It’s curious how the GOP, the Miami Cuban leaders, and the Communist Party gov. on the island all support massive State intervention.
Most US citizens were terrified of four more years of this constant hostility and poisoning of social, family and professional relationships
It’s funny how every last bit of intelligent life is dissipating in the Trumpist ranks, once the reserves of decency are exhausted.
It was the best debate of the three, but we will never know if it was really only the least bad, because the bar was very low.
I feel close to my uncle in his spiritual side, his rich character, an intellectual who takes action, a man who searches for truth within and outside of himself…
Chavez and then later Maduro both had a golden opportunity to unite every socio-economic sector in Venezuela, from the most pro-government to the most opposing, to really grow into a power like Bolivar had dreamed: a power of happiness and progress.
Somebody I know on social media, who I got on really well with once we found out each other’s stories and our similar points of view about the Cuban dictatorship, wrote to me today to tell me that she would delete me from her friends’ list because she doesn’t want stories appearing in her feed from friends who appreciate former US president Barack Obama.
As a result of a complaint made by a Cuban couple who were tourists and their relatives, which has appeared in the media about the abuse national tourists suffer in Cuba when compared to foreigners, I remembered this passage.
Mayte hung herself from a flamboyant tree, some years after she left her position as the leader of the Young Communist League at secondary school, where she fulfilled the role of a Torquemada of Stalinism, pointing out, informing on and destroying the lives of her classmates, marked by the urgency of rising up the ranks…
The Revolution had entered this impasse that even couples experience after their initial lust, rumbling around on sofas and beds. It was facing dilemmas about which path to take to leave this Utopian island behind and to concentrate on the harsh differences that reality posed.