Mauricio Macri: El peligro del populismo.

Ex-Presidente de Argentina se presenta en la Universidad de Georgetown para hablar sobre su experiencia como presidente de Argentina y el futuro de esta misma y la región de América Latina. “Nos encontramos en una guerra de narrativas” dice el ex-Presidente de Argentina al hablar de la situación política que traviesa Argentina. En el año … Continue reading Mauricio Macri: El peligro del populismo.

Honduras: Camino al Socialismo del Siglo XXI

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(Honduras)-La nueva presidenta de Honduras, Xiomara Castro de Zelaya, se reuné con el ex-presidente de la República del Ecuador, Rafael Correa. Xiomara Castro de Zelaya no solo es la primera mujer en ser electa como presidente de Honduras, pero también, ha devuelto a la izquierda al poder. “Honduras: Vuelve la izquierda al poder; Xiomara Castro … Continue reading Honduras: Camino al Socialismo del Siglo XXI

‘Cuba has lost its essence’: Colada Shop’s effort to save Cuban culture.

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Colada Shop uses Cuban food not only to introduce Cuban culture to D.C. but to preserve it as Cuba continues to face scarcity and exodus that erases the authenticity of Cuban culture.

Washington, (D.C.)- As Cuba continues to face food scarcity and exile under a sixty-year-dictatorship, Colada Shop creates a variety of Cuban specialties that vary from coffee to pastries to preserve Cuban culture.

“Cuba is a culture that’s been paused,” says Mario Monte, Culinary director and Co-owner of Colada Shop.

Cuba’s sixty-three-year dictatorship has paused the generational teaching of food recipes that have persisted for centuries because of food scarcity and policies such as ration cards and the prohibition of red meat.

“Cubans live in survival mode,” says Mario.

Mario is Venezuelan-Cuban. He was born in Venezuela, but his dad is from Santiago, Cuba. He later moved to Miami.

 Miami is considered to be the “Cuban hotspot.” For Mario…

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‘Leche de Cucaracha’: Alternativa nutritiva.

(Cuba)- Prensa oficialista cubana denomina la "leche de cucaracha" como alternativa nutritiva en medio de una crisis migratoria, económica, y social. Si, como leen, la leche de cucaracha se ha promocionado como una alternativa nutritiva, según Radio Guamá, originaria de Pinar del Río. "A continuación, te contamos lo que es. Se le denomina leche de … Continue reading ‘Leche de Cucaracha’: Alternativa nutritiva.

‘Cuba has lost its essence’: Colada Shop’s effort to save Cuban culture.

Colada Shop uses Cuban food not only to introduce Cuban culture to D.C. but to preserve it as Cuba continues to face scarcity and exodus that erases the authenticity of Cuban culture. Washington, (D.C.)- As Cuba continues to face food scarcity and exile under a sixty-year-dictatorship, Colada Shop creates a variety of Cuban specialties that … Continue reading ‘Cuba has lost its essence’: Colada Shop’s effort to save Cuban culture.

El nuevo 10 de octubre. Actividad Circulo Cubano de Puerto Rico

El 10 de octubre se celebró en el Círculo Cubano de Puerto Rico la conmemoración del 10 de octubre, el reclamo de libertad liderado por Carlos Manuel de Céspedes. El propósito de esta actividad es definir la reclamación de libertad del 11 de julio como el nuevo 10 de octubre y como los jóvenes, como … Continue reading El nuevo 10 de octubre. Actividad Circulo Cubano de Puerto Rico

Pedro Castillo: What does this mean for Perú?

Pedro Castillo's election victory came as a surprise to many, as he won by a short margin. His rival for the presidency, Keiko Fujimori, daughter of ex-president, Alberto Fujimori, received 49.8% of the votes while Castillo received 50.1% --clearly a divided country. As the first leftist candidate to win, he gained his popularity the same … Continue reading Pedro Castillo: What does this mean for Perú?

The Embargo: Guilty or Innocent?

In the past two weeks of the Cuba protests and the #SOSCUBA movement. I have come across many asserting their views about the situation in Cuba. Mainly attributing fault to the United States embargo against Cuba and the United States as a whole. Although I agree, and it is factually correct that the U.S. embargo … Continue reading The Embargo: Guilty or Innocent?

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Protestas en Cuba: El punto de inflexión en más de medio siglo de dictadura socialista.

El 11 de junio del 2021 será recordado como un día histórico para el pueblo de Cuba. Después de 62 años de una dictadura socialista/comunista, el pueblo cubano grito ¡YA BASTA! ¿Porque ocurrió? ¿Y porque ahora? después de 62 años de dictadura. No es secreto que la isla de Cuba está en su peor momento … Continue reading Protestas en Cuba: El punto de inflexión en más de medio siglo de dictadura socialista.

Mexico and Cuba: A tale of similarities?

Mexico and Cuba share a history of revolution.  Filled with uprisings, authoritarians, charismatic leaderships, and fights for justice. Having experienced different types of regimes, the Mexican and Cuban have all desired one thing and that is equality, which has been persistent since the colonial era. Although they differ in many aspects, they share a history … Continue reading Mexico and Cuba: A tale of similarities?