This article is a reflection on the application of the Cuban literacy methodology Yo, Sí Puedo to the Australian setting. The Yo, Sí Puedo / Yes, I Can! model developed in Cuba by the Instituto Pedagógico Latinoamericano y Caribeño, IPLAC (Institute of Pedagogy for Latin America and the Caribbean) has been successfully implemented across the Global South as a strategy of adult literacy. It is a legacy of our Latin American revolutionary roots, with its origin in the Freirean pedagogy of the oppressed.
During the passage of Hurricane Irma over a large part of our country, the provinces most affected were Camagüey, Ciego de Ávila, Sancti Spíritus and Villa Clara. Others such as Guantánamo, Holguín, Las Tunas, Cienfuegos, Matanzas, Mayabeque, and La Habana also suffered damage
The State Department reports in a statement, the decision of the US Government to reduce the staff of its Embassy in Havana. Cuba considers that this is a hasty decision that will affect bilateral relations.
Canberra- August 28, 2017
On the occasion of the 13th Latin American Film Festival in Australia, a selection of 13 films will be presented, including the Cuban film La Bella del Alhambra, which was presented by the First Secretary of the Cuban Embassy Jorge Enrique Trujillo Hernández.
The film was very popular among the Australian public, members of the Association of Solidarity with Cuba and part of the diplomatic corps there.