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    Fidel Castro – The Tyrant Exits but the Damage Remains

    Fidel Castro: The Tyrant Exits but the Damage Remains / Jeovany Jimenez Vega Jeovany Jimenez Vega, 29 November 2016 — The dictator Fidel Castro died last Friday at the age of 90. The extensive news coverage was to be expected. After all, he was both the object of the most romantic, idealized love and the […] Continue reading

    Delfín, Santa, Andrés y nosotros

    Delfín, Santa, Andrés y nosotros NORGE ESPINOSA MENDOZA | La Habana | 6 de Diciembre de 2016 – 14:03 CET. Cuando me confirmaron que el segundo largometraje de Carlos Lechuga Santa y Andrés no estaría programado durante la venidera edición del Festival Internacional de Cine de La Habana, mi primer pensamiento no fue para ese […] Continue reading

    Quién pagó los gastos de Fidel Castro?

    ¿Quién pagó los gastos de Fidel Castro? Los alabarderos del régimen se han empeñado en mostrarnos a un Fidel impoluto, sin la sombra de un error o desmesura Viernes, diciembre 2, 2016 | Roberto Jesús Quiñones Haces GUANTÁNAMO.- Al paso de las cenizas de Fidel Castro, muchas personas expresan a la televisión lo que consideran […] Continue reading

    Cuba’s controversial cardinal takes center stage with pope’s visit

    Cuba’s controversial cardinal takes center stage with pope’s visit HAVANA | BY DANIEL TROTTA Cardinal Jaime Ortega rose from labor camp inmate in the 1960s to become one of Cuba’s leading political figures, leveraging a non-confrontational style into a rare position of influence for someone outside the Communist Party. With Pope Francis visiting Cuba next […] Continue reading

    Demystifying las UMAP – The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba

    Demystifying las UMAP: The Politics of Sugar, Gender, and Religion in 1960s Cuba Joseph Tahbaz ’15 History major Dartmouth College Joseph.A.A.Tahbaz.15@dartmouth.edu Abstract: The UMAP, las Unidades Militares de Ayuda a la Producción, were forced-work agricultural labor camps operated by the Cuban government during the mid-1960s in the east-central province of Camagüey. The current academic literature […] Continue reading