Another Miami-White House anti-Cuba Concoction

On Friday June 16, president Donald Trump is expected in Miami where he will meet with right-wing Cuban American politicians and with vestiges of surviving exile hardliners to fulfill the coffee and pastry ritual at the Versailles restaurant before or after reversing some or all of president Barack Obama directives, which have relaxed the political atmosphere between the United States, Cuba and the region for the first time in half a century.

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Fidel Castro’s Irreversible Impact on My Life

I can venture to say, that until July 25, 1953, not many people in Cuba or around the world had ever heard the name Fidel Castro, which changed dramatically on the following day, July 26. As previous summers living in Guantanamo, we were invited by the Payares family to share with them Santiago de Cuba’s renowned Carnival, which usually began with a dance at the Hatuey Beer gardens that went on until 3:00 AM.

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