Category Archives: Cuba

Documentary “Cuba – Fatherland or Death”

I have already expressed my surprise about how lightly Cuba gets off in international public opinion. But recently, I have been shocked again by how many people can travel to Cuba for a week or two and describe everything as beautiful, … Continue reading

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Random Thoughts (6)

If you read the comments below this article, you get a taste of what’s wrong with Peru. I have never encountered a country that is so bad at dealing with criticism. After my article on Bolivia and the sea, many people … Continue reading

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Cuba, before the Americans are coming

As soon as I had announced that I would move to Latin America, the unsolicited advice began knocking on my door. From all four corners of the world, the recommendations arrived, yet they were so identical as if they were based on one and the same … Continue reading

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Why the embargo against Cuba will be eased

I am glad to see that I am not the only one who appreciates cigars.

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Easily Confused (25) Castro Brothers

Castro brothers (innocent): Castro brothers (not innocent):

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Easily Confused, # 14 – The Pope

On the left: the representative of an authoritarian regime On the right: the representative of an authoritarian regime

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Censors don’t like this Blog

Who would have thought that access to my blog is blocked if you are trying to read it from Iran, after I have published so many articles about Iran? The censors of the Islamic Republic don’t seem to like what I … Continue reading

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