Warhol P’s Diary

I Don’t Want to Grow Old

August 7, 2015 | 7 comments

As we all know, many people today do anything to retain a youthful look. I don’t know why, as the marks of aging are nothing other than a reminder one has had a long existence. People who do not age, it is reasonable to conclude, die young.

An Incident in Havana Worthy of the Gutter Press

July 31, 2015 | 6 comments

It was Monday – Monday, July 13, to be more exact. It was 9 pm, the time the cannon at Havana’s La Cabaña fortress is fired nightly…but, this time around, a gun was also fired. The incident I’m about to describe isn’t fictional, it’s real life.

A Cuban’s Disappointment with Fifty Shades of Gray

March 23, 2015 | 1 Comment »

I admit that, after being flooded with information about the film “Fifty Shades of Gray” and hearing so many rumors about it, I was rather anxious to see it, particularly because I’ve always been interested in the issue…

Waiting Desperately in Cuba

March 10, 2015 | 1 Comment »

Many are the questions being asked by people with whom I’ve had the opportunity to converse about the issue of telecommunications in Cuba. They are wondering about the possiblity of getting a land line telephone and Internet access.

Cuba: Where’s Fidel?

January 13, 2015 | 21 comments

Some say (somewhat tongue-in-cheek) that what happened on December 17, when the world was informed Cuba and the United States would normalize diplomatic relations after more than 50 years of conflict, blew his mind.

Saying Farewell to 2014 in Cuba

January 7, 2015 | 4 comments

On December 28, 29 and 30, Cuban television announced that markets would be set up in all of Havana’s municipalities to sell food products (pork, beans and root and green vegetables) at affordable prices. The news was well received by low-income people…

Cuba: Videos that Reach Us

December 22, 2014 | 24 comments

This post will focus on how misinformed we Cubans are, and on how little our journalists do, as evidenced by the fact no one knew about this horrible incident that took place recently, apparently, on Galiano Street in Centro Habana.

A Visit to Havana’s Fabrica de Arte

December 9, 2014 | No Comments »

I had heard people talk about Havana’s Fabrica de Arte Cubano (FAC), a place where people can enjoy different art forms such as performance arts, theater, photography, installations, video-art, films and live concerts.

To Begin Again

December 2, 2014 | No Comments »

When I wrote the post: “Having a little more in Cuba and abroad” a few weeks ago, I did so with the idea of pointing out to some people that what moves the present world is consumerism and the accumulation of products that are probably unnecessary in the life of any human being.

Cuba: To Remember is to Suffer Anew

November 18, 2014 | 2 comments

There are things one cannot erase from memory, no matter how much you want to. I recall that, in the now distant 1988, I was barely fifteen, the age of innocence. At the time, I was beginning to enter Havana’s small gay world.