Today, I want to tell you what this survival experiment, at all costs, has left us. Cubans’ natural joy has been stolen from them..
For as long as I can remember, Cuban women have struggled to get the right underwear, to be ready and comfortable every 28 or so days.
The creation of stores where products are only sold in dollars has resulted in people no longer wanting to be paid for any service in pesos.
For as long as I can remember, life in Cuba has all been about survival, but one thing I’m not yet sure about is: survive for what?
The insensitivity and incompetence of most Cuban state institutions make ordinary Cubans’ lives more miserable, painful and unbearable.
The psychological alliance between a hostage and their captor, known as the Stockholm Syndrome, is visible in most Cuban people.
Cubans Stuck between Adversity and Hope. Many are on the brink of falling into poverty but they don’t complain.
The leaders in Cuba win the prize for hairbrained schemes. Like the general suggesting breeding ostriches and crocodiles as meat substitues.
Defensive Reaction or No Reaction? Do Cuban women deserve a better protection or is it enough to say things are worse elsewhere?
Camila is six. She doesn’t know how to express the way her life has changed. She wants Covid-19 to leave and for her mom to return.