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Bill Frank – Insurance Oct2016

  Karen Smith shows postcards   she brought back from a   recent trip to Cuba. (Photo   by Eric Crump/H-F   Chronicle)

Relatively few Americans have been able to travel to Cuba for the past six decades, after the coup led by the late Fidel Castro in 1959 drove a political wedge between the two countries.The U.S. government opposed Castro's communist dictatorship, but after he yielded power in 2008 to his brother, Raul, the country and its relationship with the U.S. began . . .

Winter events

THURSDAY, DEC. 1

  • Flossmoor Business Association open house, 5 to 7 p.m., downtown Flossmoor.

FRIDAY, DEC. 2

  • Holiday Lights in Homewood, 5 to 9 p.m., Ridge Road and Martin Avenue downtown. Shopping, carousel, mulled wine, cookies, ice sculpture, music, antique car parade.
  • Tree-lighting ceremony with Santa Claus, 7 p.m., Irwin Park.

SATURDAY, DEC. 3

  • Janet Gustafson’s gingerbread village tours, 3 to 6 p.m. Register at flossmoor.org.

 

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