Tag Archives: Cuba

Día de Rebeldía Nacional

Most of the holidays I research pose little or no official interest from our spy agencies.  This one is a bit different.  Today’s commemoration is a big day in Cuba.  I had to tip-toe through a potential minefield to find … Continue reading

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The Great Blizzard Of 1899

It’s still Wintertime in the Northern Hemisphere, and the risk of blizzard activity will be around for awhile. Here, in the Great Plains, the topic of discussion is usually the weather.  Wintertime brings out grumbling about cold temperatures and snow … Continue reading

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Guerrillero Heroico

The iconic image of Che Guevara appears in popular culture from time to time.  We can see the cycle reborn with the coming of age of a new generation.  The rebirth of the popularity of the famous image, Guerrillero Heroico, … Continue reading

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Crisis In Cuba, 1962

I was all of ten-years-old when I really awakened to the fact that there is an actual world beyond my home country.  The globes and maps represented places that do exist and that many of the people in those countries … Continue reading

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