Free Education in Cuba

November 16, 2017 | 4 comments

Every human living on this planet knows that education is free in Cuba. And I know because I heard the Undefeated Comandante say it 272,397 times if I didn’t count them wrong, and I shouldn’t have because my education was free.

A Cuban Trait or the Result of a Sociological Experiment?

November 11, 2017 | 5 comments

I don’t know if living by day by day is a trait of the Cuban people or whether it’s another result of the sociological experiment that has been carried out on our people, but this conversation with my barber (which I’ve transcribed word for word) has left me thinking about the Cuban people’s apparent lack of concern for the future.

Cuba-US Dispute, All in the Family?

November 1, 2017 | 7 comments

I won’t pull any punches… I believe that there isn’t a Cuba-US dispute. It doesn’t exist; I think it’s a publicity ruse by a family, the Castro-Diaz-Balarts, who managed to take control of Cuban politics in the two places it exists, Havana and Washington, over the past more than half century, inciting fanaticism on both sides.

Cuba Offers Cheaper Nicotine for the Revolution and the Future

October 17, 2017 | 3 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.

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.