Granma vs. Grammy

Before the Latin Grammy Awards, the newspaper Granma published the names of nominees from among the musicians of our island … who live on our island: Omara, the diva of the Buena Vista Social Club, with a recording of children’s music; Adalberto Alvarez, with his usual presence in the tropical music category; and the Santiago de Cuba Septet.

After the awards night: headlines for Calle 13, the big winners in this year’s Grammys. And who else? A mystery.

The press coverage of this cultural event illustrates how the thinking of Cuban journalists in government institutions will not change. They can’t.

November 16 2011

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