The hand with a firm grip. The period of the pandemic has multiplied the feeling of oppressiveness for Cubans.
The Cuban government puts in force decrees with ambiguous language to be applied at convenience on those citizens who defend freedom of expression.
Between the risk of CONTAGION and the EMPTY PLATE. Which of the FEARS is GREATER?
#La Bandera es de Todos is an initiative that called upon people to question this idea of patriotic symbols and the new law in their regard. (11 photos)
Irreverent, dissident, opposition political posters are, with difficulty, blooming in the Cuba we live in and where repression is growing every day. Yasser Castellanos is one of its gardeners, Havana Times one of his few gardens out there where it can grow. (10 photos)
The first thing that left an impression on me about Buenos Aires was a park near the hotel we were staying: Plaza de San Martin. I don’t know why the city reminded me of the French animation movie “The Illusionist”. (12 photos)
Is the Cuban government responding to the demands of its people? Or are the modest rollbacks a tactical diversion by the State as it implements measures to maintain control in the post-Castro era of the Revolution
There’s nothing better than everyday details to give you a better idea of the scope and repercussions of the crisis that is getting worse as the days pass by here in Cuba. For example, my cooking oil is about to run out and I have no idea where the next liter is going to come from. What we get with the rations’ booklet is just enough for the first week…
I don’t see the solution to all our problems in voting NO, but it is an opportunity for us to practice something healthy and, therefore, necessary: reclaiming our responsibility in the country’s evolution and becoming aware that the Government isn’t who decides the Cuban people’s fate.
It’s worth remembering that Article 68, which if approved would have allowed same-sex marriage in Cuba, sparked the most debate in neighborhood meetings to discuss the draft Constitution before the final draft, to be voted on in a referendum on February 24, was approved by the National Assembly. It’s also worth pointing out the fact that it was written in mumbo jumbo.