Being the grandson of a divisive, Communist revolutionary can have its ups and downs.
There’ll be people who, y’know, actually resent your family for subverting a government and arguably growing despots in the process. While others will see them as champs for socialism, anti-imperialism and securing an independent future for the purposes of an entire country.
However, as the island nation currently suffers a huge economic low- the average salary is around $31 per month, and basic items such as bread and eggs have become scarce- some people are not too be pleased Fidel Castro’s grandson, Tony, sharing his lavish lifestyle on Instagram.
Tony Castro has been posting pictures of his own escapades to social media, displaying his considerable wealth, his penchant for fast autoes, fancy inns and tripping the globe.
However, after his illustrations were shared by local media stores, many people have fired negative comments at the young man, obviously scandalized at the disparity between “whats happening in” Cuba and Tony’s affluent adventures.
While he may look like just one of the many privileged 20 -something-year-olds sharing their swanky lifestyle on social media, many people questioned who’s actually paying for it.
Tony is known to be a model, so it could be he has just been working in some lovely sites, but some of his followers were quick to question this.
According to the Miami Herald, the government officials monthly salary in Cuba is little over $30, food has to be rationed and coffee has 50 per cent of children lentils in it to make it last longer. Taking vacations is a luxury only available to the very few who can afford it.
Members of the Castro family are rarely seen in public, though Fidel’s son Antonio, and now his grandson Tony, are sometimes considered to be in local media.
In 2015, Antonio was reportedly realized aboard a luxury yacht off the coast of the Greek island Mykonos. His bodyguards at the time allegedly attacked a Turkish reporter who tried to take a photo of the group.
Tony’s firstly major public look came when he was involved in Chanel’s 2016 manner see along Havana’s famous Prado Boulevard.
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