Monthly Archives: January 2012

Three “Small” Problems

Over years of absurd regulations and prohibitions, and the refusal to sell construction and other materials to the people, to maintain and repair their homes, these have fallen into disrepair until their condition today is critical and disastrous. This also … Continue reading

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A National Pandemic

In any journey you make in our cities and towns, if you’re approaching the so-called “third age,” you will be impressed by the large number of gates and fences around houses, factories and shops. Whether you like it or not, … Continue reading

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Two Virtual Currencies

As 2012 begins it seems that the burden of the two currencies will continue on the weary shoulders of Cubans. When, before the Cuban peso was devalued and in a state of coma, and a U.S. dollar strong and active … Continue reading

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One Community More?

The work of the Founding Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) came to an end, in which most of the presidents, prime ministers and heads of delegations of the participating countries were in favor of … Continue reading

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Neither Prudent Nor Intelligent

The end of 2011 is approaching and, as in previous years, it’s not precisely happiness that dominates the national mood. Although people try to overcome their despair and disgust, seeking to find reasons for happiness, at least of a personal … Continue reading

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What Goes and What Comes

In Cuba, the end of 2011 and the advent of 2012 had special characteristics. In the first place, the joy and the celebrations, officially, responded to the Triumph of the Revolution and the hosting of one more anniversary of it. … Continue reading

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BELOVED DECEMBER

In December Evaristo Calero always felt better than in the remaining months of the year. From childhood it was so. As soon as December came in, with its northerlies, the Christmas spirit took hold of him and didn’t leave until … Continue reading

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