The official discourse has been effective, even with many people who are victims of racism in Cuba but don’t perceive it.
For years, I’ve voted so as not to draw unwanted attention, so that my mom won’t have reason to worry, so as not to run into any problems looking for a job that involves a background check at my Committee for the Defense of the Revolution.
Isidro Estrada traveled in 1995 to China for the first time, courtesy of a contract with the Xinhua news agency to proofread the Spanish news. Following six years of work there, he returned to Cuba, but in 2005 he went back to China on his own. He currently resides in Beijing with his Chinese wife. We interviewed him on a visit to Havana at the end of 2013.