More than a month ago, Alexi Castro Soto del Valle, one of Fidel Castro’s children with his last wife, Dalia Soto del Valle, opened an account on the social network of his father’s principles. According to his description, he is a “patriotic Cuban follower of the ideology of founding heroes Félix Varela and José Martí and the July 26 ideology of revolutionary leader Fidel Castro Ruz.”
In his penultimate argument, however, he clarified his critical opinion of the current Government, which he asked to be accountable to the National Assembly, “which is the sovereign power of the people represented through its representatives”, for the failure of the policy of the Ministry of Agriculture
“Nor is the role of each form of ownership and management of agriculture fully understood, from the state to the private farmer, who goes through various cooperative forms, each with its place and function, ” said Castro’s son. , which also indicates the incompetence that has created food insecurity on the Island by companies and farmers.
Castro made the most of his post to illustrate the economy. “Concepts such as the sense of ownership, the necessary autonomy to invest, associate, produce and sell, the formation of prices, which are not necessarily by order, but respond to an economic science, the role in the market is not understood. .”.
The start comes from a comment by the journalist Magdiel Jorge Castro, angry at the price reached by eggs, whose lack is the subject of a report even in a Cuban debate this Monday. “To give you an idea of the great crisis that Cuba is experiencing: a carton of eggs is currently sold for 2,800 pesos, almost double the average pension and more than the minimum wage, which is set at 2,100 pesos. A Cuban worker “You can’t even buy 30 eggs in a month’s work,” highlighted the informant.
“Concepts such as the feeling of ownership, the necessary autonomy to invest, associate, produce and sell, the formation of prices, which do not need to be dictated, are not understood”
Castro’s son quickly came to criticize him for not using his “talents of communication to lead a movement of all Cubans there against the blockade as an effective way to promote changes -or that he wants.” In addition, he considered that he, like many activists, did not maintain a constructive attitude to solve the problems of the Island.
“Of course, we all have the right to criticize or suggest whatever we want, what nobody has the moral right to do is: promote a blockade against their homeland, hurt or threaten those who think differently, call for disrespect for laws and violence.”, he added.
Alexis Castro also pointed out that it is not a “news report” to talk about the high price of eggs, because “the person who first published it is Cuban Debate”. “If you don’t know, Fidel taught us that the biggest critics should be the revolutionaries themselves, so there’s no problem with that,” he croaked, knowingly or unknowingly ignoring by the independent press the increase in the price of this and other products. The latest note on the subject of 14 interventions, Without further ado, is from October 2 – when the carton of eggs is reported to be 3,000 pesos -, a week before the article on the official website. It still faces product inflation in 2020, when the Ordering Task has not ended the running prices from its application.
Castro admits that things are not good in Cuba, but he believes that the solutions lie, as his father said, within the Revolution. “We know that we have many shortcomings and that we have made many mistakes, but there is a big difference between keeping the country working to maintain it and going around criticizing with anger, without giving serious suggestions,” he emphasized.
A few hours later, it started a new dispute, in this case from the cancellation of new contracts to bring doctors to Kenya. “If I make a product and you invest in finding a market for me and you sell it to me, and for that management, you get a share of the profit and we both win, does that make me your slave? ” he responded when they suggested that the Island’s doctors work as slaves.
Among the responses, one user ridiculed him for comparing people to merchandise, but he insisted that “there is nothing slavish about having the opportunity to provide a service with high human value, to gain experiences, earning an income and contributing to a part of the country that trains. you and you are given a chance. The doctors win and the country wins.”
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