Growing up American, with a Cuban Heart

Growing up American, with a Cuban Heart By Luis F. Brizuela Cruz Last week, on the same day, I participated in two interviews that initially had very similar purposes, but which ended up adapting, as it should be, to the innate preferences of those involved and also to certain variances required by the social fabric of our times. Alina, who I had the honor of meeting that morning, is working on her university thesis, in which she is incorporating stories and interviews with fellow Cubans…

Creciendo Americano, con un Corazón Cubano

Creciendo Americano, con un Corazón Cubano Por Luis F. Brizuela Cruz La pasada semana, en un mismo día,  participé en dos entrevistas que llevaban casi el mismo propósito inicial, pero que terminaron adaptándose, como debe ser, a la preferencia innata de cada interlocutor y también a ciertas  variantes que reclama la postura social de los tiempos. Alina, a quien tuve el honor de conocer esa mañana, trabaja en su tesis universitaria, en la cual habrá de incorporar historias y entrevistas con cubanos, como ella, llegados…

“Just putting it out there… while we still can…”

“Just putting it out there… while we still can… “ By Luis F. Brizuela Cruz By a unanimous bipartisan vote of 19-0, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee finally dared to challenge the omnipotence of President Barack Obama and his veto power. The issue at hand is the extremely complex and potentially dangerous nuclear deal with the rogue nation of Iran. The White House has conceded to send the deal to Congress for review, after consistently threatening to exercise its veto power and simply put a…

“Just putting it out there… while we still can… “

“Just putting it out there… while we still can… “ The anticipated formal announcement of her candidacy effectuated, Hillary Clinton now enters what shall most likely be an unchallenged path to the nomination of the Democratic Party. During that period she will be groomed, instructed and above all warned about the volatility and frailty of her tormented psyche, as the ample field of Republican candidates will fight it out among themselves. With the exception of Barack Obama, no other candidate will ever find more allies…