Problems of Cuban life apparent in Sa...

Problems of Cuban life apparent in Santiago

There are 18 comments on the South Florida Sun-Sentinel story from Aug 4, 2008, titled Problems of Cuban life apparent in Santiago. In it, South Florida Sun-Sentinel reports that:

Along the 535 miles of crumbling roads between the capital and the southeastern city of Santiago, the island's second largest, a major problem of Cuban life quickly becomes apparent.

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Peter

Miami Beach, FL

#1 Aug 4, 2008
In other words , same o same o, no changes.
JOSE ESCALADA

Jupiter, FL

#3 Aug 5, 2008
Dear Sirs :
I want to comments in the new president of Cuba Raul Castro.

This new leader of the island is the same kind of president than his prior one which was Fidel Castro.
Both of them feel and act in the same way making people on the island suffer and hunger for items like food.
The island needed a change soon of goverment to get relief for the human being living in Cuba.
Sincerely.
Escalada
ForrestG

Montréal, Canada

#4 Aug 6, 2008
u no who wrote:
These are problems in Washington D.C.
The scandal, investigated by Nebraska State Senator Loran Schmit, his assistant John DeCamp (a former GOP state senator), State Senate Committee investigator Gary Caradori, and former CIA Director William Colby, reached the very top echelons of the George H. W. Bush administration and GOP. Childprostitutes from Boys Town and other orphanages in Nebraska as well as children procured from China were reportedly flown to Washington for sexcapades with Republican politicians. GOP lobbyist Craig Spence and a number of GOP officials in the administration and Congress were implicated in the scandal, including Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole's liaison to the White House. Young male members of the military in Washington, DC, were particularly sought after by the prostitution ring. During the early 1980s, a number of naval officers were implicated in a child pornography ring that extended from Oregon to the San Francisco Bay area and to Chicago and Washington, DC. The story about that ring was covered up by then-Secretary of the Navy John Lehman.
The Nebraska pedophile scandal was similarly covered up on orders from the highest levels of power in the senior Bush White House. Caradori and his young son were killed in a suspicious plane crash in Illinois in 1990. Colby was found floating dead in the Chesapeake Bay, near his home, in 1996. Craig Spence allegedly committed suicide in 1989. Witnesses, many of whom were abused themselves, were intimidated and subsequently jailed in Nebraska and the investigation of the pedophile scandal eventually collapsed. The entire military aspect of the King-Spence scandal is now being repeated in Washington in Gannongate.
I think Mr. U No Who needs Mr. U KNOW Where to tell him what forum to post this U.S. political mumbo-jumbo in...

As for the article at hand...while I enjoy whats left of the old, beautiful architecture of Cuba, it will be a lot easier to just level the cities with a bulldozer and start over from scratch !!
Living in Paradise

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#5 Aug 6, 2008
Cuba is going back to the stone age with the Castro brothers, nothing works in the country.

Time for a change.
Living in Paradise

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#6 Aug 6, 2008
Idiot, this is a Cuba post. Go post where it belongs. No one here cares about Nebraska and whatever else yo posted here. Stupid.
u no who wrote:
These are problems in Washington D.C.
The scandal, investigated by Nebraska State Senator Loran Schmit, his assistant John DeCamp (a former GOP state senator), State Senate Committee investigator Gary Caradori, and former CIA Director William Colby, reached the very top echelons of the George H. W. Bush administration and GOP. Child prostitutes from Boys Town and other orphanages in Nebraska as well as children procured from China were reportedly flown to Washington for sexcapades with Republican politicians. GOP lobbyist Craig Spence and a number of GOP officials in the administration and Congress were implicated in the scandal, including Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole's liaison to the White House. Young male members of the military in Washington, DC, were particularly sought after by the prostitution ring. During the early 1980s, a number of naval officers were implicated in a child pornography ring that extended from Oregon to the San Francisco Bay area and to Chicago and Washington, DC. The story about that ring was covered up by then-Secretary of the Navy John Lehman.
The Nebraska pedophile scandal was similarly covered up on orders from the highest levels of power in the senior Bush White House. Caradori and his young son were killed in a suspicious plane crash in Illinois in 1990. Colby was found floating dead in the Chesapeake Bay, near his home, in 1996. Craig Spence allegedly committed suicide in 1989. Witnesses, many of whom were abused themselves, were intimidated and subsequently jailed in Nebraska and the investigation of the pedophile scandal eventually collapsed. The entire military aspect of the King-Spence scandal is now being repeated in Washington in Gannongate.
Joe

Pompano Beach, FL

#7 Aug 6, 2008
Being from the USA it is so hard for me to believe that the conditions in Cuba are so bad and the population doesn't do anything about it. From the outside it appears as thought the population simply runs away and lives someplace else instead of fighting for change, like Castro did 50 years ago. Am I wrong? What am I missing? I'm not trying to be rude, I just don't understand.
26th Latitude

Fort Lauderdale, FL

#8 Aug 6, 2008
Well this is what happens when the population first agrees with the leaders, gives up their guns, gets 20 years in prison if they speak out, and having only one source of news, opinions, and information, cannot imagine a better life; much less fight for one.

That country if competing with Haiti for the bottom of the barrel.
LIGER OMNI PRIME

San José, Costa Rica

#9 Aug 7, 2008
¡¡¡¡ Feed the cagastros to the S H A R K S !!!!
Joe

Pompano Beach, FL

#10 Aug 13, 2008
26th Latitude wrote:
Well this is what happens when the population first agrees with the leaders, gives up their guns, gets 20 years in prison if they speak out, and having only one source of news, opinions, and information, cannot imagine a better life; much less fight for one.
That country if competing with Haiti for the bottom of the barrel.
Thank you, this helps me to understand. This is just sad.

“America la bella!!”

Since: Jan 07

que Dios te bendiga

#11 Aug 13, 2008
u no who wrote:
These are problems in Washington D.C.
The scandal, investigated by Nebraska State Senator Loran Schmit, his assistant John DeCamp (a former GOP state senator), State Senate Committee investigator Gary Caradori, and former CIA Director William Colby, reached the very top echelons of the George H. W. Bush administration and GOP. Child prostitutes from Boys Town and other orphanages in Nebraska as well as children procured from China were reportedly flown to Washington for sexcapades with Republican politicians. GOP lobbyist Craig Spence and a number of GOP officials in the administration and Congress were implicated in the scandal, including Labor Secretary Elizabeth Dole's liaison to the White House. Young male members of the military in Washington, DC, were particularly sought after by the prostitution ring. During the early 1980s, a number of naval officers were implicated in a child pornography ring that extended from Oregon to the San Francisco Bay area and to Chicago and Washington, DC. The story about that ring was covered up by then-Secretary of the Navy John Lehman.
The Nebraska pedophile scandal was similarly covered up on orders from the highest levels of power in the senior Bush White House. Caradori and his young son were killed in a suspicious plane crash in Illinois in 1990. Colby was found floating dead in the Chesapeake Bay, near his home, in 1996. Craig Spence allegedly committed suicide in 1989. Witnesses, many of whom were abused themselves, were intimidated and subsequently jailed in Nebraska and the investigation of the pedophile scandal eventually collapsed. The entire military aspect of the King-Spence scandal is now being repeated in Washington in Gannongate.
Can you just be as serious.. to give a comment on Communist Cuba????

“America la bella!!”

Since: Jan 07

que Dios te bendiga

#12 Aug 13, 2008
Joe wrote:
Being from the USA it is so hard for me to believe that the conditions in Cuba are so bad and the population doesn't do anything about it. From the outside it appears as thought the population simply runs away and lives someplace else instead of fighting for change, like Castro did 50 years ago. Am I wrong? What am I missing? I'm not trying to be rude, I just don't understand.
You are not wrong but not very well informed about Communist-Dictatorial and NO FREEDOM nations. It is hard to imagine how people rather leave than stay and figth the goverment of Cuba. But they have no ways...like money for a revolution, arms and not even get informed of what is really happening in the outside world.
Curious George

Pinetops, NC

#13 Aug 13, 2008
LIGER OMNI PRIME wrote:
¡¡¡¡ Feed the cagastros to the S H A R K S !!!!
"Forgive those who despise you, bless those who curse you and do all manner of evil against you!J.C. Dying on the cross, "Father, forgive them for they do not know what they are doing!" J.C. Then there is that great Chirstian, "Feed them to the sharks!" LOPM Bet LOPM makes Jesus real proud! Praise the Lord! men, brother! Preach on LOPM - the gospel of hate will win!!!!

LIGER OMNI POTENT MAGNUM

“Hurt me, make me stronger!”

Since: Jul 08

Where Liberty Dwells

#14 Aug 13, 2008
Curious George wrote:
<quoted text>"Forgive those who despise you, bless those who curse you and do all manner of evil against you!J.C. Dying on the cross, "Father, forgive them for they do not know what they are doing!" J.C. Then there is that great Chirstian, "Feed them to the sharks!" LOPM Bet LOPM makes Jesus real proud! Praise the Lord! men, brother! Preach on LOPM - the gospel of hate will win!!!!
¡All right, all right, Grind them up & feed them to the jaguarundi!
Curious George

Pinetops, NC

#15 Aug 13, 2008
LIGER OMNI POTENT MAGNUM wrote:
<quoted text>
¡All right, all right, Grind them up & feed them to the jaguarundi!
WOW! You would have done great work in Rome a few centuries ago! Differnt era same ole hate!!!

LIGER OMNI POTENT MAGNUM

“Hurt me, make me stronger!”

Since: Jul 08

Where Liberty Dwells

#16 Aug 13, 2008
Curious George wrote:
<quoted text>WOW! You would have done great work in Rome a few centuries ago! Differnt era same ole hate!!!
¡Perhaps! I'm Cuban born, American by choice, & A full blooded Roman by ethnicity, Italian & Asturias & Leon, 100% Roman Empire!¡I hate them moors as much as my ancestors did!¡Long live El Cid!
Curious George

Pinetops, NC

#17 Aug 13, 2008
LIGER OMNI POTENT MAGNUM wrote:
<quoted text>
¡Perhaps! I'm Cuban born, American by choice, & A full blooded Roman by ethnicity, Italian & Asturias & Leon, 100% Roman Empire!¡I hate them moors as much as my ancestors did!¡Long live El Cid!
Makes sense! One of the most corrupt, evil empires in ancient history! Nothing left of it but ruins!

LIGER OMNI POTENT MAGNUM

“Hurt me, make me stronger!”

Since: Jul 08

Where Liberty Dwells

#18 Aug 13, 2008
Curious George wrote:
<quoted text>Makes sense! One of the most corrupt, evil empires in ancient history! Nothing left of it but ruins!
¡It's influence is still here, Patus Maximus!¡it's everywhere, in the US, In the EU, Even Eastern EU!¡Everyone wants to be like Rome!
And......¡Rome will rise again!

“CUBA Y PUERTO RICO HERMANOS”

Since: Dec 06

San Juan,Puerto Rico

#19 Aug 13, 2008
Curious George wrote:
<quoted text>WOW! You would have done great work in Rome a few centuries ago! Differnt era same ole hate!!!
DEAR CUBA FORUM'S 'MIGHTY CREATIVE MIND'!
IS THIS ONE OF THOSE NEW ENGLISH WORD THAT YOUR IMAGINATIVE MIND ALMOST DAILY CREATES? OUR MIGHTY ENGLISH LANGUAGE'S ALHA-OMEGA TEACHER!HEIL GEORGE!HEIL GEORGE!

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