Category Archives: Cuba

Our Man in Havana

Our Man in Havana « LRB blog private | 10 February 2012 | Alan Gross, a 62-year-old US citizen, has been imprisoned in Cuba since December 2009. He fell foul of the authorities while working for USAID, liaising with Cuba’s small Jewish community. … Continue reading

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The Comandante’s Memory

Brilliant cartoon by Raúl de la Nuez, La memoria del comandante 2 The Comandante’s Memory (No.2) ‘Don’t rememer who sang ‘Los zapaticos de rosa’..??? The Beatles or the Rolling Stones’ (Los zapaticos de rosa is a song to a poem … Continue reading

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Cuba in Paris

From Buenos Aires to Paris, for a conference on culture in Cuba. Unfortunately the organisers invited Cuban speakers from both Havana and outside, without realising that those from Havana would not attend, not out of individual choice but because it’s … Continue reading

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