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CUBA-EEUU: Se retiran los últimos trabajadores cubanos de la Base Naval de Guantánamo

Enviado por en diciembre 14, 2012 – 15:28 pm

Suzette Laboy & Ben Fox

(AP)-One of the world’s most unusual commutes is coming to an end. For more than a half century, Luis La Rosa and Harry Henry have left their homes before dawn each workday in the communist-run city of Guantanamo, where old American cars rumble past posters of the Castro brothers in a Cold War time warp, climbed into taxis and traveled to the U.S. military base at Guantanamo Bay, where troops shop at a Wal-Mart-like store and eat at McDonald’s and Subway.

The commute takes less than an hour but spans two worlds and a heavily guarded border fence. Now it is coming to an end. La Rosa, a 79-year-old welder who works at the base’s motor pool, and Henry, an 82-year-old office worker, are retiring at the end of the month and will be honored Friday at a retirement ceremony that will celebrate the uniqueness of their situation. (MORE…)

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