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Sugar baron's Castro-regime overtures draw Cuban-exile fire

The Washington Post had a fascinating story about how Alfy Fanjul, Florida Crystals sugar baron, is sidling up to Cuba.

Now, Cuban exile groups who once counted on the Fanjuls support are predictably upset. Here's Capitol Hill Cubans:

Now, despite the continued brutality of Cuba's dictatorship, Fanjul wants to invest part of this amassed fortune in the Castro brothers' business monopolies...

Of course, this is music to the ears of the Castros, who see Alfy as someone who can channel their interests to 2016 presidential contender Hillary Clinton.

Sadly, Fanjul knows well that the Cuban people -- his brethren -- are strictly prohibited from engaging in foreign trade and investment. This "privilege" is strictly reserved for Fidel and Raul Castro's monopolies.

Here's the Washington Post story, and here's Capitol Hill Cubans