Category Archives: Translator: lapizcero

The Disappearance of a Myth

Cuba’s baseball team could not take the title in the recently ended World Cup, which took place in Panama, the honor going to the Netherlands. This is nothing new, as the same thing happened in the two previous Cups and … Continue reading

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Another Look at the Grito de Yara*

Nobody can deny the foundational importance of October 10, 1868 for the Cuban nation. Though twenty years before Narciso Lopez had, for the first time, unfurled the national flag calling for combat against the oppressor, though his voice was not … Continue reading

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The Result of Violence

The Country Muammar al-Gaddafi is dead, executed by his captors, or assassinated, depending on the political or human viewpoint from which it is observed.  An old refrain says he who kills by iron dies by iron.  I do not defend … Continue reading

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The Gastronomic Slums

In the section Acuse de Recibo (“Acknowledgement of Receipt”) of the daily Juventud Rebelde (“Rebel Youth”) for 9/25/11 there is an article titled El Potín, y mucho más (“The Potín and Much More”), where a citizen and the journalist show the deplorable … Continue reading

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