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The Prelude

Published March 31, 2009

The baseball and football classics fill the stadiums and amuse the masses all over the world. Obviously we all consider ourselves experts on the subject –myself included- and get involved in heated arguments with anybody…… | more |

China on the International Cable News

Published March 30, 2009

Most of the international cable news referred only to my criticisms of Biden’s statements in Viña del Mar contained in my Reflection aired by CubaDebate and published by our press on Monday 30 under the title: “China, the future great economic power”. Only EFE included a few lines at the end of its news report […]… | more |

China, The Future Great Economic Power

Published March 29, 2009

These days, many news cables are talking about China’s economic potential.… | more |

Lies at the Service of the Empire

Published March 26, 2009

Yesterday Reuters headed the list of the international news agencies that mention Pedro Miret and Osmany Cienfuegos as two historical figures who have been dismissed from their posts by Raul Castro.… | more |

Events Have Proven Me Right

Published March 22, 2009

On Tuesday March 17th I wrote: “The Classic was organized by those who administer the exploitation of sports in the United States…” I immediately added: “The three best teams in the Classic and the Olympics, Japan, Korea and Cuba, were placed in the same group so that they might eliminate each other. Last time, they placed us in the Latin American group; this time in the Asian group.… | more |

Glory to the good!

Published March 20, 2009

Our delegation was received early this morning with the recognition and the honors it deserves. Esteban Lazo and Frederich Cepeda spoke. There was Raúl, who had made them standard-bearers during the ceremony at the Palace of the Revolution.… | more |

We are the ones to blame

Published March 19, 2009

In the game between the Japanese and Cuban teams that concluded today at close to 3:00 a.m., we were unquestionably defeated.… | more |

The moral importance of the Classic

Published March 17, 2009

At the beginning of the Revolution the Olympics were an event for amateurs. When the concepts of developed capitalism managed to penetrate the Olympic Games, athletic activity ceased being an issue of health and education, its objectives throughout history. The only country in the world where that character was preserved was Cuba which, over many […]… | more |

More news about the agonies of capitalism

Published March 12, 2009

Today I read the cables from March 11th. They were continuing to rain information about the international economic crisis.… | more |

The agonies of developed capitalism

Published March 11, 2009

Last Monday the 9th, like all the others, was a marvellous day in terms of the contradictions of developed capitalism in the midst of its incurable crisis.… | more |

Fair and constructive criticism

Published March 9, 2009

I am trying to follow the events of the Baseball Classic, thanks to our national television services.… | more |

A meeting that was worth it

Published March 8, 2009

At the end of the Globalization and Development event, with the presences of more than 1,500 economists, outstanding scientific figures and representatives of international organizations meeting in Havana, I received a letter and a document from Atilio Boron, a Doctor of Political Science, senior professor of political and social theory, director of the Latin American Program for correspondence courses in the social sciences – PLED, as well as other important scientific and political responsibilities.… | more |

Healthy changes within the Council of Ministers

Published March 3, 2009

In response to changes made within the executive, certain news agencies are throwing up their hands in horror.… | more |