Monthly Archives: April 2017
VACATIONING IN CUBA To think that communism has condemned the nation to a life of poverty and destitution would be wrong. Most Cubans seem to be living decent lives with enough food and adequate housing. The average Cuban may not … Continue reading
CUBA TODAY Rural life is likely better in Cuba than urban living. Homes may be basic and small, clothing needs are very basic but the rural worker is likely not going hungry, nor is he standing in the rain. Cities … Continue reading
URBAN and RURAL LIFE City living likely is the most challenging from a worker’s perspective. The problems of city workers probably are likely the same as those of city workers in a capitalist society: finding an acceptably priced place to … Continue reading
ECONOMY Cuba has a regulated economy based on the communist philosophy. The goal seems to be equality for all its people. There is no rich elite as exists in capitalist societies. There are no Rockefellers, no Trumps, no Carnegies, no … Continue reading
SOCIETY Cubans seem to be content. They have an established social system with established local, regional and national infrastructures. These infrastructures may be inferior in quality when compared to those in Canada but they exist. There are schools, hospitals, office … Continue reading
POLITICAL/NATIONAL The Communist government established by Fidel Castro governs with a more tempered hand than the heavy one used in the early days after the 1959 revolution. It is becoming progressively less oppressive though there still are regulations and restrictions … Continue reading
Cuba has been my favourite Caribbean vacation destination for some time now, nearly 10 years. On the latest trip I asked myself some hard questions about vacationing there, given that it is a Communist country.
Ontario Power Generation seeks to have the Pickering Power Plant license renewed in 2018. So it is resorting to lying to convince the public of the merits of this renewal. Their assault on the public is in the form of very … Continue reading
Fermo always enjoys a smile…from anyone and everyone. Here are a few of his selected ones.