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La travesía

Eran las once de la noche del 14 de enero de 2022. Una llamada anónima de la Seguridad del Estado amenazándome, fue el catalizador necesario para que mi esposa y yo tomáramos una decisión que […]

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¿Por qué te fuiste de Cuba?

A continuación publicamos las respuestas de una profesional de alta calificación, máster en Bioquímica, que reside en Canadá. Prefiere no decir su nombre pues, además de que conserva familiares en nuestro país, todavía hay un […]

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Piensa en mí

tdcanals@yahoo.es   “El absurdo es que no parezca un absurdo […] Es ese estancamiento, ese así sea, esa sospechosa carencia de excepciones”. Julio Cortázar Rayuela     A algunos grupos de estudiantes en los últimos […]

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Páginas rescatadas

El 29 de mayo de 2003 el cardenal Jaime Ortega Alamino pronunció, en el Aula Fray Bartolomé de las Casas del Convento de San Juan de Letrán, la conferencia “Preocupaciones y apuestas de la Iglesia […]

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Candid of the house

Shortly after the military revolt that overthrew the populist government of General Juan Domingo Perón in the Argentine Republic, the Cuban magazine Bohemia – then one of the most influential on our continent – included, in its first two editions in November 1955, a poll entitled Opinion on Perón. and on his overthrown regime, through which opinions were gathered from various personalities of our country. Among those voices was that of a priest, Father Ángel Gaztelu, who wanted above all to be the lamp of his own house before lighting that of the other, because having the house to sweep, he was concerned about that interest in dust that of the near. However, he did not stop giving his opinion on the matter in question, and assured him that he was not interested (as a simple citizen) in any policy other than that of a government with all and for the good of all. And as a priest he confessed that he aspired to no more politics than the essential and broad one of the Quevedian concept: “The politics of God and the government of Christ”. […]

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The flight of the swallows

What will be the brand of gastronomy in this gap of time? Prevented from going to restaurants, pizzerias and coffee shops, Cubans are forced to buy to go, or order by phone, with the corresponding increase in the price of the latter option. It would have been the time of luxury for online shopping, but the poor quality of the local internet, and the high costs of the product and the messaging, make it a minority service, not popular. So what will typify the gastronomy of these pandemic years? In any case, food as a feast of the senses is not present, it is an absence. We only feed ourselves – as we can – to stay alive. […]