Cuba's President Raul Castro applauds as he sits next to Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel during the island's twice-annual legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015.
Cuba's President Raul Castro applauds as he sits next to Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel during the island's twice-annual legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. Ismael Francisco Cubadebate via AP
Cuba's President Raul Castro applauds as he sits next to Vice President Miguel Díaz-Canel during the island's twice-annual legislative session at the National Assembly in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015. Ismael Francisco Cubadebate via AP

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Opinion: Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

@fabiolasantiago

Columnist Fabiola Santiago was born in Cuba. She was exiled to the U.S. in 1969 on one of the historic Freedom Flights. She has been a Herald reporter, editor and opinion writer since 1980.