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Henry Gomez

Henry Louis Gomez is Cuban-American and blogs at BabaluBlog.com.
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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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Cuban Bloggers: The Next Revolution

Saturday, May 10th, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

Small signs of freedom are starting to sprout in Cuba — and none more hopeful than the tolerance of bloggers who criticize the Castro regime.

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Cuban-American ‘Generational Shift’ Doesn’t Shift

Monday, March 24th, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

The media have spent a quarter century predicting that Cuban-Americans are on the verge of moving to the left. Why should reality get in the way of their wishful thinking now?

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The Castro Dictatorship After Fidel: Now New and Improved!

Tuesday, February 19th, 2008 - by Henry Gomez

What does Fidel Castro's resignation mean for the future of Cuba? Henry Louis Gomez says Cubans will still experience the same amount of repression, but now with 10% less bluster.

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