Cuba Democracia y Vida

La voz en Suecia de los cubanos cívicos de intramuros y del exílio

Editor y Redactor: Guillermo Milán Reyes, Miembro del Instituto Nacional de Periodismo Latinoamericano (INPL)

For more publications in English
or Swedish click on respective
flag above

Cantidad de Visitantes: 59 131 310

Google


Enlaces :
DIARIO DE CUBA
INFOBAE
CUBANET

14 Y MEDIO. DIARIO HECHO EN CUBA.




CIBER CUBA.
WEB DE YOUTUBE DE LA UNIÓN PATRIÓTICA DE CUBA LAS GLORIOSAS FUERZAS PACÍFICAS UNPACU.

DIARIO LAS AMÉRICAS.COM



Observatorio Cubano de Derechos Humanos.
MEDICINA CUBANA
BUENAVISTA V CUBA WEBLOG
RELIGION EN REVOLUCION.
FOROFILO: Blog de Filosofía del Dr. Alberto Roteta Dorado.
PATRIA DE MARTÍ EN ESPAÑOL. DEL POLITÓLOGO Dr. Julio M. Shiling.
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCW8puy8WjMABrA7e7FUvG-A
CANAL EVTV
LA PATILLA. WEB VENEZOLANA DE NOTICIAS.







CUBITA NAO.
EL PITAZO
PANAM POST: NOTICIAS Y ANALISIS DE LAS AMERICAS.
DOLAR TODAY
EL NACIONAL. CARACAS VENEZUELA.
ABC.ES INTERNACIONAL
EL NUEVO HERALD
EL PAÍS
FORO ANTITOTALITARIO FANTU


 

Buena Vista V Cuba

Blog de Medic Cubana

Blog de Montaner

Blog Religión en Revolución

Blog Omni Zona Franca

Patria de Martí

Cuba Ind. y Democrática

Cubanet.org

Cuba 1952- 1959



The Venezuelan regime of Nicolas Maduro is sinking. What will Cuba do? By Carlos Alberto Montaner. 14ymedio.
  
04-02-2019

web/article.asp?artID=40867

What Will Cuba Do?
By Carlos Alberto Montaner
Translating Cuba - 14ymedio
February 3, 2019

The Venezuelan regime of Nicolas Maduro is sinking. What will Cuba do? According to a recent poll, 83.7% of Venezuelans urgently want this obese and muddle-headed man to leave. They prefer the engineer Juan Guaidó.  Maduro is backed by only 4.6%. The rest did not respond or did not know.

Guaidó has the clear backing of society, the support of more than 50 democratic countries and of the most accredited international organizations: the Organization of American States (OAS), the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the European Parliament, the Lima Group. Maduro, on the other hand, has only the backing of Iran — another pariah — along with Russia, China, Turkey, Bolivia, Cuba, Nicaragua, El Salvador and the folderol of Colombian narco-guerrillas camped in Venezuela: the FARC and the ELN.

I repeat: What will Cuba do? The Cuban political operatives agree with this analysis, but it only appears in the (not so) secret papers they send almost daily to Havana in a diplomatic bag. They do not trust phones nor the Internet nor encrypted messages.

Meanwhile, Rogelio Polanco, the Cuban ambassador to Venezuela, asks the Chavistas to resist. He just did so at the inauguration of the “José Martí-Fidel Castro” university chair at Venezuela’s Simón Rodríguez National Experimental University, in Petare.

Cuba, he said, has been able to withstand the siege of the United States for decades. Venezuela can achieve the same results if it digs trenches and puts knees to the ground. The order is to resist. Cuba, heroically, is willing to fight to the last Venezuelan.

Polanco knows that what he says is not true, but he has not been placed in that position to tell the truth, but to try to save Venezuela’s aid and subsidies to the Island. That is his mission.

He is a journalist linked to Cuban Intelligence turned diplomat, and not a professor of ethics. You only have to look to see the discomfort in the mismatch between what he really believes and what he is forced to say. Polanco is not unaware that the level of chaos and disorder in Venezuela is much greater than in Cuba.

Maduro, like almost the entire structure of Cuban power, seems like an idiot but is forced to smile. Annual inflation is several million percent. The shortages are total. The lack of medicine borders on the criminal. The murder rate is very high. One is more likely to die violently in Caracas than in the Kabul of the Afghans. And added to this is the decision of the United States to bury Maduro’s dictatorship before its dismantling and the uncontrolled exodus of Venezuelans affects the entire region even more.

The Cuban dictatorship, since the death of Kennedy, has been allowed by Washington. First because of its protection by the USSR, then due to the general conviction that it was doomed to disappear and it was not worth taking the risk to try to liquidate it.

I have heard that many times in the United States. Faced with the uncertainty of a resounding defeat, the idea prevailed of doing nothing for fear of an overflowing exodus and the tremendous cost of rebuilding a country subjected to decades of communist neglect. Why kill a mosquito with cannon fire if it will die in the short term?

Clinton even granted twenty thousand visas a year to Castro to placate him. It was the escape valve. There was no hurry. In the end, there was the secret aspiration to let it pass to another administration to have to deal with the inevitable end of Castroism.

This attitude has nothing to do with the actively hostile behavior of Donald Trump’s government, determined to tighten the financial screws on the Maduro dictatorship until it suffocates.

The United States is the financial master of the planet. It has 22% of world GDP while 80% of commercial transactions made in dollars travel through the American banking system. That would allow Trump, for example, to prohibit the sending of remittances to Cuba and treat as enemies the countries that break the embargo. In 60 days the enormous poverty of Cuba would become an absolute misery that would affect the Cuban ruling class and explode the pressure cooker.

I return to the original question: What will Cuba do? The symptoms are that, while it demands that Venezuelans resist, it will be secretly repatriating its troops and advisors, while erasing the compromising hard disks.

The Cuban government is absolutely unproductive, but the essential feature of Raúl Castro is his prudence. Fidel would have acted in a much more crazy way, like when he asked the USSR to use its missiles to”preventively” destroy the United States, but fortunately for all Cubans Fidel is buried, they say, in the cemetery of Santa Ifigenia in Santiago de Cuba.

 

 

Comentarios al artículo






 Get a new challenge


 
10-01-202263 YEARS OF OPPRESSION AND MISRULE IN CUBA. By Dr. Oscar Elías Biscet. Presidente de la Fundación Lawton de Derechos Humanos. Presidente del Proyecto Emilia. Medalla Presidencial de la Libertad.
12-02-2021The Left Confesses Its Election Sins.The executioners of this horrifically organized and plotted aberration of America’s democracy, are now in phase three: criminalizing the opposition. By Julio M. Shiling. El American.
10-01-2021The Crisis of American Democracy. By Julio M. Shiling. El American.
10-11-2020Cuba: Governmental Distortion of the Poverty Index. According to indirect estimates, 40-51% of the Cuban people live in poverty. By Marlene Azor Hernández. Diario de Cuba.
21-05-2020Cuba: The Tenaciousness of the Obsolete. By Fernando Dámaso. Translating Cuba.  
21-05-2020Cuba: Hoarding Versus Scarcity. Hoarding happens when there is scarcity. When the latter is eliminated, the former disappears. It cannot be eliminated by persecution, repression, or confiscation. By Fernando Dámaso. Translating Cuba.
30-12-2019The Voting Age in Latin America. By Carlos Alberto Montaner. LAHT.
09-11-2019A jailed Cuban activist is in grave danger. He must be released. The Washington Post Editorial Board.
01-11-2019The Destruction in Chile. By Carlos Alberto Montaner. LAHT.
29-09-2019Arbitrary Arrests in Cuba: Fact or Fiction? By Eloy Viera Canive. Havana Times/El Toque.  
25-09-2019The Case of the Cuban Diplomats Expelled from the US. By Juan Antonio Blanco. Diario de Cuba.
16-09-2019Mogherini's Visit and the EU's Deal with Cuba. By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez. Havana Times.
28-08-2019After Venezuela, Cuba and Nicaragua. By Miguel Henrique Otero. 14ymedio.
28-08-2019Summary of a report by Cuban economist Emilio Morales. By Vicente Morin Aguado. Havana Times.
22-08-2019Cuba fails to compensate for civil aviation victims as required by law. Cuba Archive.
17-08-2019The 5 Reasons for the Success of the Embargo Against Venezuela's Maduro Regime. By Carlos Alberto Montaner. LAHT.
17-08-2019Cuba: Reform or Violence? By Juan Antonio Blanco. Diario de Cuba.
20-07-2019Cubazuelas Diplomatic Debacle. By Juan Antonio Blanco. Diario de Cuba.
14-07-2019The Day Innocence Drowned. By Yoani Sanchez. 14ymedio.
14-07-2019Venezuela Today: The Left's Eyes are Bleeding. By Caridad. Havana Times.
25-06-2019Economic Minister Gil on Accommodating Cuba's Import Mentality. By Elías Amor Bravo. Translating Cuba/14ymedio.
23-06-2019Will the Cuban Revolution Survive a New Special Period Crisis? By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez. Havana Times.
17-06-2019Venezuela, Cuba and How Political Power is Never Surrendered by Peaceful Means. By Carlos Alberto Montaner. LAHT.
01-06-2019Caracas, Between Oslo and Havana. By Juan Antonio Blanco. Diario de Cuba.
01-06-2019Cuba: The Third Time's the End. By Roberto Álvarez Quiñones. Diario de Cuba.
19-05-2019 Venezuela or How to Postpone the Crisis Using the Nicaraguan Model. By Carlos Alberto Montaner. LAHT.
10-05-2019Loyalty in Venezuela in Times of Crisis. By Carlos Alberto Montaner. LAHT.
07-04-2019Here in Venezuela We've Become Zombies. By Caridad. Havana Times.
17-03-2019Almost Two and a Half Million Cubans Didn't Vote Yes. By Ivan García. Translating Cuba.  
03-03-2019What We Gained and Lost with Cuba's Constitutional Referendum. By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez. Havana Times.
19-02-2019The Castroist Military Junta Is Above the New Constitution. By Roberto Alvarez Quiñones. Diario de Cuba.
17-02-2019Cuba: Constitutional Referendum, Food Shortage And Social Unrest. By Iván García. Translating Cuba.
13-02-2019Understanding China's Interests in Venezuela and Latin America. By Beatrice E. Rangel. LAHT.
04-02-2019The Venezuelan regime of Nicolas Maduro is sinking. What will Cuba do? By Carlos Alberto Montaner. 14ymedio.
04-02-2019Shortages of Essential Products Worsens in Cuba. By Osmel Ramirez Alvarez. Havana Times.
26-01-2019Cuba healthcare crisis deepens 8 years after mass manslaughter at Mazorra. Cuba Archive.
20-01-2019The Multiple Ways the Maduro Regime Kills. By Miguel Henrique Otero. 14ymedio.
11-01-2019It's Going to Be a Tough Year in Cuba. By Irina Echarry. Havana Times.
11-01-2019In Bolivia, the Emperor Truly is Nude. by Beatrice E. Rangel. LAHT.
11-01-2019Venezuela: A cautionary tale. By Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarters.
08-01-2019Wealth Doesn't Only Come From Work, There's More. By Elías Amor Bravo. 14ymedio.
05-01-2019Cuba 2018: Neo-Castroism and an Economy in Hibernation. By Iván García. Translating Cuba.  
04-01-20192018 ends with Latin America trapped between hope and despair. By Beatrice Rangel. LAHT.
02-01-201960 Years of Permanent War. By Ariel Hidalgo. 14ymedio.
27-12-2018Sixty Years After the Drunkenness. By Carlos Alberto Montaner.
10-12-2018Recovering Cuba's Pre-Castro human rights legacy. By John Suarez. Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter.
20-11-2018A Very Interesting Account of Events, at a Hospital in Holguin, Cuba. By Osmel Ramirez Álvarez. Havana Times.
08-11-2018Cuba and the Power of a Just Principle. By Veronica Vega. Havana Times. 
30-10-2018Why We Must Defend Nicaraguas Bishops. By Carlos F. Chamorro. Havana Times/Confidencial.
29-10-2018An Article That Does Not Belong in a Constitution. By Fernando Dámaso. Translating Cuba.




Editores y Redactore: 
Guillermo Milán


 Colaboradores:

Julio M. Shiling

Lcdo. Sergio Ramos

Referencia en línea
Diccionario, enciclopedia y más
Palabra:
Buscar en:
Diccionario de español
Diccionario de inglés
Diccionario de alemán
Diccionario de francés
Diccionario de italiano
Diccionario de árabe
Diccionario de chino (S)
Diccionario de polaco
Diccionario de portugués
Diccionario de holandés
Diccionario de noruego
Diccionario de griego
Diccionario de ruso
Diccionario de turco
Sólo en inglés:


 
 
  
 
Canal YouTube
de CDV.ORG
CANAL YOU TUBE DE CubaDemocracia y Vida.org


 
 
PRESOS POLITICOS
 
 
 
 Cuba: Derechos Humanos.
DERECHOS HUMANOS : HUMAN RIGHTS

CUBA:
REPRESORES CUBANOS.
ESBIRROS CASTRISTAS
Cuba: PÁGINA PARA REGISTRAR A LOS REPRESORES O ESBIRROS DE LA TIRANÍA DE LOS CASTRO.

 Cuba: Represión.
REPRESIÓN EN CUBA

Videos de UNPACU
CUBANOS DE A PIE OPINAN. VIDEOS REALIZADOS POR LA GLORIOSA UNPACU:

Noticias sobre Venezuela:
TODO SOBRE VENEZUELA.

 Sobre el Mártir Oswaldo Payá:
OSWALDO PAYA SARDIÑAS: NOTAS DE PRENSA, DOCUMENTOS, VIDEOS, NOTICIAS.

Sobre Orlando Zapata.
ORLANDO ZAPATA TAMAYO. MÁRTIR DE CUBA. VIDEOS, ARTÍCULOS, OPINIONES, DOCUMENTOS Y NOTICIAS.

Cuba: Damas de Blanco.
DAMAS DE BLANCO

Canal VIMEO de CDV.ORG
 Canal VIMEO de CubaDemocraciayVida.org

Dr. Médico  Oncólogo
Eloy A. González
     NUEVO LIBRO:       
 “Una Patria atesorada para  
muchos y perdida para otros”

MÉDICO Y ESCRITOR ELOY A. GONZÁLEZ: EXCELENTE NUEVO LIBRO:  “Una Patria atesorada para muchos  y perdida para otros”
MÉDICO Y ESCRITOR ELOY A. GONZÁLEZ: EXCELENTE NUEVO LIBRO:  “Una Patria atesorada para muchos  y perdida para otros”

 

Haga Click en la imagen abajo para
comprar este excelente libro del
Escritor, e
Ingeniero Químico
Roberto L. Capote Castillo.

 Nuevo Libro N° 48: "Desde las orillas del Sena". Tomo XXVII. Serie “Cartas a Ofelia”. Por Félix José Hernández.

BIBLIOCUBA:  Crónicas coleccionables. Libros “Cartas a Ofelia” . Félix José Hernández

NUEVO LIBRO DEL ABOGADO Faisel Iglesias: "DOLOR Y PERDON" LA HISTORIA DE LA MUSICA CUBANA A TRAVÉS DE BENNY MORE (En español)

 Libro: "ASÍ  SE VOTA EN CUBA": Cuba es una pequeña Corea del Norte. Dijo el autor del libro Leandro Querido.

Haga CLIC AQUÍ
para comprar el libro
en la editorial de origen
.
 

ESCRITOR ELOY A. GONZÁLEZ:
NUEVO LIBRO:
Notas sobre
la religiosidad del
cubano bajo una
dictadura  prolongada.
CLICK LA IMAGEN DEBAJO

NUEVO LIBRO DE ELOY A. GONZÁLEZ: Notas sobre la religiosidad del cubano bajo una dictadura prolongada.

La Habana bien
vale unos Títulos
Por el Dr. Eloy A González.
CLICK  LA IMAGEN DEBAJO
“La Habana bien vale unos Títulos”. Una selección de artículos sobre Salud, Medicina y Educación Médica en Cuba. Por el Dr. Eloy A. González.

  Click debajo y Compre
este
hermoso libro
de Manolo Pozo.
"Aurora-Poesía": Nuevo libro de Manolo Pozo. Escritor, Periodista Independiente, fue durante 14 años columnista del periódico "20 de Mayo", Ex-Prisionero Político cubano y Miembro del Nuevo Presidio Político Plantado.

 MOVIMIENTO CRISTIANO LIBERACION
EL BLOG DE DANILO MALDONADO, "EL SEXTO".
RADIO REPÚBLICA CUBA
ATeVe
ICLEP: INSTITUTO CUBANO POR LA LIBERTAD DE EXPRESIÓN Y PRENSA.
YUSNABY POST.
CUBANOS DE ADENTRO Y DE ABAJO
PUENTE DEMOCRATICO
VIDEOS DESDE CUBA: CRIOLLO "LBERAL".
PRO CUBA LIBRE
NEO CLUB
ARCHIVO CUBA
LIBERTAD DIGITAL
TELEVISIÓN ESPAÑOLA EN VIVO. TRES CANALES EN DIRECTO: CANAL 24H, CANAL 1 DE LA TVE Y CANAL DE DEPORTE.
BLOG DEL DR. MICHAEL LARRONDO: Médicos Disidentes sin Censura.
 



Content Management System SimpleCMS

©2005-2023 Cuba Democracia y Vida.
E-mail: info@cubademocraciayvida.org