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

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.