Elio Delgado-Legon’s Diary

I Don’t Want to Live to 120 Years Old

November 13, 2017 | 11 comments

In Cuba, it’s no secret to anyone that the population is aging more and more as the days go by. The reasons for this are many, but there are two main ones: low birth rates, also for many different reasons, and the advances made in medicine and healthcare.

A 100 years after the Russian Revolution

November 7, 2017 | 21 comments

On October 25th 1917 (November 7th using the Gregorian calendar), events unfolded that “shook” the world, according to US author John Reed.

US Blockade on Cuba is a Crime against Humanity

October 28, 2017 | 78 comments

Cuba will soon present to the UN General Assembly its resolution called “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial embargo imposed by the United States of America against Cuba”. A similar resolution has been approved 25 times before and which the US has completely ignored.

Cuba Shines at the 19th World Festival of Youth and Students

October 24, 2017 | 4 comments

The Cuban delegation stood out as soon as it arrived in Sochi, Russia where it was lauded with cries of “Viva Cuba! Viva Fidel!” And their participation was especially highlighted in all political and cultural activities.

Excuses in US Foreign Policy

October 17, 2017 | 55 comments

Nobody should be surprised about the fact that today, the current US president is using an excuse so as to take US-Cuba relations back to what they were during the Cold War.

Lies at the United Nations about Cuba and Venezuela

October 6, 2017 | 4 comments

Surprising is a very poor term to describe the speech that the US president Donald Trump gave to the UN General Assembly. It was outrageous that representatives from 193 countries had to sit and listen to a string of lies…

Cuba’s Counter-Revolution Takes on Many Forms

September 26, 2017 | 6 comments

There has never been a revolution in the world that hasn’t had to take on the counter-revolution. The Cuban Revolution isn’t an exception. However, today the counter-revolution doesn’t have the same violent character it used to…

Altruism and the Cuban Revolution

September 22, 2017 | 12 comments

The historic leader of the Cuban Revolution, Fidel Castro Ruz, left his Concept of Revolution, which was first declared in May 2000, as his legacy to current and future generations of Cubans…

How I See Cuba after Hurricane Irma

September 15, 2017 | 6 comments

Hurricane Irma is already history and many stories could be written about destruction and devastation However, the Cuban people’s characteristic solidarity came swiftly and was manifested in many different ways…

Climate Change: a Scientific Reality

August 27, 2017 | 18 comments

If any subject in the world were to be looked at through a single lens, the scientific lens, putting political ideologies and Capitalism’s economic beliefs aside, this would be the subject of climate change.