I’m not sure what the average New York Times reader cares about rock climbing restrictions in any country let alone Cuba, but I think climbers will find this piece by Alex Lowther interesting:
In March, one guard, a congenial man in a green button-down shirt, said: “We don’t like to say climbing is prohibited. Climbing isn’t prohibited, because prohibited is an ugly word.”
But may one climb?
“No,” he said.