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The Politics of Legitimacy

Jorge defends Senator Marco Rubio and describes him as a legitimate son of Cuban exiles. Continue reading

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A little bit of Cuba in a corner of Apalachicola

While vacationing in Apalachicola last week, I was hoping to find some “antique” marine junk, maybe a little piece of “Americana” in the form of some beach resort “kitsch” or some of the local Tupelo honey — the likes of what Peter Fonda, in the role of bee keeper Ulysses Jackson in Victor Nuñez’s wonderful movie Ulee’s Gold, was gathering on the swamps of the Apalachicola river basin. Continue reading

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Time Machine

I went to the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance last Sunday. I was interested to see a group of cars that had raced in the 1957, 1958 and 1960 Cuban Grand Prix. As a kid, I had watched the first two … Continue reading

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Cuba Dispatch #4

Our final installment of excerpts from Justin Brunet-García’s recent Duke-sponsored research trip to Cuba: Hola Padres, Well, I’ve got about another week left in Cuba!  Time has gone by very fast … I went on a trip to four different … Continue reading

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Cuba Dispatch #3

Excerpts from Justin Brunet-García’s recent Duke-sponsored research trip to Cuba: Hola! I’m still here, still doing well. I found the FOCSA building (where Dad used to live) and your grandmother’s old house on Tuesday, dad. It actually didn’t look too … Continue reading

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