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  1. Little known fact about Desi Arnaz: He was a staunch supporter of freedom in CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 26 | Babalu Blog

    As a kid growing up in Little Havana, there was only one television character on American television I identified with: Ricky Ricardo in I Love Lucy. Cuban actor, singer, and performer Desi Arnaz embodied our experience of growing up as both Americans and Cubans.

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  2. Tourism to apartheid Cuba: Sanitizing a brutally repressive and murderous dictatorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 21 | Babalu Blog

    Picture a photo of a girl in a blue summer dress, posing on a vintage red Chevy, surrounded by decaying architecture with the "capitolio," modeled after our own, in the background. Underneath the photo are millions of comments from people, impressed with how picturesque the city is, tagging their friends saying, "we need to visit!" The irony is overwhelming.

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  3. Cuban cursing: An art form passed down from generation to generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 20 | Babalu Blog

    When Cuban Americans who are fluent in both Spanish and English get really upset, any subsequent cursing will always default to Cuban. Cursing in Cuban provides not only a more powerful outlet for anger and frustration, but it is infinitely more satisfying as well.

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  4. Cuban Americans in South Florida overwhelmingly voted GOP, helped keep Florida redRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    Once again, Cuban Americans in South Florida were instrumental in keeping Florida from turning blue. And at least until the next election, Cuban Americans will continue to be hated and despised by liberals for refusing to reside on the Democrat plantation and march in lockstep with other obedient Latinos .

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  5. Photo of the Day - One of the best things about living in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    One of the best things about growing up and living in Miami is that while many things have changed, others have not. As I kid, I remember when the viandero would come by every day and my mom or grandmother would go out to buy something for that day's dinner.

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  6. Ambassador John Bolton on Cuba, Venezuela, and Nicaragua: 'The troika of tyranny'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    Ambassador John Bolton, the White House National Security Advisor, was in Miami on Thursday to give a speech on U.S. policy in Latin America. Not one to mince words, Bolton got right down to the point and called out the main culprits spreading misery, despair, and death throughout the region: Cuba's Castro dictatorship and its minions in Venezuela and Nicaragua.

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  7. Human rights activists launch campaign to protest cruises to apartheid CubaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    Apartheid, slavery, human trafficking, and violent repression are generally unacceptable to Americans, unless we're talking about Cuba. When it comes to the Castro dictatorship, all those vile crimes against humanity are perfectly acceptable as long as you get to enjoy Cuba's beautiful beaches and are served ice-cold mojitos by the almost human noble savages that inhabit the island.

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  8. Democrat Party Genius: Trailing in the polls, Donna Shalala invites a ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    Protesters in Miami demonstrating against Nancy Pelosi, Donna Shalala, and Debbie Mucarsel-Powell over the possible appearance of Barbara Lee, a pro-Castro lawmaker. - Photo: Miami Herald/Carl Juste Democrat Donna Shalala is trailing her Republican opponent, Maria Elvira Salazar, in the polls.

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  9. Spanglish in Miami perplexing the ghosts of Henry Flagler and Julia TuttleRead the original story

    Oct 9, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    For the uninitiated, Miami's Spanglish is difficult to understand. For the ghosts of Henry Flagler and Julia Tuttle who were instrumental in putting Miami on the map, it's damn near impossible to understand.

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  10. Cuban super market in Miami debuts ethnic food aisle for AnglosRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 4, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    For Anglos in Miami, it can sometimes feel like they're living in another country. Thankfully, the folks over at Sedanos Super Market is trying to bring a taste of the U.S.A. to South Florida.

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  11. Miami declares October 1st Croqueta DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    For me, everyday is croqueta day. But the commissions for both Miami and Miami-Dade County have designated October 1st as the official Croqueta Day.

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  12. A Cuban American goes up against an Ohioan for South Florida's 27th congressional districtRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    Jay Nordlinger looks at the South Florida congressional race between Cuban American Maria Elvira Salazar and native Ohioan Donna Shalala. Every two years, there are 435 races for the U.S. House.

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  13. Donna Shalala in Florida's 27th congressional district: The...Read the original story

    Sep 27, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    Democrat Donna Shalala faces off against Cuban American Republican Maria Elvira Salazar for Florida's majority Hispanic 27th congressional district. For decades, the Democratic Party has been underestimating as well as taking for granted Florida's Cuban American community.

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  14. Venezuelan exiles hold protest outside of Salt Bae's restaurant in MiamiRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    If the Venezuelan exiles keep this up, it's only a matter of time before the news media starts describing them as "intransigent" and "hardliners." Chanting "Boycott! Boycott!" at least a hundred Venezuelan exiles and supporters protested outside the Miami restaurant of Nusret Gokce at lunchtime Wednesday.

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  15. DeSantis to pick Jeanette Nunez as running mate: Florida's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    Reports say Florida Republican candidate for governor Ron DeSantis will be choosing State Rep. Jeanette NuA ez as his Lieutenant Governor and running mate in the gubernatorial election this coming November. NuA ez is a Cuban American from Miami and will become the first Cuban American female to run for Lieutenant Governor in Florida.

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  16. Senate candidate and Florida Governor Rick Scott makes a campaign...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    Florida Governor Rick Scott made a stop in Hialeah on Friday in his campaign for the U.S. Senate and vowed to continue fighting against the threats to American national security posed by the Castro dictatorship and for freedom and democracy in Cuba. Unlike other politicos who prefer to look the other way, Scott knows the only way to eliminate the Castro regime's constant threat against the U.S. is to help promote the democracy and freedom in Cuba that will eliminate their criminal dictatorship.

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  17. Photographer Alan Diaz who shot the famous photo of Elian Gonzalez's kidnapping dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    Alan Diaz, the photographer who shot the iconic photo capturing the moment Elian Gonzalez was kidnapped at gunpoint by immigration agents from his Miami home under orders of the Clinton administration, died at the age of 71. The photograph perfectly captured the injustice of President Bill Clinton and Attorney General Janet Reno. They were more concerned with appeasing a murderous and corrupt dictator in Cuba than allowing a little boy to live in freedom with his family.

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  18. A haunted mansion that was the former Cuban consulate in Miami goes up for saleRead the original story w/Photo

    May 31, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    If you got $4.5 million burning in a hole in your pocket and you want to own a little piece of Cuban-Miami history, this is your lucky day. The former Cuban consulate in Miami has gone up for sale.

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  19. Castro dictatorship offers no help to mother whose child was...Read the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    It is almost like a reverse Elian, except this time, the child is in Cuba where he was kidnapped by his father. In both cases, however, the Castro dictatorship has no concern for the wishes of the mother nor the welfare of the child.

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  20. Pressure cookers, black beans, and Tarzan: Growing up Cuban American in Little HavanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2018 | Babalu Blog

    It is a sound that takes me back to my youth. Every Saturday morning my mom would make frijoles negros in the pressure cooker.

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