• Virgilio Piñera
    Virgilio Piñera

    Cuba has declared this year to be “The Year of Virgilio” in honor of Virgilio Piñera, a writer it once imprisoned. A pioneer of absurd literature and theater, author Horacio Castellanos Moya writes an overview of Piñera, his life and works, in this week’s column.

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  • Yasmín Silvia Portales, founder of the Rainbow Project. Photo: Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo
    KISS KISS, BANG GANG

    In this week’s Revolution Evening Post Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo talks about political kisses in Havana and focuses on the recent Gay Pride Day celebration there and the movement fighting for LGBT rights.

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  • Despertar- Raudel Collazo and Ricardo Figueredo
    Despertar: No Censor, No Cry

    Commentary on the case of censored film Despertar, a documentary about the cultural apartheid against Rastafarian rapper Raudel Collazo. His song “Decadencia” is a generational howl against the institutionalized intolerance of the Cuba.

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  • Camila Vallejo
    Desperately Seeking Camila

    This was not the Cuban remake of A Star is Born. This was the visit of the Chilean communist student leader Camila Vallejo to the Island at the beginning of April. She is “the world’s most glamorous revolutionary,” according to the New York Times.

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