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Rum & Coke: One-woman show explodes the myth of Castro’s Cuba

By The Editors

“The play was Carmen Peláez’ retort to the fascination with Che T-shirts, solidarity tours to Cuba and the endless praise of the revolution’s twin pillars of health and education… ‘The image is one of the defender of the oppressed and defender of just causes… People who understand the Cuban reality know it is not like that. It is not something they would want for themselves or their own country. Or, they are opportunists who use Cuba as a symbol knowing full well what is happening.’”

Posted 3/11/08 at 8:42 PM