Inspiration to Write

January 14, 2017 | 1 Comment »

For those of us who aren’t professional journalists, it takes us a little more time to prepare an article for our readers. Normally, we need a call from inspiration for the article we want to write to come or, at least, the closest thing possible to what we thought it would be.

My Future with Our State Telecommunications Co.

January 13, 2017 | No Comments »

I more or less already have an idea of what the future holds for me, if I don’t decide to emigrate like many Cubans do and remain on the island where I was born. I have analyzed my situation with regard to telecommunications in Cuba very closely.

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…

Living with violence

January 11, 2017 | No Comments »

The Venezuelan Observatory on Violence has announced that violent deaths in 2016 exceeded 28,000 which makes Venezuela the second country in the world with the highest rate of lethal deaths.

Being Free in Cuba

January 10, 2017 | 1 Comment »

Time frames are symbolic, but a new year is always an opportunity for us to settle debts. Therefore, I’d like to thank the readers who commented on my post “About Freedom”, apologizing for such a late response and to answer some of the questions put forward.

Hoping for a Miracle in 2017

January 9, 2017 | 1 Comment »

When a new year begins, the most common thing to do is to look back on the good things that the old year brought, but mainly about what we did wrong and how we can change this in the present in order to improve our lives.

The Other Dangers of Dengue

January 6, 2017 | 3 comments

As the result of a long media campaign and a wave of fumigations against dengue, the dangers of this virus are well-known, a virus which can be lethal in some cases. However, health professional’s rush to diagnose it can also be the reason for chaos.

What 2016 Gave Me and the New Year

January 4, 2017 | No Comments »

When a year comes to an end, I always do a mental summary of what it has given and taken away from me. This helps me to at least gain a bit of wisdom. A painful event last year was my father’s passing, but his spirit and image will always accompany me.

He Who Waits, Despairs, at a Cuban Pharmacy

January 4, 2017 | 1 Comment »

You have to think twice about going to a pharmacy to buy medicine here in Cuba. It’s not so much the case that you won’t find what you’re looking for, which also happens sometimes, but rather that there is a never-ending line.

Health with God, but without Condoms?

January 3, 2017 | 1 Comment »

As a health promoter and social activist, I approached the scene to document the event in question and to get a deeper insight into what was going on at the same time. It was very strange for me to see a health fair which didn’t include sex education… (11 photos)