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John Kirk

John Kirk is a professor of Latin American Studies at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, and is the author and co-editor of 16 books on Cuba, a country he has been visiting Cuba since 1976.

He is the editor of the Contemporary Cuba series at the University Press of Florida, and member of the editorial board of several journals specialising in Cuban affairs.

Cuba

The vivid life of Fidel Castro

As the former leader turns 90, he is seen as both a totalitarian dictator and an anti-imperialistic humanitarian.