DEMOCRATIC SPACES?

I took the time to reflect upon democracy and democratic spaces. While it is important to preserve democracy, I wondered do we ever discuss or what should be constituted as a democratic space, where democratic discussions take place? For instance – the students who come together in a classroom, the individuals are from various backgrounds,Continue reading “DEMOCRATIC SPACES?”

DR. MARY JANE MCLEOD BETHUNE.

In honor of the statue unveiling of Dr. Mary Jane McLeod Bethune at the Washington Capitol, National Statuary Hall, Washington D.C., USA. I am proud to join you to offer my congratulations upon this historic moment. Dr. Bethune’s statue is named as the first “Black” American in the Statutory hall, where I would also likeContinue reading “DR. MARY JANE MCLEOD BETHUNE.”

REFLECTIONS | PATRIA y VIDA!

As I took the time to reflect upon the 1 year anniversary of the protests that stemmed from Cuba, in the wake and creation of the uprising that demanded freedom for the people of Cuba; I reflected and shared what I think is also viewed as the risk of voicing publicly, what is felt internally.Continue reading “REFLECTIONS | PATRIA y VIDA!”

FORMER JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER SHINZO ABE.

My thoughts of love, prayer and condolences to family, friends, relatives, the people of Japan, and all who mourn the death of Former Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. On the day of June 8th 2022 Shinzo Abe was delivering a speech in public, when he was tragically shot and killed to death. Abe was assassinatedContinue reading “FORMER JAPANESE PRIME MINISTER SHINZO ABE.”

Elecciones de Columbia 2022.

I would like to take the time to congratulate President Elect Gustavo Petro upon his Columbia Election victory 2022. While I have been following along with the Columbia Elections via the tweets from Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), and especially thankful for Senator Rubio to draw our attention, and keep a focus upon the regions /Continue reading “Elecciones de Columbia 2022.”

ELECCCIONES COLUMBIA AND VENEZUELA.

I wish Columbia all the very best for the Presidential Election that is taking place, and also to thank Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) for pointing our direction to the Columbian Election. While I would like to learn more about the Columbian electoral process, I do think that it is critical and vital for countries withinContinue reading “ELECCCIONES COLUMBIA AND VENEZUELA.”

THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE?!

I reflected upon my previous writings, the connections of the embroidery design, entitled as America’s Bougainvillea; current events that may not be at the forefront of the main-stream news media, but are fluttering amongst political discussions. Latin / South America – I reflected upon the presence of the three great powers: The United States ofContinue reading “THE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE?!”

AMERICA’S AMERICAN-CUBAN POLITICAL COMMUNITY.

As I took the time to reflect upon my previous blog post, I noted that the author Carrie Gibson (2019) had included Ileana Ros-Lehtinen as the first U.S. Cuban-American elected U.S. Congress-woman within her book (2019). In addition as I have been taking the time to learn about the Cuba-America political community, I would likeContinue reading “AMERICA’S AMERICAN-CUBAN POLITICAL COMMUNITY.”

REFLECTION | AMERICA AND THE AMERICAS??

As I began to think and reflect my mind wondered back to the book study of Carrie Gibson’s “EL NORTE The Epic and Forgotten History of Hispanic North America” (Gibson, 2019). I specifically decided to engage in this reading as an addition to journal and scholarly articles, to discover more about the repeating cycles ofContinue reading “REFLECTION | AMERICA AND THE AMERICAS??”

THE CREATION AND DISPELLING OF THE DISINFORMATION GOVERNANCE BOARD.

A few days earlier President Joseph R. Biden Jr’s Administration, Department of Homeland Security testified for the creation of a Disinformation Governance Board. The announcement caused back and forth exchanges, and of course the scuffles erupted as Law Makers / Senators raised their voices as a form of response and opposition. Senators took to TwitterContinue reading “THE CREATION AND DISPELLING OF THE DISINFORMATION GOVERNANCE BOARD.”