In these times of raids and crackdowns, life is a game of roulette, where walking down the street, being at work or having a broken taillight could be all it takes to send you back.
They say the United States is a cemetery of languages. The presence of Italian in New York, Polish in Chicago and French in New Orleans is a thing of the past. The dominance of English invariably overpowers the languages of the immigrants who arrived at different times and to different places.
The same is supposed [Read more]
On a map of the Caribbean and Central America, 47-year-old Zhang Qing draws an oval. The starting point of this oval is his current location of Trinidad and Tobago. The right arc of that oval connects several Caribbean islands together, extending up to Miami in the U.S., extending from there to the left, passing [Read more]
About a month ago, while having lunch in a Paladar in Havana full of American tourists, a trio of traditional musicians improvised a montuno saying: 'Oh, Obama!, go crazy and go to Havana.'
Whatever the reasons, they have accomplished nothing; they have neither managed to bring the country to its knees, nor starved the Cuban people.