Monthly Archives: November 2012

Christmas for a Poor Child

Since Thanksgiving was celebrated last Thursday, marking the beginning of the Christmas season, I offer these reminiscences. Every year during the month of November funds were collected by every student through the sale of raffle tickets. The proceeds were used … Continue reading

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Year-End Accounts

The year 2012 is coming to an end and it’s a good time to review the successes and failures, with the objective of starting the new year with less baggage. For many citizens it’s a reality that, during the intervening … Continue reading

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A New Political Science?

In the latest edition of Workers, an official newspaper published each Monday, there appears an article about some so-called VII International Colloquium of Philosophy and XV International New Political Science Workshop, to be held these days in Havana. More than … Continue reading

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The Good and the Bad

The recovery of the electrical system in the eastern provinces, destroyed by Hurricane Sandy, has been the subject of headlines, articles and commentaries in the various governmental media outlets, pondering the arduous and magnificent work of the Union Electric personnel … Continue reading

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Awaiting a Sign

Photo Rebeca The last days of October and the first days of November, besides Hurricane Sandy, have produced two electoral processes: one in Cuba and the other in the United States.  The first, more formal than real, where the majority … Continue reading

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Fictional Chronicle of a Mercenary Hurricane

Hurricane Sandy crossed the eastern region south to north, leaving a trail of destruction and death, mainly because of the fragility of the houses and facilities and their lack of maintenance and improvement over a period of decades. They were … Continue reading

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The Fourth Plebiscite

A few months ago, in a post about Puerto Rico, I wrote that in November, in a plebiscite to be held, we would know what Puerto Ricans now think about their political status. The results of the constitutional inquiry show … Continue reading

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