One of the first books to explore the life of Cubans from both sides of the story, Havana and Miami. The book reflects how Havanna and Miami are two completely different worlds and at the same time sister cities. Cinematographic testimonies of the book shows with all the Cuban passion the different aspects of the relationship between two cities and the Cubans of both sides. Apart from the politics, the books is focused on the human side of the Cuban story. Cubans in Havana dreaming that leave to Miami and Cubans in Miami living as they are in Havana. The story of those that never came back to Cuba and the ones that 60 years later decided that the time has come to go back to see their old city, the old house and the old friends and neighbors. After 60 years of conflict, it is the hour of reconciliation between Cubans. the book reflects a closer Relationship between Havana and Miami.
About the Author: Juan Castro Olivera y Eduardo del Campo Cortes
Juan Castro Olivera (Buenos Aires, based in Miami) has been head of the offices of the Agence France Presse (AFP) in Miami and Lima. During five years he covered in Miami information about Cuban exiles. He was appointed Bureau Chief in Havana in 2011 without being able to take over as an impediment of the Cuban government. He worked as a reporter in the Argentine newspapers El Cronista and La Nación. He has made interviews with personalities of all kinds from the music entertainment to fashion designers, presidents and world leaders. He has covered international issues, conflicts and humanitarian affairs for more than two decades in places like former Yugoslavia, the Middle East, Central Africa and Latin America. He has received in 1997 the UCIP Award Solidarity with Refugees, sponsored by UN.