And he has stepped down. Though his brother has assumed power, it seems that change may be afoot on that small island only 90 miles from Miami. In my lifetime, I may get to sink my feet into that white sand, take in the music and the art, drink my authentic Cuban coffee with my authentic Cuban sandwich, and drown in the beauty of the language and the people who have so long been isolated from us.
One can only hope that love and country no longer have to be mutually exclusive.
The above photo can be found at: http://www.vjv.co.uk:.webloc.