ten years ago, new york was a place that was not-havana-not-miami where
cultural interchange could happen freely. not now. no cuban musicians
been allowed into this country since 2003. and with presidential
still -- unbelievably but predictably -- arguing about who can get
with castro, improvement is not in sight any time soon. talk about
deteriorating infrastructure -- the united states is increasingly
to the flow of world culture.
"Dame dame dame, que te voy a dar ... una guayabita de mi guayabal."
US increasingly irrelevent in cultural scene
This from Ned Sublette: