By Manuel Alberto Ramy
HAVANA - The number of university graduates among fellow Cubans is impressive. According to the National Office of Statistics (ONI), in 2010 Cuba’s work force was 6,829,100 strong. Of those, 5,112,500, people were active – 74.9% of the work force.
By Carlos Muñiz
As recently as November 2011, we received some documents that give evidence of the people responsible for the murder of my father, Carlos Muñiz Varela. The documents – partially declassified by the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) through the efforts of attorney Alejandro Olivero – confirm that the FBI knew the identity of those responsible.
By Jesús Arboleya Cervera
HAVANA – Much is being said about the possible contribution of Cuban-Americans to the future of Cuba. Some have even described them as the nation’s “saviors”; others have totally dismissed their importance, even their convenience, to the country.
By Lenier González Mederos
HAVANA – If anything has characterized the project of reforms put forth by President Raúl Castro, it has been the silence that surrounds the stages of its unfolding.
By Dawn Gable
HAVANA TIMES — It's not only the basketball team and the sun that is causing temperatures to rise in Miami lately. Rather it is fire bombs, campaign investigations, new state laws and new candidates that are keeping Miami, and consequently Cuba, on everybody's radar.
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By Max J. Castro
A dirty word not so long ago and a sure-fire political loser, right-wing extremism is back with a vengeance.
“Extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice. And moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.”
By Dalia Céspedes
They say that religion once meant the act of reuniting (religare). If I haven’t misunderstood Socrates, just as philosophy is love for something you don’t have (wisdom), one reunites that which should not be separate.
By Saul Landau
Six grueling months remain until the November election. “Dogs for Romney: Brisk Head Winds Build Character” and “Dogs Against Romney: Pat Us, Don’t Strap Us To The Car Roof” bumper stickers may well highlight the campaign publicity.
Imagine a heavyweight fight announcer introducing the contenders at the debate!