Letter From Havana: Preparing for a Mass Exodus--into Cuba

Despite Bush's roadblock, the island is bracing for an invasion of U.S. tourists

John says he doesn't feel guilty about being at Havana's sensual Tropicana stage show, especially since he's there with his wife. All the same, he would rather not give his last name. A former State Department analyst from Virginia, John, 57, often leads U.S. tourists on licensed exchange visits to communist Cuba. But the trips are supposed to be for educational purposes only, so John figures it's best not to let the U.S. government know he's enjoying a Las Vegas--style show whose scantily clad dancers cast nearly enough heat to relight his Cohiba cigar. When a Tropicana photographer offers John a...

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