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“What do you hope to change?” - Travels Through Mexico and Cuba - Part II - Leaving the Heart of the Beast

by Brendan Maslauskas Dunn/Love and Rage

I’ve been asked by a number of people why I traveled to Mexico and Cuba, or to put it in their exact language: “Why the hell did you go there for?” and, invariably, “You’re crazy.” And of course, this is followed by the expected mutterings of drug cartels this and evil Communists that. 1,374 more words


"Haydée Santamaría, Cuban Revolutionary: She Led By Transgression." By Margaret Randall

This book is an important part of the history of Cuba 
and the role that Haydee Santamaria played was remarkable. 
Women are frequently left out of the narrative of social justice 
movements so this biography of Santamaria is crucial
to understanding the role women have played in radical 
societal change. 155 more words

My Cuban Adventures

Monday, February 27, 2006

Cameron’s Cuban Adventures – Part 1

Current mood: contemplative

Entering the Frank Pais Airport in Holguin, I felt calm, collected, and confident. 2,198 more words


Seven amazing things our Japanese reporter learned while visiting Cuba

RocketNews24’s Japanese-language reporter Yuichiro visited Cuba a few months ago and had an amazing time in the Caribbean nation. Although he’s already shared several of his travel adventures such as  1,066 more words


Top 5 beaches in the World

1.. Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha, Brazil


As you walk through a small trail, you can’t imagine what awaits you. The heavenly view seems like a mirage. 96 more words

Balearic Islands

Richard Corriere's "In their own words." Donald Trump of getting illegals out of country

“We are going to get them the hell out of our country,” Trump said. “They shouldn’t be here in the first place. They will be out so fast your head will spin. 335 more words

2016 Presidential Election

Cuba: Suicide Houses & Other Things

The next topic in my Cuba series is less about the tourism aspect and more about how the people live.  While I did not speak the language, my travel companions did.   273 more words