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The Bay of Pigs 56 Years Later

From Frontpage Mag, by Humberto Fontova

When U.S. airstrikes could have destroyed a terrorist regime, freed a nation and altered history.

Where are the planes?!” kept crackling over U.S. 1,209 more words

World At WAR

Cuba: Pearl of the Caribbean

You’d have to have been sleeping under a stack of tobacco leaves if you haven’t heard that great changes are taking place in Cuba. Recently, Fidel Castro, who ruled Cuba for the past fifty-plus years has died, and the United States and Cuba have taken steps to normalize relations. 657 more words

Essays

Bay Of Pigs Remembered

If only we had 10 men like Fidel Castro in Ireland, we would be free from colonial rule in the morning.

Ireland

April 17th

On this day in 1961, a CIA-backed counter-revolutionary force began the Bay of Pigs Invasion of Cuba.

Since the onset of the Cold War, the United States had made it that nation’s duty to battle the rise of global communism, and nowhere was this more important than around its borders. 519 more words

On This Day

April 17, 1961 Bay of Pigs

Cuban strongman Fulgencio Batista seized power March 1952, proclaiming himself president and labeling his governing system “disciplined democracy”. While Batista had some popular support when he canceled presidential elections, many Cubans came to see the administration as a one-man dictatorship.  753 more words

History

Top Gear – Series 24 Episode 6 Filming locations

Locations:

Bay of Pigs, Cuba (Chris & Rory present their cars – A Maserati & Cheverolet)

Google Maps Co-ordinates: 22.162072, -81.169089

Credit

Aeropuerto Santa Marta, Santa Marta, Cuba… 17 more words

TV Shows

Thought of the Day: The Bay of Pigs

Is it me, or would The Bay of Pigs be a fantastic name for a bar? Or perhaps for a nightclub. Yes, better for a nightclub. 54 more words

Thought Of The Day