Elio Delgado-Legon’s Diary


Nobody Knows What They Have Until They Lose It

September 18, 2016 | 16 comments

This old saying has a lot of truth in it and can be applied to many of life’s situations, but especially to politics, and recently we’ve been able to verify this in many Latin American countries.




No Way that the Cuban Revolution is Racist

September 7, 2016 | 12 comments

Every Cuban of every color has the right to oppose the regime, however, they have to understand that they are opposing a revolution which belongs to the people and is for the people.




They Keep on Ranting about the Issue of Racism in Cuba (I)

September 5, 2016 | 16 comments

I really can’t understand how you can accuse a government who lost over two thousand of its children born in this country in the fight against South Africa’s white army…




Capitalism’s True Face

August 29, 2016 | 33 comments

Recently, after one of my articles had been published on Havana Times, a person commented that Cubans leave Cuba because they like capitalism more than they like socialism. (12 photos)




Street Children: a Disgrace for Humanity Nonexistent in Cuba

August 22, 2016 | 34 comments

During a cold winter in the Southern hemisphere, in 1973, I was in Santiago de Chile and I would watch, from the window of the hotel I was staying at, a group of children huddle around a bonfire.




Guillermo Farinas and the Business of Hunger Strikes

August 16, 2016 | 6 comments

Recently, I read a post on Havana Times published on August 8th entitled: Guillermo Farinas Returns, Once Again Unarmed. I couldn’t believe what I was reading.




Foolish Dreaming of Capitalism’s Return to Cuba

July 30, 2016 | 35 comments

Men come and go, but the Revolution is immortal. Although it might seem like a political slogan, it’s a crushing reality for Imperialism’s wage earners, who don’t shy away from claiming that Cuba’s political system will last as long as those who currently govern the country live.




My Nostalgia for Santa Clara

July 21, 2016 | 3 comments

I can’t remember the first time I came into contact with this beautiful city, as I was born in its maternity hospital; but I remember the second time I came very well, 13 years later, as my parents had taken me for my maternal grandfather’s funeral.




Has the Anti-Cuban Mafia Taken Over the US Congress?

July 15, 2016 | 16 comments

I was very mistaken about another aspect of the problem. I assumed we were dealing with a democratic Congress as it belongs to the country that preaches to be the number one defender of democracy in the world.




Who Could Be against Peace in Colombia?

June 28, 2016 | 2 comments

Regarding the signing of bilateral and definitive ceasefire and end to hostilities agreements, between the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia and the Colombian government, incredibly, some people in that country are against these peace accords.