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Castro’s Cuba @ 50

Fidel Castro's chair [1]

Fifty years Castro’s Cuba, Damien Cave, New York Times [2]:

Here in South Florida, where roughly 850,000 Cubans have settled over the years, repeated waves of painful exile and family separation define the Castro era. The revolution never met their hopeful expectations, the island they love has slipped into decay, and for many, this week’s golden anniversary provides little more than a flashback to traumas, old and new.

The former Soviet Union [3] only lasted seventy-four years.