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Castrado / by Francis Sánchez

Unapproved Pictures

My dream of earning a Master’s Degree in Latin American Culture almost ended the day my professor of Cuban Film, when evaluating …

Grito Rito REC

THE PRISONER AND THE LIGHT

He preferred to sit on a bench at the back. He never missed the Sunday Mass. He had a habit of narrowing …

Fidel and Raul, My Brothers

JUANITA, THE “REBEL” SISTER In the context of Fidel Castro’s life, it’s been quite common to keep quiet about women. The anonymity …

Francis Sánchez with a Czech Friend

I got to Know Prague

One of the weirdest feelings I have ever had was when I took a peek out of the Prague airport shortly after …