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Cuba’s Lost Generation

“Are you allowed to talk about politics” asked a tourist visiting Old Havana in July 2019. “Oh yes, we can talk about politics — the right kind,” said the tour guide with a wink. And this began a candid and enlightening exchange between a bus load of cruise ship passengers and their Cuban host. During a brief stop he told the group “I am one of Cuba’s Lost Generation. We were born in a time when we were expected to work and deliver the promise of…