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Jan 1, 2012 - Chévere

Chévere = “coloquio aplicado a una persona, cosa o situación buena, excelente o agradable” =a colloquialism applied to a person, thing, or positive situation; excellent or agreeable brought by Nigerian immigrants to Cuba in the 19th century derived from the Efik language.... So New Year's Eve, or Año Viejo, was spent at Estaban's uncle's house with his family and the grandparents of Estaban, as well as Patricia (Topo's mum) and me! The days leading up to this provided me a fascinating insight into local culture. During the build up to...

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