Añadiendo insulto a la injuria, el caso cubano

Añadiendo insulto a la injuria, el caso cubano Por Luis F. Brizuela Cruz He tratado, particularmente a través de los últimos años -aplicando todas las imaginables reglas de imparcialidad- de poner en algún tipo de lógico contexto el caso cubano. A pesar de todo lo vivido y leído, siempre queda una parte de mí que se resiste a la idea que una cultura pueda ser merecedora de un castigo histórico tan largo y severo. Viene a la mente el purgatorio judío y eso a veces…

Memories of a Park

Memories of a Park Translation from the Spanish version, for my English-speaking friends By Luis F. Brizuela Cruz As I navigate the proliferating social pages of my hometown (in exile), I frequently submerge myself in the memories of a time that my mind, capriciously, persists in sketching in black and white. Useless to me have been the digitalized hues provided by the traveling cameras of this new age, absent of causes and saturated with instant gratifications -which often seem to offend and disown past convictions.…

Honoring those who serve and protect us…

By Alex Quintela A few days ago I posted to the blog but I just realized that it was incomplete. For that I apologize. Here is the post in it’s entirety……. Somewhere along the line, our country and society has lost track of two key principles: objectivity and accountability. Just as people demand transparency and accountability from law enforcement agencies, they must hold themselves and each other accountable for their actions. Recently in many inner cities, there has been an outcry from minorities within the…