Guest Blog: Molly Rosenbaum on Capturing Cuba through Literature

In an interview with The Independent, popular, Cuban, mystery writer, Leonardo Padura discussed writing and Havana. He is quoted as saying, “As a Cuban writer, I have a certain responsibility because our reality is so specific and so hard for many people. I have a responsibility to reflect something of my world”.[1] The world he […]

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Guest Blog: A Perspective on the Historical Context of the Tragedy of Iguala by Francesco Di Bernardo

‘We closed our eyes in order to suppose that the other Mexico would disappear if it was not seen. On the first January 1994, we awake in another country’ (Pacheco 1994). José Emilio Pacheco wrote these words to comment on the Zapatista uprising of the 1st January 1994. While the political establishment, following the implementation […]

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