UM's sober view of life after Castro

February 2, 2006

Miami Herald- Lydia Martin

It's Valentine's Day 2008 and Fidel Castro, after a mind-boggling 49 years in power, has finally met his maker. He goes anticlimactically -- complications from Parkinson's disease.

Conga lines down Calle Ocho? Horns honking through Hialeah? A celebration that brings down the Orange Bowl?

Sure. But forget the fantasy about how it will go down on the island.



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