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01 May 2012 ~ 5 Comments

Hugo Chávez’s agony

By Carlos Alberto Montaner President Hugo Chávez’s Cuban doctors have already told him that he will most likely not be alive by October’s elections. It’s not a certainty but a statistical estimate. People his age who are affected by the aggressive cancer that afflicts him, complicated by the generalized metastasis that has spread, usually have […]

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17 April 2012 ~ 1 Comment

Latin America: kingdom of political amorality

by Carlos Alberto Montaner (FIRMAS PRESS) Today, amorality is a Latin American trait. Those who in the past justly criticized the United States for embracing dictators during the Cold War and denying abroad the principles and values it upheld inside its borders are doing just that. This is what we see in leaders like Rafael […]

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03 April 2012 ~ 2 Comments

What the pope saw in Cuba

by Carlos Alberto Montaner (THE MIAMI HERALD) Hundreds of millions of people watched the pope in Cuba, heard his utterings and observed what happened. Naturally, each one of those witnesses perceived the visit differently. What’s interesting now is to find out what the perception was among the pope and his Vatican entourage. This is what […]

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02 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Di Edicion italiana de La Mujer del Coronel

  Dal 5 aprile 2012 sarà nelle librerie italiane il primo titolo della collana Celebres Ineditos di Anordest Edizioni, diretta da Gordiano Lupi: La moglie del colonnello di Carlos Alberto Montaner, scrittore cubano che vive in esilio tra Madrid e Miami dal 1970. Montaner è autore di 25 libri, molti dei quali tradotti in inglese, […]

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02 April 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Quel che il Papa ha visto a Cuba

Traduzione di Gordiano Lupi (TellusFolio) Centinaia di migliaia di persone hanno visto il Papa a Cuba, hanno udito i suoi discorsi e contemplato ciò che è successo. Ognuno di questi testimoni, come è naturale, ha percepito la visita in maniera differente. Adesso interessa soprattutto sapere quale sia stata la percezione del Papa e del suo […]

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20 March 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Pope’s visit to Cuba unites and divides

by Carlos Alberto Montaner (THE MIAMI HERALD)In 1998, John Paul II went to Cuba. At the time, practically a generation ago, Fidel Castro ruled and the situation, as always, was very critical. John Paul II was the first pope ever to visit the island, and the whole of society welcomed him with a mixture of […]

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06 March 2012 ~ 3 Comments

Cuba prepares for post-Chávez era

by Carlos Alberto Montaner (THE MIAMI HERALD) The Cuban government takes it for granted that Hugo Chávez will die soon. A diplomat posted to Cuba told me so, reciting some well-known verses by Martí: “The palace is in mourning and on the throne the King weeps; / the King’s son has died, / the King […]

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21 February 2012 ~ 1 Comment

The Republic vs. Chávez

by Carlos Alberto Montaner (THE MIAMI HERALD) You multiply it by 2.5 or 3 — depending on whom you ask. That’s how you usually translate the votes from the primaries into the final election results. Electoral experts insist that the three million votes obtained by Henrique Capriles in the Venezuelan primaries could bring him between […]

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12 February 2012 ~ 4 Comments

Seven lessons the cubans can learn from the taiwanese

In memoriam Antonio JorgeBy Carlos Alberto Montaner The entire event can be obtained from ICCAS Institute of Cuban and Cuban-American Studies Taiwan Foundation for Democracy University of Miami, Coral Gables 11 February 2012 It is an honor to share this table with a group of distinguished Taiwanese and prestigious Cuban academicians who are, in addition, […]

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07 February 2012 ~ 0 Comments

Venezuela: Out! Out! Out!

By Carlos Alberto Montaner (THE MIAMI HERALD) María Corina Machado has written an open letter to Fidel Castro that has shaken cyberspace. I must have received 300 copies since it began to circulate through the Internet. It doesn’t go unread. María Corina is a 45-year-old Venezuelan engineer, an expert in business matters, an anti-Chávez deputy, […]

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