Cuba Libre - A Look At Cuba's Poetry

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As Fidel Castro reaches the age of 80, poet Roshan Doug travels to Havana to talk to Cuban poets to see how their work has reflected the politics and culture of the island.

Castro's communist regime in Cuba is now 47 years old.

How has Cuba's unique brand of communism affected its writers and, more specifically, its poets? How have censorship and periods of exile taken their toll on the poets, and how has living in a culture that puts money and energy into promoting culture, literacy and writing enabled poets to grow?

As Fidel Castro reaches 80, poet Roshan Doug travels to Havana to talk to Cuban poets to see how their work has reflected the politics and culture of the island.

2006043020060506

As Fidel Castro reaches the age of 80, poet Roshan Doug travels to Havana to talk to Cuban poets to see how their work has reflected the politics and culture of the island.

Castro's communist regime in Cuba is now 47 years old. How has Cuba's unique brand of communism affected its writers and, more specifically, its poets? How have censorship and periods of exile taken their toll on the poets, and how has living in a culture that puts money and energy into promoting culture, literacy and writing enabled poets to grow?

As Fidel Castro reaches 80, poet Roshan Doug travels to Havana to talk to Cuban poets to see how their work has reflected the politics and culture of the island.

Castro's communist regime in Cuba is now 47 years old. How has Cuba's unique brand of communism affected its writers and, more specifically, its poets? How have censorship and periods of exile taken their toll on the poets, and how has living in a culture that puts money and energy into promoting culture, literacy and writing enabled poets to grow?

As Fidel Castro reaches the age of 80, poet Roshan Doug travels to Havana to talk to Cuban poets to see how their work has reflected the politics and culture of the island.

Castro's communist regime in Cuba is now 47 years old.

How has Cuba's unique brand of communism affected its writers and, more specifically, its poets? How have censorship and periods of exile taken their toll on the poets, and how has living in a culture that puts money and energy into promoting culture, literacy and writing enabled poets to grow?

As Fidel Castro reaches 80, poet Roshan Doug travels to Havana to talk to Cuban poets to see how their work has reflected the politics and culture of the island.