Wayne S. Smith

Wayne S. Smith, [email protected], now a senior fellow at the
Center for International Policy in Washington, DC, is a longtime Cuba
expert and former chief of the US Interests Section in Havana

Free the Cuban Five!

Free the Cuban Five! Free the Cuban Five!

The time is ripe to correct this injustice, now that Cuba has begun to release its own political prisoners.

Jul 13, 2010 / Wayne S. Smith

A Bankrupt Cuba Policy A Bankrupt Cuba Policy

As Iraq burns and Castro recovers, the Bush Administration's schemes to further "Cuba's transition to democracy" ring more hollow than ever.

Aug 15, 2006 / Editorial / Wayne S. Smith

Undemocratic Process Undemocratic Process

There has been much comment about the take-no-prisoners approach of the Congressional Republican leadership in cramming through the Medicare prescription-drug benefit this past N...

Feb 26, 2004 / Editorial / Wayne S. Smith

Crackdown in Cuba Crackdown in Cuba

The arrest and long-term imprisonment of dozens of dissidents in Cuba and the rapid execution of three men who had attempted to hijack a boat were deplorable.

Apr 24, 2003 / Editorial / Wayne S. Smith