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Counter-Development: A Disoriented Work Force. By Luis Felipe Rojas.
  
09-07-2012

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Counter-Development: A Disoriented Work Force

By Luis Felipe Rojas

Cuban blog: Crossing the Barbed Wire

July 8, 2012

Recently, certain news from Guantanamo managed to stun me once more, because of its cruelty and because of the dark future stains which it presents for its actors. The note was signed by the Human Rights activist Yordis Garcia Fournier and it assures that more than twenty youths from that area were officially warned and cast aside by the National Revolutionary Police (PNR) due to their labor detachment or that their conducts are classified as improper by uniformed officials.

During the last few months of 2008, as supported by an investigative report carried out by Jorge Corrales Ceballos, I informed through this blog about the pressures exercised in that same center against more than 80 youths for the same causes. On that occasion, a number of them ended up in prison under charges of Pre-Criminal Social Dangerousness. Human Rights Watch mentioned the incident in its reports and I was arrested various times, my phone was blocked for a couple of days, and the political police of Guantanamo directly threatened me because, according to them, I had been “talking about things which did not pertain to my neighborhood”. However, the violations against youths, not only from there, but from all over the nation, continued.

Now, as they are lashing out against these beardless southeastern Cubans, it would be good to return the ball to the court of the governmental culprits. When, in a matter of less than 5 years, the possibilities of access for graduates into Superior Education has diminished, what can we expect for that floating citizenship? The overpopulation in the registration lists for the Polytechnic Majors had shown us a qualified work force which would have boosted the economy of the country, but now our leaders have appeared with a “work force reduction” which they euphemistically refer to as “re-structuring of the labor force” or the politics of availability.

Back to the subject of the threatened youths, it’s worth asking: If they are available, then why threaten them? How can a young lathe operator, who has been condemned to fill up matches or to sell unnecessary products in state dependencies, be socially dangerous? The official statistics of youths who are unemployed due to lack of real work placement will never be published. Because of this, having such information in one’s hands to carry out a logical analysis is not very likely.

Right now, the educational politics is to graduate more “medical technicians” all the way from the secondary level and to return to the educational plan of four years, but where can thousands of qualified graduates of various professions who sleep on the eternal floor be employed?

More than half a hundred polytechnic institutes throughout the country graduated youths who majored in specialties such as Construction and Sugar Production, but those who assumed their professions for a while have been forced to dedicate themselves more to cultivating and cleaning the grass than to actually building, without detailing the depression of the sugar sector within the last decade. There is a skilled labor force which is qualified and which exceeds the possibilities of employment. After this, if they do not desire to work in sectors which are unrelated to their studies, then why classify them as social misfits or as prone to crime?

The logic of the polytechnic and technological enrollments in Cuba have been historically as follows: the students with little possibilities of entering universities opted for an average education. With the worsening of the economic crisis in the ’90s, the balance inclined towards commodity and calm: studying for half a day and a semi-internship for students, which translated into less effort for parents as the direct responsible ones. When the enrollments for urban and rural pre-university students were reduced, the amount of middle-technicians and qualified workers increased. A floating population, which is now difficult to chain down when they decide not to live off their parents anymore, goes out to fight with life and does not always win, but they dodge now, and hold it in tomorrow. And that’s how they mortgage the future- to whom? One day we’ll know. For a crook — another one — some would say.

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26-04-2016The Repression Obama Did Not See in Havana. By Iván García. With two videos.
25-04-2016The Obama Revolution and the Average Cuban. By Iván García. DLA.
25-04-2016To change Cuba, speak up for democracy again and again. The Washington Post - Editorial Board.
23-04-2016Miriam Celaya - "I ask for a minutes standing ovation, gentlemen: the Communist Party of Cuba has died."
23-04-2016Foreign Minister's criticism of Obama's Cuba visit betrays nervousness. The number two man at Cubas embassy in Madrid calls the guest a "wolf in sheeps clothing". 14ymedio.
22-04-2016Between Transfusions. By Fernando Dámaso.
22-04-2016Eduardo Cardet, MCL national coordinator: The leaders feel "threatened" after Obamas visit, "they fear losing power". 14ymedio.
20-04-2016Thinking About America Amid the Red Rocks of Arizona. By Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo. 14ymedio. 
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19-04-2016Raúl Castro, the first secretary of the Cuban Communist party intends to remain in office until 19 April 2021, when he'll be just 45 days short of officially becoming a nonagenarian. By Reinaldo Escobar. 14ymedio.
18-04-2016A Family's Destiny. By Frank Correa. Cubalog.eu.
16-04-2016The Castros' Party-State. By Roberto Alvarez Quiñones. Diario de Cuba.
14-04-2016Venezuela is in desperate need of a political intervention. An explosion is probably not far off. Washington Post Editorial.
13-04-2016Cuba's Influence in American Academia. By Julio M. Shilling. ASCE meeting 2015.
12-04-2016Google Jumps Through Hoops In Cuba. By Luz Escobar. 14ymedio.
12-04-2016Cuba's Official Press Treads Carefully With Panama Papers. By Yoani Sanchez. 14ymedio.
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08-04-2016What will happen at the VII Congress of the CCP? By Roberto Alvarez Quiñones. Diario de Cuba.
07-04-2016Cuba in the Aftermath of a Magic Performance. By Veronica Vega. Havana Times. 
07-04-2016Praying for Beans in Cuba. By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez. Havana Times.
05-04-2016Revealed: How Associated Press cooperated with the Nazis in Germany and the Communists in Cuba and North Korea. By Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter.
03-04-2016The Changes Are Yet to Come. By Fernando Dámaso.
02-04-2016One reason for more Cuban arrests: more dissidents since U.S. opening. By Franco Ordoñez.
31-03-2016Fidel Castro Takes a Shot at Obama. By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez. Havana Times.
31-03-2016Obama fostered myths about Cuba's health and education systems. By Hans Bader. 
30-03-2016A Before and After. By Fernando Dámaso.
29-03-2016A Visit, a Speech and an Unforgettable Encounter. By José Daniel Ferrer, UNPACU.
28-03-2016A President Has Come to Havana Carrying… By Carlos Alberto Montaner.
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26-03-2016Erasmo Calzadilla, Havana Times writer tells how he, after hearing Obama's speech live in the Grand Havana Theatre, is witnessing an UNPACU manifestation and is detained.
25-03-2016The High Cost of Doing Business in Cuba. By Justin Rohrlich.
21-03-2016No Red Carpet for Obama in Cuba. By Fernando Dámaso.  
21-03-2016Castros welcome Obama to Cuba with a slap in the face. By Marc A. Thiessen.
20-03-2016Obama in Cuba. By Carlos Alberto Montaner.
19-03-2016Obama Derelict In Failing To Call For Regime Change In Cuba. Investor's Business Daily Editorial.
19-03-2016What President Obama needs to say about Cuba's elections. By Carl Gershman.
17-03-2016Castros Repression at the White House Doorstep. By Pablo Diaz Espí. Diario de Cuba.
16-03-2016Relationship is Not Simply Acceptance. By Fernando Dámaso.
14-03-2016Six facts about censorship in Cuba. By Josefina Salomon. Amnesty International.
12-03-2016The New York Times, a Branch of Granma. By Miriam Celaya. Cubanet.
11-03-2016President Obama's Visit to "Perfidious Cuba". By José Azel.
08-03-2016Will Obama dump dissidents for baseball in Cuba? Washington Post Editorial.
07-03-2016With the Oil Bust, Venezuela Sells its Life. By Caridad. Havana Times.
06-03-2016The Darkest Hour is Just before the Dawn. By VenEconomy. LAHT.
05-03-2016Martha Beatriz Roque Believes That The US Should "Straighten Out" The Normalization With Cuba. 14ymedio/EFE. 
04-03-2016Dramatic video documents of recent human rights violations in Cuba.
04-03-2016My Father's Death in Cuba. By Irina Pino. Havana Times.
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