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Fidel Castro: The Tyrant Exits but the Damage Remains / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Jeovany Jimenez Vega, 29 November 2016 — The dictator Fidel Castro died last Friday at the age of 90. The extensive news coverage was to be expected. After all, he was both the object of the most romantic, idealized love and the […] 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
Will history absolve Fidel Castro, or will he end up vilified? BY ANDRES OPPENHEIMER aoppenheimer@MiamiHerald.com How will Fidel Castro be remembered? Will history absolve him, as he defiantly proclaimed as a young revolutionary in the early 1950s? Or will he end up like so many other Latin American strongmen, who wielded immense power in their […] Continue reading
Cuba’s Official Press Treads Carefully With Panama Papers / 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez Posted on April 11, 2016 14ymedio, Yoani Sanchez, 5 April 2016 – The name of Cuba has not appeared among the so-called Panama Papers, but the official press is displaying caution over leaked documents that reveal fortunes hidden by politicians, athletes and entertainment […] Continue reading
¿Quiénes mintieron sobre la salud de Chávez? A 3 años del anuncio de su fallecimiento, todavía quedan dudas sobre los tiempos en que desarrolló la enfermedad sábado, marzo 5, 2016 | Roberto Jesús Quiñones Haces GUANTÁNAMO, Cuba.- Si observamos el último año de la vida de Hugo Chávez Frías, apreciamos tres etapas bien definidas. La […] 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
Why Does Obama Want Diplomatic Relations With Cuba? April 17, 2015 Omar Diaz de Arce* (Cafe Fuerte) HAVANA TIMES — Some days ago, I made some comments on a keen analysis written by my friend Haroldo Dilla, dealing with the possible re-establishment of relations between Washington and Havana. In my remarks, I stated that, as […] Continue reading
Cuba-United States: Focusing on Transparency / Ivan Garcia Posted on May 7, 2014 There are not always good arguments for trampling on the jurisdiction of a foreign nation. The Cold War mentality is still latent in the behavior of certain U.S. institutions. If a government believes in democracy and political freedom, it shouldn’t go around […] Continue reading
Why Doesn’t the Cuban Regime Dialogue With the Dissidence? / Ivan Garcia Posted on April 19, 2014 Luis, retired military and supporter of the regime, has a few arguments to debate with several neighbors playing dominoes in the doorway of a bodega in the Havana neighborhood of Lawton. The theme of the day is the […] Continue reading
Cuba should disavow socialist partner Published: February 21, 2014 The Cuban government could dramatically bolster the case for ending the United States’ embargo if it would pressure Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro to adopt democratic reforms — if not resign. We know that is unlikely. Venezuela’s oppressive regime, after all, was inspired by Fidel Castro. Cuba […] Continue reading
Cuba, Venezuela slammed on press freedoms Venezuelan journalists and a dissident Cuban blogger denounced press censorship and other forms of media control by their countries’ leftist governments, at a conference here Sunday. Speaking on the second day of a meeting of the Inter-American Press Association, award-winning Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez said Cuban President Raul Castro […] Continue reading
Publicado el miércoles, 06.12.13 Yoani insta a denunciar la censura en Cuba de sitios de internet Juan Carlos Chavez jcchavez@elnuevoherald.com La reconocida bloguera cubana Yoani Sánchez instó el martes a preparar una lista de los sitios en internet que continúan siendo censurados por el gobierno de la isla. Sánchez, fundadora de Generación Y, hizo la [...] Continue reading
Cuba’s Democratic Left on State Socialism May 9, 2013 | | Print Print | 0 5 11 32 HAVANA TIMES — A couple weeks ago we published a summary of an essay by Pedro Campos and Armando Chaguaceda on the inability of the State Socialist system that reigns in Cuba to carry out the changes […] Continue reading