Opinion


Venezuela Votes for Peace, Sacrificing its Democracy

October 18, 2017 | 1 Comment »

For the vast majority of Venezuelans, it’s a fact that there are two huge problems in their country: a breakdown in democracy and a breakdown in the economy. Both of these ingredients together make the perfect coctail for corruption, tyranny and increased violence.




Cuba Offers Cheaper Nicotine for the Revolution and the Future

October 17, 2017 | No Comments »

While some might say business is business, Repatrado sees a series contradiction in lucrative State owned tobacco companies lowering the price of cigarettes and promoting their consumption in Cuba, especially among the youth, and the costs to the national health system in the medium and long run.




Cuba, the US and Trump’s policy

October 16, 2017 | 2 comments

Even though many people claim that we aren’t important to the US, the truth is that we are much more important than we seem. It isn’t simple chauvinism, it’s the absolute truth.




Cuba Sonic Files: “Nails scratching the blackboard”

October 13, 2017 | 1 Comment »

The AP news agency received from US authorities the audio of a screeching noise that supposedly had been recorded in Havana and sent “for analysis to the US Navy, which has sophisticated equipment to analyze acoustic signals, and to intelligence agencies.”




My Grandfather, My Mask, My Love

October 13, 2017 | 2 comments

I love my grandfather, he went up into the Sierra Maestra Mountains because he wanted to change things and when he arrived unarmed, the rebels sent him to the plains to arm himself. He came down from the mountains and killed a soldier or rural guard, I’m not sure, and he went back up.




The Target: Tourism in Cuba

October 12, 2017 | 46 comments

Every time Cuba finds ways of financing, campaigns to destroy its sources of income begin. Now the target seems to be tourism, a fast moving locomotive that can bring growth to other economic sectors as well.




Racial Crisis Corrodes the Foundations of Cuban Society

October 10, 2017 | 7 comments

The announcement made by the Cuban Attorney General about the most-talked-about case of Yanay Aguirre Calderon has resulted in shameful inactivity and official complicity with the growing racism that is taking over the country.




Cuba Sending Huge Delegation to Youth Festival in Russia

October 10, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Between October 14th and 22nd, the 19th edition of the World Festival of Youth and Students will be held in the Russian city of Sochi. Cuba can’t miss such an important meeting of reaffirming the global Left and will send quite a large delegation of over 250 delegates and officials.




Che Guevara Was Not a Fan of Honors

October 9, 2017 | 7 comments

Thousands of people who believe in revolutions but lack a living, honest leader will travel to Vallegrande, Bolivia to be there on Monday October 9th. On Sunday night, the Bolivian President will lavish a privileged group of guests who instead of turning down this expense, will go ready to down sumptuous dinners, exquisite wines and alcoholic drinks, parties, hotels, appearances and everything that Che precisely fought against…




Cuban Journalist in Mexico: “My Earthquake of September 19”

October 7, 2017 | 1 Comment »

I’m not going to deny it. In the face of the destructive force of the earthquake which hit the center of Mexico on September 19th, my immediate reaction was journalist block. Especially because of two main reasons: 1) There was a lot of pressing things to do on the street and 2) I had (I still have) too many new experiences to process.