Cuba defense and Bush cartel insurrection involve three sets of brothers: ailing Fidel Castro and his brother Raul, George W. and Jeb Bush, and GOP Cuban-American Representatives Lincoln and Mario Diaz-Balart. The Bushes and their Florida Cuban friends are eyeing Cuban real estate and off-shore oil finds.
Brothers versus brothers. Bush and his right-wing Cuban-American friends and donors
engaged in a macabre Castro death watch in Miami. President George W. and Florida
Governor Jeb Bush, two brothers who owe their offices to the power of the right-wing
Cuban-American community in south Florida, engaged in a macabre and sinister death
watch for Cuban President Fidel Castro while being hosted by wealthy Cuban-American
As Castro was rushed to the hospital suffering from internal bleeding, just
two weeks after visiting, along with Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez, the
boyhood home of Che Guevara in Alta Gracia, Argentina, the Bush brothers began
planning action against the Cuban government and the two Castro brothers --
Fidel and Raul. Defense Minister Raul Castro took over the reins of power from
Fidel, the first time the Cuban leader had given up power since 1959.
The Bush brothers huddled at a Republican National Committee fundraiser with Jeb
Bush's business mentor and partner, wealthy Cuban-American real estate developer
Armando Codina, head of the Codina Group and close friend of George H. W. Bush.
Codina sponsored the fundraiser at his Coral Gables home. Until 1994, the firm
was known as the Codina-Bush Group. Codina and Jeb Bush made a fortune in developing
southern Florida real estate properties. He invested $1000 in 1984 in a Miami
office tower project and cashed out his shares in 1990 for a hefty $346,000. Before
he left Codina in 1993, Jeb earned huge commissions for the sale of real estate
to Japanese investors. Jeb also sold water pumps to Nigeria in a questionable
deal involving Nigeria's military junta, M&W Pump, and another Bush company,
Bush-El. These deals occurred at the same time that Jeb Bush was enmeshed in the
savings and loan scandal involving Florida-based financial institutions.
As reported by WMR last November, the politically-powerful St. Joe Company
has a significant investment in the Codina Group. After Jeb Bush became governor,
he took care of his real estate business friends, selling them state-owned land
at cut rate prices.
Joining the Bush brothers in Coral Gables were the Florida Cuban-American GOP
congressional team of Representative Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, who best represents
the fact that America's foreign policies on the Middle East and Latin America
have been outsourced to two vocal and politically powerful special interests
-- the Israeli and Cuban exile lobbies. Ros Lehtinen's mother was a Jewish-Cuban
refugee from Cuba. Joining the Bush brothers in the Florida death watch huddle
were another GOP brother team, Representatives Lincoln and Mario-Diaz Balart.
The brothers Bush and Balart and Ros-Lehtinen and Codina have their
eyes set on lucrative real estate development schemes for post-Castro Cuba.
The fact that oil has been discovered in Cuban waters has also earned the interest
of the Bush-Cheney petroleum cartel. The Bush crime family
and their associates see Cuba as a place where they can either force European
and Canadian hotels to pay original land owners compensation for deals made
with the Castro government or forfeit their properties to Miami-based Cubans
working in concert with multi-billionaire non-Cuban GOP moguls, including another
major Bush donor in Florida, real estate developer, GOP financier, pro-Israel
activist, and former ambassador to Australia and Italy, Mel Sembler.
Like buzzards and hyenas waiting for the death of an old elephant, the Bush
cartel and their Florida friends are anxiously awaiting the death of Castro
in order to devour the self-sufficient nation he and his fellow Cuban revolutionaries
took so long to build. And there is little wonder that the Cuban government
insists on keeping Fidel Castro's medical condition secret. They, too, are aware
of the Coral Gables GOP confab and have said they do not want to tip off the
plotters to the north about their leader's condition.
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