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  • asombra: I think instead of “pest” you meant plague. And yes, it’s surprising that any Hollywood type would get that...

  • asombra: For any interested reader without knowledge of Spanish, here’s my translation of the closing quote: “There must be a...

  • Gallardo: Asombra, He is promoting a spy film. Yet, it is admirable to see solidarity based on sanity and values once in a while,...

  • asombra: Just keep repeating: “Venezuela can never be like Cuba…Venezuela can never be like Cuba…”

  • asombra: Let’s face it, there’s an AWFUL lot of people who will fall for BS, even blatant BS. This, of course, explains why...

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A letter from a young man who left Cuba

Earlier this week, Punt de Vista ran this "Letter from a young man who has left (Cuba)." Written in Spanish, it was a response to a an open letter titled "Letter to a young person who is leaving," which was published in Cuban state-run media. Here's an English version from Translating Cuba: Dear Rafael Hernández: I […]

Taiwan as a model for Cuba – panel discussions from the Cuba Transition Project

Back in February, the Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies' Cuba Transition Project held some panel discussions on "Taiwan as a Model for Cuba's Future." It wasn't until now that they posted video of the event, which featured the following speakers: Dr. Jaime Suchlicki - Director, Institute for Cuban & Cuban-American Studies Mr. Ray H.W. […]

Today in Cuba news: the Carromero family hires a lawyer, a cubiche wins bronze, and opinions on Oswaldo Payá

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