René Salomón is originally from Cuba, along with his wife, they decide to leave the country, due to the political situation there, which brought persecution and threats to him and his relatives. After touring Panama, El Salvador and Guatemala, arrive in Mexico. In Tenosique, they apply for a humanitarian visa to the Refugee Assistance Commission (COMAR), in order to move to Tijuana. In Northern Mexico, they are waiting to apply for political asylum in the United States, René hopes that the US can help him in his fight to free Cuba from political oppression.