‘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

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?

The Cuban Revolution 2.0: Cuba’s road to sufficiency and stability…

Cuba has been one of the longest communist dictatorships on the face of the Earth. Sixty years into the same dialect of equality and socialism, with an ever so changing world, will the Cuban Revolution survive in a world where markets, investment, and capital are dominant? Although Cuba has long valued socialist ideals, principles, and … Continue reading The Cuban Revolution 2.0: Cuba’s road to sufficiency and stability…

About Myself.

Welcome Reader! My name is Angélica Franganillo-Diaz. I am a Political Science graduate from Florida International University. Before moving to Miami, Florida I studied at the University of Puerto Rico- Mayagüez campus. I am currently doing my master's in Journalism and a certificate in Latin American Studies at Georgetown University. I was born and raised … Continue reading About Myself.