“We have to produce milk so that anyone who wants to have a glass of milk can. And we have the land to produce it.” -Raul Castro in 2007.
For the first time, the systematic repression and harassment of uncomfortable individuals and groups for the state was widely evident.
We bring you the story of three gutsy Cuban women who despite the intense Police repression they face continue to demand their rights.
“Man, it’s like a movie,” el Chino tells me, resting his elbow on the fence that separates his house from mine. He smiles slightly…
My wife calls from Holguin: “When you come, don’t forget to bring a packet of salt, a bottle of cooking oil and some rags to clean the floor.” “But, wait, don’t they have these things there”, I complain, thinking especially about the new and generous fees Cuba’s National Bus Company has put on overweight baggage.