Guidelines for the Economic and Social Policy of the Party and the Revolution (known as the “Guidelines”), National Plan for Economic and Social Development 2030, Task Order… One plan after another, one Party congress after another, one failure after another. The Cuban economy fails to have a positive impact on people's material lives, it has no visible achievements, it does not grow enough. Meanwhile, investments in the construction of new hotels continue – even in a pandemic – and agriculture does not take off.
The politics of recent years is rude, loud, especially in the international arena. Diplomats shouting at the United Nations Organization ( un )two, which interrupt and prevent debate as an act of defense; politicians who make a fool of themselves by repeating empty slogans, omitting facts of the national reality and giving evasive answers to the press3. To this are Whatsapp Mobile Number List due to waste and speculation by relatives of the main leaders4. All this is a direct dart against official credibility. In addition, the speech does not connect with an important part of the citizenship that needs new codes. It needs a president who speaks directly to the people, and not who sends signals to the enemy or scolds the leaders on national television. You need a policy with its own identity.
In the case of July 11, the official discourse was changing from arrogance to conciliation. But without giving in. Ambiguous. Temporary measures, highly demanded by the population, were taken, such as the free importation of food and medicine and the allocation of a supply book – with which the government distributes a basic quota of food and hygiene – to those who need it. In a low voice, the companion next to him was sometimes heard: "Until when?", "No one can take this," and he nodded. It was a shared feeling, the most popular topic between any two Cubans in the last year.