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Cuba's cowboy culture

Cowboy Ariel Peralta, 25, watches a rodeo show at the International Livestock Fair in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Cowboy Ariel Peralta, 25, watches a rodeo show at the International Livestock Fair in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Cowboy Ariel Peralta, 25, watches a rodeo show at the International Livestock Fair in Havana, Cuba. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Cowboy Andre Rodriguez, 23, gets ready to perform. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Cowboy Andre Rodriguez, 23, gets ready to perform. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Cowboy Andre Rodriguez, 23, gets ready to perform. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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People react as they watch a rodeo show. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

People react as they watch a rodeo show. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

People react as they watch a rodeo show. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Cowboy Alexis Azeituno, 25, from Guatemala, gets ready to ride a bull. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Cowboy Alexis Azeituno, 25, from Guatemala, gets ready to ride a bull. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Cowboy Alexis Azeituno, 25, from Guatemala, gets ready to ride a bull. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A cow falls in front of the public. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A cow falls in front of the public. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A cow falls in front of the public. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A man with a tattoo of Cuba's revolutionary hero Ernesto 'Che' Guevara watches a rodeo show. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A man with a tattoo of Cuba's revolutionary hero Ernesto 'Che' Guevara watches a rodeo show. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A man with a tattoo of Cuba's revolutionary hero Ernesto 'Che' Guevara watches a rodeo show. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Youth wait to perform at the arena. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Youth wait to perform at the arena. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Youth wait to perform at the arena. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Mariachi singer Jordani Reyes, 28, relaxes before performing. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Mariachi singer Jordani Reyes, 28, relaxes before performing. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Mariachi singer Jordani Reyes, 28, relaxes before performing. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A cowboy rides a bull. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A cowboy rides a bull. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A cowboy rides a bull. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Emiliano Flores, 10, from Mexico, watches the fair. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Emiliano Flores, 10, from Mexico, watches the fair. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Emiliano Flores, 10, from Mexico, watches the fair. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Cowboy Raul Albeja, 60, stands as he listens to the national anthem. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Cowboy Raul Albeja, 60, stands as he listens to the national anthem. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Cowboy Raul Albeja, 60, stands as he listens to the national anthem. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Adrianis Guadarrama, 3, sits over her father's shoulder. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Adrianis Guadarrama, 3, sits over her father's shoulder. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Adrianis Guadarrama, 3, sits over her father's shoulder. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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A bull is prepared by cowboys to be ridden. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A bull is prepared by cowboys to be ridden. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

A bull is prepared by cowboys to be ridden. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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Cowboy Reybe Ramos (C), 21, salutes one of the judges after performing. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Cowboy Reybe Ramos (C), 21, salutes one of the judges after performing. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Cowboy Reybe Ramos (C), 21, salutes one of the judges after performing. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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People react as they watch a rodeo show. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

People react as they watch a rodeo show. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

People react as they watch a rodeo show. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini
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