CULTURE

A writer’s venturous walks

No obstacle seems to stop her. Much less the scarcity of vision. He writes persistently and does it especially well. From this magnificent gift he has left evidence in several books and in an important international award won in Spain. Today Gilda Guimeras Pareja, a habanera residing in Guanajay, satisfied with life in spite of everything, and having found enlightenment and fullness in her approach to the Catholic Church, has much to tell readers of the New Word. […]

SOCIETY

Smart Cuba?

A couple of recent events set off alarms about the invasion of idiocy swarming in the nets. In recent days, news of the occurrence of attacks and offenses to the Facebook profile of Cuban actor Roberto Espinosa Sebazco circulated on some digital platforms, who in the Cuban novel on duty plays a loathsome rapist and paedophile. Another event, which also calls us to analysis is the violent capital regrowth of Covid-19. Social indiscipline, ignoring health and government orientations, is another way of exercising idiocy. […]

CULTURE

“Disney, the company, inside”

For its nonconformity, the struggle to maintain its conquests and overcome as a study, conglomerate or companionship, A day at Disney deserves to be enjoyed following the biblical proverb: “meek as a dove and cautious as a snake”. Well, according to a certain opinion, “the more sensitive, the more reliable,” although it is also true that reflexive sensibility can be an extraordinary delight. Let us not give up on her, especially when watching this documentary. […]

SOCIETY

Covid Year Notes (11)

To find old friends in a crisis situation, he revealed to this woman, Cuban, architect and visual artist, who was supposed to retain this moment in a work. It was important for her to hear her voices, her laughter, her ideas, her illusions, jokes, and her sacrifices, “beyond sharing them or not, beyond differences, beyond all that exists.” From this experience born in pandemic time, he conceived the project “To all who know how to love”, a video that brings together dear friends. As a base and common thread, he took the martyred discourse “With all and for the good of all”. […]

SOCIETY

Covid Notes of the Year (10)

For this active Catholic communicator, wife and mother of two children, it was a divine gift that invited her to be part of the team of realization of “A God who goes out to meet”, program of the diocese of Pinar del Río that during the pandemic was broadcast every Sunday, at ten in the morning, by Radio Guamá and Radio Artemis. Today he assures us: “It was a wonderful experience! It was a major challenge; I had never worked in that environment, but in it we found real professionals who became great teachers and friends for us.” […]

SOCIETY

The voice of idiots

For a few years now, he has been rolling down a sentence for cyberspace that Umberto Eco stated in an interview and returned to on some occasion or another. The text crudely stated that social media had managed to give the idiots a voice and that we were suffering from the invasion of a legion of. In fact, in the face of many current events, the writer’s words need to be reviewed. […]

SOCIETY

Covid Notes of the Year (9)

For weeks, Dr. Benito Abeledo Fernández, who works in the mental health department of San Miguel del Padrón, in La Hababa, has waited in vain for the barrage of patients with psychiatric alterations according to the exceptional state of things that the world lives and in particular the country. But the alud didn’t just arrive. Are we survivors? How long will the survival catch up with us? As a doctor, he says, he has no scientific explanation for it. […]