We take you on a journey through Cuba to tell the story of spirit company Barcardi’s political impact on the country.
This beautiful and beguiling island has seen genocide, slavery, two bitter independence wars, a period of corrupt, violent quasi-independence and has been a playground of America’s wealthy elite, who exploited the island’s lax prostitution and gambling laws, far away from the strict prohibition at home.
The US Mafia and Washington ruled supreme during the government of military strongman Fulgencio Batista, until Fidel Castro’s revolution that still stands today.
Behind all of these stories is one family, the Bacardis.
60 minute documentary