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NEWS: Cuban dancers defy government

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posted on Jul, 10 2004 @ 03:48 AM
Dancer to Castro: you've been served!

Fifty-three Cuban dancers have withstood pressure from Cuban government and union officials, and taken a bold (eight count) step toward thier dream of performing in Las Vegas. This type of defiant behavior is unheard of in Cuba; at least not since Katie in Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights. k
A Cuban dance company billed to perform at Las Vegas's legendary Stardust Casino this month has defied Cuban authorities and applied for U.S. visas, in a rare case of overt disobedience in communist-run Cuba.

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The Fifty-three Cuban dancers defied the Cuban government not only by applying for US travel visas, but also by including the electric slide in their "ode to parquet floor dances" finale.

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Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights

[edit on 10-7-2004 by John bull 1]

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