December 10, 2013

Dictator Honors Liberator

Alex Massie, The Daily Beast

The Associated Press

Raúl Castro got his moment in the spotlight at Nelson Mandela’s funeral, but the the real headlines will come when Cuba finally finds a real liberator of its own.

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TAGGED: Raul Castro, Cuba, Nelson Mandela, South Africa


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