Foreign Affairs

Castro Propaganda from Obama Labor Ally

After starring in public service announcements for the Obama Administration, Mexican-American labor activist Dolores Huestra is now starring in public service announcements for Fidel Castro’s regime.

Huestra is a co-founder of United Farm Workers of American and a member of Democratic Socialist of America. Given the current political climate, Huestra’s credentials apparently qualify her as spokesperson for both the U.S. and for the regime that denounced the U.S. “the great enemy of mankind!” and craved to nuke it. 

The release of the duly convicted in U.S. courts “Cuban Five,” for whom Huerta campaigns in her Castro-regime infomercial, has become (next to dropping the so-called U.S. embargo) Castro’s top propaganda goal. Naturally U.S. celebrities have flocked to the cause like flies to … well.

Below please find a few items omitted from Dolores Huerta’s Castroite video.

On September 14, 1998, the FBI uncovered a Castro spy ring in Miami and arrested ten of them. Four others managed to scoot back to Cuba. These became known as the “Wasp Network” or “The Cuban Five” in Castroite parlance. According to the FBI’s affidavit, the convicted Castro-agents who Dolores Huerta champions were engaged in, among other acts:

• Gathering intelligence against the Boca Chica Air Naval Station in Key West, the McDill Air Force Base in Tampa and the headquarters of the U.S. Southern Command in Homestead, Fla.

• Compiling the names, home addresses and medical files of the U.S. Southern Command’s top officers, along with those of hundreds of officers stationed at Boca Chica.

• Infiltrating the headquarters of the U.S. Southern Command.

• Sending letter bombs to Cuban-Americans.

• Spying on McDill Air Force Base, the U.S. armed forces’ worldwide headquarters for fighting “low-intensity” conflicts.

• Locating entry points into Florida for smuggling explosives.
Dolores Huerta’s poster-boys also infiltrated the Cuban-exile group Brothers to the Rescue, who flew unarmed planes to rescue Cuban rafters in the Florida straits, also known as “the cemetery without crosses.” The estimates of the number of Cubans dying horribly in the “cemetery without crosses,” run from 50,000-85,000.

Brothers to The Rescue risked their lives almost daily, flying over the straits, alerting and guiding the Coast Guard to any balseros, and saving thousands of these desperate people from joining that terrible tally. (Prior to the Glorious Revolution, by the way, Cuba took in more immigrants per-capita than the U.S., including the Ellis Island years.)

By February 1996, Brothers to The Rescue had flown 1,800 of these humanitarian missions and helped rescue 4,200 men, women and children. That month Dolores Huerta’s current cause célèbre’ passed to Castro the flight plan for one of the Brothers’ humanitarian flights over the “cemetery without crosses.”

With this info in hand, Stalinist Cuba’s Top Guns, saluted and sprang to action. They jumped into their MIGs, took off and valiantly blasted apart (in international air space) the lumbering and utterly defenseless Cessnas. Four members of the humanitarian flights were thus murdered in cold blood.

Three of these men were U.S. citizens, the other a legal U.S. resident. Among the murdered was Armando Alejandre Jr., who came to the U.S. at age ten in 1960. His first order of business upon reaching the age of 18 was fulfilling his dream of becoming a U.S. citizen. His next was joining the United States Marine Corps and volunteering for service in Vietnam. He returned with several decorations.

As a member of Brothers to the Rescue, Alejandre often dropped flowers over the sea, in memory of the thousands they were unable to rescue in time. A man with a weapon or with both hands free to fight has always palsied Castro with fright. The notion of Fidel Castro facing a U.S. Marine in combat mode is simply laughable, in a pathetic sort of way.

So Castro waited for Armando Alejandre Jr and his Brothers to be carrying flowers—and made his move, murdering them in cold blood. MIGs against Cessnas, cannon and rockets against flowers.

The premeditated atrocity against Alejandre and his brothers is what added the “manslaughter” and “conspiracy to commit murder” charges (on top of the ones listed above, 26 charges total) against Dolores Huerta’s most recent propaganda assignment from Fidel Castro.

Along with wailing against the “U.S. Embargo” and clamoring for the release of its terrorists in U.S. jails, note that the Castro regime also vents its spleen against a HUMAN EVENTS contributor that seems to seriously get on its nerves. “American neoconservatives at HUMAN EVENTS have opened their doors for Humberto Fontova’s most scandalous libels against our Revolution!” wail Castro’s propaganda ministry eunuchs.

Next they’ll hire Dolores Huerta for a video against this insufferable Humberto Fontova.

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