Give and Take

Episode 53: Havana Without Makeup, with Herman Portocarero



September 26th, 2017  •  58 mins 6 secs  •  Download (40.4 MB)  • 

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My guest is Herman Portocarero. He is a Belgian-born writer and diplomat of Spanish and Portuguese descent. He has published more than twenty works of fiction and nonfiction, including the Hercule Poirot Prize-winning crime novel New Yorkse Nachten (New York Nights). He is just finished his term as the European Union ambassador to Cuba. His newest book is "Havana Without Makeup: Inside The Soul Of The City."