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The Ups And Downs Of Cuban Socialism

While living in Havana this summer to write an article for The Atlantic, I found myself negotiating the daily paradoxes of the Cuban system. Here's a breakdown: Tourism The Upside... You can buy high end European food in the Old City at one of the new privately owned paladares. The Downside... The translation on the menu includes "crowded lard pig" and "soggy rice." Culture The Upside.
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