A psychological state has been created in poor people in Cuba so that they can do without so many things and hate consumerism like they would an infernal machine.
Irina Pino’s Diary
When I used to work in TV, I heard a colleague say: now that I’ve reached 50, my whole world has turned upside down. I have hot flashes in the early morning, a dry mouth and vagina, and I haven’t had a period in about a year…
Bob Dylan won the Nobel Prize and the news has unleashed controversy, the disgust of some, the envy of others, who say that they don’t agree, arguing that he isn’t a real writer.
Watching the sea is a way to alleviate stress. I usually do this because I have the sea nearby, I live in Miramar in the neighborhood called La Puntilla, an idyllic place in the early ‘90s.
When they premiered the movie Farinelli, a friend told me, telling me that it was about a gay singer who didn’t have any balls… and that made me burst out in laughter. However, I soon became interested and went to see it.
“We’re going to play”, I’ve heard my son, who studies at pre-university (senior high school), say this frequently, but it’s not playing an instrument that they’re talking about…
The friendship between a boxer and a former soldier, within the context of the “Los Cocos” sanitarium, an institution where they kept every case of HIV and seropositives in confinement, in Cuba in the ‘80s is the setting for of film “El Acompañante” (The Companion).
On September 15th, I heard about Cuban poet Juan Carlos Flores’ suicide. He’d suffered from schizophrenia and in the last period of his life, he’d decided to be by himself, his wife had gone out of the country.
We have lost an actor of a thousand characters, Jose Antonio Rodriguez passed away on September 7th. Government media report that he had been suffering from a degenerative disease.