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Henry Gomez

Henry Louis Gomez is Cuban-American and blogs at BabaluBlog.com.
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Has Marco Rubio Been Resurrected?

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014 - by Henry Gomez

An objectively incorrect litmus test damaged him in the first place.

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Don’t End the Cuban Embargo

Friday, June 21st, 2013 - by Henry Gomez

Ending the embargo wouldn't win a single Hispanic vote for the GOP.

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Cuban-Americans Flipped to Obama? Not Quite

Sunday, November 18th, 2012 - by Henry Gomez

Mitt Romney appears to have won about 60% of Cuban-Americans.

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Silent Support: Unpolled Spanish Speakers May Have Romney Up in Florida

Friday, September 14th, 2012 - by Henry Gomez

Currently uncounted, they lean conservative.

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Covering Up the Real Storm that Has Destroyed Cuba

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 - by Henry Gomez

The Weather Channel is simply the latest media outlet to agree to a Faustian bargain with the Castro regime.

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Ozzie Guillen: Dumb Luck or Just Plain Dumb?

Tuesday, April 10th, 2012 - by Henry Gomez

Why is the manager of the Miami Marlins praising Castro, whom many Cuban-Americans consider the modern-day equivalent of Hitler?

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Team Obama: ‘Must … Stop … Rubio!’

Friday, October 21st, 2011 - by Henry Gomez

The possibililty of Marco Rubio entering the fray has Obama 2012 scrambling for dirt.

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Cuba’s Unknown Dissidents

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 - by Henry Gomez

Nelson Mandela and Lech Walesa are household names. Why aren't Cuba's dissidents equally well known?

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If Sean Penn Interviewed Fidel Castro …

Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 - by Henry Gomez

Here's how it would go down.

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The New York Times: Carrying Water For Castro, Again

Thursday, December 31st, 2009 - by Henry Gomez

An inexcusable piece hails a Cuban musician's Castro-approved visit to the States. No mention that Cuban dissidents receive beatings instead of visas.

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Cuban Blogger Beaten by Regime Thugs — This Time, the World Notices

Wednesday, November 18th, 2009 - by Henry Gomez

The international press finally reports on Castro's violence. Perhaps because the victim is a darling of the left as well as the right.

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Yet Again, a Musician Endorses Castro

Monday, September 7th, 2009 - by Henry Gomez

The Colombian-born Juanes, a resident of Miami, will be performing a "peace" concert in Havana along with regime-approved musicians.

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Obama’s Cuba Policy: Speak Softly, Carry No Stick

Friday, July 31st, 2009 - by Henry Gomez

The U.S. turns off its electronic news ticker in Havana.

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Going to Bat for Cuba

Monday, March 30th, 2009 - by Henry Gomez

What drives someone to champion the rights of people in a land he doesn't know?

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Obama’s Golden Opportunity to Tackle the Castro Regime

Monday, March 9th, 2009 - by Henry Gomez

It’s audacious to hope that Obama would take up the plight of the Cuban people, but isn't audacity supposed to be what he's about? (Also read Roger L. Simon: Cuba Si, Obama Maybe)

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Will the Real Che Guevara Please Stand Up?

Saturday, February 7th, 2009 - by Henry Gomez

Steven Soderbergh's film Che is nothing more than a $60 million whitewash of the truth.

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Obama: Stay the Course on Cuba

Tuesday, January 20th, 2009 - by Henry Gomez

Dialogue with the Castro brothers is not an effective policy.

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Obama Should Put the Castros in Their Place

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

The U.S. must not change to improve bilateral relations. Cuba must change.

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Cuban-Americans Watch Obama and Worry

Monday, November 17th, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

The president-elect already faces pressure to make nice with Havana. Will he cave?

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Forecast for Latin America: Cold (War) Winds from Russia

Thursday, October 30th, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

Putin and Medvedev's renewed meddling in the Americas makes it feel like the 1960s again.

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Let’s Push Raul Castro into Reforming Cuba

Thursday, September 4th, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

And who better than a punk rocker to pressure the reluctant dictator?

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Don’t Get Too Excited About Cuban ‘Reforms’

Saturday, August 2nd, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

Raul Castro fears the political changes that might follow a true opening of the economy.

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US Media’s Faustian Bargain with Castro

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

Reports coming out of Castro's "workers' paradise" are laughably simplistic and shallow.

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Europe’s Carrot Meets Castro’s Stick

Saturday, June 21st, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

Will the EU lifting sanctions on Cuba result in more political freedom? Don't ask one dissident arrested less than 24 hours after the announcement.

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Will Obama Free Cuba?

Sunday, May 25th, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

Barack Obama's new Cuba policy may be based on "libertad," but it's unlikely to lead to freedom for the island nation's people.

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