Monthly Archives: April 2012

The "New" Prospects

These days, officially marking the fiftieth anniversary of the creation of the Union of Young Communists, in numerous acts of its leaders they have repeated ad nauseam that the youth vanguard’s mission is to maintain the sovereignty and independence of … Continue reading

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A "Methodology" for Criticism

Archive To criticize, a verb that was absent from the national press for too many years, in recent time, times of the actualization of the model, has appeared in some media, although in a rather moderate way. Here and there, … Continue reading

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Jumping into the Void?

Central Headquarters – Archive The Cuban Telephone Company or Compañía Cubana de Teléfonos, as it was known by  Cubans, was an American company, with well-paid employees and technicians that offered and guaranteed phone service across the country, as a monopoly. … Continue reading

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The "Intermediary"

Photo: Rebeca I am not going to write about the magnificent John Grisham novel of the same title. My intermediary corresponds to one of the dictionary definitions, the one that defines him as the mediator between the producer and consumer. … Continue reading

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An "Ingenious" Formula

In these southern lands characters abound who seem right out of One Hundred Years of Solitude, the famous novel by Nobel Laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez. The terrible thing is, unlike in the novel, they become ministers and even presidents. One … Continue reading

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Inspectors: The New Plague

Photo: Peter Deel Citizens who have opted for self-employment in both rural and urban areas, in addition to the problems of a start-up, have had to face the plague of State inspectors (Comprehensive Monitoring, it is called) which, like a … Continue reading

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International Editing

Archive In Cuba, the news aired by international agencies, is not directly disclosed to the public in its original form, but passed through a, ideological sterilization process, where it is stripped of everything that the authorities consider harmful or counterproductive. … Continue reading

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Neighborhood Churches

Giral street, in the El Moro development in the Mantilla district, was the only asphalt street, extending from Calzada de Managua to Avenida de Dolores in Lawton. In its first stretches, it crossed the dirt roads outlining the development area, … Continue reading

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A Bad Example

When a political personality, in the exercise of power, is fired from or retires from his job, to refer to his opponents or whoever does not share his ideas or opinions, to use insults, disrespect, derogatory adjectives, taunts, insults, rudeness … Continue reading

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The First Rung?

In an article published about central Uruguay (before Jatibonico, Cuba) it states that: despite its backward technology, occupies the first rung on the country’s sugar contest. I do not understand what it means to occupy the first rung, as the … Continue reading

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