In Spanish, a sensitive essay in El Nuevo Herald on the different experiences and outlooks of different generations of the Cuban diaspora, from the exilio historico to the most recent generation of emigrants who don’t even consider themselves exiles.
“We, the first exiles, a shouting and firm minority, are a species in extinction. It is time that we open our eyes to the reality of some 11 million who did not know that other
And the author, Gloria Leal, a first-generation exile, concludes by calling on her generation to step aside in favor of those 11 million.
It seems Fidel Castro is not the only one doing some reflecting.