For Georgetown University, Latin American Studies, School of Foreign Service Countries in Latin America have gone through a history of corrupt governments that have not only resulted in economic and political crises but also steepened societal rage to seek justice and equality. Venezuela is not the exception. After the dictatorship of Marcos Pérez Jimenez, the … Continue reading Ley de Tierras and its effect in Venezuela
Deck: Young people in the United States who have grown up only knowing economic, political, and economic turmoil, desire a change of system—the most popular one is Socialism. But young people who have lived under Socialism say this ideology should not be considered an option. Washington (DC)- “I fear for my life.” says Nelson Mairata … Continue reading ‘Survivors’ of Socialism say to young people beware of the Socialist ideology because it only brings agony and exile
‘Libertad, Libertad, Libertad,” were the screams of thousands of Cubans who took to the streets to protest on July 11, 2021. The July 11 protests or as activists and opposition have hash-tagged, #11J, was the first time there were mass demonstrations against the government in over 60 years of a totalitarian regime. Cubans inside and … Continue reading ‘The beginning of the end,’ says an ex-Cuban political prisoner a year after mass protests
“One goes out to protest and they shoot us,” says a protester amid a political and economic crisis that transverses Venezuela. In 2012, under the promise of reducing the homicide rate in Venezuela, which was one of the highest in the region at that time, President Hugo Chávez banned the sales of arms to civil … Continue reading ‘No country is immune to tyranny,’ says Venezuelan activist and expert after Second Amendment discussion
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.
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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(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.
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 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'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?