Bin Laden praises Zarqawi in an audiotape that of course was broadcast by
Al Jazeera Jihad TV
Reward offered for Zarqawi’s successor
The United Tyrannies target Israel
Globe and Mail: Palestinian female prisoners have blood on their hands
Jim has photos of the funeral of 18-year-old Asheri Elyahu
Playboy editor, models investigated in Indonesia
Lisistrata: Dalla vita alla morte passando per l’inferno
At Publius Pundit: A well-deserved victory
Not all Bolivians are insane: Bomb damages sculpture of Che in Bolivia . Bolivians heading to polls to decide autonomy. Publius Pundit has very nice photos of a 100,000-people strong massive rally against Evo Morales in Santa Cruz.
U.S. diplomats in Havana say they worry about Cuban government harassment that intrudes on their personal and professional lives
An encouraging news: U.S. Report recommends $80 million to help Cuba’s dissidents
Even as the regime threatens an increase in repression, the Cuban Liberal Movement celebrates the 4th anniversary by reaffirming committment in promoting the liberal values, among which free markets, among the Cuban population, which has shown growing interest. Leon Padròn Azcuy tells more from Havana here.
Gloria Amaya Gonzalez, an example of courage. 78 years old, mother of the Sigler Amaya brothers, some still in prison, other released for health problems and some of them fled into the exile. Her house hosts the meetings of the Independent Movement for an Alternative Option and she is, along with her sons, often victim of the brutal acts of repudiation. She was savagely beaten several times, and now she sits on a wheelchair. Castroites attempted to kill her and her sons. The mobs even used schoolchildren to threat to set her house on fire. They used tear gases against her son Miguel, now living in Elizabeth, New Jersey. She’s a lifelong anti-communist activist. Read more about her here, in Spanish.