Havana Book Fair, Really?

It becomes clearer as the years pass by that Havana’s International Book Fair (Feb. 7-17) is instead a Vanity Fair. Published authors are the ones who write politically correct books and Cuban Writers and Artists’ Association (UNEAC) acclaims its prodigal sons, censoring other voices within the Island’s intellectual circle.

What is the Cuban Gov. Getting Out of Decree 349?

Cuban cultural policy is exclusive, it doesn’t include those who don’t jump through institutional hoops or stick within socialist conventions. Anyone who doesn’t hold a state license to exercise a profession, which is private in most cases, remains outside of this circle.