Some on this list who follow Cuba may have read
about the expulsion of Esteban Morales a year ago. Morales
is a well-know Cuban intellectual and Director of the Center
for the Study of the United States. He writes frequently on
race relations in Cuba. Morales had posted an article in
April 2010 on the website of the National Union of Writers
and Artists that was highly critical of corruption in high
places. He was expelled from the Communist Party (PCC) by
the regional leadership. This body claimed that Morales
needed to secure permission to publish such a critical
article. His article was subsequently removed from the
appealed his expulsion. Meanwhile Morales continued his
academic and administrative work and even participated
in a major meeting on race relations in Cuba in
Washington D.C. in June.
is today's story about his reinstatement in the PCC.