Category Archives: Blog

Anniversary of a National Disaster

On January 1st, 1959, a jubilant Cuba greeted the flight of a dictator and his henchmen. Castro, the new leader, made the nation experience its worst political, economic and social disaster in the 20th century.


On Climate Change

The Economist, a British weekly, in its November 28th to December 4th issue, has a 14-page Special Report titled Hot and Bothered that has made things much clearer to me. I strongly recommend it to those who are interested in this important topic.

Cuba, Canada and Their Politicians

From the standpoints of history, geography, languages, races, climate and systems of government, Cuba and Canada are very different countries. But surprisingly, some of their politicians share amazing characteristi

On Equality

Therefore, when the judicial advisory committee submits a list of suitable candidates to the Prime Minister or the provincial Premiers, said elected government officials know that whomever they appoint are fully vetted, qualified, and capable persons who know the law.


The best works of arts, past and present, should be accessible to billions. The goal is to expose, not impose, the finest of the arts to as most living humans as possible. Children in particular should be educated in the arts from the cradle. In childhood the human mind absorbs the artistic expressions that family, […]

Teachers’ Salaries in Canada

The information I paste below is from pages 87 to 90 of the report:  EDUCATION INDICATORS IN CANADA : AN INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE 2012 which can be read in its entirety here. It makes interesting reading: “For all levels taught, starting salaries in Canada and its provinces and territories were generally consistently higher than the OECD […]


Presidents and Prime Ministers: The United States of America and the Republic of Cuba have been in a collision course for much more than the 56 years since, under the leadership of Fidel Castro, the Rebel Army defeated a corrupt and murderous tyrant and his Army. The Platt Amendment was imposed on the Cuban Constitution […]