With help from the government website Cubadebate, the Cuban government has created a media campaign which supports GM foods almost in silence, which is very in line with the imminent arrival of US producers of GM crops.
A few weeks ago, the multinational TV channel TeleSur put on an evening report about Puerto Rico’s fight against genetically modified organisms (GMOs). But what about Cuba?
Even after all that’s happened, the Cuban Communist Party’s congress is still holding up the outdated logic on which it was founded, and the critical shortcomings in this group’s leadership and members who rule the island.
Listening to President Raul Castro read a long report for over two hours at the opening of the 7th Congress of the Cuban Communist Party (PCC) made me cringe with embarrassment, as they say.
The mere mention of a historical reality gives the censors a fit, when, what ought to be scandalous for them is the way in which the Cuban revolution was denigrated by these leaders and elites…
Environmental awareness and protection programs in Cuba after 1959 have been highly institutionalized and centralized, allowing for broad-encompassing, top-down efforts that trickle down from central (national) bodies to the local level.
Snow will never fall in Cuba. This, and other mysterious reasons, made me write a poem titled “In The Snow-Covered Country of the Beggars”, years ago, borrowing the title from a piece by the beloved Cuban poet Fina Garcia Marruz.
We have just witnessed the first electoral defeat suffered by Venezuela’s Chavista government and, now, all “prognosticators” will be able to see how accurate or mistaken their respective predictions were.
At the beginning of the month, Raul Castro visited Mexico as part of Cuba’s search for broader international markets, a process he and those who follow him in Cuba’s entrepreneurial and military spheres are currently involved in.