Cuba Libre? Not For Dissidents Who Were Stuffed In Jail Cells Ahead Of Obama’s Visit

American Military News picked up my piece on President Obama’s trip to Cuba.

Cuba may be just a stone’s throw from the southernmost tip of Florida, but it exists in another universe when it comes to basic human rights.

This week President Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Marxist-Leninist republic since 1959.

During his address from Havana, Obama called for an expansion of freedoms in the communist country. If that message didn’t reach Cuba’s jail cells, we can only hope that President Raul Castro heard it loud and clear.

Read the rest here…

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