Cubans fret over life after Castro with Trump next door

A woman walks past a photograph of former President Fidel Castro after the announcement of his death, in HavanaBy Simon Gardner and Ana Isabel Martinez HAVANA (Reuters) – From the Bay of Pigs invasion to a historic visit by President Barack Obama to Havana, Cubans have known for generations that whenever the United States turns its face to Cuba, Fidel Castro would be staring right back. Many Cubans believe they could do with their late leader’s charisma and way with words to counter Trump’s bombast. “With ‘El Comandante’ gone, I am a little fearful of what could happen because of Trump’s way of thinking and acting,” said Yaneisi Lara, a 36-year-old Havana street vendor and flower seller.

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