During the unspeakable Batista era, Cuban citizens were perfectly free to engage in the above. Meyer Lansky, Esso and United Fruit did not bludgeon, jail or shoot those who tried. (Honest! Cross my heart and hope to die!)
Than came the glorious “nationalist” Revolution and now only rich foreign pederasts are allowed to indulge in something Cubans traditionally regarded as a birthright.
Castro is a “Hero of the World!!!” hails the United Nations.
“Nationalism is a fundamental source of legitimacy (for the Castro regime) and has been cultivated and sustained over the last 50 years,” hails the CFR’s Cuba Expert, Julia Sweig.