Cuba’s Constitution and the Uniformed Left

Popular debates about Cuba’s new draft Constitution have recently come to an end in our neighborhoods and workplaces and many people in Cuba and beyond our borders think that these debates have been successful for Cuban society. Especially the International Left, and the Spanish in particular, seem to be convinced that we do have a democratic system in Cuba…

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With Sugar Cane in Her Arms

I continue to fight forgetting our past, like the character Gertrudis in the book The Bleeding Wound and defying those who prefer not to remember and if they don’t then it never happened, here is another story: the story of a guajira woman who grew up among sugar cane.

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