The Cuban cigar-smoking bear named “Siboney,” by artist Nancy Torres.
The Cuban cigar-smoking bear named “Siboney,” by artist Nancy Torres. Courtesy of United Buddy Bears
The Cuban cigar-smoking bear named “Siboney,” by artist Nancy Torres. Courtesy of United Buddy Bears

Fabiola Santiago: Buddy-bear diplomacy falls short in Cuba

January 27, 2015 07:53 PM

UPDATED January 27, 2015 08:58 PM

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About Fabiola Santiago

Fabiola Santiago

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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 and editor since 1980.