Elio Delgado-Legon’s Diary


Cuba’s Revolutionaries Will Never Let the Sword Fall

April 22, 2017 | 16 comments

The Cuban people have given many signs of their capacity to resist, in stages that were actually much more difficult than the current one, such as the so-called Special Period, when the country was almost completely paralyzed and no one considered abandoning the Revolution.




Is the US fighting or Supporting Terrorism?

April 10, 2017 | 22 comments

When the events of September 11, 2001, took place, the greatest and most criminal terrorist attack ever, destroying New York’s Twin Towers, the then US president George W. Bush declared war on terrorism…




The OAS Does it Again…

March 22, 2017 | No Comments »

Luis Almagro’s obsession against the government of Venezuela has revealed itself during the last few months and shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. His meddling statements are nothing new in the history of the OAS.




Politics Is One Thing and Politicking Another

March 15, 2017 | 3 comments

Politics are an art form; politicking is a serious crime against the people of a nation. Politics are used to serve the people and to defend them; politicking is used to rob them, not only financially, but of their dreams and hopes too.




Who Does Cuba Have to Make Concessions to?

March 9, 2017 | 16 comments

I have just read a news item which has left me flabbergasted: US President Donald Trump believes that Cuba, “with everything we have given it”, has not made any “concessions” within the normalization of bilateral relations process…




More Memories of Santa Clara

February 28, 2017 | 1 Comment »

A few days ago, I was in Santa Clara again and I wanted to visit these two places, where I hadn’t returned after all those hard student-worker years when I couldn’t go to class more than a couple of times a week, because I didn’t earn enough to pay for the bus fare five times a week.




The Cuban Revolution’s Altruism

February 22, 2017 | 3 comments

The Cuban Revolution is about selflessness, altruism, solidarity and heroism, four fundamental characteristics that its historic leader expressed when he announced the Concept of Revolution on May 1, 2000, before hundreds of thousands of Cubans.




We Can’t be Naive in the Face of a Neoliberal Attack

February 13, 2017 | 12 comments

When we read certain international press, which responds to US Imperialism’s interests, we can immediately sense the counter-revolutionary stench, which is disguised as progressive and even socialist a lot of the time, trying to give us the magic formula to “save Cuba from an economic disaster.”




Cuba Protects its Building Heritage

February 8, 2017 | 1 Comment »

The Cuban building heritage has suffered, like all structures, the effects of the economic crisis resulting from the disappearance of the socialist camp (1991), with which Cuba maintained more than 80 percent of its trade as well as…




Massacres during Batista’s Dictatorship

January 26, 2017 | 14 comments

Fulgencio Batista’s dictatorship lasted from March 10, 1952 until December 31, 1958, a time period during which over 20,000 people were killed. The majority were murdered by the police or the Cuban rural guard.