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Cuban Professionals Are Afraid In Venezuela 14ymedio, Mario Penton, Miami, 18 May 2017 — Seen from the Venezuelan opposition as an army of occupation and from the Venezuelan government as soldiers of socialism, tens of thousands of Cuban professionals live a situation that is complicated day after day in convulsive Venezuela. The Cuban government has […] Continue reading
If Venezuela Goes to Hell, Will Things Look Bad for Cuba? / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 28 April 2017 — Soot covers the unpainted facades of buildings on Tenth of October Boulevard. Old American cars from the 1950s, rebuilt with modern diesel engines and now privately operated as taxis, transit across asphalt, leaving behind a […] Continue reading
The Seven Phases of Fidel Castro / Iván García Ivan Garcia, 10 December 2016 — In a country sculpted by slogans, intolerance and symbols, the departure of Fidel Castro — absolute ruler and founding father of the Cuban Revolution — changes the rules of the game. Nothing will ever be the same again. No future […] Continue reading
“There Is Nothing Worse Than An Artist Who Collaborates With A Repressive Government” / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, Havana, 7 December 2016 – He has a Polish last name, a first name of Hebrew origin, and Venezuelan blood running through his veins. Jonathan Jakubowicz is as complex and versatile a filmmaker as the […] Continue reading
An Enslaved People / 14ymedio, Pedro Armando Junco 14ymedio, Pedro Armando Junco, Camagüey, 24 August 2016 – The level of enslavement of a people is determined by the sum of freedoms that are restricted. Slavery and freedom are two ends of a scale that, as one side slants downward from the weight of the load […] Continue reading
Cuba’s Raul Castro marks decade in power 2016-07-29 11:37 By Carlos BATISTA Havana (AFP) — Cuban President Raul Castro succeeded his brother Fidel 10 years ago Sunday, a decade marked by once-unthinkable reforms on the communist island and a historic rapprochement with the United States. Castro emerged from the towering shadow of his big brother […] Continue reading
Is This the Second Phase of Cuba’s Special Period? / Iván García Joel, a fifty-five-year-old engineer, remembers the summer of 1994 when, after finishing his day job, he came home to roast two or three pounds of peanuts. After packaging them in paper cones fashioned from the pages of school textbooks, he went out to […] Continue reading
CUBA: THE GREAT ESCAPE May 01, 2016 By SURFING Magazine “You came here from Los Angeles?” asks Arnan between a lull in the sets. “I have a cousin that works at a cheese factory in Santa Monica.” Arnan Perez Lantigua is one of the better surfers around Havana — which pretty much means all of […] Continue reading
This is the future: Cuba – broken country Malema wants to replicate in SA Before relocating to Germany, Melanie Sergeant was one of South Africa’s leading financial journalists. Sister to famous investigative writer and author Barry, she now writes under her married name of Haape, Melanie visited Cuba this month – partly to see what […] Continue reading
Not even the Chinese model can save Castroism FABIO RAFAEL FIALLO | Ginebra | 19 Abr 2016 – 7:02 pm. Clinging to the most retrograde Soviet tradition, the Communist Party of Cuba decided to hold its VII Congress without even having allowed any debate on the documents distributed for approval at the event. This secrecy […] Continue reading
Venezuela, a Lesson for Cubans / Miriam Celaya Posted on January 15, 2016 Miriam Celaya, Cubanet, Havana, 8 December 2015 — Despite all adversities and cheating to attempt to sabotage the opposition’s victory in Venezuela’s parliamentary elections, the forecasts were on target: the Democratic Unity Roundtable (MUD) didn’t just come ahead in surveys, which Maduro […] Continue reading
Cuba and its Magical Realism in Politics / Ivan Garcia Posted on August 6, 2015 Ivan Garcia, 4 August 2015 — In Latin American literature, magical realism has weighty authors like Alejo Carpentier, Arturo Úslar Pietri, or the genius of Aracataca, Gabriel García Márquez, who with his fictional town of Macondo portrayed a continent of […] Continue reading
Cuba: el “crecimiento económico invisible” La economía real en Cuba dejó de funcionar hace 54 años. Se vivió del cuento, de campañas y ráfagas que tenían más de ilusión óptica que de fundamento. La estatización y planificación absurda de la producción de fósforos, croquetas y cepillos de diente mató la creatividad EL REALISMO MÁGICO DE […] Continue reading
Their Weapon is the Word, Peaceful is their Struggle / Cubanet, Rafael Alcides Posted on May 5, 2015 Our “mercenaries” do not plant bombs, nor do they plan attempts on people’s lives, nor sabotages, as did those who today are in power. Cubabet, Rafael Alcides, Havana, 30 April 2015 – A young Communist, lamenting how […] Continue reading
ABOUT WHY DON’T WE CHANGE OUR OPINION ON THE NEW OBAMA POLICY TOWARDS CASTRO’S REGIME José Daniel Ferrer, Executive Secretary of the Patriotic Union of Cuba (UNPACU) analyzes in this Press Release UNPACU’s position regarding the current OBAMA’s policy towards the Castro regime and defends reasons why UNPACU is maintaining its position on this issue, […] Continue reading
Los clanes Chávez y Castro hablan de igualdad, pero no viven conforme a ella Elena Santorromán lunes, 14/07/14 – 21:27 María Gabriela Chávez está implicada recientemente en un escándalo relacionado con el sobrecoste del precio del arroz. La fortuna de Fidel Castro se estima que llega a los más de 1.000 millones de dólares. La […] Continue reading
Does Anyone Care Anymore about Fidel? June 9, 2014 Sergio Valdivieso (Café Fuerte) HAVANA TIMES — Though he made no public appearance and no photos of the living room of his home in a secure Havana location were televised, Fidel Castro has made headlines in recent Cuban news. In addition to recent events, it so […] Continue reading
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