After Thwarted Kidnapping Plans, Whitmer Calls for Unity

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer addressed the State of Michigan after a plan to kidnap her and other Michigan government officials was thwarted by state and federal law enforcement agencies. She started by saying thank you to law enforcement and FBI agents who participated in stopping this [...]

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Mariela Castro accuses Cuban gov’t of discrimination

By |2018-01-16T00:37:47-05:00February 4th, 2010|News|

by Rex Wockner

International News Briefs

Mariela Castro, Cuban President Raul Castro’s daughter, said Jan. 19 that the Communist Party discriminates against gay people by unofficially denying them party membership.
She said she will send a complaint over the “absurd” practice to her uncle, party head Fidel Castro.
Mariela Castro heads Cenesex, Cuba’s National Sex Education Center. She has a long history of advocating for LGBT people.

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