Thursday, July 20, 2006

A Cuban cigar





















According to news reports today, Fidel Castro has sent some Cuban rum and cigars to Nelson Mandela, the former South African president, who turns 88 this week. He is such a charmer, that Castro. Only problem is that according to the South African media, Mandela is not known as a drinker - and he is a committed anti-smoker.

The magazine cover above, from the October 1963 issue of MAD, is a classic. You can see it in all its colourful glory at www.havanajournal.com.
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Blogger Orlando said...

The question is if Mandela will ever ask fidel about Cuban dissidents, such as Dr. Biscet.

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