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The beautiful house of Hemingway

Est. 1933

By LUCIANO PERDOMO

We explored Old Havana and walked along El Malecon, Havana’s version of Bayshore for several hours. The streets were full of artisan shops, botanicas (pharmacies), and bars and restaurants. The sight that stuck out to me the most was that of ignorant Yankees (Americans) wearing Che shirts and olive-green hats with a red star at the center of it. Communists and the far left say it stands for independence and revolution.

However, the reality is that it stands for the blood shed by the more than 30,000 people who were executed via firing squad by the bearded demagogues, Che and Fidel. The hats and shirts are the antithesis of democracy and what it means to be American.

After several hours of walking through Old Havana, we decided to venture out to Ernest Hemingway’s house at the very edge of Havana. Looking for a driver that would get…

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