Women of childbearing age: Are they responsible for the problem?

Women of childbearing age: Are they responsible for the problem?

During the past number of years there has been a notable decrease in Cuba’s birth rate, at which time the country has not reached the necessary population replacement rate since 1978. Who is to blame for the “problem”? What factors determine it? When and how many children must women bear? Do these figures correspond with their ideal?

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NRA-backed politicians turn their backs on Florida children

NRA-backed politicians turn their backs on Florida children

One hundred students from Marjory Stoneham Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, traveled in buses to Tallahassee. Inside the Florida Capitol they were met with reality. There to discuss the state gun laws, Florida legislators were too busy debating what they consider a bigger menace to our society — pornography — effectively shunning the kids.

The big change: Reorganizing the chaos

The big change: Reorganizing the chaos

When the currency situation is finally resolved the greater question then becomes what is the value of each Cuban’s work. What will be the value of one’s real salary, and if that real salary will do more than pay each person’s lunch for half a month.

2018: A year of important political races in Florida

2018: A year of important political races in Florida

The November midterm elections will serve, for one, to gauge Trump’s possibilities for reelection in 2020. It will also determine if the Congress remains a Republican stronghold for the next two years. And Florida, especially two key south Florida congressional races, is considered a potential ground zero in 2018.

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2018: A year of important political races in Florida

2018: A year of important political races in Florida

The November midterm elections will serve, for one, to gauge Trump’s possibilities for reelection in 2020. It will also determine if the Congress remains a Republican stronghold for the next two years. And Florida, especially two key south Florida congressional races, is considered a potential ground zero in 2018.

Cuba rejects OAS remarks about its political system

Cuba rejects OAS remarks about its political system

Cuba rejected recent statements made by Luis Almagro, secretary-general of the Organization of America States, on the island’s political system, stating that Almagro had no “credibility” to speak about Cuba. Almagro’s remarks were made in Miami where he was meeting with Cuban dissident groups.

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Ibeyi

The twin sisters in Ibeyi come by their connection to the Afro-Cuban culture by way of their late father, Miguel “Anga” Diaz, an in-demand Cuban percussionist who was part of a vanguard musicians who reinvigorated Cuban music before he died prematurely at age 45 in 2006.

Trump’s vow to bring in only the ‘best people’ to work with him rings hollow

Trump’s vow to bring in only the ‘best people’ to work with him rings hollow

The Rob Porter wife beating scandal that has the White House under siege is a heat-seeking missile to the heart of many of President Trump’s biggest fears and vulnerabilities.

GOP Senator Rand Paul accuses party of hypocrisy on the deficit

GOP Senator Rand Paul accuses party of hypocrisy on the deficit

For decades, Republicans have postured as deficit hawks. Senator Rand Paul, in a marathon speech against his own party’s budget bill, asked how Republicans could decry deficits when Obama was president and deliberately perpetrate them when their man is in the White House. But Rand Paul misleads big time when he equates the Obama deficit and a future deficit by design.

U.S. diplomat expelled from Bolivia gets Cuba post

U.S. diplomat expelled from Bolivia gets Cuba post

An American diplomat who was expelled from Bolivia for reportedly meddling in the host country’s domestic politics will leave Washington for Havana and become the United States’ new chargé d’affairs “within days,” the Russian news agency TASS reported Wednesday.

19 more phantoms impede travel to Cuba

19 more phantoms impede travel to Cuba

If you are the U.S. State Department in the age of Trump, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson wants to ramp up the scare meter on Cuba travelers, you continue to hype the secretive ‘sonic attacks’ they tell us have affected, now 43, American citizens who lived in or visited Havana. And then you employ the services of a Miami newspaper.

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Oops! It’s the real Donald Trump

Oops! It’s the real Donald Trump

Last Friday (Feb. 2), President Trump boarded Air Force One. The wind whipped across the tarmac with unusual force. Trump, who normally has a MAGA hat for such occasions, was unusually unprepared.

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