Over and Out / Juan Juan Almeida
Posted on March 23, 2014
According to a note in the newspaper Granma, the Council of State, on a
proposal from its President–Raul Castro, or “El Chino” as we call
him–agreed to promote to Minister of Culture the compañero Julian
Gonzalez Toledo. A suspicious agreement, knowing that Toledo doesn’t
understand much about culture because he spent his whole life at the
Senior Party Cadre School.
Now the curious comment that the ex-minister Bernal will be assigned
other tasks: a nice shower accompanied by a white guayabara and a straw
sombrero, so when he’s bored on the “pajama plan” (as we call forced
retirement), he can go out in his backyard and entertain himself
watering his plants. That is, if he leaves the house.
6 March 2014
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