Saturday, December 21, 2013

Cuba’s children pay a high price for “free” education

Cuba's children pay a high price for "free" education
By Ziva Sahl, on December 16, 2013, at 6:19 pm
John Suarez via Notes from the Cuban Exile Quarter:

The price of a "free" education in Cuba

Cuba has suffered under a totalitarian dictatorship for the past 54
years and the consequences to children have been incalculable. Below is
a report from Iván Hernandez Carrillo about how children are penalized
for not going along with the Castro regime's acts of repudiation against
nonviolent dissidents.

Pledge regime requires of entering high school students in Cuba who want
to teach: "Feel vocation for teaching, being aware that once passing
grade 12 and the three entrance tests I can only choose teaching
careers." and further on "free from any disease, physical limitations,
mental, political or religious preventing me from training as a
patriotic student" and that I must be "unconditional to the tasks and
duties assigned to me." Below is a real world application of this pledge.

Complete Information on manipulation of children for acts of repudiation
in the "free" education of Castro-communism:

Last Wednesday December 11 the professor Peñalver of Military Training
at the Leonel Fraguela Pre-University of Colón met with the parents of
students of that school to threaten them for not letting their children
go to acts of repudiation against the Ladies in White on Sundays. This
professor told them they would lose points in the evaluation and thus
lower the grade point average and may even fail the course; however
those who attend will be awarded 100 points on average. The parents
objected but the professor threatened to suspend them.

This was in response to last Sunday when parents forbade their children
to repudiate the Ladies in White.

Repression in neighborhood of Miramar in Havana, Cuba on December 10
using children still in uniform to disrupt dissident activity in
celebration of International Human Rights Day.

The original in Spanish below the fold:

Información completa sobre manipulación infantil para actos de repudio
en la educación "gratuita" castrocomunista:

El pasado miércoles 11 de diciembre el profesor Peñalver de Instrucción
Militar del Pre-Universitario Leonel Fraguela de Colón se reunió con los
padres de los estudiantes de esa escuela para amenazarlos por no dejar
ir a sus hijos a los actos de repudio contra las Damas de Blanco los
domingos. Dicho profesor les dijo que perderán los puntos de la
evaluación y así bajará el promedio académico y pueden hasta desaprobar
el curso sin embargo los que asistan el le otorgarán los 100 puntos de
promedio. Los padres se opusieron pero el profesor los amenazó con

Esto ha sido en respuesta a que el domingo pasado los padres le
prohibieron a sus hijos repudiar a las Damas de Blanco.

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