Archivo de One thousand stories

Archivo One thousand stories

En un balcón de La Habana, a partir de una fotografía de la agencia AP.

Cuba yes! Yankees …?

This week I open a parenthesis to talk about what everyone talks about. My tales of Belize can wait seven days. The news obviously has rocked the country. Few, very rarely, the National Television News has information so overwhelming. Maybe … Continued

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VIH

HIV

The problem with HIV is that you always think that you won’t be infected. Thinking that another one is going to get it is one of the handiest or unconscious defense strategies. If not for it , probably we would … Continued

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Homeless

I dare not take the shot. I felt ashamed. I, standing on the sidewalk, camera in hand, looking at her from my height. She, dirty, badly dressed, lying on the grass, with her head on a battered suitcase. She opened … Continued

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Nostalgia

Is it possible to feel nostalgia for what was not experienced personally? Nostalgia for something we just glimpsed? You can, obviously. I feel nostalgia for the Soviet Union. Or rather, for the image I had, we did, of the Soviet … Continued

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Cañaveral

Short stories

I didn’t feel like walking from home to the Monumental Avenue (more than one kilometer under the furious sun of two in the afternoon) and I sat to wait for the bus, the 58, patiently (that’s the only possible way … Continued

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My girlfriend Yisel

My first and I think only girlfriend (I do not count, of course, the little girlfriends of primary or secondary) was Yisel. I dreamed of her a while ago. It was a very vivid dream, and much more logical that … Continued

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Journalism in Cuba

Why would I lie to you? Who am I kidding? Journalism in Cuba is bad; I’m tempted to say too bad, despite the desires and capabilities of some journalists. The public knows, officials know, journalists know it. They know it … Continued

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Alicia is Giselle

To Alicia, 60 years from her debut in Giselle I had a physics teacher during school –definitely mannered, extremely nice an capable; one of the best teachers I have had– who loved ballet, concert music and theatre with all his … Continued

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Fango

In Violeta the land is red, intense, sticky red.Those who know say it is good land, fertile. Violeta  lives its peaceful evolution marked by its sugar mill and its land. When I was at Vocational Pre-University Institute of Exact Sciences, … Continued

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My family novel

A friend of social networks told me (via chat) that life of each man can be an exciting novel. “In fact, he added, the story of each of us is a potential bestseller. Each one has the germ of the … Continued

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