Cuba’s so-called “cyber-dissidents” (as the government refers to anyone who does not bow to the official discourse) have criticized many different aspects of the country’s social, economic and political spheres. They are the ones who stick their fingers right inside the wound.
Dariela Aquique’s Diary
Two teenagers were talking at a bus stop. With the habitual idioms that characterize the parlance of a good many Cubans these days, one of them was showing off his IPhone 5, saying to the other: “Bro, this thing’s off the chart. Look at the cell my old man got me, it’s smokin’.
In 2010, Chile was shaken by a devastating earthquake that had fatal repercussions. In response to this tragedy, 9 musicians, a music producer and many other artists from around world got together to record a song.
A look at radically opposing views on the topic of aborition, one from the 6th century and another from the 21st century. The positions of Byzantine Empress Theodora and Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa.
Despite what the official discourse claims, women in Cuba continue to be the victims of different forms of violence in practice. It’s been proven. Obstetric violence is one case in point.
The polychaet I recently had in my aquarium is an amazing animal nearly everyone recognizes. It ended up in my fish tank on the request of my nephew who, scuba diving with me one day, suggested I take it home to marvel at its behavior. (10 photos)
Director Ernesto Daranas goes beyond the image of a decadent Havana, beyond its filth and garbage. He weaves the much revisited family yarns and tales of a society in crisis – but he does so with sincerity.
He wipes the sweat off his face with an age-worn handkerchief. He steps away from the unbearable din, the dizzying crowd. “Jesus, it’s hot as hell!” Some kids are playing around him, yelling and running frantically. Every time he tells them to behave, they mock him.
What similarity is there between the prices established by the State and those that exist in the black market for automobiles? What standard of measure was used? What kind of research was done? What sector did they focus on?
When, during the concert calling for the release of the Cuban Five held at Havana’s Anti-Imperialist Tribune, musician Roberto Carcasses made the remarks that earned him a harsh reprimand, neither him nor anyone imagined that the liberalization of the automobile market in Cuba was around the corner.