Castro's Goons Arrest Cuban Blogger Yoani Sanchez

The communist Cuban regime has arrested Yoani Sanchez, Cuba's best-known blogger, whose evocative writing on the nature of the communist regime and the dreary life in Cuba have won her international awards. It was always a matter of curiosity as to why Sanchez hadn't been arrested before, given what she wrote.  But with developments today, it appears it was only a matter of time. Castro's thugs got her when she was going to blog about a kangaroo-court trial in Cuba.  Castro's men have put some small fry on trial for the mysterious car death of Oswaldo Paya, another big-name dissident, earlier this year.  They are probably attempting to hide the fact that their death squads were what killed Paya.  This sort of cover-up -- making an assassination look like an accident -- is getting frequent in Havana. So Castro's people did not want Sanchez blogging about that trial -- that's one thing for sure. But it's likely part of a broader picture as well.  Cuba's...(Read Full Post)