What hides beneath Alvaro Uribe’s naked face

Until very recently, Alvaro Uribe’s face was only registered in two photographic variations: in the first we saw him with his usual half smile, in some scene of domestic bliss;...

Who are the friends of the people, and how do they fight the post-modernists?

To Manuel Moreno Fraginals on his centennial One. The term “postmodernism” —as a description of a society rather than a particular poetic or...

Vertigo and ecstasy: Ofill Echevarriaʼs work

1 I would like to offer an image of Ofill Echevarriaʼs work. It is paradoxical that I (who...

Diary of a Spectator Embarrassed to Be Just That

November 16th I have left Cuba under unhappy circumstances that I do not want to relate. I will...

Jorge Ferrer: “When every day seemed vital”

I read Jorge Ferrer from the other side of the Atlantic. We are seven hours apart. He...
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Despite the fact that in recent years it has been appearing a series of contributions ―articles, essays,...

They are dying in Cuba, and yes, this is about systemic racism too

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In the last few days, as the latest protest by the San Isidro Movement has morphed from a collective...

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The surprise and the maneuver: creative mobilization and authoritarian...

                     He who despairs over an event is...