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A Look Back 30 Years: Top 25 Censored News Stories of 1981 – #16. MIAMI CONFIDENTIAL: THE WORLD FINANCE CORPORATION

The Florida-based World Finance Corporation (WFC) is a multinational financial conglomerate with connections reaching from Latin America to the Middle East. There is evidence connecting WFC to the CIA, Fidel Castro, Cuban exile terrorists, and the massive drug traffic that

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Indifference to Censorship

Source: The Trentonian – By Nat Hentoff In 2003, the security police of Fidel Castro arrested and imprisoned 75 journalists, members of opposition parties, and owners of independent libraries. The charge: “crimes against national sovereignty.” The librarians had been making

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Jan 7, 1959: United States Recognizes New Cuban Government

Just six days after the fall of the Fulgencio Batista dictatorship in Cuba, U.S. officials recognize the new provisional government of the island nation. Despite fears that Fidel Castro, whose rebel army helped to overthrow Batista, might have communist leanings,

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Jan 3, 1961: United States Severs Diplomatic Relations With Cuba

In the climax of deteriorating relations between the United States and Fidel Castro’s government in Cuba, President Dwight D. Eisenhower closes the American embassy in Havana and severs diplomatic relations. The action signaled that the United States was prepared to

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Jan 1, 1959: Batista Forced Out by Castro-Led Revolution

On this day in 1959, facing a popular revolution spearheaded by Fidel Castro’s 26th of July Movement, Cuban dictator Fulgencio Batista flees the island nation. Amid celebration and chaos in the Cuban capitol of Havana, the U.S. debated how best

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