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David Margolick

David Margolick is the author of Beyond Glory: Joe Louis v. Max Schmeling and a World on the Brink.

The Mob’s Cuban Kleptocracy

David Margolick, 20 March 2008

When people try to capture the time warp in which modern Havana exists, they usually point to its cars, those Eisenhower-era Buicks and Oldsmobiles and Plymouths, held together by Cuban ingenuity and powered by Russian engines and other improvised innards. But on the Malecón, the grand boulevard along the Caribbean at the city’s northern edge, stands a row of other remnants from...

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