Monthly Archives: January 2014

The Latest Gamble / Fernando Damaso

Taking advantage of the presence of foreign journalists, politicians, investors and numerous visitors on the occasion of the Second Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States, in the days leading up to it and even during the … Continue reading

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A Bad Adviser / Fernando Damaso

Recently I have visited some neighborhoods of the city, dodging puddles of putrid water and cave ins, in search of the real situation of private and state businesses. the first, despite the abusive taxes and absurd regulations, they are developing … Continue reading

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A Coming Summit / Fernando Damaso

It’s almost obligatory to write about the Second Summit of the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC), to be held in Havana on the 28th and 29th of the present month. To demonstrate efficiency, the organizers have already … Continue reading

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Stories and Storytellers / Fernando Damaso

Much is written and spoken in the official media about the upcoming 20th Congress of the Cuban Workers Center (CTC) and its importance to the workers. Nothing is further from the truth, considering that the CTC is a government organization … Continue reading

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A Closed Circle / Fernando Damaso

Official propaganda has always defended the view that the recognized social organizations in Cuba, are NGOs (Non Governmental Organizations). Although it is a lie, because they are organized and led by the party, but outside of Cuba they are deluded … Continue reading

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Leaving Behind the “Political Trash”

The work of the self-employed, which the authorities are reluctant to delegate by its true name of private work, trying to maintain at all costs the fig leaf of their tropical socialism, with its back and forth, advances and retreats, … Continue reading

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We Would All Win / Fernando Damaso

In 2013, and seeming to continue into 2014, a trend developed to test every measure to be implemented through pilot projects in “laboratory” provinces. Everything from the most simple to the most complex has had to go through this process, the only … Continue reading

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