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Is He Gone Yet?

He was supposed to leave last night. If he’s gone I can have my city back.

US President Barack Obama was here yesterday. It wasn’t his first visit, but it will probably be his last, for which I for one am thankful. 626 more words


Cuba - climbing out of the past

It seems a lifetime ago now but just ahead of the US presidential visit, we achieved a long-held ambition to visit Cuba.

When I¬†saw Obama’s entourage on the news, sheltering from the torrential rain under their umbrellas, I thought of the dozens of families living in this derelict building next door to us in Havana. 264 more words