Monthly Archives: January 2016

A Latin American “Asterix”

A 1984 Cuban postage stamp commemorating the 25th anniversary of Cuban cinema with cartoon character Elpidio Valdés on the forefront. Source: Radio Rebelde (Cuba) This post contains links to video clips in Spanish. I love Asterix. I have always been … Continue reading

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About the Right to Rave

Cuban migrants in the Costa Rica-Nicaragua border. Photo credit: Reuters. Source: Telesur (Published earlier this month in the Spanish online newspaper Mundiario) I have the impression that progressives have found a very subtle and worrisome way to let themselves be … Continue reading

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Remembering a Writer Latin America Lost in 2015

Eduardo Galeano (1940-2015) (Photo source: http://www.guiaespiritualmente.com) Although we cannot guess the time that will be, at least we have the right to imagine the time we want it to be. In 1948 and 1976, the United Nations proclaimed long lists of human rights, but the immense … Continue reading

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