Friday, August 14, 2020

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    LIVING MEMORY : Fidel Castro: Revolution is Love, Love is Revolution

    Cuba marks the third anniversary of the death of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro on November 25, 2017.

    Building the Nation Together: The Cuban Constitution Sets an Example

    The Caribbean island of Cuba is all set to draft a new constitution and while it is in the process of doing so, aspects as controversial as same-sex marriage, private ownership and presidential terms are being debated.

    Che Lives

    BIRTH ANNIVERSARY | Today is the 90th birth anniversary of Che Guevara, the most romanticized revolutionary icon of the world.

    Cuba’s new president: What to expect

    In Cuba, the 86 year old President Raul Castro will step down after two terms as President. Here is an important piece reflecting on who will be the next leader of Cuba after Fidel Castro and Raúl Castro.

    Che: The Face on my T-shirt

    Ernesto Che Guevara was an Argentinian revolutionary and theorist who was also a key founder of the Cuban revolution in 1959 to overthrow American capitalistic forces. He is a widely acclaimed and cherished public icon even after 50 years since he died. Paradoxically the market led capitalistic forces that he dedicated his life fighting against has today become his biggest beneficiary by selling popular merchandise and apparels in his name. With a lack of sustained engagement with his life and philosophy and the market becoming the overpowering dictator, can the legacy of Che really be rescued?

    What did the world eat this morning?

    Apart from offering a variety of tastes and a multi-dimensional choice to people the diverse breakfasts that people have around the globe remind us how we must be cosmopolitan, open-minded and mentally agile in the way that we approach the issues of difference, diversity and cultural exchange.

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