Monthly Archives: February 2012

One More Wildcard

The term “national security” is fashionable in the world: in Mexico violence is an issue of national security; in Columbia it’s the narco-guerrillas; in the U.S. it’s illegal immigration. But here, not to be left out, we talk about it … Continue reading

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A Sharp Phrase

Two things are infinite: the universe and human imbecility, Albert Einstein once said. The phrase, brilliant, full-length portraits of those who, creators who possess absolute truth, seek to dictate conduct, attitudes, formulas and obligatory behaviors for centuries and centuries, forgetting … Continue reading

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False Paradigms

The five spies serving sentences in the United States, four in prisons and one on parole (for two years he can’t leave the country), together with their families, have been converted, at leat officially, as a result of a massive … Continue reading

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Daily Racism

Some time ago, in the euphoria of Triumphalism, it was constantly declared that in Cuba the scourge of racism had been resolved, and it had been eliminated. It is true that, institutionally, in the current laws and decrees this is … Continue reading

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First Season

Flipping through various economic and social information, for the Republican era in Cuba, in newspapers, magazines, yearbooks and other documents of the time, I note, again, the actual development reached by the country, and the prominent place it held in … Continue reading

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More Words, Less Words

In the arsenal of leftist parties and governments, there are certain words that constitute grounds for worship. One of them, here, is the word cuadro — or cadre in its English form. I do not know where it was first … Continue reading

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A Repressed Sport

The province of Pinar del Rio, broken off from its original province (Artemis), more for political interests and to control the citizens, who by economic necessity, in what is still left to them, possesses natural wealth that intelligently used, could … Continue reading

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