Fidel, a Revolution of Utopias

Sígueme en https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro We’ve had the generational privilege of having known a man who marked the history of Latin America and the world. The most brilliant statesman that the Great Homeland could have ever given birth to. The tireless fighter for fairness, social equality and justice. We have had the honor of having known a man of integrity, in words and deeds, who demonstrated with his own life that consciousness, ideals and principles are neither bought nor sold. They must be defended!

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For us the undocumented time has come (1)

Sígueme en https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro The migrations of Central Americans to the United States began in the 1980s, when the US intervened in Central American territory with the implementation of the Plan Condor and the dictatorships regional agendas which were referred as Internal Armed Conflict, which in Guatemala resulted in genocide and scorched earth.

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Trump, our miserable reflection

Sígueme en https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro There is not much to analyze in the voting results. It should not surprise us that Trump won; he is a reflection of what we are as humanity: patriarchal, misogynist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, racist, and fascist. That explains why he beat Hillary Clinton and won the election. By this I do not mean that she is a sugarplum or that I’m defending her. The United States is not prepared for a woman president, akin to capital but a woman and a Caucasian. What about a black woman who defends the principles of Martin…

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Capitalism against the Indigenous Peoples of the United States

Sígueme en https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro A few weeks ago in the United States as in most Latin American countries the Columbus Day was commemorated with activities in schools and a holiday. In the United States, November is the month of Native Peoples since 1990. As the paper puts up with everything, it is said its purpose is to commemorate the contributions of Americans descendants of Indigenous Peoples.  The federal government has recognized 566 tribes and 326 indigenous reservations. Now, why do they have them living in reservations? Is it not perhaps another form of slavery and imprisonment?

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Without pedigree

Sígueme en https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro I grew up among the mud, dusty places and rusty sheets. My childhood was a broken and incredibly beautiful poem. I grew up in the heart of a marginalized neighborhood which had a love affair with the village and the grassland. I roamed ravines and climbed fruit trees, ran between rows of cornfields and vegetables and also walked in the long boulevard of my great love, so many dawns.

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It is imperative to destabilize Venezuela

Sígueme en https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro  They are impatient for the Bolivarian Revolution to collapse. There have been too many benefits for the outcasts, too many development opportunities for the marginalized of the system, and this is something the right and international capital can not live with. On December 7, 2015, Hillary Clinton celebrated with Latin right wingers in the United States that the National Assembly was in the hands of the Venezuelan right, and swiftly made use of the occasion to give a speech that fueled the destabilization in the country, which served as a spur for detractors…

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Latin America, land of femicide

Sígueme en https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro The emotional and physical violence that we women experience is an inseparable part of our lives in Latin America. Every day we are harassed, insulted, assaulted, we suffer rape, torture, we are mutilated and are left lying on roadsides and vacant fields, as waste in garbage bags. We are disappeared in clandestine graves. In Latin American we women face fear and we have to beat it down every day to leave our homes and go to study and work. To think that is latent and that this may be the last day we…

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The No in Colombia, triumph of the oligarchies

Sígueme en https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro Latin America is still crying tears of blood, how many centuries in agony? The No in Colombia is the result of decades of media manipulation, the particular agenda of Plan Condor has been applied to the letter in the country with the modalities of time and technology. War is always more profitable than peace for the oligarchies. In all wars is always the people impinged on their rights who provide the corpses. It is more profitable for the big global mafias to maintain impunity structured in a false fight against drug trafficking, because…

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Hillary Clinton and Trump: the same thing

https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro There isn’t much where to choose from, on the one hand the Democrats with their double standards and on the other the Republicans with their fervor for fascism and the Ku Klux Klan. Americans will be forced to vote for either of the two catastrophic candidates for both domestic and foreign policy. Hillary Clinton is a step ahead when she addresses the issue of sexism and women’s rights; and that’s when the Caucasian and bourgeois feminism lights up and cheers, also a few liberals who see her as irreverent to the patriarchal pattern.

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Dilma, a woman of deep convictions

Sígueme en: https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro The photograph of a young Brazilian guerrilla, almost a child, before a military court that tortured and imprisoned her for three years, went around the world the day Dilma Vana da Silva Rousseff became the first woman president of Brazil. That image of a brave teenager, of deep and sincere look, sitting on the bench of the accused for defending the sovereignty of his people and fighting against a dictatorship, which precisely came into being also by a coup in 1964, went beyond the boundaries of time and reached all corners of the…

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The affront of Peña Nieto to Mexico and Latin America

Sígueme en: https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro When the Republican candidate for the presidency of the United States, Donald Trump referred to Mexico with insults, the first to speak out against was the president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, “I as president of Venezuela of Bolívar and Chávez, I raise my voice in defense of the people of Mexico, offended by this tycoon. What an outrage. Whoever messes with Mexico messes with Venezuela. I totally reject the statements of this bandit and thief. “ At no time Peña Nieto, as well as the presidents of the Central America Northern Triangle, said…

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It is not Venezuela, it’s Colombia

Sígueme en: https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Translated by Marvin Najarro  Latin America, with its multitudinous faces and multiple ethnicities, is black, has the strength and resilience of African descent. An ancient root that we continue to deny as part of our cultural identity. As Afro-descendants in Latin America we remain invisible even more than indigenous peoples. In the beauty of the Patria Grande, in the jungles of Darién and the basins of the Atrato and San Juan rivers in the Colombian Pacific, is located the department of Chocó; inhabited by ethnic Emberá and the Waunana of Bajo San Juan. Chocó much as Valle…

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To be dismayed is not enough

Translated by Marvin Najarro https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina Every time we learn about unpleasant news (a rape, a femicide, a slaughter, and a terrorist act) our first and last reaction is to be shocked and remain in that condition, as if with that our share of social consciousness, as a demonstration of our collective commitment, would be fulfilled. With all the injustice and pain that through history has shattered this world, we continue to take refuge in our egotism. Until the pain does not touch us and tear our skin apart, we will continue to be indiferent, inhuman and insensitive to the suffering…

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The Olympic Games between patriarchy and elitism

Translated by Marvin Najarro https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina The Olympic Games have been elitists since its inception. (Called Ancient Olympic Games from 776 BC, To 393 AD) They were also exclusive to men, something that has been changing as the years go by and more women enter fields that, 120 years ago (at the beginning of the Modern Olympic Games) the world had ever imagined. By breaking paradigms, female gender has shown that there is nothing in the world that is the exclusivity of one gender only (except giving birth), as patriarchy intends us to commit it to memory. Tearing down the walls in…

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The fallacy of famine in Venezuela

Translated by Marvin Najarro  https://telegram.me/cronicasdeunainquilina I wonder what is happening with the common sense of the people, with the natural intelligence and the ability to reason. We’re letting ourselves to be influenced by what the world big media corporations are imposing upon us. Where is our power of resistance, of questioning and the right to doubt? Is it perhaps that we have allowed ourselves to be robed even of our instinct? Who on earth would think that there may be famine in Venezuela because of the current government; when the international news channels, related to capital, show the images of…

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