Keep the Appropiation Going

In 1968 a Che Guevara by Andy Warhol is presented in Italy. The same year and country in which Giangiacomo Feltrinelli published Diario en Bolivia, accompanied by a poster whose...

My Expulsion from Cuba, Twenty-Five Years Later

Introductory Note We will, once again, say goodbye to each other. Gastón Baquero At my friend’s request, I am writing this brief remembrance as an...

Out of place

You step on a strange territory, where everything is unfamiliar around you. But, even so, you can...

Five Allegations of Sexual Abuse Against Fernando Bécquer

Who is Fernando Bécquer? Fernando Bécquer (Havana, 1970) is a self-taught singer-songwriter who has developed his musical career...

Cuba: The Myth and its Uses

Cuba is back in the public eye as a result of the planned action of November 15....
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