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José Latour to Talk at the Toronto Public Library About Cuba


On April 17, I will talk about con­flicts in Cuba related to before, dur­ing, and after the rev­o­lu­tion of 1959.

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New Book Announcement


José will read a pas­sage from his new novel and answer ques­tions at: Guild­wood Library in Scar­bor­ough on Sep­tem­ber 7 at 2 p.m., and Lea­side Library on Sep­tem­ber 18 at 7 p.m.

Corruption in Cuba


News from Cuba con­cern­ing a crack­down against entrenched cor­rup­tion have cir­cled the world in the last few weeks. A for­mer food indus­tries min­is­ter, Ale­jan­dro Roca, is serv­ing a 15-year sen­tence. The pres­i­dent of Cubana de Avia­cion was fired and 14 exec­u­tives of that air­line and a tourism agency were sen­tenced to prison terms. Offi­cials from the […]

“Outcast” at Book Buzz


“Out­cast” is March’s book at Book Buzz

Twitter account


Jose has just acti­vated a Twit­ter account, @jose_latour. Read­ers are wel­come to fol­low him.