Alicia Alonso and her fetish for dictators

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It seems that the fetish Cuba’s iconic ballerina Alicia Alonso has with the Castro dictatorship has less to do with ideology and more to do with strongman dictators. From the archives of Cuba’s history, we introduce you to Alicia Alonso, the Batistiana:

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Invitation for a gala in 1955 celebrating Batista's taking of power, which featured the dancing of Cuban ballerina, Alicia Alonso.

You can read more at Baracutey Cubano and at Punt de Vista.

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