The high cost of dying

The high cost of dying

Illness is the single most frequent cause of bankruptcy in the United States. Of course, the double whammy hits not only the dying but many others who suddenly get sick or who live with chronic illnesses and with big debts for years or decades.

Featured Articles

Google Ideas is not Google

Google Ideas is not Google

In order to approach from different directions the possible implications of the visits to Cuba of some Google executives in the past several weeks, Progreso Weekly interviewed engineer Karel Pérez Alejo, a Cuban web developer and university professor.

Taking a page from the David Rivera Tallahassee playbook

Taking a page from the David Rivera Tallahassee playbook

Our Cuban-American politicians don’t care about those persons who will never vote for, or against, them. That’s why they pander to those who still dream of 1958 in Havana. These same dreamers who will die in Miami with a wish that can only be fulfilled on weekends when they attend shows that promote their nostalgia.

Graphite n' Ink

Browse all articles

Florida’s climate denial could cause catastrophic recession

Florida’s climate denial could cause catastrophic recession

Florida has led the way in all but ignoring the growing twin threats created by human-caused climate change — sea level rise and superstorm surge — thereby creating a trillion-dollar real-estate bubble in coastal property.

The high cost of dying

The high cost of dying

Illness is the single most frequent cause of bankruptcy in the United States. Of course, the double whammy hits not only the dying but many others who suddenly get sick or who live with chronic illnesses and with big debts for years or decades.

Conexion Miami / Miami’s Freedom Tower & Marco’s auction 

Conexion Miami / Miami’s Freedom Tower & Marco’s auction 

Marco Rubio has reserved the Freedom Tower in downtown Miami for Monday April 13, for a major announcement.

Agrotourism and more: An idea worth exploring

Agrotourism and more: An idea worth exploring

Practically lost in the map of Cuba’s geography there is a rural community that, thanks to many people, is betting on a decorous and prosperous future, due basically to the effort of its own residents, who in no way view the city as a safe haven.

U.S.-Cuba human rights dialogue to begin Tuesday: What to expect?

U.S.-Cuba human rights dialogue to begin Tuesday: What to expect?

The human rights dialogue between the United States and Cuba that will begin with a meeting in Washington this Tuesday, March 31, will be under attack before it begins.

Cuba’s León excels in European volleyball finals

Cuba’s León excels in European volleyball finals

Cuban volleyball player Wilfredo León was outstanding last night when his Russian team, Zenit-Kazan, won the Champions League crown, defeating the Polish team Resovia-Rzeszow, 3-0.

High salaries and lavish spending outlined in audit joint legislative committee takes up today

High salaries and lavish spending outlined in audit joint legislative committee takes up today

Lavish expenses of the Florida Municipal Power Agency — including providing health care for life for its chief executive officer, nearly $13,000 in holiday parties and a pair of season tickets to Orlando Magic games — will be center stage when the Joint Legislative Auditing Committee meets Monday afternoon.

Mom of epileptic son caught in Charlotte’s Web medical marijuana bureaucracy

Mom of epileptic son caught in Charlotte’s Web medical marijuana bureaucracy

Just as 13-year-old Branden Petro flops into the passenger seat of his mom’s car, his eyes roll back. His face twitches uncontrollably. He curls into a fetal position.

Google Ideas is not Google

Google Ideas is not Google

In order to approach from different directions the possible implications of the visits to Cuba of some Google executives in the past several weeks, Progreso Weekly interviewed engineer Karel Pérez Alejo, a Cuban web developer and university professor.

How Mies van der Rohe’s Design for a Bacardi HQ in Cuba Became Berlin’s Iconic Neue Nationalgalerie

How Mies van der Rohe’s Design for a Bacardi HQ in Cuba Became Berlin’s Iconic Neue Nationalgalerie

The Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin, long considered to be Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s final masterpiece, opened in 1968 on a barren stretch of land not far from the border checkpoints of the Berlin Wall, which was just seven years old at that point.

Progreso Semanal, founded by Francisco G. Aruca, is an independent publication with a progressive view. 

Editor: Álvaro Fernández
1602 Alton Road, Suite 28 Miami Beach, FL 33139.
Copyright © 2014 Progreso Weekly, Inc. All Rights Reserved