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19 February 2021 ~ 5 Comments

Today as Yesterday

By Carlos Alberto Montaner I suspect that Lourdes gave the title to her husband’s memoirs, Dr. Antonio Guedes. They are titled Today as Yesterday, and it was the last song by Moisés Simons, the author of El Manisero. Lourdes is the musical part of the couple and the woman who took “Tony” away from celibacy. […]

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12 February 2021 ~ 15 Comments

The woman who came back from the afterlife

By Carlos Alberto Montaner Mother Teresa was in Managua in 1988. Cardinal Obando organized a dinner for her and the author and her six-year-old daughter were invited. Suddenly the saint –she was not a saint in law back then, but she was in fact– said to the girl, “Take good care of your mother because […]

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06 February 2021 ~ 50 Comments

QAnon and the Conspiracy Theories

By Carlos Alberto Montaner A high percentage of Republican voters think that there really was a massive fraud in the elections that President Trump lost in 2020 by almost seven million votes, 81-74. If that were true, those who stormed the Capitol would be patriots and not some vulgar lawbreakers convinced by Trump that the […]

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29 January 2021 ~ 26 Comments

Colombia in danger

Por Carlos Alberto Montaner It appeared in Semana. They published a secret dossier, written by the intelligence bodies for President Iván Duque. This happened after the entry in the publication of the “Gilinski Group.” The sensational content reveals Cuban manipulation and interference in internal political affairs. Semana is a very important Colombian magazine directed by […]

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22 January 2021 ~ 20 Comments

Joe Biden in power

By Carlos Alberto Montaner It was the eve of the inauguration. Ernesto Morales called me, excited. Joe Biden had quoted James Joyce to ask to be buried in Delaware. The Irish writer claimed that he had the word “Dublin” engraved in his heart. Biden thinks that, in his case, he loves Delaware with the same […]

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15 January 2021 ~ 21 Comments

Donald Trump’s second impeachment

By Carlos Alberto Montaner Donald Trump has received a second impeachment. Will his opponents win? It doesn’t matter. Nathaniel Rakich, a notable statistician, claims that 52% of Americans support Donald Trump leaving power immediately, while 42% believe otherwise. His argument is based on nine surveys that he has dissected. He has done the math and […]

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10 January 2021 ~ 133 Comments

Trump, now what?

By Carlos Alberto Montaner The institutions worked. Everything went very wrong for Donald Trump and very good for the rest of the planet and American society. As we know, in the early hours of January 7, Joe Biden and Kamala Harris were ratified as President and Vice President of the United States. Mike Pence faced […]

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01 January 2021 ~ 4 Comments

Biden and Cuba

By Carlos Alberto Montaner The Havana regime is desperate. It pretends that Biden, when he begins to rule, gets it off the hook. Venezuela is knocked out. The crisis has no end and will worsen with each passing day. Relations with Russia are not good. Cuba does not have the money to pay its obligations […]

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19 December 2020 ~ 3 Comments

Cuba: System reform won’t do much good

By Carlos Alberto Montaner The Cuban regime wants to make reforms. That’s very good. Cuban society is staggeringly unproductive. They will start with the currency. Well thought! It is useless to make reforms if the essential element, money, is worth very little. Especially in the vicinity of the United States, where His Majesty the Dollar reigns […]

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11 December 2020 ~ 2 Comments

The Supreme Court again on trial

By Carlos Alberto Montaner The news is chilling. Donald Trump, Texas and 17 states had asked the U.S. Supreme Court to invalidate elections in four states in which Joe Biden, at the head of the Democrats, narrowly won. The signatures of 108 Republican congressmen went with the lawsuit. The plaintiffs didn’t care that Biden had […]

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