Elio Delgado-Legon’s Diary

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.

Future Revolutions

January 11, 2017 | 9 comments

Over four years ago, I wrote an article which was published on Havana Times under the heading “Peaceful revolution will prevail.” I must admit that I was wrong, I underestimated Imperialism’s power…

Fidel Castro Has Multiplied into Millions

December 15, 2016 | 26 comments

Those who without knowing Fidel Castro or the Cuban people and their history of struggles, and have labeled him a dictator who oppressed his people, are very mistaken. The Cuban people have never accepted dictators or oppressors…

The US Political System Is in Crisis

November 11, 2016 | 11 comments

In the US, traditional politics and politicians are suffering a deep credibility crisis. The country to our North has put its democratic system on show to the world and has presented it as the best political system which other countries should follow.