By Pedro Pablo Morejon
HAVANA TIMES – Ramon Felipe, director of the Compacto group, is a good friend of mine from way back, since the ‘90s when I would walk and watch him head to Pinar every evening to sing at the Rumayor cabaret or someplace else.
He managed to get a contract with a Swedish music company over the years, and he would travel to the Scandinavian country frequently. The Pandemic messed everything up and he couldn’t travel anymore for some reason.
I ran into him on the highway recently, he was walking, and I asked him what was going on. He’d sold his car. I didn’t want to be tactless, so we talked about things like his music, my literature and other things.
Last week, he wrote to me:
“Do you know where I am?”
“In the USA,” I replied without pretending to be surprised because this news doesn’t surprise me anymore.
Abraham is another friend of mine, a young 22-year-ol