Monday, 16th January 2017

The End of Ideology in Cuba?

  • Written by Arnold August*

Since 1953, Cuba has been and continues to be the quintessence of cultivating ideological principles.Montreal.- In 1960, the American sociologist and academic Daniel Bell (1919-2011) published The End of Ideology. It became a classic book in official political science. The publication was listed by Times Literary Supplement as one of the 100 most influential non-fiction books in the second half of the 20th century.

While there were other 'end of ideologies' in the 1950s and early 1960s, Bell's is considered the most authoritative.

Cuba's Caravan of Freedom, History with New Meanings

  • Written by Reinaldo Wossaert Silva*

Fidel committed with the people, above all, to telling them the truth, to changing history, to transforming society.Havana.- In January 1959, the Cuban people took to the streets nationwide to welcome the Caravan of Freedom, which has a new connotation today for Cubans, after the inverse journey undertaken by the caravan that carried the ashes of Fidel Castro.

If at the time Cubans celebrated the triumph of the Revolution in every corner of the country, a few weeks ago, they professed the love and respect that Fidel Castro earned.

The Longest Night…

  • Written by Lisandra Fariñas Acosta

November 25, 10:29 pm, the longest nightNovember 25, 10:29pm, the longest night. It's a dark time for Cuba and the world. Fidel has died. They tried to kill him over 600 times, without success, because men like Fidel can't be killed. They die when their time comes, trying to make a quiet exit.

There's silence even amid the deafening noise of the streets. An unparalleled sadness has suddenly befallen Cuba. "The last revolutionary has died," reads the headline of some large media outlet, which has been receiving hits every second since the fated hour.