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Men Made of Marble

Ah, the drive of nationalism. How deep it settles in, how it eats away at any attempt...

Schmittians of the Caribbean

Sovereign is he who decides on the exception. Carl Schmitt Autocracies are political machines, implacable and resistant, that run...

Who is Karla Pérez and why is the Cuban government forbidding her return to Cuba?

Karla Pérez (Cienfuegos, 1998), the young Cuban woman whom the Cuban government prohibited from returning to her...

Último Jueves: civic debate or Potemkin agora?

In terms of civic debate, Cuba's academic and cultural scene reveals the poor offer of the officially...

The Coming Country

I The relationship between aesthetics and politics in Cuba, commonly circumscribed to the post-59 period, corresponds to a...

About the False Fact

An old song by Noel Nicola, which Santiago Feliú probably performed better than anybody else, points to...

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...

The return to the origin of exile: understanding the Cuban-American vote

One would expect a Cuban immigrant to be able to recognize a narcissistic autocrat at first sight;...