El Toque is a multimedia platform focused on telling Cuba in its diversity, complex, creative and also sometimes painful or hidden. Our very existence is a commitment to the diversity of voices, styles and functions in the media ecosystem that they publish for Cubans. Here you can learn a little more about the Island.
El Toque is a multimedia platform focused on telling Cuba in its diversity, complex, creative and also sometimes painful or hidden. Our very existence is a commitment to the diversity of voices, styles and functions in the media ecosystem that they publish for Cubans. Here you can learn a little more about the Island.

The Anatomy of Fear

Fear is one of animals’, and therefore humans’, main responses in the face of danger. It is a positive emotion when it can be controlled by the person experiencing it, but the roles are reversed if fear dominates, and the results can be catastrophic.

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Cuba’s Constitution and our Chicken Ration

Is it wrong to always ask her about politics from the perspective of the bodega store, or rationed chicken, or the almost coffee? Which has to approach the other? The Constitution or the bodega store? Or vice-versa? What needs to be done for one to do with the other? What needs to be done for one to be as important as the other?

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Cuba Is More than the Revolution’s Intransigence

In the face of the discriminatory demarcation of what is the revolutionary terrain, I would like to recall Marti’s words, when he wrote a phrase that defines the Republic, at least in our current Constitution still: “for everyone and for everyone’s wellbeing.” This is how we need to build the Homeland.

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Cuba’s Self-Employed and their “Struggle”

The struggle for Cuba’s private sector is still very long. There are still so many stigmas and walls that need to be knocked down. Nearly 15 days before it’s been a year since self-employment licenses were frozen, it was finally announced that it will be 5 more months until regulations that “reorganize” (and limit) this sector will come into effect.

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