country, they would be one of many, but if they stayed in the United States, they could do more damage,” the affidavit says. Taheb “explained that jihad was an obligation, that he wanted to do as much damage as possible, and that he expected to be a ’martyr,’ meaning he expected to die during the attack.”
At another meeting, he showed the undercover agent a hand-drawn diagram of the ground floor of the West Wing of the White House and detailed a plan for attack, the affidavit says. He asked the undercover agent to obtain the weapons and explosives needed to carry out the attack, and they discussed selling or exchanging their cars to pay for them.
Taheb told the undercover agent they needed a “base” where they could regroup and where he could record a video to motivate people: “He stated he would be the narrator, clips of oppressed Muslims would be shown, and American and Israeli flags would be burned in the background.”
Last week, Taheb told the undercover agent he wanted to pick up weapons this week and drive directly to Washington to carry out the attack, investigators said.
Taheb said they would approach the White House from the back road, causing a distraction for police and then would proceed into the White House, using an anti-tank weapon to blow open a door and then take down as many people and do as much damage as possible, the affidavit says.
Taheb told the undercover agent he had never shot a gun but could learn easily and also said he had watched some videos of how grenades explode, authorities said.
Taheb met with the FBI source and undercover agent on Wednesday in a parking lot in Buford to exchange their cars for semi-automatic assault rifles, three explosive devices with remote detonators and an anti-tank rocket, the affidavit says.
A second FBI source met them and inspected the vehicles, and a second FBI undercover agent arrived in a tractor trailer with weapons and explosives that had been rendered inert by the FBI. The undercover agent and Taheb talked about the guns, how to arm and detonate the explosives and how to use the anti-tank rocket, the affidavit says.
Taheb and the undercover agent and FBI source whom he believed to be part of his group turned over their car keys to the second confidential source and then loaded the inert explosives and guns into a rental vehicle, the affidavit says. Then, after they got into the car and closed the doors, agents arrested Taheb.
Model apologizes for claiming Russia interference in 2016 U.S. election
January 19, 2019
January 19, 2019 2:05 PM EST
Anastasia Vashukevich, also known on social media as Nastya Rybka, sits in a cage in a Moscow courtroom, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP Photo
MOSCOW — A Belarusian model and self-styled sex instructor who last year claimed to have evidence of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election said Saturday that she apologizes to a Russian tycoon for the claim and won’t say more about the matter.
Anastasia Vashukevich made the statement in a Moscow court that was considering whether to keep her in jail as she faces charges of inducement to prostitution. The court extended her detention for three more days.
Vashukevich’s statement appears to head off any chance of her speaking to U.S. investigators looking into possible collusion between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign.
Vashukevich, who goes by the name Nastya Rybka on social media, was arrested in Thailand last February on prostitution charges. She and several others were arrested in connection with a sex training seminar they were holding in Thailand.
After her arrest she claimed she had audio tapes of Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska, who is close to President Vladimir Putin, talking about interference in the U.S. election.
She had shot to world attention a few weeks earlier when a Russian opposition leader published an investigation based on her social media posts that suggested corrupt links between Deripaska and Deputy Prime Minister Sergei Prikhodko. The report featured video from Deripaska’s yacht in 2016, when Vashukevich says she was having an affair with him.
She was deported from Thailand on Thursday after pleading guilty and was detained when her flight arrived in Moscow, along with three other deportees including mentor Alexander Kirillov.
Anastasia Vashukevich, also known on social media as Nastya Rybka is escorted in the courtroom in Moscow, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. Alexander Zemlianichenko / AP Photo
She told journalists in the Moscow court that she has apologized to Deripaska and says “I will no longer compromise him.”
Deripaska is among the Russian tycoons and officials who have been sanctioned in recent years by the United States in connection with Russia’s 2014 annexation of Crimea. His business empire includes aluminum, energy and construction assets.
He also once was a client of Paul Manafort, the former campaign manager for Trump. Manafort was convicted last year in the United States of tax and bank fraud.
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The kids should be released and forgotten!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!
Maybe, the kids should be sent back to where they came from.