I’d Rather Have a Stuffy Nose

If you know Spanish, watch the video: https://www.facebook.com/watch/?v=873589819731339 The woman in the video and still image above, Lola, provides a moving soliloquy regarding the ongoing pandemic. She opens with the realization that "common sense" is not as common as we think. She goes on to say that those who have common sense are worthy of … Continue reading I’d Rather Have a Stuffy Nose

Progress In Cuba Thanks To Airbnb. Don’t Stop It.

As the Trump administration considers how to go about “canceling the last administration’s completely one-sided deal with Cuba,” and now closing up the US embassy due to mysterious "sonic attacks," Airbnb is hoping that it doesn’t scare off the booming business from U.S. tourists. Since the United States eased travel restrictions, the online-lodging company Airbnb, has … Continue reading Progress In Cuba Thanks To Airbnb. Don’t Stop It.

Thoughts on the Government-Granted Privilege for Cubans

I want to preface these thoughts by letting you know that I have never been to Cuba. (Although I hope to make it out there by the end of June this year.) I am a second-generation Cuban, with only the narratives of my immigrant family members that have largely shaped my identity. I have never had … Continue reading Thoughts on the Government-Granted Privilege for Cubans