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  • asombra: Bottom line: the world will NEVER do right by Cuba. Either Cubans come through or forget it.

  • asombra: García-Margallo looks like the sour-faced brother of Moratinos. Not a good sign.

  • asombra: In the top photo, note who’s doing the talking, and how the token Negro sits quietly like a good boy.

  • asombra: Not nearly as deaf as those who wouldn’t listen to basic reason in 2008, and especially in 2012. I am seriously fed up...

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Electric Piquete’s new single ‘En la Playa Giron’ released

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The latest single from our friends at Electric Piquete, En la Playa Giron, has been released. Download your copy at iTunes today!

En la Playa Giron - Single, Electric Piquete

You can download the single HERE.

1 comment to Electric Piquete’s new single ‘En la Playa Giron’ released

  • asombra

    Cuba has its own version of the Liberty Bell, called "la campana de La Demajagua." It's associated with the start of the first War of Independence in 1868 and the Cuban George Washington, Carlos Manuel de Cespedes. The bell was kept in its original location, Oriente province, but in 1947 a group of Havana University students, including a very young Fidel Castro, stole it and brought it to Havana as part of a political stunt (the bell was eventually returned to its home). Fidel, of course, was looking for notoriety, as always. Some people have referred to the bell incident as "el primer robo de Fidel Castro."

    Here's the young monster, desperate for his close-up, posing with the bell:

    http://merrick.library.miami.edu/cdm/singleitem/collection/cubanphotos/id/5779/rec/36459

    So you see, Mariela is just following family tradition: posing with anything that will get attention.