Fidel Castro’s son enjoying a millionaire vacation, while Cubans are starving
While Cubans in Cuba have an average salary of $20 a month and cannot buy enough food to feed their families, Antonio Castro, one of the sons of Cuban dictator Fidel Castro, spent several weeks in June of 2015 cruising the Aegean Sea on his 160 foot yacht with a group of friends and several bodyguards.
The photos below were taken at a 5-star hotel in the city of Bodrum, Turkey, where Antonio Castro rented 5 suites for him and his friends, according to Turkish newspapers.
Castro arrived in Bodrum on his yacht, after spending a few days in the Greek island of Mykonos.
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