Monthly Archives: October 2013

With Salt and Pepper / Fernando Damaso

The Cuban cartoonists, who publish their cartoons and works in the official media, seem to have signed an agreement, by which eighty percent of their satirical darts are directed against the empire and its lackeys, and the other twenty are … Continue reading

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Three Words / Fernando Damaso

In the recently concluded Second Congress of the Hermanos Saiz Association (AHS), a government organization that brings together young artists from the art world, the three most repeated words were Fatherland, revolution and socialism. Furthermore, most of the time were … Continue reading

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Partial Solutions / Fernando Damaso

With regards to the adoption of the Mariel Special Development Zone Decree Law, it comes to mind that this idea of trying to solve the problems of the country not in a global way, but by creating regions and special … Continue reading

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Self-Employment in the Arena / Fernando Damaso

The phony honeymoon between the self-employed and the State could not last long: their interests are totally different. While the former try to develop themselves, the latter does everything it can to prevent it. The trite theme of their having … Continue reading

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The Evil Doesn’t Stop / Fernando Damaso

It seems that the battle against trees on our streets and avenues continues, carried out by the authorities as well as individuals. A few weeks ago the authorities cleared the trees that were in front of the Havana Zoo, at … Continue reading

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More of the Same / Fernando Damaso

Self-employment, in the face of capricious decisions by the authorities in charge, continues to lurch along, and its progress and solidification as a lawful way of life for thousands of people becomes more complicated by the day. Although it has … Continue reading

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Thanks to Palabra Nueva / Fernando Damaso

The magazine Palabra Nueva (New Word), of the Archdiocese of Havana, in the section dedicated to sports, apart from analyzing the current situation of the different disciplines in the country, is doing important work in rescuing figures forgotten or disqualified … Continue reading

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