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Varadero siesta by George Motoc
 

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  • Lazy siesta on a bright March day, on a 4th floor hotel balcony, facing South on the Varadero peninsula.
    My mind is drifting, eyes resting on the crests of the Northern Cuban shore.
    I tune in to Cuban radio (Radio Reloj, 103.5 FM in Varadero). The staccato speech specific to Cuban males is palpable in the rapid-fire ambiance of news radio.
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