Reflections on Anti-Cuban Terror by W. T. Whitney Jr.

JSC: Jamaicans in Solidarity with Cuba

Source:  Monthly Review Press

Bombs set off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15 killed three and wounded over 200 people.  The metropolitan area became a virtual war zone.  Officials at every level let loose with doomsday-style retaliatory proclamations.  For some, however, the clamor served to resurrect memories of U.S. terrorism — against Cuba for instance — reminding them that U.S. anti-terrorist verbiage was full of contradictions.

fire at coral gablesAlmost one year before the Marathon bombings, on April 27, 2012, the office of a tourist agency in Coral Gables, Florida that promotes charter flights and legal travel to Cuba was firebombed and destroyed.  A local blogger said of owner Vivian Mannerud: “Too bad she was not inside the office.”

Read more at: http://mrzine.monthlyreview.org/2013/whitney080513.html
See also:  http://moorbey.wordpress.com/2013/05/09/reflections-on-anti-cuban-terror/
http://youthandeldersja.wordpress.com/2012/05/05/cuban-americans-in-miami-condemn-arson-against-cuba-travel-company/

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