The Virus of Fear

  Looking at the small scar on my left shoulder, I imagine that the vaccination given to us when we are babies might contain the virus of fear. The virus then grows in us, penetrates as deep as into our bones, hardly allowing us to breathe. We speak softly, keep looking over the shoulder, and […] Read more

News from Cuba: July – September 2013

Sections: National – Human Rights Highlights: Cuba marked the 60th anniversary of the assault on the Moncada Barracks, the first armed assault led by Fidel Castro. President Raul Castro headed the ceremony, which was held in the city of Santiago de Cuba and attracted some 10,000 Cubans and foreigners. The North Korean ship Chong Chon […] Read more

Noticias de Cuba: Julio – Septiembre 2013

Sections: Nacional – Derechos Humanos Destacados: Cuba conmemoró el 60 aniversario del asalto al Cuartel Moncada, primera acción armada dirigida por Fidel Castro. El gobernante Raúl Castro encabezó el acto en la ciudad de Santiago de Cuba que convocó a unos 10,000 cubanos y extranjeros. El barco norcoreano Chong Chon Gang procedente de Cuba fue […] Read more

Antonio Won’t Give Up, Either!

  By all means, the feat of U.S. swimmer Diana Nyad, who succeeded in swimming across the Florida Straits, is an event deserving global recognition. In her fifth attempt to cross the strait, Nyad has finally fulfilled her dream: she managed to swim 110 miles without a shark cage and having to struggle with jellyfish. […] Read more